Tigers Sign Austin Romine

Tigers Sign Austin Romine Dec. 13: The Tigers have formally announced the Romine signing. Their 40-man roster is now up to 39 players. “Signing an experienced catcher was high on our list of offseason priorities, and we believe Austin will have an impact both on the field and in the clubhouse,” GM Al Avila said in…

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Rays, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo Finalizing Contract

Rays, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo Finalizing Contract The Rays are finalizing a two-year contract with Japanese first baseman/outfielder Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports (via Twitter). The contract being discussed would guarantee the slugger about $12MM total, per Topkin. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman indicates that a deal has been agreed upon (Twitter links). Because he…

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Adam Jones Does Something Interesting

Adam Jones Does Something Interesting The return of a vibrant free agent market has been the story of the offseason thus far. In recent days, we’ve seen three $200-plus million deals, including two record-setting contracts for pitchers and a $245 million contract for Anthony Rendon. Alongside, we’ve observed the continuation of a pattern established early…

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Phillies Sign Didi Gregorius

Phillies Sign Didi Gregorius Dec. 13: The Phillies have formally announced the signing. Dec. 10: The Phillies have reached an agreement with free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. Gregorius, a client of Excel Sports Management, will get a one-year deal, per Sweeny Murti of WFAN. The pact’s worth $14MM,…

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