Braves Sign First-Rounder Braden Shewmake

Braves Sign First-Rounder Braden Shewmake The Braves have announced the signing of first-round draft pick Braden Shewmake. Bonus details aren’t yet known. Shewmake was taken with the 21st overall selection, which came with a $3.13MM bonus pool allocation. The Texas A&M infielder becomes the second of the two Atlanta picks to put pen to paper. The Braves…

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Twins Sign Keoni Cavaco

Twins Sign Keoni Cavaco The Twins announced Tuesday that they’ve signed first-round pick Keoni Cavaco. The deal will pay Cavaco $4.05MM according to Jim Callis of MLB.com, who first reported the signing (via Twitter). That comes in $192K under slot value for the No. 13 overall pick. Cavaco will head to the Twins’ Rookie-level affiliate…

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Howie Kendrick Is Killing The Ball

Howie Kendrick Is Killing The Ball Howie Kendrick has been a quality major leaguer throughout most of his career, which began in 2006. Kendrick’s a lifetime .292/.335/.427 hitter with a 108 wRC+ and 29.9 fWAR in a combined 6,129 plate appearances with the Angels, Dodgers, Phillies and Nationals. But now, a month from his 36th…

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Minor MLB Transactions: 6/11/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 6/11/19 Here are Tuesday’s minor moves from around the league… The Angels announced that catcher Dustin Garneau has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Salt Lake following last week’s DFA. The 31-year-old Garneau appeared in seven games with the Halos and posted a solid .250/.455/.313 line in 22 plate appearances…

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Reds, Nick Lodolo Agree To Terms

Reds, Nick Lodolo Agree To Terms The Reds have agreed to terms with first-rounder Nick Lodolo, per Jim Callis of MLB.com (Twitter link). He’ll receive the full $5,432,200 that accompanies his No. 7 overall slot. Lodolo is a 6’6″, 202-pound lefty out of Texas Christian University who was a consensus Top 10 prospect headed into…

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