Mets Re-Sign Brad Brach

Mets Re-Sign Brad Brach 2:55pm: Brach’s signing has been announced. The club designated righty Chris Flexen for assignment to create roster space. 1:13pm: The Mets have struck a deal with free agent righty Brad Brach, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). He’s said to be promised a $850K salary for the 2020 season…

Phillies To Pursue Anthony Rendon

Phillies To Pursue Anthony Rendon The Phillies are preparing to make a run at free agent third baseman Anthony Rendon, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. He’s now the team’s top priority, per the report. If there was any doubt as to the Phillies’ all-in intentions after they inked Zack Wheeler, this would seem…

Mets To Re-Sign Brad Brach

Mets To Re-Sign Brad Brach The Mets have struck a deal with free agent righty Brad Brach, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). He’s said to be promised a $850K salary for the 2020 season (on top of the $500K he’s already owed by the Cubs). The deal also includes a $1.25MM…

Latest On Addison Russell

Latest On Addison Russell DECEMBER 6: A source tells Chris McCosky of the Detroit News (Twitter link) that the Tigers “have no interest” in Russell. DECEMBER 5: The Tigers are among the teams interested in free-agent middle infielder Addison Russell, Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweets. Russell joined the open market when the Cubs non-tendered him Monday.…

Cubs To Sign Dan Winkler

Cubs To Sign Dan Winkler The Cubs and free-agent righty Dan Winkler are in agreement on a one-year, Major League contract, Robert Murray reports (via Twitter). He elected free agency at season’s end after being outrighted off the Giants’ 40-man roster. Winkler, 30 in February, was one of the players sent from Atlanta to San…

Twins To Sign Alex Avila

Twins To Sign Alex Avila The Twins have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent catcher Alex Avila, ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets. The Excel Sports client will take home a $4.25MM guarantee on the new deal, per the report. Avila, 33 in January, is no stranger to the AL Central, having spent parts of eight…