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Grading The Deal: Twins Bring Back Torii Hunter

by Scott McCourtney

Dec 12, 2014 8:20 PM

Torii Hunter was the 20th overall pick in the 1993 draft and spent the first 11 years of his Major League career in Minnesota. Read more »

Tags: Minnesota Twins, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Grading The Deal: Seager Gets $100M From Mariners

by Scott McCourtney

Dec 2, 2014 9:26 PM

The Mariners continue to spend money in hopes of contending, but committing $100 million to Kyle Seager over seven years is a risky move. Read more »

Tags: Seattle Mariners, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Grading The Deal: Red Sox Snag Panda From Giants

by Andrew Perna

Nov 25, 2014 4:42 PM

Pablo Sandoval left the Giants to sign a very similar contract with the Red Sox. It's difficult to pinpoint why, but he fits really well in Boston. Read more »

Tags: Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

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Grading The Deal: Butler Signs Three-Year Deal With A's

by Scott McCourtney

Billy Beane continues to gamble more and more. After swinging-and-missing at midseason with two blockbuster trades, he's going to pay the declining Billy Butler $30 million over three years. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Victor Martinez Re-Signs With Tigers For $68M

by Scott McCourtney

Victor Martinez will turn 36 next month, but his contract is a good one for the Tigers, who should still get MVP-caliber production out of him as he approaches 40. Read more »
Grading the Deal: Mets Sign Michael Cuddyer To $21M Deal

by Andrew Perna

Michael Cuddyer had been considered a strong candidate to become the first Major League player to accept a qualifying offer. Read more »
Complete List Of 2015 MLB Free Agents

by RealGM Staff Report

Max Scherzer leads a group of free agents heavy on pitching this offseason and there will be no shortage of huge contracts signed. Read more »
2014 World Series: How Will It Shake Out?

by Andrew Perna

Madison Bumgarner may only play in two World Series games, but he'll be the key to whether the Giants win a third title in five years or the Royals bring a long-desired crown to Kansas City. Read more »
2014 NLCS: Giants vs. Cardinals Preview & Predictions

by Andrew Perna

The Giants and Cardinals are evenly matched with strong track records in recent years, which could set up for a historic postseason series. Read more »
2014 ALCS: Royals vs. Orioles Preview & Predictions

by Andrew Perna

Baltimore's deep roster and the leadership of Buck Showalter will be enough for the Orioles to advance to the World Series and end Kansas City's mystical run. Read more »
2014 NLDS Preview & Predictions

by Andrew Perna

Pitching will be the name of the game in the National League postseason with the Nationals and Dodgers holding advantages over the Giants and Cardinals heading into each NLDS. Read more »
2014 ALDS Preview & Predictions

by Andrew Perna

In his first playoff appearance, Mike Trout will help lead the Angels over the Royals. How will the Tigers-Orioles shake out? Read more »
MLB Rankings For End Of 2014 Regular Season

by RealGM Staff Report

In the final edition of our OPSERA rankings for the 2014 season, eight playoff teams fall in the top 10 with the Nationals, Dodgers and Orioles at the top. Read more »
Youngsters Provide Positive Outlook For Blue Jays

by Marcus Chiang

Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez, Drew Hutchison, Anthony Gose and Kevin Pillar haven't guided the Blue Jays to the playoffs, but they have provided a light at the end of the tunnel in Toronto. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 15

by RealGM Staff Report

The Orioles took an $8 million gamble on Nelson Cruz and they've been rewarded with 39 home runs and the third spot in our rankings this week. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 8

by RealGM Staff Report

As the Athletics lose their grip on a playoff spot in the American League, the Mariners are moving up thanks to Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager. Read more »
At $153 Million, Jacoby Ellsbury Has Been New York's Best Expenditure

by Andrew Perna

New York spent $503 million this past offseason and Jacoby Ellsbury's $153 million deal seemed the most exorbitant. Almost a full season later, the Yankees would be lost without him. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning September 2

by RealGM Staff Report

The Giants made the biggest leap this week, jumping to seventh in our rankings after occupying the 13th spot eight days ago. The Nationals, A's, Dodgers, Angels and Orioles top the list. Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning August 25

by RealGM Staff Report

The Nationals are the first team other than the Athletics to hold down the No. 1 spot since early in the season. Are they getting hot at just the right time? Read more »
MLB Rankings For The Week Beginning August 11

by RealGM Staff Report

The Mariners, in a battle for a Wild Card berth with 45 games to play, have surged to fourth in our rankings behind the A's, Dodgers and Nationals. Read more »

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