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Grading The Deal: Orioles Ultimately Re-Sign Chris Davis For $161M

by Andrew Perna

Jan 17, 2016 5:07 PM

An odd dance between Chris Davis, Scott Boras and the Orioles has resulted in the type of contract the slugger wanted and one that Baltimore needed more than they let on. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Cubs Give John Lackey $32M To Be No. 3 Starter

by Andrew Perna

Dec 8, 2015 8:59 PM

John Lackey is due for a regression after a stellar 2015 season, but the Cubs are still confident he's an upgrade in the middle of their rotation. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Red Sox Open Wallet For David Price

by Andrew Perna

Dec 2, 2015 9:14 PM

Less than two years after low-balling Jon Lester and just one offseason after failed splurges on Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, the Red Sox have added a much-needed ace on a historically huge contract. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Padres Continue To Remodel, Sign James Shields

by Andrew Perna

The Padres have retooled under A.J. Preller and signing James Shields may not be their final move. They have a surplus of starters and time to swing another blockbuster trade. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Nationals Add Scherzer On Seven-Year Deal

by Andrew Perna

Max Scherzer bet on himself when he turned down a lucrative offer from the Tigers in March and 10 months later he looks brilliant. The Nationals will pay Scherzer $210 million through 2028 in a unique contract agreement. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Cardinals, Lance Lynn Agree To $22M Contract

by Andrew Perna

The Cardinals didn't buy out any of Lance Lynn's first few years of free agency, which makes the pitcher the easy winner of this arbitration-avoiding deal. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Yankees Agree To Sign Stephen Drew

by Andrew Perna

Stephen Drew will earn a base salary of $5 million to play second base and provide a safety net for the Yankees at shortstop. He's also less than two years removed from a respectable offensive season with the Red Sox. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Red Sox Snag Panda From Giants

by Andrew Perna

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 »
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: Orioles Give Ubaldo Jimenez $48M

by Andrew Perna

Ubaldo Jimenez hasn't been consistent since 2010, but the Orioles still made a four-year commitment to the 30-year-old. Read more »
MLB Team Rankings For The Week Of July 9th

by RealGM Staff Report

The top five remains the same (Cardinals, Braves, Red Sox, Tigers and Pirates), but the Dodgers have surged up our rankings. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Napoli, Red Sox Finalize Revised Contract

by Andrew Perna

The Red Sox were willing to give Mike Napoli $39 million over three years, but a hip issue has led to a one-year contract with a base of just $5 million. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Dodgers Give Greinke 'Circumstantial' $147M Deal

by Andrew Perna

Zack Greinke, who has been a dominant pitcher for just one season in his career, benefited from a weak pitching market and a team nearing a $6 billion television deal. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Red Sox Reach On Victorino

by Andrew Perna

Shane Victorino's production and ability are tied heavily to his athleticism. At his age, the Red Sox are risking a lot of money that he'll remains youthful. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Red Sox Open Winter Meetings By Adding Napoli

by Andrew Perna

Mike Napoli would make an ideal designated hitter at Fenway Park, but the Red Sox already have David Ortiz. Napoli will produce at the plate, but his defense will hurt Boston at first base. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Mets, Wright Agree On $138M Extension

by Andrew Perna

It just feels like David Wright should be a Met for life, even if he turns 30 this month and will be dangerously close to 40 when his new contract expires. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Did The Yankees Overpay For Andy Pettitte?

by Andrew Perna

Andy Pettitte received a $10 million raise as he approaches age 41, but the Yankees very much needed him for 2013. Read more »

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