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Miles Ahead: On the Surprisingly Interesting Wade Miley Signing

by John Watson

Feb 1, 2019 12:34 PM

Don't gloss over Houston's signing of Wade Miley. It could prove to be very meaningful for one of baseball's leading contenders. Read more »

Tags: Houston Astros, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Toronto Should Cringe At Long-Term Deal For Edwin Encarnacion

by Andrew Perna

Mar 16, 2016 9:50 AM

The Blue Jays and Edwin Encarnacion couldn't agree on the length of a potential contract extension and that's a very good thing for the team's long-term future. Read more »

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Grading The Deal: Cespedes Stays With Mets On Three-Year, $75M Deal

by Andrew Perna

Jan 25, 2016 4:55 PM

Yoenis Cespedes earned himself a huge payday long before he lit Citi Field on fire and this contract could turn into a much larger one if he produces for the Mets in 2016. Read more »

Tags: New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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

by Andrew Perna

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

by Andrew Perna

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 »
Grading The Deal: Red Sox Open Wallet For David Price

by Andrew Perna

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 »
Grading The Deal: Tigers Sign Jordan Zimmermann To $110M Deal

by Andrew Perna

He isn't David Price or Zack Greinke, but the Tigers may have found themselves a bargain at a much lower price point in Jordan Zimmermann. Read more »
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: Asdrubal Cabrera Signs With Rays

by Andrew Perna

Asdrubal Cabrera struggled in 2014, which allowed the Rays to sign him to an affordable one-year deal. If last season was the beginning of the end, both Tampa Bay and Cabrera are in trouble. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Blue Jays Sign Martin To Five-Year, $82M Deal

by Andrew Perna

Russell Martin fits very well with the Blue Jays, but at what cost? They'll owe him $20 million during his age-36 season. Read more »
Grading The Deal: White Sox Give Melky Cabrera $42M

by Scott McCourtney

Melky Cabrera has a checkered past, but the White Sox are taking a $42 million gamble that he'll remain clean and a productive hitter in his 30s. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Twins Bring Back Torii Hunter

by Scott McCourtney

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 »
Grading The Deal: Seager Gets $100M From Mariners

by Scott McCourtney

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 »
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: 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 »

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