December 2005 - Baseball Wiretap
Dodgers Sign Tomko To Two-Year, $8.7 Million Deal
"We think Brett is a huge plus," Dodger GM Ned Colletti said. "He's been so durable, probably a 200-inning guy. Having starters who are durable gives us more options in the rotation, in the bullpen."
Jays Close To Trading For Glaus
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Toronto Blue Jays are on the verge of completing a trade that would send Troy Glaus and a prospect to Toronto.
Encarnacion Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Cards
Juan Encarnacion has agreed to a three-year, $15 million deal with St. Louis, MLB.com reported Friday. He will replace Larry Walker in right field.
Texas Makes Offer On Millwood
Kevin Millwood received a serious contract offer on Thursday from the Rangers. He is also being courted by the Red Sox.
Cubs And Orioles Keep Talking Trade
The most serious discussions the Orioles are having about Miguel Tejada appear to be with the Cubs, who are dangling a package that includes standout right-handed pitcher Mark Prior.
Prior For Tejada Legit?
The Cubs, aggressively pursuing a blockbuster trade for Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada, are willing to part with a top starting pitcher, most likely right-hander Mark Prior.
Manny's Getting Upset
Boston's bungling of the Johnny Damon negotiations has made Manny Ramirez even more angry, a source said yesterday, and he's now open to a trade to the Mets.
Finley Headed North In California
The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Steve Finley from the Los Angeles Angels for third baseman Edgardo Alfonzo on Wednesday.
Ponson Signs One-Year Deal With Cards
Sidney Ponson agreed to a one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, three months after the Baltimore Orioles voided the pitcher's contract and released him.