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Nationals, Howie Kendrick Agree To One-Year, $6.25M Deal

Dec 7, 2019 12:33 PM

Howie Kendrick, who capped the Nationals' improbable run to their first World Series title last season with a Game 7 home run, has reached an agreement on a one-year, $6.25 million deal to return to Washington, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Friday.

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Twins, Michael Pineda Agree Upon Two-Year, $20M Deal

Dec 6, 2019 8:31 AM

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms on a two-year, $20 million contract with Michael Pineda, according to sources.

Pineda will begin next season serving the remainder of a 60-game suspension that began in early September.

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Report: Justin Bour To Play With Hanshin Tigers In Japan

Nov 29, 2019 11:39 PM

Justin Bour has reached an agreement with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball league, Tigers GM Osamu Tanimoto told the Japan Times on Thursday.

The Angels signed the 31-year-old Bour to a one-year, $2.5 million contract for the 2019 season, but he struggled with Los Angeles, batting .172/.259/.364 with eight home runs across 52 games.

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Nationals, Yan Gomes Agree To Two-Year, $10M Deal

Nov 28, 2019 2:43 AM

Veteran catcher Yan Gomes has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal to return to the World Series champion Washington Nationals, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Wednesday.

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Stephen Vogt Agrees To One-Year Deal With D-Backs

Nov 27, 2019 4:18 PM

Two-time All-Star catcher Stephen Vogt has agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced Tuesday.

The deal includes a vesting option for a second season. Financial terms weren't immediately available.

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Astros, Catcher Dustin Garneau Agree To One-Year Deal

Nov 27, 2019 4:16 PM

Catcher Dustin Garneau agreed to a one-year contract with the Houston Astros, with whom he figures to compete for a backup role.

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Rangers, Kyle Gibson Agree To Three-Year, $30M Deal

Nov 27, 2019 4:14 PM

The Texas Rangers have agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with free-agent pitcher Kyle Gibson, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

The deal is pending a physical, the source said.

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Padres Trade Urias, Lauer To Brewers For Grisham, Davies

Nov 27, 2019 4:12 PM

The Milwaukee Brewers acquired infielder Luis Urias and left-hander Eric Lauer from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Trent Grisham and right-hander Zach Davies in a swap of high-end prospects and veteran pitchers on Wednesday.

This wasn't the only move for the Padres on Wednesday. They also reached agreement on an expected four-year deal with left-handed reliever Drew Pomeranz, pending a physical, sources confirmed.

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M's, Prospect Evan White Agree To Six-Year, $24M Extension

Nov 23, 2019 2:01 PM

The Seattle Mariners and first-base prospect Evan White have agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract with three club options, sources familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan on Friday.

White, 23, spent all of last season at Double-A with the Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League. No player at that level has ever received a long-term extension.

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Astros, Yuli Gurriel Agree Upon One-Year, $8.3M Deal

Nov 19, 2019 7:40 AM

The Houston Astros have agreed upon a one-year, $8.3 million deal with Yuli Gurriel.

The agreement gives him a $300,000 raise from his scheduled salary for 2020.

Gurriel set career highs in home runs (31) and RBIs (104) this past season.

The 35-year-old agreed to a five-year, $47.5 million deal in July 2016 when he defected from Cuba. That deal called for an $8 million salary this coming season.

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Jake Odorizzi Betting On Himself As 2020 Free Agent

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Astros Reassign Reid Ryan, Nolan Ryan Out As Advisor

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Cardinals Extend Contract Of Manager Mike Shildt Through 2022 Season

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Cubs Exercise $16.5M Option On Anthony Rizzo

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Yu Darvish, Jason Heyward Decide To Stay With Cubs

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Jake Arrieta Exercises $20M Option With Phillies

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Sources: Yankees, Aroldis Chapman Agree To Contract Extension

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Source: Red Sox To Hire Chaim Bloom As Head Of Baseball Operations

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Phillies, Drew Smyly Agree To Deal
Left-hander Drew Smyly will start for the Phillies on Sunday in Pittsburgh, pending a physical.

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Twins, Cody Allen Agree To Minor League Deal
Reliever Cody Allen had a 6.26 ERA over 23 innings with the Angels.

Cubs, Craig Kimbrel Reach Three-Year Deal
Craig Kimbrel landed a $45 million deal with the Cubs after enduring seven months of free agency.

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Gio Gonzalez Back With Brewers, Will Start Sunday
Veteran pitcher Gio Gonzales has finalized a $2M, one-year deal with the Brewers.

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Yankees, Logan Morrison Agree To Minor League Deal
Veteran first baseman Logan Morrison will make $1M if he's added to the major league roster.

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O's, Dan Strally Agree To One-Year Deal
Starting pitcher Dan Strally was released on March 25 by the Marlins.

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Cubs, David Bote Agree To Five-Year Deal
Cubs infielder David Bote will make $15M guaranteed over the course of the contract.

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Blue Jays, Randal Grichuk Agree To Five-Year, $52M Deal
Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk was set to be a free agent after the 2020 season.

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Rockies, Germain Marquez Agree On Five-Year, $43M Extension
Starter Germain Marquez helped lead the Rockies to the 2018 postseason.

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Ryan Pressly Gets Two-Year, $17.5M Deal With Astros
The Astros have agreed to a two-year, $17.5 million contract with reliever Ryan Pressly, according to a source.

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Astros Extend Alex Bregman With Six-Year, $100M Deal
Alex Bregman wasn't eligible for free agency until after the 2022 season.

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Rays, Brandon Lowe Agree To Six-Year, $24M Extension
The Rays have agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract extension with utility man Brandon Lowe, according to a source.

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