Signing - Baseball Wiretap

D-Backs Give GM Mike Hazen Contract Extension

Sep 13, 2019 10:10 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached an agreement on a contract extension with general manager Mike Hazen, the team announced on Friday. Length and terms of the deal were not announced.

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Ex-Dodgers GM Ned Colletti Joins NHL Sharks As A Scout

Sep 6, 2019 2:30 PM

The San Jose Sharks have gone out of the box in looking for front-office talent, adding former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti as a scout.

"Ned has an extensive background working in professional sports and talent evaluation and he will bring a fresh perspective to our organization's evaluation process," Sharks GM Doug Wilson said in announcing the move. "This was a unique opportunity to add someone of Ned's experience to our staff."

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Braves Sign Francisco Cervelli

Aug 24, 2019 6:14 PM

The Braves have strengthened their catching depth by signing Francisco Cervelli, who was released by the Pirates on Thursday.

Cervelli was added to Atlanta’s roster before Saturday night’s game against the Mets at Citi Field. The Braves optioned catcher Alex Jackson to Triple-A Gwinnett and created a 40-man roster spot by transferring left-handed pitcher Grant Dayton to the 60-day disabled list.

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Braves Sign Adeiny Hechavarria

Aug 17, 2019 7:28 AM

The Atlanta Braves have signed Adeiny Hechavarria to help fill the void at shortstop with Dansby Swanson still on the injured list.

The 30-year-old agreed to a one-year, prorated contract. The Braves are his sixth team in three years.

Hechavarria made his debut on Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Swanson, Atlanta's shortstop, has missed 22 games because of a right foot contusion and still has no immediate timetable for a rehab assignment.

Associated Press

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Nationals To Sign Greg Holland

Aug 13, 2019 7:50 AM

The Washington Nationals have agreed to a Minor League contract with Greg Holland.

The 33-year-old reliever was recently released by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

He will be paid the balance of his $3.25 million salary by the Diamondbacks.

Holland has a 4.54 ERA and 17 saves in 40 appearances this season.

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

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Mets Sign Joe Panik For Stretch Run

Aug 10, 2019 8:11 AM

The New York Mets have agreed to terms on a deal with Joe Panik.

Panik was waived by the San Francisco Giants after they acquired Scooter Gennett at the trade deadline.

He'll likely help cover the absence of Robinson Cano at second base.

R.J. Anderson/CBS Sports

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Cubs Sign Jonathan Lucroy

Aug 8, 2019 7:45 AM

The Chicago Cubs are signing Jonathan Lucroy.

Lucroy was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels last Friday. He cleared waivers and was unconditionally released on Wednesday.

Lucroy will share catching duties with Victor Caratini while Willson Contreras recovers from a right hamstring strain.

"Victor has done well and this doesn't put Victor on the shelf," Joe Maddon said. "They'll both play. I'm just trying to figure out the best way to do that."

Associated Press

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Nationals Sign Asdrubal Cabrera

Aug 6, 2019 8:51 AM

The Washington Nationals have signed Asdrubal Cabrera.

Cabrera was released by the Texas Rangers on Saturday.

He will provide depth with Ryan Zimmerman and Howie Kendrick currently on Washington's injured list.

Cabrera, 33, is hitting .235/.318/.393 (81 OPS+) with 15 doubles and 12 homers this season.

Jon Heyman/MLB Network

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A's Sign Nathan Patterson To Minor League Contract

Aug 2, 2019 5:06 PM

Just a few weeks after lighting up the radar gun at a Coors Field speed pitch cage during a Rockies game, 23-year-old Nathan Patterson is getting his shot to play for a major league team.

The Athletics, who had been keeping track of the righty for some time, recently signed Patterson to a minor league contract.

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Dodgers, Tyler Thornburg Agree To Minor League Deal

Jul 30, 2019 1:00 PM

Tyler Thornburg has agreed to a Minor League deal with the Dodgers, according to a report from's Rob Bradford. The club has not confirmed.

The right-hander was released by the Red Sox on July 10 after posting a 7.71 ERA over 16 appearances this season.

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Shelby Miller, Brewers Agree Upon Minors Deal
Shelby Miller was released by the Rangers last week after he was designated for assignment.


Red Sox Sign Noah Song
Pitcher Noah Song might not be able to begin his pro career until 2021 due to his Navy service uncertainty.

Yankees Sign Top Prospect 'The Martian'
The Yankees have signed sixteen-year-old center fielder Jasson Dominguez, according to sources.


Tigers Sign Trevor Rosenthal To Minor League Deal
Veteran pitcher Trevor Rosenthal appeared in 12 games with the Nationals this season, posting a 22.74 ERA.

Orioles Sign No. 1 Pick Adley Rutschman To Record Bonus
Adley Rutschman, 21, hit .411 with 17 home runs as a junior this year.


Dallas Keuchel Agrees To One-Year Deal With Braves
Dallas Keuchel will receive a $13 million salary, which is prorated from a figure of $21.21 million.

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


Cubs Sign Carlos Gonzalez To Minor League Deal
Carlos Gonzalez will report to Triple-A and soon get called up to the Major League club.

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Mets Agree To Minor League Deals With Kemp, Santana
The Mets have signed minor league contracts with Matt Kemp and Ervin Santana.

Pitcher Skips MLB Draft, Signs $7M Deal In Japan
Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year, $7 million contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the Japanese Pacific League, according to sources.

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Dodgers Sign Travis d'Arnaud
The Mets designated Travis d'Arnaud for assignment on April 28 and released him on Friday.


Brewers Sign Gio Gonzalez
Gio Gonzalez will reportedly receive a base salary of $2 million with incentives on top of that.

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Khris Davis Signs Two-Year, $33.5M Extension With A's
Khris Davis has a major league-leading 10 home runs this season.

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Braves Extend Ozzie Albies Through 2027 Season
Ozzie Albies has been signed to a seven-year, $35 million contract extension that includes options for 2026 and 2027.

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Cardinals, Matt Carpenter Agree Upon Two-Year, $37M Extension
The deal also includes an option for the 2022 season.

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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.

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

Indians Give Manager Terry Francona Two-Year Extension
Terry Francona has a chance to become the longest tenured manager in Indians' history.

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

Braves, Ronald Acuna Jr. Agree To Eight-Year, $100M Deal
The Braves record-setting deal with Ronald Acuna Jr. includes club options for the 2027 and 2028 seasons.