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Brewers Sign Mike Moustakas To One-Year, $10M Deal

Feb 17, 2019 7:25 PM

Free-agent third baseman Mike Moustakas is headed back to the Milwaukee Brewers on a one-year, $10 million deal, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan on Sunday. There is a mutual option on a second year.

The Athletic was first to report the agreement.

 

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Cubs Add Xavier Cedeno To Bullpen

Feb 14, 2019 8:47 AM

The Chicago Cubs have signed Xavier Cedeno to add another left-handed option to their bullpen, according to sources.

Cedeno, 32, went 2-0 with a 2.43 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 33 1/3 innings last season. He split it between the Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers.

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Phillies, Aaron Nola Agree Upon Four-Year, $45M Extension

Feb 13, 2019 4:29 PM

The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a four-year, $45 million contract extension with Aaron Nola.

The extension buys out Nola's three years of salary arbitration eligibility, plus his first free-agent year.

It includes a club option for a fifth season, which could keep Nola with the team through 2023.

According to a report, Nola will make $4 million this season, with a $2 million signing bonus. He will make $8 million in 2020, $11.75 million in '21 and $15 million in '22. The 2023 club option is worth $16 million, with a $4.25 million buyout.

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Brett Anderson, A's Agree Upon One-Year Deal

Feb 12, 2019 8:55 AM

The Oakland Athletics and Brett Anderson have agreed upon a one-year, Major League contract, according to a source.

Anderson had a 4.48 ERA in 17 starts for the A's last season.

The deal is pending a physical.

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Pirates, Melkey Cabrera Agree To Minor League Deal

Feb 10, 2019 1:18 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates and veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera have agreed to a minor league contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

The agreement was first reported Sunday by The Athletic. Cabrera can make up to $2 million in performance bonuses, according to ESPN and reports.

 

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Brett Lawrie Signs With Brewers

Feb 9, 2019 2:45 PM

Veteran infielder Brett Lawrie, who hasn't played professionally since he was released before the 2017 season, has signed with the Milwaukee Brewers, he announced on Instagram on Saturday.

Terms of the deal have not been made official.

 

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Royals Sign Homer Bailey To Minor League Deal

Feb 9, 2019 2:40 PM

The Kansas City Royals signed veteran right-hander Homer Bailey to a minor deal Saturday that includes an invitation to big league spring training.

 

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Rangers Sign Hunter Pence To Minor League

Feb 8, 2019 8:37 AM

Hunter Pence has landed a Minor League deal with the Texas Rangers.

Pence, who also receives an invitation to Spring Training, spent the last six-plus seasons with the San Francisco Giants.

"He's got a long track record of being an elite teammate ... a decorated, productive player on the field," Jon Daniels said. "From a standpoint of pedigree, makeup, and way he goes about the game, it's consistent with the messaging of what we want this team to be about."

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Curtis Granderson Signs Minor League Deal With Marlins

Feb 6, 2019 7:46 AM

The Miami Marlins have signed Curtis Granderson to a Minor League deal.

The contract includes an invitation to Spring Training. If he's added to the 40-man roster, Granderson would earn $1.75 million on his one-year deal.

Granderson, 37, finished last season with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Francisco Liriano Agrees To Minor League Deal With Pirates

Feb 5, 2019 7:45 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a Minor League deal with Francisco Liriano.

Liriano will make $1.8 million if he makes the Major League roster, according to a source.

The 35-year-old pitched for the Detroit Tigers last season. He had a 4.58 ERA in 133 2/3 innings pitched.

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Wade Miley, Astros Agree Upon $4.5M Deal
The agreement includes an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses, in $100,000 increments for 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 games started and $100,000 if he reaches 25, 35, 45, 55 and 60 relief appearances

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Mark Reynolds Agrees To Minor League Deal With Rockies
If he's added to the 40-man roster, Mark Reynolds will receive a one-year, $1 million contract with the possibility of another $1 million in performance bonuses.

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Greg Holland Agrees To Incentive-Laden Deal With Diamondbacks
The deal is worth $3.5 million, but Holland can earn another $3.5 million through performance bonuses.

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Marlins, Neil Walker Agree Upon One-Year, $2M Deal
Neil Walker is expected to give the Marlins flexibility in the infield and a plus-bat.

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Rangers, Shawn Kelley Agree Upon One-Year, $2.75M Deal
The agreement includes a club option for 2020.

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Mariners Sign Hunter Strickland To One-Year, $1.3M Deal
Hunter Strickland can earn $450,000 in performance bonuses for games as part of the deal.

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Royals, Whit Merrifield Agree Upon Four-Year, $16.25M Extension
The Royals have agreed to a four-year, $16.25 million contract extension with Whit Merrifield, according to a source.

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Justin Wilson, Mets Agree Upon Two-Year, $10M Deal
The contract includes $500,000 in performance bonuses each season.

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A's Reach One-Year, $4M Deal With Marco Estrada
Marco Estrada is one of just 14 starters with at least 175 innings a year from 2015-17.

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A.J. Pollock Agrees To Four-Year Deal With Dodgers
The total value of the deal is $55 million and it includes a player option for a fifth year at $10 million, with a $5 million buyout.

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Cubs, Brad Brach Agree Upon One-Year, $4.35M Deal
In addition to Brad Brach's $3 million salary, the deal includes a $1.35 million buyout option for 2020.

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Ichiro Signs Minor League Deal With Mariners
The deal will give the Mariners the ability to activate him for the team's season-opening series in Japan as a likely send-off to his career.

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Giants Agree To One-Year, $1.5M Deal With Drew Pomeranz
The deal includes $3.5 million in possible roster and performance bonuses.

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Braves Bringing Back Nick Markakis On One-Year Deal
Nick Markakis hit. 297/.366/.440 with 14 home runs, 43 doubles and 93 RBIs while playing in all 162 games last season.

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Rangers, Asdrubal Cabrera Agree Upon One-Year, $3.5M Deal
The Rangers have agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million deal with Asdrubal Cabrera, according to league sources.

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Yankees Sign Danny Farquhar To Minor League Deal
The right-hander has made a recovery from a brain hemorrhage.

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Derek Holland Re-Signs With Giants On One-Year Deal
The Giants have re-signed Derek Holland to a one-year, $7 million deal, according to a source.

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Khris Davis Receives A's Highest Salary Ever
Khris Davis will receive a one-year deal worth $16.5 million from the A's next season.

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Giants, Will Smith Agree To One-Year, $4.225M Deal
Will Smith was the Giants' only arbitration-eligible player still unsigned ahead of Friday's deadline.

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Cubs Sign Addison Russell To One-Year, $3.4M Deal
Shortstop Addison Russell can make a total of $4M with incentives.

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