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Diamondbacks Sign INF Wilmer Flores

Marcos Mendoza | January 18th, 2019

New York Mets v San Francisco Giants : News Photo

 

According to reports from ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Diamondbacks and infielder Wilmer Flores have come to an agreement on a 1yr $4.25 million deal.

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What the Yankees’ Signing of DJ LeMahieu Means Going Forward

Alex Kielar | January 13th, 2019

On Friday, the Yankees reached an agreement with three-time gold glove winner and 2016 National League batting champion DJ LeMahieu. The deal is worth $24 million for 2 years and puts the Yankees above the luxury tax line at the moment. LeMahieu was the top free agent at the second base position, but the Yankees view him as a versatile player who they look to use at first and third base as well.

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Brewers ink free agent Catcher Yasmani Grandal to 1-yr deal

Marcos Mendoza| January 11th, 2019

Last night the Milwaukee Brewers surprisingly struck a deal with the top remaining catcher on the market. According to multiple reports from The Athletic, Yasmani Grandal and the Brewers came to an agreement on a one-year $18.25 million deal. Continue reading

Manny Machado, Future Yankee?

Daniel Corrigan | December 22nd, 2018

In my last article, I mapped out the possibilities for where Bryce Harper will be playing next year. In that piece, I said that Harper will be a Phillie. I still think that but that could have some serious impact on Machado’s decision. I will format this the same way I did with my Harper article.

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Stealing Signs and Does it Really Make a Difference?

Bryan Brammer | October 24th, 2018

“Tramposo! Tromposo!”

That’s Spanish for a cheater or “cheat.” There’s no real connection between deception in baseball and my use of the Spanish language. I just wanted to grab your attention.

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Manny – Dirty or Dumb

Bryan Brammer | October 22nd, 2018

Calling an athlete a “dirty player” is quite an accusation. I would go as far to say that it’s equivalent to referring to someone as a cheater or a liar. These qualifiers describe what one thinks about an individual. They go beyond an assessment of behavior. They take it one step further. Qualifiers describe who a person is. Their philosophy or perspective. Who they are within. Their intent.

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