free agent signing


Braves make first free agent signing of the year

The seal has been broken by the Atlanta Braves. They’ve made the first free agent signing of the offseason; R.A. Dickey. The #Braves today agreed to terms with R.A. Dickey (@RADickey43) on a 1-year MLB contract for the 2017 season with a club option for 2018. pic.twitter.com/Yd5qMYfYMH — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 10, 2016 Dickey, who turned 42 on October 29, was a first round draft pick of the Texas Rangers – way back in 1996. He spent a significant amount of time playing for the Rangers, New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays with short stints in Seattle., Milwaukee […]

free agent signing

Gallardo

Gallardo perfect fit for Astros but may come at high price

Is Gallardo the right choice for Houston? It’s no secret that the Houston Astros have an interest in right-handed starter Yovani Gallardo, the best free agent pitcher left on the market. They need to add some depth and stability to their starting pitching staff. Gallardo could provide the stability that they crave to be able to go deeper into the postseason. With their bullpen now shored up by the addition of potential closer Ken Giles, who was acquired in a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies back in December, and the team’s very potent offense, the only real improvement the Astros could […]


UPDATE: MLB Thanksgiving recap: Yasmany Tomas & more …

UPDATE: November 28, 2014 11:00 am PT According to CBS Sports‘ Chicago Cubs Pitcher Pedro Strop who was involved in a serious car accident in the Dominican Republic on Thursday, has luckily escaped the crash with a minor injury, a cut on his left arm. It required stitches but Strop is obviously very lucky. Cubs update on Pedro Strop: Back home after getting stitches for cut in left arm from car crash in Dominican. “Doing fine.” — Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) November 28, 2014 The right-hander, 29 had a 2.21 ERA with a 1.07 WHIP and a 10.5 K/9 in 61 […]