Ryan Braun is coming back to start the 2014 year with the Brewers, but maybe the brass should be thinking about trading him to spread out the talent pool on their young squad? Chances are the Pirates, Reds and Cardinals are going to get the best of the you for the next few years, and you really have to take stock in the 2013 winter Free Agent’s. Their is a huge need out there for an OF like Braun. One has to think whether or not he will be 100% ready to come back to Milwaukee – as that is a lot of baggage to go through initially. Read the rest of the piece to see who I think could be a potential suitor!
The Red Sox have designated outfielder Alex Castellanos for assignment, the team announced. The move creates 40-man roster space for Mike Napoli, whose new deal with the Sox became official today. Castellanos was acquired in an October trade with the Dodgers. The 27-year-old was originally a tenth-round draft pick for the Cardinals in 2008, and he owns an […]
Here are today's minor moves and outright assignments from around the league... The Athletics have outrighted left-hander Andrew Werner to Triple-A Sacramento after he cleared waivers, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (on Twitter). Werner, 26, was designated for assignment in order to clear a 40-man roster spot for Scott Kazmir last week […]
The Orioles announced that they have acquired minor league catcher David Freitas from the Athletics as the player to be named later to complete the Jim Johnson trade. Freitas, 24, was selected by the Nationals in the 15th round of the 2010 draft out of the University of Hawaii. He reached Triple-A for the first time in 2013 and posted a .231/.306/.368 battin […]
3:59pm: Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun tweets that McLouth will earn $5MM in each year of the deal, and his club option contains a $750K buyout. 3:20pm: The Nationals were in the market for a left-handed hitting outfielder to strengthen their bench, and they addressed that need by bringing Nate McLouth into the fold. Washington officially announced a two- […]
The Nationals announced that they have designated outfielder Corey Brown for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Nate McLouth. Brown, 28, is a career .175/.250/.400 batter in 45 Major League plate appearances. At the Triple-A level, he's slashed .254/333/.461 in 1602 career plate appearances. Brown and right-hander Henry Rodriguez were a […]