MLB News: Seven Extension Candidates Before Season Starts

Tigers News

With Spring Training mercifully around the corner, it’s that time of the year when teams start negotiating contract extensions. Clayton Kershaw started off the extension season with a deal that guarantees him $215 million, and the Atlanta Braves recently agreed on a lucrative deal with first baseman Freddie Freeman that will keep him under team control through […]

Dodgers Reach Agreement With Chone Figgins on Minor League Deal

Los Angeles Dodgers News

The Los Angeles Dodgers reached an agreement with veteran infielder-outfielder Chone Figgins on a minor league deal that includes and invite to major league camp this spring. Figgins is trying to resurrect his career after three dreadful season in Seattle , where he signed four-year, guaranteed $36 million deal. Figgins, 35 last played in 2012, in 66 games with the […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Extend Clayton Kershaw

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw to a seven year extension worth $215 million, reports Ramona Shelbourne of ESPN. Kershaw’s contract includes an out clause that can be exercised after five years, which would allow him to hit free agency at 30. The deal constitutes the highest average annual salary in baseball history. Also, it surpasses […]

Six Teams With the Best Chances to Land Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka Rumors

The Winter’s biggest blockbuster player has been posted and Major League Baseball teams will take the next month or so to decide if they want to negotiate with Masahiro Tanaka. Before evaluating who has the best chance of landing the prized 25-year-old Japanese import, it’s important to set a few ground rules and eliminate a […]

Dodgers Continue Adding to Bullpen, Sign Jamey Wright

Dodgers Rumors

The Los Angeles Dodgers continued adding to their bullpen today, signing veteran righthander Jamey Wright to a one-year deal. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reported the deal. Earlier in the day, the Dodgers reached an agreement with the former Cleveland Indians closer, Chris Perez. Wright, who turns 39 on Christmas Eve, is coming off a solid season as a reliever […]

Dodgers Set to Sign Chris Perez

The Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement with free agent pitcher Chris Perez, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Perez, 28, was released by the Cleveland Indians in October. He was scheduled to earn up to $9 million in arbitration. The righthanded hurler had served as the Indians closer for most of the past four seasons, saving a total of 123 […]

Dodgers to Re-Sign J.P. Howell

Dodgers rumors

The Los Angeles Dodgers have reached and agreement with left-handed reliever J.P. Howell and will re-sign the 30 year old to a two-year, $11.25 million guarantee along with a $6.25 million vesting option for a third year if he pitches 120 innings in the first two season of the deal according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. Howell made $2.55 million last year […]

Dodgers Will Re-Sign Juan Uribe

Dodgers Rumors

The Los Angeles Dodgers reached and agreement with free-agent Juan Uribe and will re-sign the 34 year old to a two year deal. While reports began to circulate about possibly bringing in Michael Young to play third base for the Dodgers , ultimately wiser heads prevailed and the agreement was forged. Uribe is coming off […]