Padres, Red Sox Interested In Seth Lugo

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com 8:01pm: The Red Sox are also expressing interest in Lugo, reports Chris Cotillo of MassLive (on Twitter). 6:39pm: Right-hander Seth Lugo has been drawing interest as a starting pitcher and Jon Heyman of The New York Post reports that working as a starter is Lugo’s preference as well, […]

Cubs To Sign Cody Bellinger

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Cubs are in agreement on a deal with outfielder Cody Bellinger. It will be a one-year deal with a $12.5MM salary and a $5MM buyout on a mutual option, bringing the guarantee to $17.5MM. Bellinger, 27, has been one of the more interesting free agents this […]

Rangers To Sign Andrew Heaney To Two-Year Deal

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Rangers has an agreement with free agent pitcher Andrew Heaney. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reported the sides were nearing a deal and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported they are in agreement, pending a physical. It’ll be two years with an opt out, per […]

Nationals Have Had Discussions With Jordan Lyles

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com Nationals president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo said yesterday that the club plans to pursue rotation upgrades and it’s possible they have some self-imposed urgency in that search. Talk Nats reports that Rizzo wants to have a pitcher locked in before the end of the Winter Meetings, […]

Mets Sign Three To Minor League Deals

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Mets have signed three right-handed relievers to minor league deals, according to their transactions tracker at MLB.com. Tommy Hunter, Sean Reid-Foley and Jimmy Yacabonis have joined the organization and will presumably be invited to major league Spring Training, though no formal announcement of that nature has […]