Mike Zunino

14 Dec 18
Archy news nety

Winter meetings are coming, just a few weeks away from Christmas. The greetings of this year among the MLB front offices are Happening in Las Vegas, baby, and there will certainly be big times presents in Santa's bag. Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are still on the market, and There are a lot of great […]

14 Dec 18
baseball247

After a 90 win season, the Rays are continuing to upgrade their team, this time inking a 2 year, $30MM deal with starter Charlie Morton. There is also a club option for a third year.   Morton will be getting paid $15MM each of the next two seasons, and combining that with CF Kevin Kiermaier, the […]

13 Dec 18
MVP Sports Talk

Despite spending close to nothing on their players in 2018, the Rays managed to win 90 games using quirky methods such as the opener. They got the most of their young players, and will look to compliment them with established veterans to balance out the team. Current State: Playoff Contender Rays Sign SP Charlie Morton […]

13 Dec 18
The Baseball Bat Reviews Blog

Last year, the Rays began with an opening-day payroll of around $76 million, which was among the lowest in baseball. That’s hardly unusual for the organization, but then the Rays went and won 90 games, which was the tenth-highest total. They finished with the 11th-best Pythagorean record, and they finished with the fifth-best BaseRuns record. […]

12 Dec 18
The baseball bats fanatic

With rumors flying about Marlins backstop J.T. Realmuto, it’s still hard to guess where he’ll land. Miami president of baseball operations Mike Hill says that’s a result of the robust demand for Realmuto, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets. While the Fish are working to home in on a narrower slate of suitors, per […]

11 Dec 18
STL.News

LAS VEGAS— The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 3:19 p.m. Former Texas pitcher Brandon McCarthy has been hired by the Rangers as special assistant to the general manager. McCarthy ended his 14-year career by going 6-3 in 15 starts for the Braves last season. He pitched three years for Texas […]

11 Dec 18
National Post

LAS VEGAS — Seattle manager Scott Servais hopes his team can find success rebuilding with youth much the way the AL West rival Oakland Athletics have done. A flurry of off-season trades by general manager Jerry Dipoto sent lots of stars out of the Pacific Northwest in the past month. “We’ve made a few changes, […]

11 Dec 18
National Post

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local): 4:04 p.m. The big-budget Boston Red Sox aren’t looking to cut payroll after winning the World Series. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is dismissing reports that he’s trying to trade some high-priced players, such as pitcher Rick Porcello. […]

11 Dec 18
TOUT WARS!

Rudy (Still) Can’t Fail by Jeff Erickson We’ll delve into Rudy Gamble of Razzball’s hegemonic-like dominance of the Tout Wars Mixed Draft League momentarily, but first, a song: I know that the spelling is different, but any excuse to include a Clash song has to be taken. For the second year in a row, Rudy […]

11 Dec 18
UltraSports.TV

Vegas — Though Jerry Dipoto insists that he was brewing on the commerce Monday for the Mariners after what he called among the funniest first 3-6 hours of almost any cold temperatures Meetings he has attended, the lively general director acknowledged Seattle is certainly interested in Western freeagent pitcher Yusei Kikuchi. “We’ve done a lot […]

10 Dec 18
Sport Archyves

The Winter Meetings are a baseball version of the carnival in a small town that appears on a random summer getaway. There is a lot of anticipation when the carnival builds a business, the whole city is eager to join in, everyone greets each other while waiting in line for deep-fried dough. Usually it rains […]

10 Dec 18
The Baseball Bat Reviews Blog

The Marlins have an interesting relationship with J.T. Realmuto, who might well have blossomed into the best all-around catcher in baseball. The Marlins love Realmuto, and they’ve continued to insist that they want to sign him to a long-term contract extension, to keep him around as the centerpiece of the future core. Yet Realmuto has […]

10 Dec 18
Archy news nety

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