MLB Free Agency

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Karl Buscheck
November 14, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Things are happening on the San Francisco Giants free-agent front, as Will Smith has reportedly skipped town and Madison Bumgarner took another steph out the door. Smith secured a three-year, $40 million deal with the Atlanta Braves, first reported by Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The Giants will...
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Tim Kelly
November 07, 2019 - 6:30 am
The 13-1 loss that the Atlanta Braves suffered at home to the St. Louis Cardinals in a win-or-go-home Game 5 of the NLDS left a very bad taste in their mouths. So too did the division-rival Washington Nationals - who the Braves won four more regular season games than - winning their first World...
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Karl Buscheck
August 28, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Gerrit Cole, current Astro ace and Cy Young contender, could be on the Giants’ winter shopping list, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The right-hander, who turns 28 in September and happens to be the brother-in-law of one Brandon Crawford, is poised to be one of the most sought after free agents when he...
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Karl Buscheck
February 28, 2019 - 12:31 pm
Suffice it to say that Greg Papa thinks the Giants were smart to not dole out a 13-year, $330 million deal to Bryce Harper. That’s the pact that the right fielder and the Phillies struck. Would you want Bryce Harper on these terms? pic.twitter.com/aIc7uGtqJQ — 95.7 The Game (@957thegame) February...
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Karl Buscheck
February 28, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Bryce Harper will not becoming to Oracle Park. As first reported by MLB Network's Jon Heyman , the right fielder is joining the Phillies for $330 million. According to ESPN's Jeff Passan, the deal is worth 13 years and does not include any opt outs. Bryce Harper’s deal with the Phillies will be for...
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Karl Buscheck
February 27, 2019 - 9:57 am
The Giants top decision makers have reportedly met with Bryce Harper, and his representative, Scott Boras, for a second time, according to Kerry Crowley of The Bay Area News Group. Here’s the scoop: Sources: The #SFGiants sent Larry Baer and Farhan Zaidi to meet with Bryce Harper and Scott Boras in...
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Karl Buscheck
February 26, 2019 - 12:06 pm
There is perhaps no better proof that the Bryce Harper saga has gone on too long than the following tweet from @smashmouth: "We are hearing Giants ownership/upper mgmt might not be on the same page as Zaidi regarding Harper. They want to offer a long term contract like they did with Bonds and Zaidi...
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Karl Buscheck
February 26, 2019 - 11:38 am
The day after the Dodgers re-entered the Bryce Harper bidding, the noise around the right fielder landing in LA is growing louder. Jon Morosi of MLB Network and Fox Sports has the latest. Bryce Harper update: Some #Phillies officials have grown concerned Harper will sign with the #Dodgers if they...
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Karl Buscheck
February 25, 2019 - 8:38 am
Add another name to the list of reported contenders for Bryce Harper. MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez has the specifics: Sources: The Dodgers are back in the mix for Bryce Harper. Club officials, including manager Dave Roberts, were seen in Las Vegas on Sunday. https://t.co/cBRqZx4kOO — Jesse Sanchez (@...
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Karl Buscheck
February 22, 2019 - 8:21 am
The Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper’s only major league employer, have bowed out of the race for the unsigned superstar. “Nothing's certainly changed on our end," owner Mark Lerner told NBC Sports Washington's Todd Dybas on Friday. "We've moved on. As I said back then and we had to. There was no...
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