Monday, 19 Nov 2018
Author: yardbarker

Report: Nathan Eovaldi drawing widespread interest

Free agent starter Nathan Eovaldi has drawn considerable interest on the open market, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo, who writes that the Brewers, Phillies, Braves, Angels, White Sox, Blue Jays and Giants join the previously reported Red Sox and Padres as early suitors for the right-hander. More teams may join the fray, Cafardo adds. Although Eovaldi […]

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Report: ‘Highly unlikely’ Craig Kimbrel will rejoin the Braves

Atlanta’s a speculative landing spot for closer Craig Kimbrel, who starred with the Braves from 2010 to ’14 and is now the most proven reliever available in free agency. However, barring a drop in Kimbrel’s asking price, it’s “highly unlikely” he’ll rejoin the Braves this offseason, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com.  MLBTR predicts the 30-year-old Kimbrel will […]

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Report: Mets not interested in Manny Machado

After the Mets hired Brodie Van Wagenen as their new general manager last month, he declared the team expected to be “in on every free agent” this offseason. Van Wagenen’s comment led some to wonder whether the Mets, who could stand to upgrade the left side of their infield, would pursue Manny Machado.  However, considering Machado figures to sign for […]

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Blue Jays trade Aledmys Diaz to Astros for Trent Thornton

The Houston Astros acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays today. In return, they have sent Triple-A right-hander Trent Thornton to Toronto, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (via Twitter). After spending parts of two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Blue Jays acquired Diaz for minor-league outfielder J.B. Woodman prior to 2018. He […]

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Blue Jays, Astros pull off two-player trade

The Houston Astros acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays today. In return, they have sent Triple-A right-hander Trent Thornton to Toronto, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (via Twitter). After spending parts of two seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Blue Jays acquired Diaz for minor-league outfielder J.B. Woodman prior to 2018. […]

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