MLB - 2018

MLB - 2018

Postby PJMIII » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:08 am

Mets bring back Jay Bruce to break baseball's hot stove cold snap

Jay Bruce is returning to the New York Mets on a three-year, $39 million contract, and my initial reaction was: Why would the Mets want Bruce when they already have Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto to play in the outfield corners?

http://www.espn.com/blog/sweetspot/post ... -cold-snap
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Postby PJMIII » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:14 am

MLB agent Jason Wood fired; accused of filming clients showering

CSE Talent announced Wednesday that it had fired agent Jason Wood, who led its baseball division, for not upholding the company's "moral and ethical standards."

The Major League Baseball Players Association confirmed it has suspended Wood pending the outcome of an investigation. According to Yahoo! Sports, the investigation is regarding allegations that Wood secretly filmed clients who were using his shower.


http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2202 ... ts-showers
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Postby PJMIII » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:33 am

Pirates trade 5-time All-Star Andrew McCutchen to Giants

The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2211 ... gh-pirates
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Postby PJMIII » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:42 am

Fed up Pirates fans want Bob Nutting to sell team after trades

Some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are signing a petition to express their frustration following the team's decision to trade star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants.

As of Wednesday, more than 28,000 fans signed a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball to force Pirates owner Bob Nutting to sell the team.


http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2213 ... -sell-team
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Postby PJMIII » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:32 am

PJMIII wrote:Pirates trade 5-time All-Star Andrew McCutchen to Giants

The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/2211 ... gh-pirates


Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchen

Within minutes after former MVP Andrew McCutchen received the phone call late Monday afternoon that he was no longer a member of the Pirates, reports emerged that Pittsburgh has a multiyear agreement in place with talented closer Felipe Rivero. The sequence of events had all the look of a stage-managed leak, as if somebody within the Pirates organization was trying to distract fans from the news that McCutchen, a player once viewed as his generation’s Roberto Clemente, was being shipped out of the city.

http://www.espn.com/blog/buster-olney/i ... -mccutchen
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