Monthly Archives: January 2010

Joel Pineiro Signs with the Los Angeles Angels

Joe Pineiro is packing his bags for the west coast. Pineiro has reportedly signed a two-year deal worth roughly $16 million with the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels suffered a number of free agent losses this offseason, but recouped some … Continue reading

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Is Eric Byrnes an Option for the Minnesota Twins?

Eric Byrnes is officially a free agent and might be exactly what the Twins are looking for this offseason. Byrnes, 33, was designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks last Friday when the club signed first baseman Adam LaRoche and … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, American League, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Eric Byrnes, Free Agency, Minnesota Twins, MLB | 1 Comment

Maybe It’s Just Me: The Bill Smith Inactivity Edition

Maybe it’s just me, but I might hate Bill Smith. I’m not much for hating, but come on, it’s mid-January and all Smith has accomplished this offseason is trading for J.J. Hardy. Now that move was—admittedly—an impressive exploit by Smith … Continue reading

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Florida Marlins Forced to Increase Payroll, Should Fans Increase Expectations?

The Florida Marlins are adding payroll, whether they like it or not. That is the agreement that Major League Baseball and the players’ union have come to after years of watching Marlins’ owner Jeffrey Loria line his pockets with money … Continue reading

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