Monthly Archives: December 2014

CSC Hot Stove Catch-Up

We here at Cheap Seat Chronicles got a little bit bogged down after the Winter Meetings and fell way behind with our coverage of this offseason’s transactions. In an attempt to remedy that, we’ve gone the hotlink route and put … Continue reading

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Phil Hughes Signs 3yr/$42M Extension with Minnesota

Phil Hughes received his Christmas gift a few days early this year. The Twins and Hughes agreed on a three-year, $42 million extension this morning that locks Hughes up through the 2019 season. The extension turns his current deal into … Continue reading

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Red Sox and Justin Masterson Agree on One-Year Deal

Justin Masterson is returning home to the Boston Red Sox. Masterson agreed today to a one-year, $9.5 million deal with the team that originally drafted him in the second round of the 2006 amateur draft. This time last year, the … Continue reading

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Reds Trade Mat Latos to Marlins

The Cincinnati Reds have traded starting pitcher Mat Latos to the Miami Marlins. Latos, 27, went 5-5 with a 3.25 ERA, 1.153 WHIP, 74/26 K/BB ratio over 102.1 innings in an injury-riddled season that limited him to 16 starts. Over … Continue reading

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Boston Trades Yoenis Cespedes to Detroit for Rick Porcello

It’s been rumored for a couple of days and now it’s a done deal. Rick Porcello is coming to Boston and Yoenis Cespedes is headed to Detroit. Cespedes will be joined by Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier. The trade makes … Continue reading

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Andrew Heaney with the Tweet of the Day

Andrew Heaney had himself one heck of a Wednesday. Heaney was the Miami Marlins top prospect when he woke up on Wednesday morning. When he sat down for dinner that same day, he’d been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading

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Dodgers, Padres Complete Matt Kemp Trade

The Matt Kemp era in Los Angeles is over. After weeks of speculation, the Dodgers have agreed to send Kemp to the San Diego Padres, along with catcher Tim Federowicz, in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and right-handers Joe Wieland … Continue reading

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