Category Archives: Matt Holliday

MLB Arbitration Rundown: Who’s Staying, Who’s Going?!

This year 23 free agents were offered arbitration. Of those 23, ten are Type A free agents and thirteen are Type B. Teams that sign a Type A free agent will lose their first-round pick—if that club finished in the … Continue reading

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Carlos Lee: Plan-C for Losers of the Bay and Holliday Sweepstakes

Houston, you have a problem. Your ballclub is bad, really bad. The Astros—a perennial contender for much of the last decade—have fallen on hard times. From 1994 to 2006, Houston was one of the most competitive clubs in the National … Continue reading

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It’s Holliday Season in St. Louis: Cardinals Acquire Slugger from Oakland

One of the biggest names on the trade market has officially found a new home. The Oakland Athletics sent outfielder Matt Holliday to the St. Louis cardinals in exchange for a trio of prospects. The Athletics obtained third baseman Brett … Continue reading

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