Category Archives: MLB Winter Meetings

Red Sox to Acquire Wade Miley from Diamondbacks

It’s not quite the same as signing Jon Lester, but it will have to do for now. The Boston Red Sox have agreed on the framework of a deal to send pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster along … Continue reading

Posted in AL East, American League, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cheap Seat Chronicles, MLB, MLB Trades, MLB Winter Meetings, Trade Rumors, Wade Miley | 3 Comments

Dee Gordon & Dan Haren to Marlins, Andrew Heaney to Dodgers in Seven-Player Trade

That didn’t take long at all. Yesterday, we reported that the Dodgers had made second baseman Dee Gordon available in trade talks. When the club acquired shortstop Jimmy Rollins earlier this today, we speculated that the move seemed to setup … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Heaney, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Dan Haren, Dee Gordon, Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, MLB, MLB Trades, MLB Winter Meetings, National League, NL East, NL West, Trade Rumors | 7 Comments

Dodgers Acquire Shortstop Jimmy Rollins from Phillies

The Dodgers have acquired long-time Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. Confirmation of the deal comes from ESPN’s Buster Olney after the trade came together quickly this afternoon, seemingly spurred by comments from Rollins indicating that he would approve a trade to … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Jimmy Rollins, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, MLB Trades, MLB Winter Meetings, Philadelphia Phillies, Trade Rumors | 5 Comments

Jon Lester’s Contract with the Cubs Could be Worth $180M

Earlier today we reported that free agent starter Jon Lester had agreed on a six-year, $155 million with the Chicago Cubs. While the basic structure of the deal is correct, the baseball world is just learning about the additional details … Continue reading

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Minnesota Twins Showing Interest in Ervin Santana

The Minnesota Twins are rarely big players in free agency, but they may be preparing to make a splash. La Velle E. Neal III is reporting that the Twins are showing interest in free agent starter Ervin Santana: Yes, the … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Ervin Santana, Free Agency, Minnesota Twins, MLB, MLB Winter Meetings | 2 Comments

Jon Lester Signs with the Chicago Cubs for $155 Million

The Jon Lester sweepstakes has finally reached its conclusion and Major League Baseball may now resume its regularly-scheduled offseason. The pitching market has been in gridlock while the baseball world waited to see where Lester would sign. Now that he’s … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Chicago Cubs, Free Agency, Jon Lester, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, MLB Winter Meetings, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, World Series, Yoenis Cespedes | 8 Comments

Max Scherzer is Seeking a Contract Worth $200+ Million

Max Scherzer and his agent, Scott Boras – because of course it’s Scott Boras – aren’t going to beat around the bush, they’re looking to get PAID this offseason. While the baseball world anxiously awaits resolution on the Jon Lester … Continue reading

Posted in American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, Detroit Tigers, Free Agency, James Shields, Jon Lester, Max Scherzer, MLB, MLB Winter Meetings, Scott Boras | 6 Comments