2023 Offseason

Michael Brantley
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Michael Brantley Announces Retirement

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley is calling it a career, he tells Jon Morosi of MLB.com. The 36-year-old left fielder has spent more than a decade as one of the best hitters in the league. However, his health has been a significant issue in recent years. During the Astros’ World Series run in 2022, Brantley was […]

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Chris Sale Signs Extension with Braves

Chris Sale has inked a new contract extension with the Atlanta Braves. The 35 year-old left-hander is a seven-time All-Star. Previously playing with the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox, Sale notched impressive numbers throughout his career, and the Braves acquired him on Saturday. Contract Details Chris Sale and the Braves have agreed […]

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Frankie Montas
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Reds Sign Free Agent Frankie Montas

The Cincinnati Reds have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent right-hander Frankie Montas. News of the signing was first reported by Jon Heyman of the New York Post. Bob Nightengale of USA Today adds that Montas will net $16 million for the 2024 season in the deal. The Reds have not confirmed […]

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Braves Acquire Former All-Star Chris Sale

The Atlanta Braves have acquired seven-time All-Star Chris Sale from the Boston Red Sox in a deal involving infield prospect Vaughn Grissom. The Red Sox will pay $17 million out of Sale’s $27.5 million for 2024. The Braves are pushing their World Series aspirations by trading for Sale. Meanwhile, the Red Sox gets Grissom, a […]

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Diego Castillo
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Rangers Sign Diego Castillo to Minors Deal

The Texas Rangers have added right-hander Diego Castillo to their mix for 2024 by signing him to a minor-league deal. The news of the signing surfaced in an unusual fashion as it was first reported on Castillo’s player page on MLB.com. For the moment, the exact details of the the deal aren’t clear, but presumably include […]

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Mitch Garver
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Mariners Sign Free Agent Mitch Garver

In the spirit of last-minute holiday shopping, the Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with free agent catcher Mitch Garver. The deal, which is reported to be worth $24 million over the next two years, came to fruition late Christmas Eve. The Mariners have not confirmed the deal, which is pending a physical. That order of […]

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Houser Taylor
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Mets Trade for Adrian Houser, Tyrone Taylor

The New York Mets have obtained the services of righty Adrian Houser and outfielder Tyrone Taylor from the Milwaukee Brewers. The trade was announced on Wednesday. The Mets will be sending minor league right-hander Coleman Crow to the Brewers in the exchange. The deal comes just days before the Christmas holiday as both teams look […]

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Royals Keep Busy Offseason Going, Add Hunter Renfroe

Hunter Renfroe Signs with Royals The Kansas City Royals continued their busy offseason following a disastrous 2023 season by signing former Los Angeles Angels slugger Hunter Renfroe to a one-year, $5.5 million deal. The deal includes a player option for the 2525 season. He joins new signees Will Smith and Michael Wacha at Kaufman Stadium. […]

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