Todd Frazier

Free Agent Notes: Jay, Shaw, Frazier

Over at Fangraphs, Dave Cameron has identified his five best potential free agent values and, on the other hand, five most worrisome open-market …

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The 2018 Free-Agent Landmines

Yesterday, we covered my five favorite buys in this free-agent class relative to their expected contracts. Today, we’re doing the other side of the …

Andrew Cashner

Cincinnati Reds Rumors – Billy Hamilton to San Francisco makes sense

The Cincinnati Reds have too many outfielders and Billy Hamilton’s speed plays in other cities. The Cincinnati Reds have an All-Star left fielder. In …

Scott Schebler

The Collapse of Tyler Clippard [2017 Season Review] - River Avenue Blues

Special Wednesday chat reminder<p>When you blog about baseball as much as I do, you need to keep a list of topics and notes handy. I can’t tell you how …

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New York Yankees: Should they move on from Brett Gardner?

One of the toughest decisions an organization has to make is when to move on from a homegrown veteran. That is the dilemma that the Yankees face for …

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Donaldson key to Blue Jays' rebound

Club eyes return to postseason in '18; teams eye Frazier, Kinsler as multipositional FAs<p>After reaching the American League Championship Series in …

Josh Donaldson

Yankees should go after free agent slugger J.D. Martinez

Teams will push hard to sign power-hitting outfielder J.D. Martinez. Will the Yankees be one of them? J.D. Martinez is the most sought-after free …

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Palladino: Yankees’ New Manager Must Not Tinker With Aaron Judge

<i>By Ernie Palladino</i> <br>» More Ernie Palladino Columns<p>It doesn’t really matter that Aaron Judge came in second in the American League MVP voting to Jose …

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Which free agent makes the most sense for each NL team?

<i>This is second installment in a two-part series. Click here to see which free agent makes the most sense for each American League team.</i><p>Back for more, …

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Milwaukee Brewers: Yankees to deal relievers?

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Dellin Betances<p>There has been plenty of focus already on finding a starting pitcher to fill the Milwaukee Brewers …

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The Angels are interested in Ian Kinsler, and they’re reportedly not the only ones

The Mets are also discussing acquiring Detroit’s final major bartering chip.<p>It was four years ago that the Tigers traded Prince Fielder to the Rangers for Ian Kinsler, and now Kinsler is on the trade block again.<p>That’s not anything we didn’t know though, since everybody on the Tigers is a trade …

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Saturday Review: White Sox Dealing With Crowded Center Field for 2018

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 01: Adam Engel<p>White Sox center field will be crowded for next season, but each player will need to prove they’re worthy of …

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New York Mets rebuild must wait until the pitching depth is gone

A disappointing 2017 season has some thinking the next New York Mets rebuild should begin this offseason. However, with some great young pitchers …

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White Sox open to trading sluggers Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia

The Chicago White Sox have traded away Chris Sale, Adam Eaton, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, Tommy Kahnle, David Robertson, and Melky Cabrera all …

Tommy Kahnle

Minnesota Twins Offseason Trade Partner Profile: Chicago White Sox

The 2017-2018 offseason is here for the Minnesota Twins. Who could be their trade partners this offseason? Now that the Minnesota Twins have entered …

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Five San Francisco Giants offseason needs

The Giants’ once-dominant outfield has been reduced to a injured and aged shell of its former glory. Denard Span was brought in before the 2016 …

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The White Sox just traded for a really intriguing arm

The White Sox continued their rebuild Thursday by trading for an intriguing young right-handed pitcher.<p>The South Siders acquired Thyago Vieira from …

Chicago White Sox

Steinbrenner: Girardi Was Out No Matter What, Even If Yankees Won It All

<b>ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP)</b> — Not even a World Series title would have saved Joe Girardi’s job managing the New York Yankees.<p>Owner Hal Steinbrenner …

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How San Francisco Giants Can Compete Under the Luxury Tax Cap

For 2018, the San Francisco Giants currently owe just under $167 million to players already under contract, when accounting for Matt Cain‘s $7.5 …

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Offseason Outlook: New York Yankees

<i>MLBTR is publishing Offseason Outlooks for all 30 teams. Click here for the other entries in this series.</i><p>What was supposed to be a transitional year …

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A Way-Too-Early Look at the 2018 Season

One of the most impressive things about the Yankees’ 2017 season is the degree to which the team underperformed its underlying statistics. The …

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The Stopgap Third Baseman [2017 Season Review] - River Avenue Blues

Scouting the Free Agent Market: Alex Avila<p>The Yankees acquisition of Todd Frazier served as a reminder of just how quickly Brian Cashman works. Jon …

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MLB free agency: One free agent each of the 30 teams should sign this offseason - CBSSports.com

Winter is coming and we've got a wishlist player for every MLB to target this hot stove season<p>By now, we've all had time to remember that the early …

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Could Zack Cozart, Todd Frazier, Jay Bruce get multi-year deals averaging $12M/year?

CLOSE<p>SportsPulse: For The Win's Ted Berg breaks down top free agents, possible trades and potential rule changes this offseason.<p>Cincinnati Reds …

Zack Cozart

Which free agents should the Yankees target?

It’s no secret that the Yankees are in search of a new manager. Last week I asked who Pinstripe Alley readers who they’d like to see fill the …

Shohei Otani

MLBTR Originals

Recapping MLBTR’s original content from the past week:<p>Jeff Todd took a comprehensive look at the trade market for <b>Marlins</b> right fielder <b>Giancarlo</b> …

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Free Agent Face-Off: Mike Moustakas Vs. Todd Frazier

Teams scouring the open market for help at the hot corner would likely agree that <b>Mike Moustakas</b> and <b>Todd Frazier</b> stand out as the best unsigned third …

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Why the San Francisco Giants Need Todd Frazier

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: Todd Frazier #29 of the New York Yankees reacts on third base after a double by Chase Headley #12 during the eighth inning …

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Can the Cleveland Indians afford free agents Jay Bruce and Todd Frazier? Hey, Hoynsie

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Do you have a question that you'd like to have answered in Hey, Hoynsie? Submit it here or Tweet him at @hoynsie.<p><b>Hey, Hoynsie:</b> I …

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Quick Hits: Osiel Rodriguez, Gloves, Framing

15-year-old right-hander Osiel Rodriguez may be the top international pitching prospect in the 2018 class, Ben Badler of Baseball America writes. The …

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