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Discussion in 'Football, Baseball, and Hockey' started by jammertime, Dec 6, 2006.
Post all offseason signings, re-signings, extensions, trades, etc. here.
Some of the reported moves from today: Cubs sign P Ted Lilly to 4yr, $40 million contract Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News White Sox trade P Freddy Garcia to the Phils Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News LA Dodgers sign P Jason Schmidt to a 3yr, $47 million contract Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News A's sign DH Mike Piazza and P Alan Embree Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News
Lilly and Garcia gone to the NL. That's good.
Blue Jays sign DH/OF Matt Stairs to a 1yr deal Toronto Blue Jays : News : Toronto Blue Jays News Bonds resigns with SF for 1yr $16 million Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News P Gil Meche signs with KC for 5 years Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News
Detroit Tigers news: The Detroit Tigers acquired left-hander Edward Campusano from the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday for cash. The Tigers are expected to announce a four-year, $24 million contract with third baseman Brandon Inge, the first member of Detroit's core of younger players to be inked to a long-term deal, next week.
Pettitte heading back to the Bronx after agreeing to a 1yr, $16 million deal Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News Royals sign relievers Dotel and Bale Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News
More Tigers news: Veteran reliever Jose Mesa has reached preliminary agreement on a one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers that will pay him about $2.5 million, two baseball sources said Sunday.
The Tigers have decided not to offer a contract to outfielder Alexis Gomez, a move that opens up a roster spot for recently signed free-agent pitcher Jose Mesa.
Jays resign CF Vernon Wells to a 7yr, $126 million extension ESPN.com - MLB - Jays sign Wells to $126 million, seven-year extension All I can say is THANK GOD!! I thought he was going to bolt for Texas next year.
Wow, the SF Giants signed SP Barry Zito to a 7yr, $125 million contract. It is the largest contract ever given to a pitcher and ties newly extended Vernon Wells for the 6th largest contract in the history of the game. ESPN.com - MLB - Zito agrees to seven-year deal with Giants That is a lot of money and a lot of years for a pitcher, IMO. Your thoughts?
That's stupid. Zito is very good, but he's no HOF pitcher at this point in his career. Super huge gamble.
and Zito is now the highest payed pitcher in MLB history. Its even higher than $126 Million, after he signs he is guarunteed $133 million. And all the clauses in his contract, he can earn up to a possible $144 million!
The Orioles continue to be active this offseason, reportedly signing 3B Aubrey Huff to a 3 yr, $20 million contract. ESPN.com - MLB - Report: Orioles strike three-year, $20M deal with Huff
That's a sweet deal. Only $20 million for 3 years?
I agree. He had a bit of an off year last year (injuries and traded to the NL), but he's only 30 years old and is good for 20-30 homers and 80+ RBIs a season.
The real losers are the A's fans... this happens to them every year... I hate a system that penalizes small markets. One of these big spenders will strip the Tigers of their young pitchers.
I completely agree merc. MLB is far from a level playing field. The gap between the have's and the have nots is amazing.
The Yankees reportedly trade the Big Unit back to Arizona. TSN : MLB - Canada's Sports Leader ESPN.com - MLB - Yankees have tentative deal to send Unit to D-Backs
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