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MLB | Carlos Villanueva signs with KBO team

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:42:09 -0800

Free-agent SP Carlos Villanueva (Padres) signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean League.

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MLB | Casey Janssen headed to Mexico

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:37:57 -0800

Free-agent RP Casey Janssen (Red Sox) signed a contract with Acereros del Norte of the Mexican League Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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MLB | Josh Roenicke signs with Mexican club

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:36:48 -0800

Free-agent P Josh Roenicke (Angels) signed a deal with Pericos de Puebla of the Mexican League Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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MLB | Nick Swisher retires

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:10:05 -0800

Free-agent OF Nick Swisher (Yankees) announced his retirement from professional baseball.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Dayn Perry


MLB | Osvaldo Hernandez declared free agent

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 23:54:34 -0800

Cuban P Osvaldo Hernandez has been declared a free agent who can sign with any team, according to sources in the know.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jesse Sanchez


MLB | C.J. Wilson retires

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 07:54:26 -0800

Free-agent SP C.J. Wilson (Angels) announced his retirement from baseball this week.

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MLB | Javier Lopez calls it a career

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:17:16 -0800

Free-agent RP Javier Lopez announced his retirement Wednesday, Feb. 8.

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MLB | Dae-ho Lee returning to Korea

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:30:39 -0800

Free-agent 1B Dae-ho Lee (Mariners) signed a four-year, $12.9 million deal with the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball League Monday, Jan. 23.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Tacoma News Tribune - Bob Dutton


MLB | Andy Marte dies

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:50:16 -0800

Former MLB INF Andy Marte was killed in an automobile accident in the Dominican Republic Sunday, Jan. 22, at the age of 33. He hit .218 with 21 home runs and 99 RBIs in a seven-year career with the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks and had spent the last two seasons playing for the KT Wiz in the Korean League.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Paul Hoynes


MLB | Josh Johnson retires

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:47:30 -0800

Free-agent SP Josh Johnson (Padres) has retired Thursday, Jan. 19.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jerry Crasnick


MLB | Jimmy Paredes headed to Japan

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:44:38 -0800

Free-agent OF Jimmy Paredes (Phillies) has signed a one-year contract with the Chiba Lotte Marines in the Japanese League. The deal is worth $1.2 million.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Japan Times - Jason Coskrey


MLB | Elvis Araujo elects free agency

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:27:12 -0800

RP Elvis Araujo has elected free agency. The move is strictly a procedural one, as Araujo has already signed to play in Japan but his rights belonged to the Miami Marlins. The Marlins designated him for assignment last month.

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MLB | Five minor leaguers suspended

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 09:39:24 -0800

The Major League Baseball Commissioner's Office announced drug-related suspensions for five minor-league players earlier in the week. Players suspended for 50 games apiece include Boston Red Sox C Jake Romanski, Houston Astros P Brendan McCurry, Cleveland Indians P Dakody Clemmer, Kansas City Royals P Arnaldo Hernandez, and free-agent P Mario Alcantara.

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MLB | Phil Coke headed overseas

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:15:57 -0800

Free-agent RP Phil Coke (Pirates) has signed a contract with the Orix Buffaloes of the Nippon Professional Baseball League. Financial terms were not announced.

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MLB | Pat Dean heads to Korea

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 22:38:22 -0800

Free-agent SP Pat Dean (Twins) has signed a one-year contract with the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, according to sources. Dean will earn $900,000 for the season.

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