Free-agent shortstop Dansby Swanson, formerly of the Atlanta Braves, is gauging some interest from the team’s rival, the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta will have a gaping hole at shortstop should Dansby Swanson leave, and his contract expectations suggest he could very well be on the way out the door. Swanson’s...
Fans of the Atlanta Braves may be clutching their chests at the latest news about longtime shortstop Dansby Swanson. Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported on Saturday that the Philadelphia Phillies are among the teams showing active interest in the free agent Swanson ahead of next week’s winter meetings.
Dansby Swanson has been one of the cornerstones for the Atlanta Braves during their current run of glory that has seen them win five consecutive National League East titles and the 2021 World Series. However, Swanson is a free agent who commands a great deal of respect in the market, and the shortstop is going […] The post Dansby Swanson’s latest Cubs, Phillies update will worry Braves fans appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Offseason free agency always brings some huge surprises. Witness the Texas Rangers signing ace Jacob deGrom on Friday. Now comes this surprising report from The Athletic: The San Diego Padres have reportedly met not once, but twice, with free agent shortstop Trea Turner. That’s surprising for a couple of reasons. First, the Padres already have Read more... The post Padres meet with superstar free agent twice; MLB world reacts appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Jake Cave's time with the Baltimore Orioles lasted almost two full months. The Philadelphia Phillies on Friday claimed the outfielder off waivers from Baltimore.The Orioles previously claimed Cave off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Oct. 11.Cave joins the Phillies after playing in 54 games last season with the Twins. He slashed .213/.260/.384 with a .644 OPS and 81 Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+), five home runs, seven doubles, three triples and 20 RBIs.He played all three defensive positions, spending the majority of his time playing in left field. Cave had 2 Defensive Runs Saved and six outfield assists.A five-year major league veteran, Cave turned 30 on Sunday.He has a career .235 average, 92 wRC+ and .708 OPS.The New York Yankees originally drafted Cave in the sixth round of the 2011 MLB draft.The Phillies' 40-man roster now stands at 38.The 2022 MLB Winter Meetings begin on Sunday.
The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms on a deal with free agent right-hander Kyle Gibson, multiple outlets reported Saturday. The
It's no secret the Philadelphia Phillies have significant interest in free agent All-Star shortstop Trea Turner. However, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Phillies are reportedly widening their search for a shiny new shortstop. Per Rosenthal, the Phillies have scheduled meetings with "all four" top free agent shortstops,...
Since Los Angeles Dodgers free agent Trea Turner rejected the $19.65 million qualifying offer for 2023, he’s been the subject of reported interest from several teams. The Dodgers are open to re-signing Turner, but it’s believed his preference is to return to the East Coast. Turner has downplayed that being a driving factor in free agency.
The Philadelphia Phillies were the lowest seed in the 2022 MLB Postseason, but they shocked everyone and advanced to the World Series, and grabbed their first NL pennant since 2009. Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber, and Rhys Hoskins were the catalysts along with the excellent pitching of Aaron Nola and Zach Wheeler. As they shift their […] The post 3 MLB free agents Phillies must avoid appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs are 'showing active interest' in free agent shortstop Dansby Swanson, MLB insider Jon Morosi reports. Swanson played his first seven big league seasons with the Atlanta Braves.
Houston could look to add another arm if Justin Verlander departs in free agency.
The Baltimore Orioles and free-agent right-hander Kyle Gibson agreed to a one-year contract, a source told The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Gibson is coming off a rough year with the Philadelphia Phillies. He authored a 5.05 ERA over 31 starts in 2022, registering a 10-8 record while logging 167.2 innings. The...
The Orioles have a deal on a one-year contract with right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson, pending a physical, according to a report by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Gibson, 35, was 10-8 with a 5.05 earned-run average in 31 starts over 167 2/3 innings with the Philadelphia Phillies this past season, and pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings during the postseason.
The Milwaukee Brewers fell just short of their fifth consecutive playoff appearance in 2022, finishing the year 86-76, one game behind the Philadelphia Phillies in the race for the final National League Wild Card spot. On Friday, the Brewers made a move that has, if nothing else, intriguing potential. As...
Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper is expected to get a late start to the season following Tommy John’s surgery, which should push free agency signings. The Philadelphia Phillies excelled all the way to the World Series in 2022 with a highly powerful lineup, and Bryce Harper was one of the players to thank most for that. Their 2023, however, may not start off nearly as well because Harper is expected to miss the first half of the season, up until the All-Star break, due to Tommy John surgery.
Xander Bogaerts has continued to generate buzz amid his much-anticipated free agency. Former Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, now serving the same role with the Philadelphia Phillies, reportedly is scheduled to meet with Bogaerts as the defending National League pennant winners have expressed hefty interest in acquiring a star shortstop before the start of next season.
The Trea Turner sweepstakes are getting a little more heated. According to the Atheltic, Dodgers rival San Diego Padres have met with the two-time All-Star twice ahead of the upcoming Winter Meetings in San Diego. Padres writer for the Athletic Dennis Lin announced on Friday. Lin said he is unsure...
Kyle Gibson and the Baltimore Orioles have reached a deal on a one-year contract, sources telling ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The right-hander spent a season and a half with the Philadelphia Phillies, who acquired him from the Texas Rangers in July 2021. In 42 starts, Gibson was 14-14 with a 5.06 ERA with two scoreless relief appearances in this year’s postseason.