Major League Baseball for years have been looking for ways to speed up their games. New commissioner Rob Manfred made it one of his first major issues he wanted to deal with first after taking over for Bud Selig. Now that the spring training is starting up, it looks like the new rules are about to […]
Cuban infielder Hector Olivera might be looking at a huge payday in the near future. The 29-year old has been with Asvispas de Santiago of Cuba’s Serie Nacional for 10 seasons. After watching fellow Cuban ball player Yasmany Tomas get a $68.5 million contract from the Arizona Diamondbacks, Olivera is expected to top that.
Free agent pitcher James Shields off-season has been a long one. There were reports that Shields has an $110 million offer from an unknown team. Even though the San Diego Padres have been the front-runner in many people’s eyes for Shields. With spring training get ready to startup, Shields has finally signed a deal.
The future of former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley was in doubt. Billingsley hasn’t pitched since April 2013 after having Tommy John surgery. Billingsley also had another procedure done last June to repair a torn flexor tendon in his elbow. With the 30-year-old scheduled to be ready for spring training, the market for his services has changed.
Report: Royals' James Shields has been offered a five-year, $110 million contract from an unknown team
After helping the Kansas City Royals make it to the World Series, DH Billy Butler cashed in and signed with the Oakland Athletics. His deal is for three years and making roughly $30 million. Butler, who has been with the Royal since he was drafted back in 2004, found a way to show his appreciation to […]