Posted on: December 9, 2009 11:13 am
Here's the latest from the winter meetings as reported by Scott Miller and Danny Knobler:
Scott says the Brewers are optimistic that veteran free agent pitcher Randy Wolf is moving closer to accepting their three-year offer believed to be worth between $29 and $30 million... Read the post
Danny says Andy Pettitte is close to a deal to return to the Yankees ... Read the post.
Posted on: December 8, 2009 11:26 am
Posted on: December 2, 2009 11:53 am
Edited on: December 2, 2009 1:58 pm
Another report in the Post suggests that although the Mets did not offer any free agents arbitration, the club remains interested in bringing back Carlos Delgado as a one-year bridge to top prospect Ike Davis at first base if Delgado can show GM Omar Minaya that he is healthy again when Minaya goes to Puerto Rico this month to watch him play winter ball. <!-- ad(quigo_intext_narrow,/sports,sports_story) <ad> <id>sports_story_lower</id> <page_type>sports_page</page_type> <quigo_pos>quigo_lower</quigo_pos> <placementid>1482096</placementid> <pid>871776</pid> <width>440</width> <height>225</height> <slug>*</slug> </ad> -->
w=150;adsonar_zh=250;adsonar_jv='ads.adsonar.com'; // --></script> <script src="http://js.adsonar.com/js/adsonar.js"></script> Fernando Tatis, a favorite of Jerry Manuel, also has a chance to return. The Mets’ other free agents are Gary Sheffield, relievers J.J. Putz and Elmer Dessens and infielder Ramon Martinez. Dessens is the only member of that group expected to be back.
Posted on: December 2, 2009 11:33 am
According to the Los Angeles Times , GM Ned Colletti said that because the Dodgers didn't offer arbitration to any free agents does not mean their ownership situation is affecting them financially. Colletti said the decision "was made strictly from a baseball perspective."
As for Randy Wolf, a Type A free agent, is seeking a multiple-year deal. As a Type A free agent, other teams would will have to part with a high draft choice to sign him. As it was, Wolf said he was drawing interest from other clubs.
Randy Wolf could have earned substantially more in arbitration and Colletti says he remains interested in re-signing Wolf.
Posted on: November 23, 2009 10:56 am
A source confirmed to the New York Post that Ben Sheets, 31, would be among a group of second-tier, relatively low-cost starting pitchers the Mets will consider this winter.
The oft-injured Sheets, who last pitched with the Brewers in 2008, has been sidelined since February because of surgery to repair the flexor tendon in his forearm, but he expects to be healthy by spring training.
Free-agent Joel Pineiro, Jason Marquis and Randy Wolf are also in that group.
Posted on: May 1, 2009 2:29 pm
They're 15-8, in first place in the NL West, but the Dodgers face questions about a rotation that includes three ERAs of 5.50 or more. Behind Chad Billingsley and Randy Wolf, they have Clayton Kershaw, who hasn't pitched out the the fifth inning his last two starts, James McDonald, who has walked a batter an inning this year, and Eric Stults, who's allowing two baserunners an inning. Yahoo's Tim Brown takes stock of the rotation and how Ned Colletti will progress with it.
Posted on: April 22, 2009 12:33 pm
Edited on: April 22, 2009 1:36 pm
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Posted on: February 14, 2009 12:54 pm