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Padres and Wil Myers have agreed on a six-year extension worth $83 million.

Myers had a breakout season in 2016 and was going to be eligible for arbitration for the first time in his career. The Padres have now locked him up long term, buying out his arbitration years and a few beyond that. Myers struck out a whopping 160 times over 676 plate appearances last season, but he also put up 28 homers, 29 doubles and 28 stolen bases.
9 hours ago
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Astros remain in contact with the Athletics on Sonny Gray.

As should every team, really. Getting straight to it, Gray had a down year in 2016. He struggled to stay healthy and when he was on the mound he didn't miss many bats. Seeing how he's coming off a down year and he's still just 27-years old, this would be the time for teams like Houston to contact Oakland and get him on a discount.
16 hours ago
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Blue Jays and Jose Bautista are nearing a one-year deal.

Earlier today the Blue Jays and Bautista were talking about a two year deal but has now changed to a one year deal. They were talking about a deal in the 35-40 million dollar range for two year so expect him to be getting atleast 20 million for his upcoming contract for one year. Regardless the Blue Jays will need Bautista in the middle of their line-up for next season.
17 hours ago
Ji-Man Choi Headshot

Yankees agree to minor league deal with Ji-Man Choi.

Choi hit .170 over the course of 129 plate appearances last season for the Angels. He'll likely start in Triple-A for the Yankees for this upcoming season but regardless won't have any fantasy value.
18 hours ago
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Danny Duffy has signed a 5-year, $65M contract extension with the Kansas City Royals.

This was a well deserved contact extension for Duffy who turned in a career year in 2016, going 12-3 with a 3.51 ERA while striking out 188 over 179.2 innings. Duffy began the year in the Royals bullpen but went on to make 26 starts out of his 42 total appearances.
20 hours ago
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Michael Saunders has signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Saunders finally turned in a healthy season after playing just 87 games over the previous two seasons. Saunders hit .253 with 70 runs, 24 home runs and 57 RBI in 2016.
20 hours ago
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Update: Blue Jays and Jose Bautista are finalizing a two-year, $37 million deal.

It would appear Bautista didn't get nearly the five-year, 125 million dollar deal he was apparently looking for earlier this offseason. Bautista is coming off the worst season he has had since his offensive explosion in 2010, hitting .234/.366/.452 with 22 home runs and 69 RBI.
23 hours ago
Trevor Cahill Headshot

Padres have agreed to a one-year deal with Trevor Cahill.

Cahill's days as a MLB starter seem well behind him, but the 28-year-old righty had a very nice season out of the Cubs' bullpen in 2016. Cahill posted a 2.74 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 9.0 K/9 across 65.2 innings for the World Champs. He should slot into a middle relief role for the Padres.
1 day ago
Marco Gonzales Headshot

Marco Gonzales (elbow) said he's feeling healthy and hopes to begin the season in the Triple-A rotation after missing the 2016 season to Tommy John surgery.

After being selected with the 19th overall pick of the 2013 Draft then surging to the Cardinals' farm system, Gonzales has seen his career trajectory largely disrupted by injuries over the past two years. Gonzales rapidly escalated to the bigs following his departure from college (Gonzaga), as he made his MLB debut in late-June of 2014. The young lefty appeared in 10 games (five starts) for the Cardinals that year and made one appearance in the majors in 2015. If Gonzales can remain healthy and regain his previous form, he certainly seems to have a shot at cracking the majors once again in 2017.
1 day ago
Jose Bautista Headshot

Blue Jays and Jose Bautista are discussing a two-year, $35-$40 million deal.

After testing the free-agent market for the past couple of months, it appears Bautista is headed back to the place where he became a star. The 36-year-old slugger was an All-Star for the Blue Jays every season from 2010-15 before a bit of a downturn in overall performance last season. In an injury-riddled 2016, Bautista still managed a solid .817 OPS with 22 homers and 24 doubles across 517 plate appearances.
1 day ago
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