Moss figures to be a nice movable piece for the Royals, who can platoon and play some DH. The veteran did hit 28 home runs in 2016, but his .225/.300/.484 line made it a costly 28 for owners. He could be a late round target in deeper leagues and monoleagues since he figures to see regular at bats.
The 29-year-old was an absolute beast in the Korean Baseball Organization last season. He had a batting average of .330 with 26 home runs, 104 RBIs, and 24 stolen bases. He will make $1.5 million and if he has a solid spring he could earn a roster spot on the Giants opening day roster.
With the deal being official, Holland gets a guaranteed $7 million with the Rockies. The deal also includes non-closing incentives which make the total $10 million. Holland is coming off of Tommy John surgery and if he isn't ready by the start of the season then expect Adam Ottavino to close comes until Holland is ready to return.
In 2012-13, Medlen enjoyed his finest stretch as a pro, and it happened to come in Braves uniform. While it is unreasonable to expect those numbers, Medlen could work his way back to the majors, but does not figure to be much of a contributor. Since having two Tommy John surgeries, he has yet to find that old form.
Davis, who hit 32 home runs for the Mets back in 2012, has struggled mightily in his past four seasons as he's played a total of 82 Major League games since 2014. He last played for the Yankees where he made 15 plate appearances in 2016. He is unlikely to make the Dodgers roster at any point this season but stranger things have happened. He'd have to really show the team's staff that he's recaptured his swing that he had back in the early 2010s with the Mets.
Medlen, who pitched with the Braves from 2009-2013, will be signed by Atlanta to a minor league deal in the near future. Medlen ended up having Tommy John surgery back in 2014 and missed the entire season and he also struggled with rotator cuff issues last season with the Royals. Over the past three seasons, Medlen has pitched in just 21 games at the Major League level. He's shown the ability to be a key contributor as a starter if he can stay healthy, and the Braves have decided to roll the dice on bringing him back into the fold. This represents a great low-risk, high-reward move for Atlanta.
Aguilar had a fairly lackluster 2016 in Triple-A and saw just six plate appearances while getting in nine games for the Indians. The team will now have 10 days to move him or Aguilar can accept an assignment to the minors.
Since being a first round pick by the Rays in 2012, Shaffer has failed to impress at the Major-League level. His career .213 average is evidence of that, and he is not a favorite to make the Indians roster for Opening Day. That is if he sticks on their roster that long.
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