MONDAY: Barnum has agreed to a $950K bonus, reports Keeley. The contract will become official once he passes his physical. SUNDAY: The White Sox will sign supplementary first round pick Keon Barnum pending a physical on Monday, reports Laura Keeley of the Tampa Times. Barnum, a high school first baseman out of Tampa, will forego his scholarship [...]
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Here are Sunday’s notable non-first round draft pick signings… The Braves have agreed to terms with second rounder Alex Wood for $700K, tweets Kendall Rogers of Perfect Game USA. The left-hander from the University of Georgia was the 85th overall pick, which carries a slot value of $583K. The Padres have signed third rounder Fernando Perez for a below [...]
3:50 pm: The Dodgers have officially announced the signings of Valentin, Stripling, Rathjen, Hershiser, and seven other draft picks. 3:15 pm: Baseball America’s Jim Callis says Valentin signed for the recommended slot value of $984,700. 1:20 pm: The Dodgers have signed their supplementary first round draft choice Jesmuel Valentin tweets Dylan Hernandez of the Los [...]
The Astros announced that they have acquired outfielder D’Andre Toney from the Royals as the player to be named later in the March 20th trade that sent Jason Bourgeois and Humberto Quintero to Kansas City. Toney was drafted by the Royals in the 14th round last year. Drafted players cannot be traded until they have [...]
Here are Saturday’s notable non-first round draft pick signings… The Pirates have agreed to sign second rounder Wyatt Mathisen according to Rob Biertempfel of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (on Sulia). Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects first reported the agreement. The high school catcher from Texas was the 69th overall pick, which carries a slot value of [...]
The Marlins have designated Donnie Murphy for assignment, reports Joe Capozzi of The Palm Beach Post (on Twitter). The 29-year-old utility infielder hit .136/.250/.318 in 52 plate appearances coming into today. He’s hit .196/.266/.366 in 563 career plate appearances with the Marlins, Royals, and Athletics.
7:36pm: Trahan agreed to a straight slot bonus of $1.7MM, reports Jack Magruder of FOXSportsArizona.com (on Twitter). 4:30pm: The Diamondbacks announced that they have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Stryker Trahan. Terms of the deal are not yet known for the catcher tabbed with the 26th pick. The slot recommendation for the selection [...]
The Cardinals have claimed left-hander John Gaub off of waivers from the Rangers, according to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (via Twitter). Gaub was designated for assignment on Thursday to create room on the 40-man roster for Tanner Scheppers. The 27-year-old posted a 3.42 ERA with 12.2 K/9 and 6.5 BB/9 in 50 [...]
The Athletics announced that they have claimed pitcher Danny Farquhar off of waivers from the Blue Jays. The right-hander will be optioned to Triple-A Sacramento while Andrew Carignan has been transferred to the 60-day DL. The move marks a return to the A’s organization to Farquhar, who joined Oakland in November 2010 as a part [...]
The Rockies have designated Esmil Rogers for assignment, the club announced (on Twitter). The move clears a roster spot for Jeff Francis, who officially re-joined the team that originally drafted him. He’ll start today. Rogers, 26, pitched to an 8.06 ERA with 10.2 K/9 and 6.3 BB/9 in 25 2/3 relief innings for Colorado this [...]