San Diego Padres, Jedd Gyorko agree to big extension

Monday, April 14th, 2014

On Monday the San Diego Padres and second baseman Jedd Gyorko announced they had agreed to a big contract extension. The 25-year-old slugger will now be under contract through 2019, and the club also holds an option for 2020. The deal was announced as a five-year, $35 million pact, with a ...

Chris Archer signs big extension with Tampa Bay Rays

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Chris Archer is a nice young pitcher, and I'm sure he'll do great things for the Tampa Bay Rays. But on Wednesday, the 25-year-old righty signed a big contract that was yet another example of how baseball must be incredibly healthy money-wise. Archer and the Rays agreed to a six-year, $25.5 ...

Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout finalizing huge extension

Friday, March 28th, 2014

After months of rumors, we have finally gotten word that the Los Angeles Angels and outfielder Mike Trout are finalizing a big-time contract. MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez is reporting that the deal will be a six-year extension worth $144.5 million. The contract, which would buy out Trout's three arbitration year and his ...

Darren Sproles: Philadelphia Eagles extend RB’s contract

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a bit of a coup on Thursday, landing running back Darren Sproles from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The team has worked quickly to lock Sproles up for the foreseeable future, signing him to a two-year contract extension on Friday. The ...

Rodger Saffold fails physical, won’t sign with Raiders, headed back to Rams

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Free agent guard/tackle Rodger Saffold signed a monster five-year, $42.5 million contract ($21.6 million guaranteed) with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, but his tenure with the team never technically got a chance to begin. On Wednesday night it was announced that Saffold failed his physical and will not be signing with ...

Masahiro Tanaka to get more than $100 million?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to be posted for Major League Baseball teams to bid on soon. And according to reports, the 25-year-old could get more than $100 million from the big league team that signs him. Tanaka could be the best pitcher to ever come from Japan to the ...

Boston Red Sox, David Ortiz working on contract extension

Friday, December 13th, 2013

David Ortiz proved again this season that he is the unquestioned heart and soul of the Boston Red Sox. In leading the team to its third World Series championship since 2004, the 38-year-old designated hitter was clutch throughout the postseason and his personality kept Boston's locker room loose and fun. The ...

MLB Rumors: Agent thinks Matt Kemp will be traded

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp signed an eight-year, $160 million contract extension in November of 2011, and the 29-year-old outfielder has not come close to living up to the standard set by that deal. Now, Kemp's agent, Dave Stewart, thinks the Dodgers will trade his client this offseason. On Monday ...