St. Louis Cardinals

The Carlos Martinez Story
Cooper Bullough - Dec 3, 2021

Carlos Martinez walked off the mound at Coors Field on July 4, 2021, with one out in the bottom of the fourth inning. Neither he nor anyone else knew that he had likely just thrown his last pitch as a St. Louis Cardinal. In the weeks following, it was discovered that the thumb injury which […]

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Mark Melancon
Mark Melancon Agrees to Terms with Diamondbacks

Mark Melancon, Diamondbacks Agree to Two-Year Contract, Pending Physical The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with 2021 All-Star and National League Saves leader Mark Melancon, pending a physical. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, who was first to report the signing, said that the deal is for two years and $14 million. The Diamondbacks confirmed […]

Diamondbacks Contracts
Diamondbacks Tender Contracts to Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out

Diamondbacks Contracts for 2022 Include Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — The Arizona Diamondbacks tendered contracts to three arbitration-eligible players Tuesday afternoon while avoiding arbitration with three others. Catcher Carson Kelly, first baseman Christian Walker, and right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver — all of whom are eligible for arbitration — received […]

Diamondbacks Coaching Staff
Diamondbacks Fill Out 2022 Coaching Staff

Diamondbacks Announce Rest of Coaching Staff for 2022 PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — An active off-season Arizona Diamondbacks coaching staff overhaul culminated with five staff hirings Tuesday morning. The New Members of the Diamondbacks Coaching Staff New Hitting Coaches The hitting staff hired three of the five. One was a new face, while the other two […]

Javier Baez Tigers
Javier Báez Agrees to a Deal with the Tigers
Jeremy Breland - Nov 30, 2021

There was some late action Monday night into early Tuesday morning as Javier Báez is now off the board. The 28-year old shortstop is heading to the Detroit Tigers on a six-year deal worth $140 million. Per MLB insider Ken Rosenthal, the deal includes an opt-out after 2023 and a limited no-trade clause. Javier Báez […]

Kole Calhoun
Kole Calhoun, Texas Rangers Reportedly Agree to Contract

Kole Calhoun Will Reportedly Sign with Texas Rangers Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has reported that the free agent outfielder Kole Calhoun has agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers. Details of the alleged contract have yet to surface. Rangers in agreement with free-agent OF Kole Calhoun, source tells @TheAthletic. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) […]

Brent Strom
Diamondbacks Introduce Brent Strom as Pitching Coach

Diamondbacks Officially Hire Brent Strom as Pitching Coach PHOENIX, Nov. 18 — The Arizona Diamondbacks, days after the first reports surfaced, officially announced the hiring of Brent Strom as their new pitching coach Thursday afternoon. This comes shortly after Strom ended an eight-season stint as the pitching coach of the Houston Astros (2014-21). Strom, 73, […]

Manny Pina
Manny Pina Signed By Atlanta Braves
Caleb Begley - Nov 16, 2021

The Atlanta Braves have signed veteran catcher Manny Pina to a two-year contract. It’s worth $8 million with a $4 million option for a third season. The agreement includes no buyout and will have 1% of Pina’s salary donated to the Atlanta Braves Foundation each season. It comes on the heels of last year’s re-signing […]

Noah Syndergaard
Noah Syndergaard is Heading to the West Coast

One of the highest upside pitchers in free agency is now off the market. Right-hander Noah Syndergaard is heading out to the West Coast. “Thor” has come to an agreement on a deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Per Jeff Passan, the contract is for one year and a total of $21 million. Syndergaard, 29, has […]