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Ricardo Rincon was involved in two trades during his career.
The first was in 1998 when the Indians, desperately looking for some left handed help out of the pen, traded Brian Giles to the Pirates for Rincon. 334 more words
The offseason has been heating up the past few weeks, and the San Diego Padres have been at the center of attention. Getting Matt Kemp from Los Angeles Dodgers and they are not done yet with the trades they have made this week and still have room for improvement. 841 more words
Last offseason the A’s signed career-long utility infielder Nick Punto to a two-year, $5.5 million contract at age 36. He went on to play more or less exactly like you’d expect him to play, posting a .589 OPS in a part-time role, yet today the A’s released him. 48 more words
The Padres are close to trading for Braves outfielder Justin Upton. Jeff Passan and Ken Rosenthal led the way on these reports this morning, which have now been confirmed by multiple reporters. 372 more words