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First Year Player Draft Scuffle: Astros and Aiken Break Up

Once again this year, the Houston Astros had the first pick in the First Year Player Draft, this time taking Brady Aiken.  By now you’ve heard that the Astros failed to sign Aiken (and 5th rounder Jacob Nix) and today the MLBPA filed a grievance, first reported by… 623 more words


Houston Astros fail to reach agreement with No. 1 pick Brady Aiken

The Houston Astros failed to come to terms with No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken by Friday’s deadline, leaving the pitcher available to be snatched up in next year’s MLB Draft. 491 more words

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Three Quick Takeaways from the Astros' Failure to Sign Aiken and Nix

As most are aware, the Astros failed to sign Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix by today’s signing deadline, with both the Astros and the MLBA… 488 more words


Report: Astros Could Still Lose Next Two First Round Draft Picks

As if failing to sign three 2014 draft picks, including the No. 1 overall selection, wasn’t bad enough, things could still get worse for the Houston Astros. 193 more words


The Brady Aiken Situation Could Have Future Consequences for the Astros

As numerous sources have reported, the first overall pick in this year’s Major League Baseball draft, Brady Aiken, remains unsigned as Friday’s signing deadline quickly approaches.  1,642 more words


Should the Seattle Mariners enter the bidding war for Masahiro Tanaka.

There was a flurry of trades and free agents signings, but lately it is quiet, too quiet, like the those old westerns where the cavalry is pinned down after an Indian attack and they are waiting for it to begin again. 345 more words


Masahiro Tanaka Will Not Sign With The Yankees

In the old days when the New York Yankees made a free agent such as Robinson Cano an offer of 7 years and $175 million everyone else usually scattered and Red Sox nation whined about NY being the Evil Empire. 1,151 more words

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