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Rangers sign Kyle Blanks

Non-tendered by the A’s two weeks ago, Kyle Blanks has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Rangers.

Blanks was once a top prospect in the Padres’ farm system and had an impressive rookie season in 2009, but injuries have derailed him since then and now at age 28 he’s trying to stick in the majors as a role player. 53 more words

Non-Tendered Players Who Could Help the Orioles in 2015 (and Beyond)

The deadline to tender arbitration eligible players ended at midnight this past Wednesday morning.  While the Orioles tendered contracts to all of their (11!) arbitration eligible players, many other teams decided against it, giving the league 32 new free agents.   75 more words


The Mets have John Mayberry, Jr. and Kyle Blanks on their radar

We saw 41 players hit free agency this week after they were non-tendered by their former teams. Marc Carig of New York Newsday reports that the Mets have two of them, John Mayberry, Jr. 170 more words

A's avoid arbitration with Ike Davis for $3.8 million

From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Athletics have avoided arbitration with first baseman Ike Davis by agreeing to a one-year, $3.8 million contract for the 2015 season… 96 more words

The Oakland Athletics' Deal with Billy Butler Makes More Sense Than Anything Ever

Call them penny pinchers if you must, the Oakland Athletics made the perfect move today when they signed first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler to a 3-year $30 million contract. 414 more words

Current Events

A's acquire catcher Geovany Soto from Rangers

As first reported by Chris Cotillo at MLB Daily Dish, the A’s have acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Rangers for future cash considerations. 79 more words

A's Activate Reddick, Place Blanks On DL

The Oakland Athletics have recalled outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list and placed first baseman Kyle Blanks on the DL because of a left calf strain. 143 more words