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  1. Which top free agent is next to sign?

    AJ Mass

    The baseball world has seen several big deals come to fruition over the past few days, including the four-player trade that sent Jason Heyward to the St. Louis Cardinals and the huge contract extension that could keep Giancarlo Stanton on the Miami M...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Who ends up with Hardy?

    AJ Mass

    The end of the 2014 season brings with it the end of the three-year, $22.5 million contract extension that J.J. Hardy signed with the Baltimore Orioles back in 2011. His looming free agency has fueled some rumors that Hardy might end up becoming the ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. Rockies rotation woes remain

    AJ Mass

    By signing Jorge De La Rosa to a two-year, $25 million contract extension, the Colorado Rockies ensured that their No. 1 starter would be around to anchor their rotation going forward. However, when it comes to guessing who might join the 33-year...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Two teams in mix for Suzuki

    AJ Mass

    The Minnesota Twins reportedly remain interested in potentially coming up with a contract extension for catcher Kurt Suzuki, but according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, "sources indicate that the sides are nowhere close to a deal that would kee...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  5. Free agency more likely for Markakis?

    Doug Mittler

    Orioles executive VP Dan Duquette has put the kibosh on engaging in contract extension talks with any players during the season, increasing the likelihood that Nick Markakis will at least test the free agent waters this winter. Markakis is in the ...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  6. Gibson on the hot seat?

    AJ Mass

    In February, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave manager Kirk Gibson a contract extension so that he would not be entering 2014 as a lame duck. However, they did not reveal the terms of that extension, so it's unclear exactly how much job security Gibson a...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  7. Rays not done with extensions?

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced that they had reached an agreement with pitcher Chris Archer on a contract extension that -- if both option years are picked up -- could be worth up to $43.75 million for eight season. This may not be the la...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  8. Odds of a Segura extension

    Doug Mittler

    The Brewers have broken off talks with shortstop Jean Segura and his agent regarding a possible long-term contract extension. But reaching an agreement by Opening Day was never going to be easy. Segura is not eligible for salary arbitration until...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  9. Miguel Cabrera deal a disaster for Detroit

    Keith Law

    In analyzing Miguel Cabrera's enormous contract extension with the Detroit Tigers, I might as well just rerun my column on the Ryan Howard contract from April 2010: Teams just do not need to extend veteran players who are two years from free agency o...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  10. Rangers need to start season strong

    AJ Mass

    On Monday, The Texas Rangers and Ron Washington agreed to a one-year contract extension which prevents the manager from entering the 2014 season as a "lame duck." However, that doesn't mean Washington couldn't be let go if the Rangers get off to a sl...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  11. Simmons deal a steal for Atlanta

    Jim Bowden

    The Atlanta Braves recently locked up Freddie Freeman, Julio Teheran and Craig Kimbrel with long-term deals, and by adding Andrelton Simmons to that group with a seven-year, $58 million extension, they have identified what they believe is their long-...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  12. Reds betting on Bailey's improvement

    Jim Bowden

    Earlier this winter, I estimated that a contract extension for Homer Bailey would come in at six years for $102 million. Therefore, I am not at all surprised that the right-hander agreed to a six-year, $105 million deal to stay with the Cincinnati Re...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  13. Los Angeles Angels will pay more if they wait to give Mike Trout ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains that the Angels will end up paying a lot more if they wait to give Mike Trout a contract extension.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  14. Kimbrel deal a win for Braves, industry

    Jim Bowden

    The Atlanta Braves have been locking up young talent left and right. In recent weeks they have given long-term contracts to Freddie Freeman and Julio Teheran that bought out arbitration and free-agent years, and on Sunday they did the same with Craig...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  15. Freddie Freeman on a similar career path as Joey Votto - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why Freddie Freeman is a similar hitter to Joey Votto, which makes Freeman's long-term deal with Atlanta look even better for the team.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  16. Thursday Roundup: Could Reds lose Homer?

    AJ Mass

    Homer Bailey and the Cincinnati Reds still have yet to come to an agreement on a contract extension, and the longer it takes to do so, the more likely that the two sides will end up only agreeing to a one-year deal for 2014. Bailey is asking for $...

    Blog | February 06, 2014