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  1. Wright anniversary: now 10 years a Met

    Adam Rubin

    Chris Trotman/Getty ImagesDavid Wright's major league debut came on July 21, 2004.NEW YORK -- David Wright has a $138 million contract that takes him through 2020. He is the captain of the New York Mets. And the 31-year-old Wright is no longer a bach...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Heath Bell signs minor league deal with New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees have signed three-time All-Star closer Heath Bell to a minor league contract.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2014
  3. White Sox make call to Francisco

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of veteran reliever Frank Francisco from Triple-A Charlotte and designated right-hander Maikel Cleto for assignment. Francisco, who signed a minor league contract with the White Sox on April 1...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  4. MLB commissioner Bud Selig -- Baseball has never been more popula...

    Adam Rubin

    Commissioner Bud Selig, who intends to retire when his contract ends in January 2015, made a farewell-tour stop Friday at Coors Field. In a wide-ranging interview, Selig suggested baseball has "never been more popular."

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  5. Contract-year myth strikes again

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners like to attach special meaning to players in contract seasons, presuming that the best is yet to come due to that extra external motivation. Sure, it worked once for Adrian Beltre and many others, right? Of course, the overall data is ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  6. Granderson grabs small victory in Mets' win

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- Terry Collins keeps coming back to the idea that Curtis Granderson will be fine, that this three-week horror show at the start of his New York Mets career is not a sign that Granderson's $60 million contract will turn into another Mets di...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  7. Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez, Arizona Diamondbacks Gerardo Parr...

    Doug Mittler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Money Issue, Doug Mittler writes that as new defensive metrics gain relevance in MLB, bargain players like Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra won't be underpaid for long.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  8. Chicago White Sox sign right-hander Frank Francisco

    Doug Padilla

    Looking for bullpen help, the Chicago White Sox signed free agent right-hander Frank Francisco on Monday and sent the 34-year old to Triple-A Charlotte.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  9. Ervin Santana to make season debut against Mets

    Ervin Santana is slated to make his first start for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday against the New York Mets.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  10. Arizona Diamondbacks release Henry Blanco, hire him as coach

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have released catcher Henry Blanco from his minor league contract and added him to the team's major league coaching staff.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  11. Rival execs aghast at Cabrera contract

    Buster Olney

    To understand just how terrible the industry reviews are of the Detroit Tigers' deal with Miguel Cabrera, it's appropriate to draw on the examples from the movie industry. The Cabrera deal, in the eyes of rival executives, is "Disaster Movie" ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  12. Harvey to earn $547k plus bonuses in '14

    Adam Rubin

    Via the Associated Press ... (The MLB minimum salary is $500,000.) NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey may not throw a single pitch this season, but he's already earned $60,000 in bonuses. The contract of the injured New York Mets star contains unusual pro...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  13. Baltimore Orioles sign Johan Santana to one-year deal

    The Baltimore Orioles have signed free-agent pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  14. Monday Roundup: Keeping Kipnis

    AJ Mass

    While most of the big contract announcements for the upcoming year are currently behind us, don't be surprised if there aren't a couple of big paydays on the horizon for a pair of middle infielders. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Clevel...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  15. Jose Valverde signs minor league contract with New York Mets

    Adam Rubin

    Trying to stabilize their bullpen with veteran arms, the New York Mets have signed right-hander Jose Valverde to a minor-league contract with a spring-training invite.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  16. Los Angeles Angels, RHP Brandon Lyon agree on minor league deal

    The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a minor league contract with reliever Brandon Lyon that includes an invitation to their big league camp for spring training.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014