How far will the Phillies go to trade Papelbon? Follow the money
closer Jonathan Papelbon — and how badly the Brewers want to add him when closer types such as Francisco Rodriguez, Rafael Soriano and Casey Janssen are still free agents. Follow the money. Papelbon is owed $26 million over the next two seasons
Checking in on the closer market
Francisco Rodriguez (44 saves), Rafael Soriano (32), and Casey Janssen (25 ..... the same with Papelbon. Neither Soriano nor Janssen remained in the closer ..... younger than Janssen, 33, or Soriano , 35. All of that suggests the
Scherzer part of Rizzo's grand plan, or Lerner's all-in play for 2015?
Rendon also are Boras clients — they probably are more likely to sign a Boras reliever such as Francisco Rodriguez or Rafael Soriano . In any case, a rotation of Scherzer, Zimmermann, Strasburg, Fister and Gio Gonzalez would be nothing short of
Full Count: So long, Soriano ?
Brian Cashman didn't want Raphael Soriano . Yankees overpay to get the reliever. And now after a brilliant season Soriano could opt out of his three year 35 ..... the end of the season. to do that Soriano would have to forfeit his fourteento the second pick in 2002 draft. Brian Cashman didn't want Raphael Soriano . Yankees overpay to get the reliever. And now after a brilliant season Soriano could opt out of his three year 35 million dollar contract at the end of the season. -- to do that Soriano would have to forfeit his fourteen million dollar salary for 2013. And might not be a wise decision. Yankees would definitely make
Why aren't good teams buying?
waiting for the full offseason to shake out—for all we know, the Dodgers will sign Max Scherzer, James Shields, Rafael Soriano and Rickie Weeks and change the balance of that table considerably—there are some clear takeaways. One is that
Morosi: Hot Stove Update
second. In the semifinals. on free agent closer Rafael Soriano hit that jackpot on Tuesday. After agreeing to a ..... when you look at the fact that again you mentioned Rafael Soriano now the highest single pitcher in all of baseballIndia's second. In the semifinals. -- -- -- on free agent closer Rafael Soriano hit that jackpot on Tuesday. After agreeing to a two year 28 million dollar deal with the Washington Nationals. -- I waswhen you look at the fact that again -- -- you mentioned Rafael Soriano now the highest single pitcher in all of baseball look at average annual value of contract and the second highest all time.
Nationals keep Span, set LaRoche, Soriano free
declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano , who become free agents. The club announced the moves ..... Washington instead chose to pay him a $2 million buyout. Soriano 's contract included a $14 million club option for
Nats blow 5-run lead; Soriano's closer job in jeopardy
WASHINGTON -- Rafael Soriano stood with hands on hips as the ball ..... situation that's suddenly in flux. Soriano has pitched poorly in recent weeks ..... said he would discuss the matter with Soriano on Saturday, but the manager went
Soriano out as Nationals go to closer by committee
over the next few days while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct the flaws in his delivery. Soriano blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning ..... All-Star break, so Williams will give Soriano some time off to get back on track. Williams
Nats quickly solve closer problem
Williams recently announced that Rafael Soriano has been removed from the Washington ..... troubles. The 34-year-old Soriano , in the second year of a two ..... in 37 games through July 12 th , Soriano has registered a 6.98 ERA in