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MLB News and Rumors: Uribe returns to LA

MLB News and Rumors: Uribe returns to LA
December 15, 2013
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With the offseason now in full spring, news will continue to become more and more frequent. In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI.

Here are the stories from Saturday, December 14th.

Top Stories

  • Juan Uribe has agreed to return to the Dodgers on a two year deal. ESPN's Buster Olney tweeted that Uribe will earn $15 million over the two years. It is expected the Uribe will be the everyday third baseman for Los Angeles.

Other News and Notes

  • Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted that pitcher Mike Pelfreyhas a deal in place to re-sign with the Twins. The agreed upon contract will guarantee Pelfrey $11 million over the next two seasons, as well as a potential of an extra $3.5 million in incentives.
  • Despite the fact that the Twins have now already signed three starting pitchers this offseason, Mike Berardino says the club still has serious interest in Bronson Arroyo.
  • Bruce Levine of reported that the Yankees may have interest in Cubs second basemanDarwin Barney. Levine says the two clubs have discussed Barney in the past and have now re-opened those discussions in the wake of the Omar Infante signing.
  • Sportnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith says the Marlins have shown interest in former big leaguer Casey McGehee. The third baseman spent last season in Japan, playing for the Rakuten Golden Eagles.
  • According the David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Braves appear to be the mystery team that will sign pitcher Gavin Floyd.

User Comments

G Unit
December 15, 2013 - 4:44 PM EST
Chris Perez is an "experienced closer". Just sayin
December 15, 2013 - 10:42 AM EST
Shapiro on the Jim Bowden show this morning, stated the Indians will get an experience closer next week or 2.
December 15, 2013 - 9:26 AM EST
Looks like the Twins are determined to get there pitching staff in order. I guess they are tired of finishing last or 4th place in the division the previous 2 years.

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