Published on 27 November 2012
Wednesday was Day 2 of MLB In Full Bloom on Buehler’s Day Off. A quiet week for sure, but we saw a significant signing for the New York Yankees, Chone Figgins be paid to leave Seattle, and much more.
83 – Number of days until pitchers and catchers report
129 – Number of days until Opening Day
Hiroki Kuroda signed a one-year contract with the New York Yankees worth a reported $15 million plus incentives. Good sign for the Yankees. They have CC Sabathia and not much else so bringing back Kuroda was a necessary sign for the Pinstripes.
- With one season and $8 million still remaining on his four-year contract, the Mariners cut ties with Chone Figgins on Tuesday. Figgins never figured it out in Seattle. Don’t expect to see the Angels as team sources said they don’t see a fit.
- The Chicago Cubs designated Bryan LaHair on Tuesday. It’s not too often you see a player in an All Star game and then become waiver bait in less than a year.
- It appears Derek Jeter will be ready for Opening Day. Jeter has been recovering from left ankle surgery this offseason. Great news for Jeter, the Yankees, and fans everywhere. The game is better with Jeter.
- On Tuesday, teams settled on their 40-man rosters
- The Los Angeles Dodgers added P Steven Ames and P Matt Magill to the 40-man roster.
- Happy Birthday to Stan Musial and Ken Griffey Jr. Musial turns 92 and Griffey Jr. 43