This past week, Zack Greinke and Paul Maholm both took leaps of faith in staying with their mediocre teams. Also, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox brought back their aging former stars while Garrett Olson went on the move again.
The minor league and one-year contracts are starting to trickle in, and Lost in Transactions is on top of it. Also: farewell to Jeff Kent and Sean Casey.
Several signings and extensions occurred and a Sunday-night deal brought the Baltimore Orioles a new outfielder and may have given the Chicago Cubs a piece needed to make Jake Peavy part of their team.
Several big names found new homes while others flew under the radar. Either way, it was quite the busy week for baseball transactions.
Lost in Transactions is pleased with the work general managers did this week…
Lost in Transactions rounds up the meager moves over holiday week.
Lost in Transactions recaps a defense and pitching-heavy week.
Lost in Transactions covers a very busy week in Las Vegas.
Lost in Transactions recaps the week that was, with the Braves snapping up Javier Vazquez and the Padres dumping Khalil Greene.
Welcome to the newest column on The Hardball Times, Lost in Transactions.