First Pitch: Russell Martin’s Deal is Looking Great Right Now
Nov19

First Pitch: Russell Martin’s Deal is Looking Great Right Now

Today the Philadelphia Phillies signed Carlos Ruiz to a three-year, $26 M deal with an option for a fourth season that comes with a $500 K buyout. The deal will pay Ruiz $8.5 M in each of the next three years, with the chance to earn an additional $500 K for 125 games caught. My immediate reaction to that deal? Russell Martin looks like a steal right now. The Pirates signed Martin to a two-year deal, paying him the same $8.5 M per...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Losses Piling Up Quickly In The Dominican

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day.  PIRATES1  Box Score Result: Rangers 5, Pirates 4 Starting Pitcher: Miguel Ferreras, RHP (0-1, 5.40) – 3.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Pablo Reyes, 2B (.417) – 3-for-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI Other...

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