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Nationals, postseason hero Howie Kendrick finalize one-year, $6.25M deal

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Nationals and postseason hero Howie Kendrick have finalized a one-year deal that promises Kendrick a $6.25M guarantee, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports. It's the same guarantee that Steve Pearce received from the Red Sox on the heels of his own postseason heroics following the 2018 World Series. Kendrick, 36, has been nothing short of outstanding with the Nats over the past two seasons, hitting a combined .331/.375/.541 with 21 homers, 37 doubles and a triple through 530 plate appearances. With Ryan Zimmerman, Matt Adams, Brian Dozier and Asdrubal Cabrera all entering free agency...
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Twins agree to terms with veteran catcher Alex Avila

1 month ago   |   By Startribune

The left-handed hitting veteran will replace Jason Castro, who is a free agent. He's been with Arizona for the past two seasons.
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Nationals reportedly re-sign NLCS MVP Howie Kendrick to one-year deal

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

While the Washington Nationals won't be able to retain all of their postseason heroes, the team has reportedly agreed to a deal that will bring back NLCS MVP Howie Kendrick on a one-year deal. According to The Washington Post's Jesse Dougherty, Kendrick's deal will include a mutual option to extend it to a second season potentially. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the one-year contract is worth $6.25 million in the first season, though details on the option haven't been disclosed. Kendrick became a fan favorite in Washington for his postseason heroics. He drilled the go-ahead...
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Report: Howie Kendrick Re-Signs with Nationals on 1-Year, $6.25M Contract

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Washington Nationals and utilityman Howie Kendrick agreed to a one-year, $6.25 million contract Friday, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today ...
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Nationals and Howie Kendrick agree to one-year deal

1 month ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Kendrick had a career year last season and was the MVP of the NLCS.
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Howie Kendrick signs one-year deal to return to Nationals

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Washington Nationals are bringing back a key piece of their championship roster, as veteran infielder Howie Kendrick has agreed to a new deal with the team. Kendrick will sign a one-year deal with the Nationals that includes a mutual option for 2021, Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports. Kendrick will turn 37 in July, but he had one of his best seasons in 2018. He played in 121 games for the Nationals and batted a career-high .344 with 17 home runs, 62 RBI and an OPS of .966, which was also the best mark of his career. He also had one of the biggest hits of the World Series...
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Alex Avila to sign one-year deal with Twins - Alex Avila | ARZ

1 month ago   |   By Rotoworld

Jeff Passan of ESPN reports that Alex Avila and the Twins have agreed to a one-year, $4.25 million contract.
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Report: Nationals re-sign Kendrick to 1-year, $6.25M deal

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year deal worth $6.25 million with free-agent infielder Howie Kendrick , reports The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal. Kendrick's deal includes a mutual option for 2021. The 36-year-old veteran hit .344/.395/.572 with 17 home runs and 62 RBIs in 121 regular-season games in 2019. Kendrick earned NLCS MVP honors en route to the Nationals' World Series title. Copyright © 2019 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Twins sign veteran catcher Alex Avila to one-year, $4.25 million deal, per report

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

He'll pair with Mitch Garver behind the plate in Minnesota
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Source: Nats agree with WS hero Kendrick

1 month ago   |   By ESPN

Howie Kendrick, who capped the Nationals' improbable run to their first World Series title last season with a Game 7 home run, has reached an agreement on a one-year, $6.25 million deal to return to Washington, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Friday.
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Nationals To Re-Sign Howie Kendrick

1 month ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

9:00am: The two sides have finalized a one-year deal that promises Kendrick a $6.25MM guarantee, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports. It's the same guarantee that Steve Pearce received from the Red Sox on the heels of his own postseason heroics following the 2018 World Series.
8:47am: The Nationals are “closing in” on a deal to bring postseason hero Howie Kendrick back to the team, Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports. It'll be a one-year deal with a mutual option for the Reynolds Sports client once completed, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets , adding that Kendrick spurned...
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Cubs hoping for a return to form for Dan Winkler, sign P to one-year deal

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Cubs and free-agent righty Dan Winkler are in agreement on a one-year, Major League contract, Robert Murray reports. The MVP Sports Group client elected free agency at season's end after being outrighted off the Giants' 40-man roster. Winkler, 30 in February, was one of the players sent from Atlanta to San Francisco in the Mark Melancon salary dump. He lasted only a day on the Giants' 40-man roster, though, further underscoring that the trade was primarily a financially motivated transaction. But while Winkler struggled through 21 2/3 innings at the MLB level in 2019 , he was a very...
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Twins sign veteran catcher Alex Avila to one-year, $4.25M deal

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarker

The Twins have agreed to a one-year contract with free-agent catcher Alex Avila, ESPN's Jeff Passan tweets. The Excel Sports client will take home a $4.25M guarantee on the new deal, per the report. Avila, 33 in January, is no stranger to the AL Central, having spent parts of eight seasons with the Tigers plus another year with the White Sox. He'll give the Twins a left-handed-hitting complement to 2019 breakout star Mitch Garver and, ostensibly, replace Jason Castro, who seems likely to land a starting gig elsewhere in free agency. The veteran Avila is somewhat of a divisive player, as...
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Cubs To Sign Dan Winkler

Cubs To Sign Dan Winkler

1 month ago   |   By MLB Trade Rumors

The Cubs and free-agent righty Dan Winkler are in agreement on a one-year, Major League contract, Robert Murray reports. He elected free agency at season's end after being outrighted off the Giants' 40-man roster.
Winkler, 30 in February, was one of the players sent from Atlanta to San Francisco in the Mark Melancon salary dump. He lasted only a day on the Giants' 40-man roster, though, further underscoring that the trade was primarily a financially motivated transaction.
But while Winkler struggled through 21 2/3 innings at the MLB level in 2019 , he was a very effective bullpen piece...
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Report: Twins sign free agent catcher Alex Avila to one-year deal

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

Another top-end catcher is off the MLB free agent board as Alex Avila has signed a one-year deal with the Minnesota Twins worth $4.25 million, ESPN ‘s Jeff Passan reports.
Catcher Alex Avila and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on a one-year, $4.25 million deal, sources tell ESPN. The catching market continues to move quickly, and the veteran left-handed hitter will join the Bomba Squad.
- Jeff Passan December 6, 2019
Avila, 32, played 63 games last season for the Arizona Diamondbacks, slashing .207/.353/.421 with nine home runs and 24 RBI.
The 11-year MLB veteran had a pair of stints...
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Report: Twins agree to 1-year, $4.25M deal with Avila

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.25 million with catcher Alex Avila , reports ESPN's Jeff Passan. Avila, 32, spent the past two seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks , slashing .184/.324/.358 with 16 home runs and 44 RBIs. The one-time All-Star will likely be a backup behind Mitch Garver in Minnesota. Copyright © 2019 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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