Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss free agency, the official dismantling of the Cubs World Series core, the Yankees tendering Gary Sanchez and Charlie Morton’s one-year deal with the Braves (2:50). Then, Dan Shulman hops on to talk about what the Blue Jays will do this offseason, which free agents would fit the best in Toronto and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s weight loss (17:48). Later, Hembo stops by to hit on Kyle Schwarber, frontrunners in NL East and Central and if there’s any hope for the Angels under new management (26:44).
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- Starting second baseman Hanser Alberto was let go Wednesday by the Baltimore Orioles, who agreed to one-year contracts with catcher Pedro Severino and infielder Yolmer Sánchez.
The Angels acquired veteran shortstop Jose Iglesias from the Orioles in a Wednesday trade for minor league pitchers Garrett Stallings and Jean Pinto.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
The Angels have filled their need at shortstop by acquiring Jose Iglesias from the Orioles for a couple of minor league right-handers. They also non-tendered five relievers — Hansel Robles, Keynan Middleton, Justin Anderson, Matt Andriese and Hoby Milner.
The Orioles and catcher Pedro Severino have agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.825 million, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.
We look at what every team could do -- and what we think they will do -- as baseball's offseason starts to get going.
Instead of judging a team's success -- or failure -- based on a shortened season, Sam Miller lists one positive memory each club can hold on to this winter.
Shortstop Jose Iglesias, who hit .373 with three home runs and 24 RBIs during his first season with the Orioles, will remain with the team after it picked up his $3.5 million option.
The Orioles have claimed infielder Yolmer Sanchez off waivers from the White Sox after he played in only 11 games in 2020.
The finale of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season goes up against the scandals, scapegoats, superstars and, yes, the Yankees of the past. Sam Miller judges every October since 1903.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended. No, we haven't a clue how the offseason will play out. We're ranking all 30 MLB teams for next year anyway.
The Toronto Blue Jays are set to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round of the postseason after losing to the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 on Sunday in their regular season finale.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
The New York Yankees will limp into the playoffs with the fifth seed and will play the 4th seeded team in the AL Central with the Toronto Blue Jays losing to the Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays will play at Tampa Bay in the Wild Card round.
Cavan Biggio broke up a no-hit bid with a solo home run in the sixth inning, Randal Grichuk added a three-run shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 Saturday night.
Randal Grichuk and Travis Shaw homered, Nate Pearson returned from an elbow injury to pitch 1 1/3 scoreless innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 Friday night.
Jose Iglesias, Pat Valaika and Austin Hays homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 13-1 Thursday night in a struggle for last place in the AL East.
Nathan Eovaldi struck out eight over six scoreless innings, Rafael Devers hit a three-run double that capped a six-run third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the AL East's worst teams.
Nick Pivetta struck out eight in five innings of one-run ball in his Boston debut, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Tuesday night.