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September

16
INEOS in link to Mercedes Formula 1 buy-in

Ineos could move from team sponsor to team owner with the Daily Mail reporting that the company is ‘close to signing a £700million deal’ to buy the Mercedes F1 team. Earlier this year Ineos, one of the world’s largest chemical producers, teamed up with Mercedes in a five-year contract. At the time Ineos owner Jim Ratcliffe and Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff called the deal a “partnership”, not a sponsorship, and one that was worth £100m to the Formula 1 team. However, it now looks as if all that could develop ownership. According to the Daily Mail, Ineos has agreed to buy ’70 per […]

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March

27
Michael Brockers rejoins Rams after deal with Ravens falls through

Michael Brockers‘ deal with the Baltimore Ravens fell through over an issue with his ankle, and the free-agent defensive lineman will be returning to the Los Angeles Rams with a similar deal on Friday. Brockers, 29, reached agreement on a three-year, $30 million deal with Baltimore on March 16, the first day of the NFL’s negotiating period. But an independent doctor expressed concern over his left ankle, which he injured in the 2019 season finale. A new agreement couldn’t be reached with the Ravens. Brockers now has agreed to a three-year deal worth up to a maximum $31.5 million with […]

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February

03
Rockies finalize 2 year contract with SS Trevor Story

The Colorado Rockies and All-Star shortstop Trevor Story finalized a $27.5 million, two-year deal Friday, eluding arbitration. His agreement leaves 18 players still headed to arbitration hearings, which run from Tuesday through Feb. 21. Story gets a $2 million signing bonus payable within 30 days and salaries of $8 million this year and $17.5 million in 2021. He can earn $100,000 bonuses for league MVP and World Series MVP, $75,000 for League Championship Series MVP. $50,000 for Silver Slugger and $25,000 each for All-Star selection and Gold Glove. Story still eligible to become a free agent following the 2021 World […]

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January

30
Greg Holland agrees to deal with Royals

Reliever Greg Holland is back with the Kansas City Royals, agreeing Wednesday to a minor league contract. The 34-year-old right-hander would get a $1.25 million, one-year deal if added to the 40-man roster plus the opportunity to earn performance bonuses. Holland was 1-2 with a 4.54 ERA last year in 40 relief appearances with Arizona, which released him on Aug. 9. He signed with Washington and pitched in eight matches at Double-A but did not get called up. A three-time All-Star, he pitched for Kansas City from 2010-15, helping the Royals win straight AL pennants in his final two seasons. […]

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January

29
Astros focus on Dusty Baker to be new manager

A great deal of the offseason has focused on the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scandal. It finally came to a head earlier this month when the team fired manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow. On Tuesday, the Astros chose Dusty Baker as the team’s next manager. During Tuesday’s installment of “Nothing Personal with David Samson,” David Samson weighed in on the decision to hire Baker and why the move was made. “Dusty Baker’s going to be in that dugout and get told what to do by a GM, someone who is his grandson’s age?” Samson asked. “Is that the […]

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December

03
Moustakas signs to Reds on 4-year deal

The Reds showed just how serious they were about upgrading their lineup this offseason on Monday. Cincinnati and free agent Mike Moustakas have agreed to a four-year $64 million contract, sources told MLB.com. Although a natural third baseman, Moustakas is expected to fill the vacancy at second base. The Reds already have Eugenio Suárez installed at third base and under a long-term contract. Moustakas, 31, batted .254/.329/.516 last season with 35 home runs and 87 RBIs in 143 matches for the Brewers and made the National League All-Star squad. He has averaged 34 homers with an .817 OPS over the […]

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