In further minor league destruction, the Staten Island Yankees have ceased operations and are suing the Yankees and Major League Baseball for making false promises.
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Zach Rymer predicts that the Angels will trade for Sean Newcomb at the winter meetings. Here are a bunch of projected payroll savings because of the non-tenders. The Angels are at $8.1 Million. Joe Gatto signed with the Rangers. It’s a Major League deal, so he doesn’t have to worry about Minor League destruction. These are some non-tendered players who might help out the Angels.
Kim Ng will compete with Perry Minasian for those bullpen arms out there. Right handed reliever John Gant signed a deal with the Cardinals, thereby avoiding arbitration. Mark Kotsay is the new third base coach for Oakland. The Dodgers acquired Corey Knebel from the Brewers for a player to be named later or cash. The Mariners agreed to a minor league deal with Sam Travis. Thomas Eshelman cleared waivers and elected free agency. The Twins and Taylor Rogers avoided arbitration by signing a deal. Right hander Joe Ross reached a one year deal with the Nationals. Indians reliever Cam Hill has wrist surgery after a car accident. Chad Pinder and Burch Smith signed with the Athletics, avoiding arbitration.