Pages Navigation Menu

The day in MLB transactions…

Royals sign Brett Tomko for 1-year and $3 million: Good for Tomko. Dude got 3-mil to be the 4th or 5th man on KC… a nice payday for a no-pressure pitching gig.

On a sidenote, Ballparkbob was in negotiations with the Royals until last evening on a two-year deal somewhere in the $4-million range, but the negotiations stalled because of the extra year (the Roys didn’t want to commit to someone with so much talent for so long).

BT hasn’t had a winning record in at least three seasons – last year he won four games COMBINED pitching for both the Dodgers and Padres. Now he’s jumping to the AL and pitching for the Royals?

Yikes. I guess there’s a chance Tomko might fool some hitters early in the year, but I would say by May he will be back to his typical ways… and have no fantasy value whatsoever. Unless you are a blood relative of Tomko, there’s no need to hold a roster spot for him.

Cards sign Yadier Molina for 4-years and $15.5 million: The Cards have been all up in the news today. First Chris Carpenter can throw, now Yady gets inked, and there’s even some rumblings about Pujols (something about steroids…)

I gotta admit that my knowledge of catchers in the dregs of the NL Central is limited, but what I know about Yady is this – good defensive catcher, limited hitting catcher. If you’re in an NL-only league, its highly likely someone will have this guy on their roster.

But unless there is a fielding percentage statistic in your league, Yady will probably spend the season on your waiver wire (and you won’t have much competition for his services).

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Comments

comments

Join Our Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Leagues and Win