Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Christian Yelich Newsbeat

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Source: Marlins, Yelich close on 7-year deal | MLB.com

The Marlins on Wednesday reached an agreement with left fielder Christian Yelich on a seven-year contract extension worth $49.570 million, a source has told MLB.com.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 18, 2015 at 07:37 PM | 33 comment(s)
  Beats: christian yelich, marlins

Monday, December 01, 2014

Marlins make long-term offers to Jose Fernandez, core young players

Checking in on some future Toronto Blue Jays.

In their effort to keep their better young players, the Marlins also have made long-term offers to outfielder Christian Yelich and shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria, and they’re due to make an offer early this week to outfielder Marcell Ozuna. Perhaps their chances to extend one or more of those fine players is somewhat better than it is with Fernandez, who thus far hasn’t suggested any inclination to do such a long deal so early in his career.

The Marlins love Fernandez, a generational type of talent who fits splendidly into the community and clubhouse and put up one of the great initial seasons in big-league history. Miami’s first six-year offer to him also included two team options. The proposal would guarantee that Fernandez would stay in Miami through all of his arbitration years plus two free-agent years. Additionally, if the team options are exercised in years seven and eight, it could potentially keep Fernandez a Marlin until he’s 30.

Marlins general manager Dan Jennings, speaking generally about the team’s efforts to extend these four valued young players, suggested the team has hope to surprise folks, as it did with the record Stanton deal.

“We’ve had some great exchanges. I feel like we’re moving in the right direction,” Jennings said.

 


 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
James Kannengieser
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogRays denied consideration of re-negotiated lease by St. Petersburg City Council
(20 - 12:51pm, Mar 31)
Last: Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat

NewsblogDefiant CC Sabathia doesn’t give a ‘f–k’ about poor spring outings | New York Post
(169 - 12:51pm, Mar 31)
Last: Baldrick

NewsblogReds open breast-feeding suite at the ballpark
(48 - 12:47pm, Mar 31)
Last: Sleepy supports unauthorized rambling

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3665 - 12:44pm, Mar 31)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogThe 2015 Season Preview in Data Visualization – The Hardball Times
(1 - 12:41pm, Mar 31)
Last: Zach

NewsblogOT: Soccer March 2015
(458 - 12:36pm, Mar 31)
Last: Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(833 - 12:35pm, Mar 31)
Last: Chokeland Bill

NewsblogMacnow: Phillies' Ryne Sandberg is wrong man for wrong team
(10 - 12:19pm, Mar 31)
Last: Hank G.

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(78 - 12:17pm, Mar 31)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

NewsblogCubs send Bryant to minors
(69 - 12:14pm, Mar 31)
Last: zonk

NewsblogSadly, We've Lost Another Primate
(98 - 11:46am, Mar 31)
Last: chemdoc

NewsblogJohnson has edge in second-base competition | whitesox.com
(9 - 11:31am, Mar 31)
Last: richkraetsch

NewsblogMets find lefty reliever, land Torres from Padres
(7 - 11:27am, Mar 31)
Last: Bourbon Samurai

NewsblogThe MLBPA Has a Problem | FanGraphs Baseball
(41 - 11:26am, Mar 31)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogTwins offering bloody mary garnished with cold slice of pizza
(24 - 10:59am, Mar 31)
Last: Omineca Greg

Page rendered in 1.0558 seconds
52 querie(s) executed