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Report: Marlins showing interest in Evan Gattis, Chris Davis


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(11/26/2014) The Marlins have expressed interest in acquiring Braves catcher Evan Gattis and Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, according to the Miami Herald.

Gattis has been mentioned in trade rumors this offseason. It has also been spectulated he could move from catcher to left field.

Gattis, 28, hit .263 with 22 homers and 52 RBI last season while Davis, 28, hit .196 with 26 homers and 72 RBI. Davis was also third in the MVP race in 2013, hitting .286, 53 homers, 138 RBI.


Phillies invite five to spring training as non-roster players


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/25/2014) The Phillies announced Tuesday they signed pitcher Paul Clemens, catcher Rene Garcia, catcher Koyie Hill, infielder Chris Nelson and infielder Cord Phelps to minor-league contracts. All five players received invites to spring training as non-roster invitees.

Padres VP of scouting: Reports on Grandal 'were all good'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/25/2014) Padres vice president of scouting operations Don Welke said he heard good things about catcher Yasmani Grandal, who hit .328 with a .469 on-base percentage in the Dominican winter league. He also had seven doubles, two homers and 14 RBI in 19 games, while totaling 18 walks against 15 strikeouts.

"The reports were all good on Grandal," Welke said, per MLB.com. "He looked sharper offensively and defensively. You know he's doing good when quite a few teams express interest in him. I think he's got a chance to have a lot of impact."


Phillies sign trio to minor league deals


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(11/22/2014) The Phillies signed infielder Chris Nelson, pitcher Paul Clemens,  and catcher Koyie Hill to minor league contracts.

Pirates shore up 40-man roster


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2014) The Pirates have added four players to the 40-man roster on Thursday.

Jameson Taillon , Nick Kingham , Willy Garcia and Elias Diaz all had their contracts purchased. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the team outrighted Brent Morel and designated Ramon Cabrera for assignment. 


Marlins add five to 40-man roster


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2014) The Marlins added catcher Austin Barnes and pitchers Adam Conley, Domingo German,Justin Nicolino and Matt Ramsey to their 40-man roster, reports the team's website. All the minor-leaguers are now protected from December's Rule 5 draft.

Cardinals add C Cody Stanley to 40-man roster


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/18/2014) The Cardinals added catcher Cody Stanley to their 40-man roster, reports CardinalsFarm.com. Stanley batted .283 with 12 homers and 43 RBI in 103 games at Double-A Springfield this past season.

Report: Braves could shift Evan Gattis to left field in 2015


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/17/2014) Now that the Braves have traded Jason Heyward to the Cardinals on Monday, it appears as if Atlanta could try to shift Justin Upton to right field and catcher Evan Gattis to left field, president of baseball operations John Hart said, per USA Today.

Gattis appeared in a career-high 108 games in his second season in the majors in 2014, but has never made an appearance at left field for the Braves. Manager Fredi Gonzalez indicated at the end of the season that Gattis could be an option to play left field at the start of the 2015 season.


Padres listening to offers for catchers


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/13/2014) The Padres are listening to trade offers on their catchers, sources told CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Rene Rivera and Yasmani Grandal were the Padres' primary catchers in 2014.

The Padres are looking to make trades to upgrade their offense. Starting pitchers Ian Kennedy, Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross are also rumored to be on the trading block.


Phillies sign eight veteran players to minor-league deals


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/13/2014) The Phillies announced Thursday they signed Andres Blanco, Brian Bogusevic, Russ Canzler, Chase d'Arnaud, Jeff Francoeur, John Hester, Darin Mastroianni and Xavier Paul to minor-league contracts. All eight players received invites to attend spring training as non-roster invitees.

Yankees deal Francisco Cervelli to Pirates


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/12/2014) Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli has been traded to the Pirates , according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Cervelli turned out a strong season in limited work. The 28-year-old hit .301/.370/.432 over 146 at-bats. Cervelli was limited by a hamstring injury and migraines during the year. The Pirates will send over 27-year-old pitcher Justin Wilson, according to the New York Post. Wilson posted a 4.20 ERA over 60 innings last year. 


Dodgers might keep A.J. Ellis as backup catcher


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/12/2014) The Dodgers are looking to upgrade at catcher, but need to keep A.J. Ellis since ace Clayton Kershaw likes having the veteran catcher on the roster, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. The Dodgers could keep Ellis as a backup catcher.

Dodgers aren't sure if they will tender offer to catcher A.J. Ellis


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/11/2014) Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi didn't say Tuesday if he would tender a contract offer to catcher A.J. Ellis, according to the Los Angeles Times. However, he said he values Ellis' leadership and rapport with the team's pitchers.

Ellis is arbitration eligible this offseason. He isn't scheduled to become a free agent until after the 2016 season, but would become a free agent if the Dodgers don't tender him an offer.


Braves' Hart: Evan Gattis rumor is 'absolutely inaccurate'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/11/2014) Braves president of baseball operations John Hart didn't seem too pleased with the report from the New York Post that the team is pushing hard to trade catcher Evan Gattis, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"We are coming in with the idea that we don’t have to trade anybody," Hart said. "We have received calls on people. We haven’t had any conversations yet. That (Gattis rumor) is absolutely inaccurate. And quite frankly, I think anybody that says that, if you look, I’ve got two corner outfielders (Justin Upton, Jason Heyward) who’ve got one year left (before free agency) and I’ve got one potential corner outfielder (Gattis) that’s got four years left (under contractual control)."


Report: Braves pushing hard to deal Evan Gattis


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/10/2014) The Braves are pushing hard to trade catcher Evan Gattis, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. American League teams could be interested since Gattis can play DH and in the field more often.

Cardinals C Yadier Molina earns Platinum Glove award


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was named the top defender in the National League Friday, winning the Platinum Glove for the third time in five years.

Molina received his seventh straight Gold Glove award for his work behind the plate this season, and he'll add another trophy to the mantle after Friday's announcement. Molina was charged with just two errors in his 107 games this season.


Braves sign Whiteside, Marimon, Greg Smith to minor-league deals


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) The Braves have signed catcher Eli Whiteside and pitchers Sugar Ray Marimon and Greg Smith to minor-league deals, Baseball America reports.

Whiteside owns a career .210/.265/.327 line in 514 major-league at-bats, but he's done most of his work over the last three seasons in the minors. Marimon posted a 3.19 ERA and 84:35 K:BB ratio in 115 2/3 innings across three minor-league levels in 2014. Smith, who hasn't pitched in the majors since 2010, went 9-11 with a 4.40 ERA and 92:37 K:BB ratio in 157 1/3 innings with Triple-A Lehigh Valley this past season.


Giants' Andrew Susac to be the backup in 2015


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/6/2014) Giants catcher Andrew Susac is the front-runner to backup Buster Posey next season, according to CSN. 

Hector Sanchez entered last year as the team's backup, but missed a chunk of the year due to two separate concussions. Susac hit .273 over 88 at-bats in limited time with the club. 


Mets pick up Johnny Monell on minor-league deal


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/5/2014) The Mets have signed catcher Johnny Monell to a minor-league deal.

Monell spent time with the Orioles and Dodgers last season. He hit .238/.301/.364 over 206 at-bats in Triple-A. 


Diamondbacks GM has fielded trade offers for Miguel Montero


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/5/2014) It appears the Diamondbacks are not opposed to trading catcher Miguel Montero, according to The Arizona Republic.

"They've definitely put him out there," a source with a rival club said.

New Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart didn't deny listening to offers when asked about the subject over the weekend. FOX Sports was first to report Montero as being a potential trade candidate.

"With Montero, like any of our players, people have called and asked about him," Stewart said Sunday. "My job organizationally is to listen to what teams are talking about in regard to our players. If there is a deal that makes us better, then we have to, as a team, listen to it and see how it makes us better and if it makes us better."

It seems the Diamondbacks are looking to acquire a starting pitcher in a trade involving Montero.

"Any move that we make has to better our rotation," he said. "But what has to be understood is that everybody is looking for pitching and nobody wants to give it up."


Marlins exercise Jeff Mathis' option


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/1/2014) The Marlins have exercised the team's $1.5-million option on catcher Jeff Mathis. He hit .200/.263/.274 with two home runs and 12 RBI in 175 at-bats with the team in 2014.

Brewers snag C Juan Centeno


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10/31/2014) The Brewers have signed catcher Juan Centeno off waivers from the Mets.

The 24-year-old Centeno hit .200 in 30 at-bats this season.


Marlins expected to bring back Jeff Mathis


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/30/2014) The Marlins are expected to pick up an option on catcher Jeff Mathis, according to MLB.com.

Mathis is owed $1.5 million next season, and the club will likely pick that up. Mathis isn't much of a threat at the plate, but receives high marks for his defense and ability to work with a pitching staff. 


Reds sent Neftali Soto to Triple-A


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/29/2014) The Reds have outrighted infielder Neftali Soto to Triple-A Wednesday.

The move frees up a spot on the team's 40-man roster. Soto received just 30 at-bats in the majors. He hit .100. 


Phillies sign John Hester to a minor-league deal


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(10/22/2014) The Phillies have signed catcher John Hester to a minor-league deal.

Hester will receive an invite to spring training, where he'll attempt to make the 25-man roster. He spent most of last season in Triple-A. 


 
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Fan Poll

Which of these third basemen would you want on your teams for the second half?

Nolan Arenado, Rockies
17%
Manny Machado, Orioles
25%
Todd Frazier, Reds
33%
Martin Prado, Diamondbacks
4%
Kyle Seager, Mariners
17%
Pedro Alvarez, Pirates
4%

Total Votes: 3,689