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Hall of Fame Vet Committee Elects Two

December 11, 2017 - The sixteen man Veterans Committee for the Modern Age voted to elect Jack Morris, Detroit Tigers pitcher, and Alan Trammell, Detroit Tigers shortstop to the Hall of Fame. Morris would rank 39 of the 68 Hall of Fame pitchers currently in Cooperstown, while Trammell would rank 10 of 23 Hall of Fame shortstops. These two player will be inducted into the Hall of Fame with the 2018 class and were elected with at least 12 votes from the Veterans Committee.




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2016-2017

Check the Hot Stove League sections now for our projections of Free Agent Contract Values, Qualifying Offers, and other contract offers for Arbitration Eligible and Pre-Arbitration Eligible Players for the 2016-2017 offseason, all using our proprietary SPRO system, telling you what they should be paid.

Players Resign with Team

Week of January 8

Nick Vincent AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,750,000 with Giants.

SPRO Analysis - San Francisco pays market value for Vincent. A little high, but what's a half mil among friend. SPRO 1 year $2,227,000.

Lance McCullers AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,400,000 with Astros.

SPRO Analysis - Houston pays market value for McCullers. SPRO 1 year $2,226,000.

Addison Reed signs 2 year $16,750,000 with Twins.

SPRO Analysis - Minnesota gets bargain in Reed. SPRO 2 year $19,746,000.

Robbie Ray AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $3,950,000 with Diamondbacks.

SPRO Analysis - Arizona gets bargain in Ray. SPRO 1 year $6,274,000.

Taijan Walker AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $4,825,000 with Mariners.

SPRO Analysis - Seattle pays market value for Walker. SPRO $5,128,000.

Kirby Yates AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $1,062,500 with Padres.

SPRO Analysis - San Diego pays market value for Yates. SPRO $858,000.

Alex Wood AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $6,000,000 with Dodgers.

SPRO Analysis - LA Dodgers get bargain in Wood. SPRO 1 year $8,435,000.

Michael Wacha AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $5,300,000 with Cardinals.

SPRO Analysis - St. Louis pays market value for Wacha. SPRO $5,764,000.

Justin Wilson AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $4,250,000 with Cubs.

SPRO Analysis - Chicago Cubs overpays for Wilson. SPRO $3,358,000.

Jimmy Nelson AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $3,700,000 with Brewers.

SPRO Analysis - Milwaukee gets bargain in Nelson. SPRO $5,545,000.

Arodys Vizcaino AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs $3,400,000 with Braves.

SPRO Analysis - Atlanta pays market value for Vizcaino. SPRO $3,525,000.

Dan Winkler AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $610,000 with Braves.

SPRO Analysis - Atlanta pays market value for Winkler. SPRO 1 year $551,000.

Noah Syndergaard AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,975,000 with Mets with $3.05m incentives.

SPRO Analysis - NY Mets get bargain in Syndergaard. Bargain since most of his real value is based on the incentives. SPRO 1 year $5,497,000.

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More Players Resign with Team

Week of January 8

A.J. Ramos AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $9,225,000 with Mets.

SPRO Analysis - NY Mets overpay Ramos. A reliever with a 3.99 who pitches 58 innings gets $9m. SPRO 1 year $5,998,000.

Hansel Robles AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $900,000 with Mets.

SPRO Analysis - NY Mets pay market value for Robles. SPRO 1 year $1,166,000.

Blake Treinen AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,150,000 with A's.

SPRO Analysis - Oakland pays market value for Treinen. SPRO 1 year $2,189,000.

Garrett Richards AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $7,300,000 with Angels.

SPRO Analysis - LA of Anaheim gets bargain in Richards. SPRO 1 year $8,757,000.

Tyler Skaggs AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $1,875,000 with Angels.

SPRO Analysis - LA of Anaheim overpay for Skaggs. SPRO 1 year $849,000.

Matt Shoemaker AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $4,125,000 with Angels.

SPRO Analysis - LA of Anaheim overpays for Shoemaker. SPRO 1 year $3,318,000.

David Phelps AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $5,550,000 with Mariners.

SPRO Analysis - Seattle overpay for Phelps. SPRO 1 year $4,715,000.

James Paxton AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $4,900,000 with Mariners.

SPRO Analysis - Seattle gets bargain in Paxton. SPRO 1 year $6,204,000.

Erasmo Ramirez AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $4,200,000 with Mariners.

SPRO Analysis - Seattle pays market value for Ramirez. It's a bit high. SPRO 1 year $3,515,000.

Carlos Rodon AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,300,500 with White Sox.

SPRO Analysis - Chicago White Sox overpay for Rodon. SPRO 1 year $1,667,000.

Danny Salazar AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $5,000,000 with Indians.

SPRO Analysis - Cleveland overpays for Salazar. SPRO 1 year $3,953,000.

Ryan Pressly AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $1,600,000 with Twins.

SPRO Analysis - Minnesota pays market value for Pressly. SPRO 1 year $1,390,000.

Alex Wilson AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $1,925,000 with Tigers.

SPRO Analysis - Detroit gets bargain in Wilson. SPRO 1 year $2,391,000.

Sonny Gray AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $6,500,000 with Yankees.

SPRO Analysis - NY Yankees get bargain in Gray. SPRO 1 year $7,660,000.

Adam Warren AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $3,315,000 with Yankees.

SPRO Analysis - NY Yankees get bargain Warren. SPRO 1 year $4,556,000.

Drew Pomeranz AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $8,500,500 with Red Sox.

SPRO Analysis - Boston gets bargain in Pomeranz. SPRO 1 year $12,708,000.

Eduardo Rodriguez AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $2,375,000 with Red Sox.

SPRO Analysis - Boston overpays for Rodriguez. SPRO 1 year $1,867,000.

Brandon Workman AVOIDS ARBITRATION and signs 1 year $835,000 with Red Sox.

SPRO Analysis - Boston pay market value for Workman. SPRO 1 year $847,000.

Baseball History Notes

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Baseball History Fact

April 4, 1871 - The first professional baseball league, the National Association, debuts with a game between the Cleveland Forest Citys and the Fort Wayne Kekiongas. Fort Wayne won the initial official game 2 to 0.

What else happened that year? January 17, 1871 - Andrew Smith Hallidie patents an improvement in endless wire and rope ways for cable cars. And on November 17, 1871 - The National Rifle Association is granted a charter by the State of New York.

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