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Astros, George Springer Agree To Two-Year Deal

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The Houston Astros and outfielder George Springer have agreed to a 2-year $24M contract, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

Springer, who was arbitration-eligible for the second time, and the Astros had yet to resolve their arbitration matter with Springer filing for $10.5M and the Astos countering with $8.5M, but this contract will buy out Springer’s remaining 2 years of arbitration eligibility.

Springer is coming off the best season of his career in which he batted .283, smacking 34 homers and 29 doubles while playing a career-high 643 innings in center.

Springer also came up big against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series hitting .379 and hitting 5 homeruns over 7 games.

 

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Blue Jays Calling Up Cavan Biggio

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The Toronto Blue Jays are calling up second base prospect Cavan Biggio to the majors for the very first time on Friday, according to ESPN.

Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, has performed well for Triple A Buffalo this season, posting a .306/.440/.507 slash line.

Toronto selected Biggio, 24, in the fifth round of the 2016 draft.

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Royals Assign Drew Storen To Double-A

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The Kansas City Royals have assigned former big-league reliever Drew Storen to Double-A Northwest Arkansas, according to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Paul Boyd.

Storen, who inked a minor league deal with the Royals back in February of this year, is attempting a comeback, as he hasn’t pitched in the majors since playing for the Cincinnati Reds back in 2017.

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Neil Ramirez Accepts Outright Assignment With Indians

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Cleveland Indians reliever Neil Ramirez will remain within the organization after clearing outright waivers and accepting an assignment to Triple-A, according to an official team announcement.

Ramirez landed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Indians this offseason, avoiding arbitration.

Ramirez, 29, has struggled during the 2019 season and maybe a stint in Triple A will help him work things out.

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