Monday, 23 July, 2018

Josh Donaldson agrees to 1-year, $23M deal with Toronto Blue Jays

Josh Donaldson Reports: Josh Donaldson Sets MLB Salary Arbitration Record at $23 Million
Rita Gibson | 13 January, 2018, 04:20

Going the hearing route now would have done little good for the Blue Jays' relationship with Donaldson, especially with him eligible for free agency in the fall.

Pillar is coming off a 2017 season which saw him bat.256/.300/.404 with a career-high 16 home runs and 37 doubles, while adding 16 stolen bases and 42 RBIs.

Donaldson's 2018 deal is a record amount for one season for an arbitration-eligible player, surpassing the $21.65 million the Washington Nationals gave Bryce Harper in May to avoid arbitration with the All-Star outfielder.

"Josh is huge component to our team and (The Canadian Press) to our success - what he brings not only on the baseball field, but in the clubhouse", Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez told reporters reporters before an event at a school in Burnaby, B.C., as part of the club's winter tour. With AP Photos.Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million contract, the largest one-year deal for an arbitration-eligible player.

Minutes after the Aaron Sanchez settlement was reported, Shi Davidi reported the Blue Jays settlement with second baseman Devon Travis for $1.45 million.

Walmart's Sam's Club store closures: up to 11000 job cuts
Walmart plans to start paying its one million U.S. workers at least $11 an hour and give them a one-off cash bonus. Sam's Club locations across the country are abruptly closing for good without warning to staff and customers.

-Outfielder Aaron Hicks signed a one-year, $2.85 million contract with the New York Yankees.

"I let my people handle it". The 2016 AL ERA leader was projected to earn $1.9 million in 2018 after a disappointing 2017 season and the lingering blister issues.

-Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann, who hit.253 with 13 home runs and 49 RBIs last season, agreed to a $2.375 million salary for 2018.

Toronto's remaining arbitration eligible players are right-handers Roberto Osuna and Marcus Stroman.

Recommended

Celebrity Big Brother star: 'I was abducted by aliens' Celebrity Big Brother star: 'I was abducted by aliens' Emma Willis asked India whether the outcome would have been different if the men of the house had been in charge of the eviction. In scenes to air tonight, a sheepish India admits in the Diary Room she's cringing looking back on her behaviour.

Critics' Choice Awards: Nicole Kidman thanks all her kids Critics' Choice Awards: Nicole Kidman thanks all her kids As well as thanking her children when accepting her Critics' Choice Award , Nic also shone a light on Big Little Lies co-stars. Not everyone was impressed was Emma Roberts " look but we reckon her blunt new "do may have had something to do with it.

Tillerson to attend North Korea talks in Canada - US State Department Tillerson to attend North Korea talks in Canada - US State Department But now that North Korea has developed the weapons and the missiles to carry them, it's not likely to give it up, experts say. In that conversation, the two leaders promised to intensify policy coordination on the North Korean nuclear issue.

Murder, espionage, blackmail: What US politicians heard about Russia affair Riven by partisan conflict, the committee appears to be on track to produce two reports - one from each party. The most aggressive of the three committees so far, with a reasonable appearance of bipartisanship.

Leonardo DiCaprio Signs On For New Quentin Tarantino Film on Charles Manson Leonardo DiCaprio Signs On For New Quentin Tarantino Film on Charles Manson David Heyman from Harry Potter-fame will produce the film as well as Tarantino himself, Georgia Kacandes, and Shannon McIntosh. If the rumors are anything to go by, then this movie might not just have DiCaprio , but an star-studded ensemble.

Detective Pikachu Coming to 3DS March 2018 Detective Pikachu Coming to 3DS March 2018 For those who haven't been keeping up, Detective Pikachu is a mystery adventure game, somewhat similar to the Ace Attorney titles. While Ryan Reynolds has the role of Detective Pikachu in the upcoming feature film, he's not the voice you hear in the trailer.

Liverpool v Manchester City: Essential reading for Super Sunday Liverpool v Manchester City: Essential reading for Super Sunday Arsenal host City next month, but given their latest crisis, it is not easy to envisage them being the team to stop City. Manchester City look to take another step towards the Premier League title when they face Liverpool on Sunday.

Merkel pledges 'fresh start' for Europe with new government Merkel pledges 'fresh start' for Europe with new government The parties pledged that Germany will play an active role in the debate on the EU's future and strengthening European integration. The three coalition parties' support dropped by a cumulative total of almost 14 percentage points in the election.

Ops will move to north this year: Army Chief Ops will move to north this year: Army Chief Why are they taking risks? " China is a powerful country but we are not a weak nation", Bipin said, Times of India reports. Militarily, the focus has to shift to the northern borders - for too long we have focused on the western borders.

Nurses Accuse Hollywood Icon Stan Lee Of Sexual Harassment Nurses Accuse Hollywood Icon Stan Lee Of Sexual Harassment On December 20th the owner of the nursing company received a "cease and desist" letter from Lee's attorney, Tom Lallas . Marvel visionary Stan Lee's puck drop at an upcoming Arizona Coyotes pregame has been cancelled, AZCentral reports.

Delta operating profit declines 12% to $6.11bn in 2017 Delta operating profit declines 12% to $6.11bn in 2017 ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Delta Air Lines ( DAL ) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance " was published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. WARNING: This story was originally posted by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online.

Tyler Barriss charged with manslaughter in fatal 'swatting' incident Tyler Barriss charged with manslaughter in fatal 'swatting' incident There is no update regarding punishment for the Call of Duty player that apparently provided Finch's address as his own. Glendale police believe he was involved in at least two dozen other swatting and hoax calls around Southern California.

Under -19 World Cup 2018 commences in New Zealand on Saturday Under -19 World Cup 2018 commences in New Zealand on Saturday Sixteen teams will compete in the tournament, with the 10 test-tier nations joined by six qualifiers. The Man of the Match was Haryana boy Deepak Malik as he scored 79 with the help of eight fours .

India Considers Israeli Spike Missiles Deal Through G-to-G Route India Considers Israeli Spike Missiles Deal Through G-to-G Route The envoy also said that sometimes India comes with a request (at the UN) and sometimes Israel does. Over 150 corporate leaders will be accompanying the prime minister on the trip.

Bungie talks about the future of Destiny 2 Bungie talks about the future of Destiny 2 Crimson Days ( Destiny's Valentine's Day event) will be on this year (after having skipped last year ), starting February 13. When multi-emote launches, you will be able to choose which emote you have equipped to each of your four emote slots.