Michael Saunders RUMORS & NEWS

  • Phillies designate Saunders, Gomez for assignment

    Delaware Online "The Phillies are cutting ties with their notable offseason free-agent signing. Outfielder Michael Saunders was designated for assignment before Tuesday's game. Right-hander Jeanmar Gomez, who lost his closer job less than two weeks into the season, was also designated for assignment...." June 20

  • Phillies close to deal with Michael Saunders

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Phillies and free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders are closing in on an agreement, reports MLB Network’s Jon Paul Morosi. The 30-year-old Saunders, a client of Meister Sports Management, has been linked to the Phillies on multiple occasions over the past several weeks. " January 16

  • Phillies reach 1-year, $9M deal with Michael Saunders

    ESPN "The Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders have agreed to a one-year deal worth $9 million, according to Fox Sports. The contract also features a club option worth $11 million that increases to as much as $14 million, according to the report. Saunders, 30, hit a..." January 16

  • Michael Saunders still hopeful of return to Blue Jays

    Sportsnet "Calls from other teams haven’t diminished Michael Saunders’ interest in returning to the Toronto Blue Jays. Although clubs such as the Philadelphia Phillies have expressed interest in the free agent outfielder, he’s still hopeful of re-signing with the team he grew up rooting for. “We’ve been..." January 15

  • Jays have "remained in contact" with free agent outfielder Michael Saunders

    Rotoworld "He's also believed to be drawing interest from the Orioles. Saunders had a terrific first half for Toronto in 2016, earning his first American League All-Star nod, but he went on to bat .186/.267/.338 over the final two months of the regular season. The 30-year-old native of British Columbia has..." January 12

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