Michael Saunders RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Orioles Interested In Michael Saunders

    MLB Trade Rumors "With a need to address in the outfield, the Orioles are showing interest in free agent Michael Saunders, reports Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com (Twitter link). Orioles general manager Dan Duquette said Sunday that he’s comfortable with a platoon of Hyun Soo Kim and Joey Rickard in left field...." December 05

  • Jays keep door open for Bautista, Encarnacion, Saunders

    Toronto Star "Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins denied on Friday that the signing of designated hitter Kendrys Morales spells the end of the club’s interest in free-agents Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista. The Morales signing — three years, $33 million — was officially announced on the day that all..." November 19

  • Blue Jays To Qualify Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista; Not Michael Saunders

    MLB Trade Rumors "As expected, the Blue Jays will issue $17.2MM qualifying offers to their top two impending free agents, Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista, by Monday’s deadline, according to FanRag’s Jon Heyman. Conversely, Toronto will not submit a QO to Michael Saunders, meaning he’ll hit free agency without..." November 06

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