Daily Hop: Winter Meetings Day 4

Here is a quick recap of day four at the Winter Meetings:

  • Chicago Cubs signed Japanese pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa to a two-year, $9.5 million contract.
  • Infielder Stephen Drew will sign a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics with a player option for 2014.
  • Pitcher Koji Uehara signs a one-year deal with the Boston Red Sox worth $4.25 million.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays signed James Loney to a one-year, $2 million contract.
  • The Atlanta Braves re-signed outfielder Reed Johnson to a one-year contract with a club option for 2014.
  • The Boston Red Sox acquired 24-year old pitcher Kyle Kaminska from the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the player to be named later in the Zach Stewart trade.
  • The San Diego Padres acquired 23-year old pitcher Wilfredo Boscan from the Texas Rangers as the player to be named later in the Cory Burns trade.
  • The Philidalpia Phillies acquired outfielder Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for for pitcher Vance Worley and Trevor May.

2012 Rule 5 Draft results:

Round 1
1. Astros take RHP Josh Fields from the Red Sox
2. Cubs take RHP Hector Rondon from the Indians
3. Rockies take LHP Daniel Rosenbaum from the Nationals
4. Twins take RHP Ryan Pressly from the Red Sox
5. Indians take 1B Chris McGuiness from the Rangers
6. Marlins take OF Alfredo Silverio from the Dodgers
7. Red Sox take 2B Jeff Kobernus from the Nationals
10. Mets take RHP Kyle Lobstein from the Rays
14. D-Backs take RHP Starling Peralta from the Cubs
15. Phillies take OF Ender Inciarte from the Diamondbacks
17. White Sox take SS Angel Sanchez from the Angels
23. Orioles take LHP T.J. McFarland from the Indians
24. Rangers take RHP Coty Woods from the Rockies
Round 2
1. Astros take 1B Nate Freiman from the Padres
6. Marlins take LHP Brauilo Lara from the Rays
Triple-A Phase
HOU: Michael Burgess, OF (CHC)
MIN: Mark Sobolewski, 3B (TOR)
MIA: Tyler Kehrer, LHP (LAA)
BOS: Jack McGeary, LHP (WAS)
TOR: Sawyer Carroll, OF (SD)
SEA: Eric Farris, 2B (MIL)
SD: Diego Goris, 3B (KC)
PIT: Ethan Hollingsworth, RHP (KC)
PHI: Brendan Lafferty, LHP (KC)
LAD: Elevys Gonzalez, INF (PIT)
STL: Matt Cerda, 3B (CHC)
DET: Eliezer Mesa, OF (OAK)
LAA: Robert Widlansky, 1B (BAL)
BAL: Tom Boleska, RHP (PIT)
TEX: Marquez Smith, 3B (CIN)
OAK: Thomas Mendonca, 3B (TEX)
SF: Scott Shuman, RHP (TB)
CIN: Ryan Dennick, LHP (KC)
HOU: Cameron Lamb, RHP (SF)
BOS: Jon Bachanov, RHP (CWS)
TOR: Alvido Jimenez, RHP (CHC)
SD: Federico Castaneda, RHP (KC)
LAD: Hector Nelo, RHP (WAS)
STL: Jay Voss, LHP (DET)
OAK: Steven Hill, C (STL)
CIN: Michael Gilmartin, 2B (OAK)
TOR: Efrain Nieves, LHP (DET)

There where no picks in the Double-A portion of the draft.

Thanks for reading

-Brady Houston


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