| || $2,000,000 Lands SS Menechino for Tigers |
Thursday, December 21st, 2000
Detroit's signing of Frank Menechino was met with mixed reactions today as the 29-year-old shortstop was introduced to the media. Some experts consider him overpaid at $1,000,000 a year for 2 years, while others insist that Menechino is a perfect fit for the Tigers.
In his career Menechino has gotten 264 hits with a .195 batting average, scored 168 runs, hit 25 home runs and driven in 147.
| || BNN Stats: Batting Leaders |
Monday, December 18th, 2000
So, who leads the Major League Baseball in runs?
Roberto Alomar, MIN, 172
Sammy Sosa, KCA, 144
Tony Eusebio, NYA, 142
Luis Gonzalez, CLE, 141
Mark Grace, COL, 135
| || Cincinnati Negotiates 4-Year Pact with LF Ibanez |
Saturday, December 16th, 2000
Reds officials presented Raul Ibanez to members of the local print media today as their new left fielder.
The deal, worth $30,000,000, guarantees the 28-year-old a home in Cincinnati for 4 years. It should improve the ballclub, assuming he plays to his potential.
Ibanez is hitting .276 lifetime with 987 hits, 156 doubles, 15 triples, 180 home runs and 610 RBIs to date. He has scored 516 runs and stolen 28 bases.