Daric Barton

Daric Barton

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/215 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Springfield, Vermont
College: None
Draft: 2003 1st round (28th pick) by the

    Mariners check on Yankees, Mets free-agent outfielders

    The Mariners have checked in with free agents Andrew Benintendi and Brandon Nimmo, according to sources, both of whom would align with the team’s “Dominate The Zone” mantra via high on-base ability -- though they don’t pack nearly as much power as Hernández. For the latter reason, they might not be the strongest fits. BUY MLB TICKETS: STUBHUB, VIVID SEATS, TICKETSMARTER, TICKETMASTER According to the report, former New York Mets slugger Michael Conforto, a Seattle-area native, also profiles as a...

  • Bluebird Banter

    The Blue Jays' front office botched Hyun-Jin Ryu's contract structure

    But in thinking through the Jays’ CBT situation in the wake of the deal, I think it’s clear it could have been much less tight if the front office had been more diligent in the past. In particular, I think they botched the structuring of Hyun-Jin Ryu’s contract three years ago. Obviously, the Blue Jays would prefer to not to have Ryu’s $20-million salary on the books for 2023, and obviously that deal end up working out.

  • Yahoo Sports Canada

    Blue Jays’ offseason savings could lead to big splash in pitching market

    The Blue Jays have some financial flexibility after trading Teoscar Hernandez. Will they use that windfall to acquire an elite starting pitcher?