Hearing from person connected to Royals that #Braves could be making a run at Santana.
CBSSports.com "Top remaining free agent starter Ervin Santana's asking price hasn't dropped with spring training starting; it remains about four years and $50-million, according to executives with interested teams. The market has shown that the going rate for better starting pitchers is $50 million for four..." February 25
Hardball Talk "Orioles pitchers and catchers report on Thursday; Blue Jays pitchers and catchers report on Sunday. No one knows if free agent starter Ervin Santana will have a new home by then, but Jon Morosi of FOX Sports is reporting that the O’s and Jays have had discussions with Santana’s representatives at..." February 10
The asking price for pitcher Ervin Santana is said to have dropped significantly, perhaps to a three-year deal. Was over $100m in November.
MLB Daily Dish "Free agent right-hander Ervin Santana is drawing interest from eight teams including the Rockies, Orioles, Mariners, Yankees and Dodgers, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. The Marlins and Cubs also recently inquired about him, but their interest does not appear to be..." January 28
SB Nation "The New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins have all requested medical records for free agent starting pitcher Ervin Santana, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Santana, 31, was arguably the top pitcher available at the outset of free agency this offseason, but has not seen..." January 14
#Royals are at payroll limit, so chances of bringing back Ervin Santana on 1-year deal are remote even if his price dropped.
CBSSports.com "The asking price for free agent starter Ervin Santana is indeed a bit more than $100 million, as reported. In fact, it is a little more than a bit more. It is precisely $112 million for five years, according to people familiar with talks involving Santana. This price may seem high at first..." November 13
Ervin Santana has declined the Royals' qualifying offer, source says, as expected. @FOXSports1
Fox Sports "By the end of the offseason, Tim Lincecum’s stunning two-year, $35 million contract with the Giants might almost seem like a bargain. Free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana is seeking more than $100 million on a five-year deal, and righty Ricky Nolasco $80 million over the same term, according..." November 08
#Royalc confirm they've made a qualifying off to RHP Ervin Santana.
Kansas City Star "Royals right-hander Ervin Santana refuses at this point anyway to be drawn into any discussion on his looming free agency and its looming riches. Not merely because he doesn’t want to talk about it. Rather Santana doesn’t even want to think about it. “There’s nothing on my mind except to..." September 11
Kansas City Star "Royals pitcher Ervin Santana continued to roll with the relentless trade rumors Monday by sending out another round of humorous messages on twitter. “Still @Target of #traderumors” he tweeted. “#Pitching at #TargetField tomorrow.” Santana then included a link to a “video I made about being a..." July 30