The Camp Hill home Dan McStay has bought. Picture: realestate.com.auTHE best way to work out who is going and who is staying when football trade seasons gets into full swing is to check out who is putting down property roots.Working on that theory Lions defender Dan McStay and defender/midfielder Liam Dawson look set to stick around for a while.McStay has bought a home at Camp Hill with property records revealing he forked out $1.05 million for the four-bedroom house, which was listed through Ben Cannon of Ray White – Stones Corner. Plenty of room for McStay to have his team mates around to his new digs. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by The home has indoor and outdoor living and entertainment areas and McStay boasted on Instagram that as well as the house he’d bought a new puppy to go with it.Meanwhile Dawson bought a home at Murarrie for $630,000. Liam Dawson’s new Murarrie home. Picture: realestate.com.auThe five-bedroom home has city views and a swimming pool. The two-level brick home, has an open plan living and dining area downstairs which opens onto a ground level timber deck.It was listed through John Kubatov and Susan Mills of Class Real Estate – Bulimba.Word is Luke Hodge who has signed a two-year deal with the Lions coming from Hawthorne is also on the lookout to buy new digs. Liam Dawson’s new Murarrie home. Picture: realestate.com.auMany of the players make their home in Brisbane’s eastern suburbs close to the home ground at The Gabba and near the Coorparoo training fields.And the auction date for former Lions skipper Tom Rockliff is also drawing nearer. Rockliff who has signed with Port Adelaide has his Morningside house scheduled for a November 11 auction through Place.
Pitcher Andrew Heaney agreed to an $800,000 salary on Tuesday. The Angels agreed on a $1.45 million deal with pitcher Blake Wood in December, just before the deadline for tendering deals to arbitration-eligible players. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Catcher Martin Maldonado and pitcher Blake Parker avoided arbitration by agreeing on Thursday to 2018 contracts, leaving the Angels with seven arbitration-eligible players.Maldonado, coming off a Gold Glove season, signed for $3.9 million, which was higher than the $2.8 million estimate from MLB Trade Rumors. Parker agreed to $1.8 million salary.The deadline for teams and players to exchange figures is Friday, and most of the Angels’ eligible players are likely to reach agreements by the end of the day. Even after numbers are filed, the sides can continue to negotiate until the hearing. Hearings are scheduled for February.The Angels’ other eligible players, in order of service time, are pitchers Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Tyler Skaggs and Jose Alvarez, first baseman C.J. Cron and pitchers Cam Bedrosian and JC Ramirez.