Nov 12, 2014, 11:43 PM EST
Shi Davidi of Canada’s Sportsnet reports that the Blue Jays have traded outfielder Anthony Gose to the Tigers for second base prospect Devon Travis.
Nov 12, 2014, 11:26 PM EST
Jon Lester’s agent reportedly met with Red Sox officials Wednesday for an “extended period of time.” The tour will continue to the north side of Chicago.
Nov 12, 2014, 10:11 PM EST
Here’s an adorable photo from Amanda Kluber, the wife of Corey Kluber, showing the Indians ace celebrating his 2014 American League Cy Young Award victory with his young daughter …
Nov 12, 2014, 9:27 PM EST
As first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the Yankees. Joel Sherman at the New York Post confirms the news and says left-handed reliever Justin Wilson is headed to the Yankees in return.
Nov 12, 2014, 8:53 PM EST
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak has issued a statement on the recent report out of the Dominican Republic that Oscar Taveras was heavily-intoxicated during his fatal car crash …
Nov 12, 2014, 8:42 PM EST
Andrew Miller is probably the best reliever on the open market this winter and his free agency is not tied to draft pick compensation like, say, David Robertson, so he is setting his sights sky-high.
Nov 12, 2014, 7:34 PM EST
Dominican officials have informed the Associated Press that Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras was drunk — five times the legal limit, in fact — when he died in a car crash on October 26.
Nov 12, 2014, 7:01 PM EST
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber has been named the 2014 American League Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers Association of America. He received 17 of the 30 first-place votes. Mariners ace Felix Hernandez received the other 13 and finished second.
Nov 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST
In the least-surprising result of this award season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been named the 2014 Cy Young Award winner in the National League by the Baseball Writers Association of America. It was a unanimous vote — the first since Tigers righty Justin Verlander won unanimously in 2011.
Nov 9, 2014, 4:03 PM EST
Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports that the Blue Jays are planning to meet next week with free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and his representatives.
Nov 9, 2014, 2:30 PM EST
The fine folks at SB Nation’s Bleed Cubbie Blue have posted a photo gallery of the ongoing Wrigley Field renovation project, which is on schedule to be completed by Opening Day 2015. The right and left field bleachers have been demolished, offering some really interesting views of the historic ballpark …
Nov 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EST
Some of the coaches and players participating in this month’s Japan All-Star Series spoke about their expectations for the experience this weekend with MLB.com …
Nov 9, 2014, 11:55 AM EST
The Phillies are expected to dangle ace left-hander Cole Hamels this offseason to potentially spur an organizational rebuild, but he has a 20-team no-trade clause and the asking price is apparently going to be sky-high.
Nov 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EST
Royals pitcher Brandon Finnegan drew heavy cheers from the crowd at Saturday’s Kansas State vs. TCU college football game.
Nov 9, 2014, 9:53 AM EST
Hear from new Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi in an interview with MLB.com …
Nov 5, 2014, 10:55 PM EST
Johnny Monell, a 28-year-old catcher, tweeted from his personal account Wednesday that he has agreed to a deal with the Mets. It’s a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
Nov 5, 2014, 9:59 PM EST
The Rawlings Gold Glove Awards were announced Tuesday night on ESPN2. Fellow glove-maker Wilson got in on the act Wednesday on MLB Network, naming their own top defenders at each position along with an overall Defensive Player of the Year. That award went to Braves right fielder Jason Heyward …
Nov 5, 2014, 8:52 PM EST
Rockies owner Dick Monfort has remained adamant over the past few years that his club — despite the obvious need for a rebuild — would not part with star players Troy Tulowitzki or Carlos Gonzalez in any sort of trade. But that attitude might be changing.
Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EST
Josh Donaldson is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and is likely to command a big sum of money, but the cost-conscious A’s aren’t even considering trading the star third baseman.
Nov 5, 2014, 6:34 PM EST
The Marlins have begun “preliminary” negotiations toward a long-term contract extension with 24-year-old slugger Giancarlo Stanton.
Nov 4, 2014, 11:42 PM EST
Hyeon-jong Yang, regarded as the best pitcher in the Korean Baseball Organization, is ready to test himself at the game’s highest level.
Nov 4, 2014, 10:56 PM EST
From CSNNewEngland.com comes word that Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli underwent a procedure Tuesday at Massachussetts General Hospital designed to correct his sleep apnea.
Nov 4, 2014, 10:19 PM EST
MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that Farhan Zaidi will be named the Dodgers’ new general manager later this week. He had been serving as the A’s assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.
Nov 4, 2014, 9:23 PM EST
As first reported by Hector Gomez of the Dominican Republic’s Listin Diario, Alfonso Soriano is retiring from baseball after a 16-year major league career.
Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EST
The 2014 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine who wins the 2014 Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to the top defensive player in each league.
- Blue Jays sign Dayan Viciedo to a minor league deal 8
- Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture 11
- Aramis Ramirez says 2015 will be his last year 32
- Francisco Rodriguez re-signs with the Brewers 9
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended 299
- Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen 18
- Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine” 86
- Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses 51
- If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended (299)
- San Francisco — and all of California — will consider a smokeless tobacco ban that includes MLB parks (131)
- Report: The Yankees were “fuming” at how A-Rod handled his early arrival to spring training (114)
- Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada reportedly signs with the Red Sox for $31.5 million, plus $31.5 million in penalties (106)
- Brian Sabean says that California taxes are a hindrance to the Giants signing free agents (102)