Feb 8, 2015, 9:46 AM EDT
We’re getting close, people.
Feb 4, 2015, 11:21 PM EDT
Minor, 27, is arbitration-eligible for the second time in his career. He asked for a salary of $5.6 million and the Atlanta front office offered him $5.1 million when figures were exchanged on January 16.
Feb 4, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT
Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Tigers have RSVP’d to watch free agent right-hander Matt Albers pitch in front of interested teams February 10 (next Tuesday) in the Houston area.
Feb 4, 2015, 9:18 PM EDT
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred spoke about a range of topics Wednesday in an exclusive interview with CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman, including the rise of the Nationals franchise and that franchise’s chances of getting to host an upcoming All-Star Game …
Feb 4, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT
From MASN’s Roch Kubatko comes word that the Orioles have avoided arbitration with closer Zach Britton by agreeing to a one-year deal.
Feb 4, 2015, 7:28 PM EDT
It’s a return to the National League Central for Perez, who was a supplemental first-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2006 and spent almost two years in St. Louis before being traded to the Indians in a package for Mark DeRosa.
Feb 4, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT
As first reported by Ben Nicholson-Smith at Sportsnet, the Blue Jays have traded 25-year-old left-hander Tyler Ybarra to the Rockies in exchange for 22-year-old lefty Jayson Aquino.
Feb 3, 2015, 10:58 PM EDT
Phil Coke may be close to finding a new home.
Feb 3, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT
Nolan Reimold spent the first five years of his major league career in Baltimore. And now he’s headed back there for the 2015 season, according to MASN beat reporter Roch Kubatko …
Feb 3, 2015, 8:32 PM EDT
Most major league teams open spring training in just two weeks, yet right-hander James Shields remains unsigned …
Feb 3, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT
Gonzalez asked the Orioles for $3.95 million and was offered $2.5 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16.
Feb 3, 2015, 6:53 PM EDT
Hamilton initially injured his right shoulder in late 2014, missing most of September, and the symptoms resurfaced last week during an offseason workout.
Feb 3, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT
As first reported by MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Pirates have acquired utilityman Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.
Feb 1, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Reds have agreed to a contract with 32-year-old left-hander Paul Maholm.
Feb 1, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT
Badler writes that Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and assistant GM John Coppolella were both in attendance, along with a number of special assistants and the organization’s top two scouts.
Feb 1, 2015, 2:37 PM EDT
Zack Greinke is allowed to opt out of his six-year, $146 million contract with the Dodgers after the 2015 season. In doing that, the right-hander would be leaving three years and $77 million on the table but …
Feb 1, 2015, 1:13 PM EDT
Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Harrison has put off moving his throwing program from 90 feet to out 105 feet because he is experiencing tightness in his right hip.
Feb 1, 2015, 11:58 AM EDT
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes in his weekly Sunday notes column that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson — who’s getting set to take on the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX tonight on NBC — is planning to spend some time in camp this spring with the Texas Rangers.
Feb 1, 2015, 10:32 AM EDT
The 37-year-old will likely have to settle for a minor league contract. He’d then have to earn a roster spot.
Feb 1, 2015, 9:05 AM EDT
Here is some great video from Ernie Banks’ memorial service Saturday in Chicago …
Jan 28, 2015, 10:21 PM EDT
Scutaro appeared in just five games last season for the World Series champions due to a back injury that has continued to bother him this offseason.
Jan 28, 2015, 8:59 PM EDT
Mejia requested a salary of $3 million from the Mets and was offered $2.1 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16.
Jan 28, 2015, 7:43 PM EDT
Teams and players usually come to terms before hearings are needed — thus avoiding any drama — but Richards is a complicated case.
Jan 28, 2015, 6:28 PM EDT
It’s the first front office type of job for Carter, who played for six different teams — most famously the Toronto Blue Jays — between 1983-1998.
Jan 27, 2015, 10:50 PM EDT
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has the update …
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