Dec 7, 2014, 9:43 AM EST
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported Thursday that an unidentified team had made a four-year offer worth around $65 million to Chase Headley. The Giants are known to be aggressively pursuing the free agent third baseman, but that proposal did not come from their camp …
Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EST
The GIBBYs were initiated by MLB in 2002. They’re a bit silly, but any reason is a good reason to watch that play again. Souza got a Best Buy gift card from Jordan Zimmermann for the effort.
Dec 6, 2014, 10:02 PM EST
Kyle McClellan announced on his personal Facebook page this week that he has officially retired from baseball at age 30.
Dec 6, 2014, 8:35 PM EST
Earlier this month, Seattle bought out all three of Kyle Seager’s arbitration seasons and four seasons of free agency with a seven-year, $100 million extension. Todd Frazier plays the same position as Seager, is only one year older than Seager, and had very similar numbers to Seager in 2014 …
Dec 6, 2014, 7:00 PM EST
Kevin Cash joined MLB Network on Friday to discuss being hired as the Rays’ manager …
Dec 3, 2014, 10:38 PM EST
The Cubs, Red Sox, and Giants have been called the finalists for free agent left-hander Jon Lester, but talk of a mystery team has been growing. And now that club has apparently been identified.
Dec 3, 2014, 9:42 PM EST
Here is Adam Jones’ reaction to the Orioles letting longtime teammate Nick Markakis walk as a free agent …
Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EST
At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.
Dec 3, 2014, 7:59 PM EST
John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports that the Indians are trying acquire slugger Brandon Moss from the A’s.
Dec 3, 2014, 6:46 PM EST
As first reported by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Padres have signed veteran shortstop Clint Barmes to a one-year contract.
Dec 3, 2014, 6:21 PM EST
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Braves have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with free agent outfielder Nick Markakis.
Dec 3, 2014, 6:13 PM EST
Jayson Stark of ESPN.com has the breaking news …
Dec 2, 2014, 10:55 PM EST
FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rockies are looking to trade catcher Wilin Rosario this winter, perhaps to an American League team.
Dec 2, 2014, 9:52 PM EST
Jeff Saunders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres have non-tendered shortstop Everth Cabrera ahead of the midnight deadline. He is now officially a free agent.
Dec 2, 2014, 9:03 PM EST
From USA Today’s Bob Nightengale comes word that the Twins have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran outfielder Torii Hunter. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal confirms the news, adding that the one-year pact is worth $10.5 million.
Dec 2, 2014, 8:52 PM EST
As first reported by ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, the Dodgers have acquired outfielder Chris Heisey from the Reds. CBS’ Sports Jon Heyman says right-hander Matt Magill is headed to the Reds in return.
Dec 2, 2014, 8:47 PM EST
FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported Sunday that the Orioles had reached out to the Dodgers to discuss the possibility of acquiring outfielder Matt Kemp. But it doesn’t sound like it’s going to happen.
Dec 2, 2014, 7:59 PM EST
From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Athletics have avoided arbitration with first baseman Ike Davis by agreeing to a one-year, $3.8 million contract for the 2015 season.
Dec 2, 2014, 7:04 PM EST
Ervin Santana rejected a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying offer last winter from the Royals because he thought he would be able to hit it big on the free agent market. Now we get to do this all over again.
Dec 2, 2014, 6:12 PM EST
Matt Belisle has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cardinals.
Nov 30, 2014, 4:59 PM EST
Kendrys Morales is reportedly drawing serious interest on the free agent market from the Indians, Royals, and Rangers.
Nov 30, 2014, 3:35 PM EST
David Robertson is headed for a big payday.
Nov 30, 2014, 2:01 PM EST
Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports that left-handed starter Andrew Albers has parted ways with his team in the Korean Baseball Organization and is back in North America seeking a contract for the 2015 baseball season.
Nov 30, 2014, 12:47 PM EST
According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Orioles recently reached out to the Dodgers to discuss a trade for outfielder Matt Kemp.
Nov 30, 2014, 11:02 AM EST
Bo Jackson turns 52 years old today and MLB’s Twitter account just passed along this video of the legendary two-sport athlete homering three times at Yankee Stadium in 1990 …
- Jayson Werth to serve five days in jail for reckless driving 42
- Keith Law’s top 100 prospects list is out 37
- Great Moments in Media Arrogance: Marshawn Lynch edition 166
- Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen 11
- Ichiro Suzuki’s deal with the Marlins is worth $2 million 34
- Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider from Pirates 37
- Not so fast on the Bud Selig Hall of Fame talk 50
- Blue Jays sign president and CEO Paul Beeston to extension through 2015 26
- Great Moments in Media Arrogance: Marshawn Lynch edition (166)
- Rob Manfred, new Major League Baseball commissioner, suggests ban on defensive shifts (118)
- Why “Deflategate” would never happen in baseball (96)
- The Yankees are going to try to get out of paying A-Rod his contract incentives (83)
- The 2015 Braves have “gravitas” and “veteran leadership” and will have dirty uniforms. Just kill me now. (76)