Jan 20, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT
You probably could have assumed this one.
Jan 20, 2015, 6:52 PM EDT
Jon Lester signed a six-year, $155 million contract with the Cubs in December and Max Scherzer struck a seven-year, $210 million deal Monday with the Nationals, which leaves James Shields as the last remaining front-line starting pitcher on this winter’s free agent market.
Jan 20, 2015, 6:07 PM EDT
Germen was designated for assignment by the Yankees on January 13 to open up a 40-man roster spot for reliever Chris Martin, who was acquired off waivers from the Rockies.
Jan 13, 2015, 11:14 PM EDT
Moncada is waiting to be cleared for employment by the United States’ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He’s also being pursued by the Yankees and Red Sox. This bidding war is going to get wild.
Jan 13, 2015, 10:01 PM EDT
Jay needed a scope on his left wrist in October after playing through discomfort for much of the second half. He still managed to bat .303 with a .372 on-base percentage in 468 plate appearances last season, and he then went 14-for-29 (.483) in the playoffs.
Jan 13, 2015, 8:47 PM EDT
Charlie Day explained the idea to Jimmy Fallon on Monday’s episode of “The Tonight Show” …
Jan 13, 2015, 7:32 PM EDT
From Jon Heyman of CBS Sports comes word that the Marlins have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with relief pitcher Nick Masset.
Jan 13, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT
According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Dodgers have avoided salary arbitration with catcher A.J. Ellis on a one-year, $4.25 million agreement.
Jan 11, 2015, 3:28 PM EDT
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has the blurb …
Jan 11, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT
According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Tigers have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with utility infielder Josh Wilson.
Jan 11, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT
From Matt Eddy at Baseball America comes word that the Red Sox have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with infielder Jeff Bianchi.
Jan 11, 2015, 9:06 AM EDT
Here’s a nice tribute from the Braves to new Hall of Famer John Smoltz …
Jan 8, 2015, 12:01 AM EDT
Could the Cardinals be gearing up for a big late-offseason splash?
Jan 7, 2015, 11:28 PM EDT
Ron Darling hosted a very cool showcase Wednesday on “MLB Tonight” with Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz. It featured the three new Hall of Famers explaining and demonstrating how …
Jan 7, 2015, 10:13 PM EDT
Johnny Cueto’s agent Bryce Dixon said last month that his client wouldn’t negotiate an extension with the Reds beyond Opening Day 2015. The right-hander is only 28 years old and has been one of the best starting pitchers in baseball for several seasons …
Jan 7, 2015, 8:05 PM EDT
MLB.com shares this video of the lighter moments from Wednesday’s Hall of Fame press conference …
Jan 7, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT
Rangers starter Matt Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery last June to correct a lingering back problem. The procedure has been called career-threatening, but Harrison isn’t giving up hope that he will be able to pitch again at the major league level.
Jan 6, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT
Craig Biggio spoke Tuesday at a press conference in Houston about receiving the call from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and what it means to be the first Astros player enshrined in Cooperstown …
Jan 6, 2015, 9:47 PM EDT
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees have worked out the framework of a one-year contract with free agent infielder Stephen Drew. It’s expected to carry a base salary of around $5 million …
Jan 6, 2015, 8:29 PM EDT
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish heard from a source Tuesday that free agent starter Brandon Beachy is hoping to sign with a team by Friday. Beachy has thrown for seven different clubs over the past 10 days and is now requesting final bids from six of them …
Jan 6, 2015, 7:11 PM EDT
Now that “The Big Unit” has officially been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, plans for an official number-retirement ceremony — to take place in 2015 at Arizona’s Chase Field — are in the works.
Jan 6, 2015, 6:08 PM EDT
Pedro Martinez was charming and thoughtful and funny during this press conference Tuesday at Fenway Park following his first-ballot election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame …
Jan 4, 2015, 3:38 PM EDT
Hank Peters, former general manager of the Orioles and Indians, has passed away at age 90. He spent nearly 50 years working in baseball.
Jan 4, 2015, 1:25 PM EDT
The Orioles have been linked in recent weeks to free agents Colby Rasmus, Norichika Aoki, and Ichiro Suzuki. But trading for a new outfielder is another route being explored by the Baltimore front office.
Jan 4, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT
It’s hard to get a read on James Shields’ market.
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