Jan 11, 2015, 8:17 PM EST
The Nationals, Mets, and Rays engaged in a discussion that would have resulted in a blockbuster trade involving Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond. Alas, it was not meant to be.
Jan 11, 2015, 7:10 PM EST
A.J. Burnett plans to retire after the 2015 season. He returned to the Pirates after signing a one-year deal in November.
Jan 11, 2015, 6:05 PM EST
The Yankees will hire Jeff Pentland and Alan Cockrell, giving them two hitting coaches for the first time.
Jan 11, 2015, 3:28 PM EST
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has the blurb …
Jan 11, 2015, 1:15 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
Here’s a nice tribute from the Braves to new Hall of Famer John Smoltz …
Jan 10, 2015, 11:51 PM EST
Adam Jones and David Ortiz made a friendly wager on Saturday’s playoff game between the Ravens and Patriots. The loser would make a $5,000 donation to the winner’s charity.
Jan 10, 2015, 9:57 PM EST
CC Sabathia will start throwing bullpens at the end of January as he recovers from knee surgery last July.
Jan 10, 2015, 8:43 PM EST
Shin-Soo Choo is only a few months removed from ankle surgery, but he says he feels “too good” with spring training drawing close.
Jan 10, 2015, 7:32 PM EST
The Marlins would be thrilled if Dan Haren showed up to spring training. Haren has said he intends to pitch only on the West coast, near his home.
Jan 10, 2015, 6:24 PM EST
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana will attempt to return to the major leagues again in 2015.
Jan 10, 2015, 5:29 PM EST
Francisco spent last season with the Blue Jays and batted .220 with 16 home runs and a .747 OPS over 106 games.
Jan 10, 2015, 5:00 PM EST
Josh Reddick openly criticized the logic behind the Josh Donaldson deal, but he’s back on board with Billy Beane’s plan after today’s trade for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar.
Jan 10, 2015, 4:26 PM EST
Here’s a friendly reminder that Valverde served as the Mets’ closer for a stretch last season.
Jan 10, 2015, 3:49 PM EST
Mark Mulder saw his comeback attempt come to an abrupt end last February when he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while doing agility drills prior to a bullpen session in Angels camp. He might not be done.
Jan 10, 2015, 2:30 PM EST
Miguel Cabrera underwent surgery last October to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot.
Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EST
Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.
Jan 10, 2015, 11:48 AM EST
The Diamondbacks have asked the Cubs about Welington Castillo and the Blue Jays about Dioner Navarro, but general manager Dave Stewart says the club isn’t making much progress in trade talks.
Jan 10, 2015, 10:21 AM EST
Cano suffered a broken toe during the Japan Series in November and wants to test it out before spring training.
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