Dec 17, 2014, 10:03 AM EST
Which could have some baseball implications
Dec 17, 2014, 9:46 AM EST
But he could start the home opener
No, it’s not crazy to pay a free agent for what you think he’ll do in the future. That’s the bleedin’ point.
Dec 17, 2014, 9:00 AM EST
A columnist takes a strange approach to criticizing the Brandon McCarthy contract. And his reasoning for doing so is pretty clear.
Dec 17, 2014, 8:40 AM EST
Seems like a bad idea. And that’s even if the field would even fit. Which it may not.
Dec 17, 2014, 6:56 AM EST
Tim Raines and Alan Trammell improved in the past year, apparently, returning to their 2012 quality. But some guys “just don’t look right.”
Dec 16, 2014, 11:30 PM EST
The Dodgers dumped Brian Wilson on Tuesday afternoon, choosing to eat the remaining $9.5 million on his contract. And the new front office is not done unloading expensive mistakes from the old regime.
Dec 16, 2014, 10:41 PM EST
With so many clubs seeking power this winter, Garrett Jones could fetch the Fish some legitimate talent.
Dec 16, 2014, 9:27 PM EST
C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the Giants have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with relief pitcher Curtis Partch.
Dec 16, 2014, 8:15 PM EST
From MASN’s Roch Kubatko comes word that the Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year free agent contract with reliever Wesley Wright.
Dec 16, 2014, 7:23 PM EST
Confirmation here from FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal …
Dec 16, 2014, 6:19 PM EST
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported last week that the Rays had received calls from “about a half-dozen teams” regarding the availability of young outfielder Wil Myers. And it appears the Tampa Bay front office was paying attention to those calls …
Dec 16, 2014, 4:49 PM EST
Barton was acquired from the Cardinals in the Mark Mulder trade and looked like a long-term building block in Oakland.
Dec 16, 2014, 4:30 PM EST
The Yankees have handled the A-Rod situation about as well as it could possibly be handled. Will the media recognize that, or will it try to create some “A-Rod circus!” storyline?
Dec 16, 2014, 4:16 PM EST
Floyd’s comeback from Tommy John elbow surgery lasted just nine starts this year when he suffered a fractured elbow and missed the remainder of the season.
Dec 16, 2014, 3:05 PM EST
It’s highly unlikely that any team will claim Wilson and his contract off waivers.
Dec 16, 2014, 3:00 PM EST
The Rays’ young relief ace will start the season on the DL.
Dec 16, 2014, 2:40 PM EST
An outfielder-for-reliever swap.
Dec 16, 2014, 2:14 PM EST
Descalso was a semi-regular in St. Louis for the past four seasons.
Dec 16, 2014, 2:05 PM EST
The guys who stake their jobs on players like Melky Cabrera are way less worried about them than are the guys who merely write about them.
Dec 16, 2014, 1:14 PM EST
In other news, Brad Penny is still kicking around.
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