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2015/01/28
C
Baker, John
SEA
Free-agent C John Baker (Cubs) signed a minor league deal with an invite to spring training with the Seattle Mariners Wednesday, Jan. 28. Baker could win the backup catching job.
2015/01/28
2B
Beckham, Gordon
CWS
Free-agent 2B Gordon Beckham (Angels) signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Chicago White Sox Wednesday, Jan. 28.
2015/01/28
2B
Beckham, Gordon
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2B Gordon Beckham will play a utility infield role with the team this year.
2015/01/28
2B
Beckham, Gordon
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2Bs Micah Johnson and Carlos Sanchez will compete for the starting second base job this year, with 2Bs Emilio Bonifacio and Gordon Beckham providing depth.
2015/01/28
SP
Blanton, Joe
FA
Free-agent SP Joe Blanton (Athletics) will hold an open workout and throw a bullpen for interested teams Feb. 4, according to a source. He last pitched in the majors with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2013 and went 2-14 with a 6.04 ERA in 28 outings (20 starts).
2015/01/28
SS
Bogaerts, Xander
BOS
Boston Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts worked out with 2B Dustin Pedroia at the EXOS performance institute in Arizona this offseason. Bogaerts said he has never felt this strong heading into a season after challenging his body by lifting heavier weights.
2015/01/28
INF
Bonifacio, Emilio
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2Bs Micah Johnson and Carlos Sanchez will compete for the starting second base job this year, with 2Bs Emilio Bonifacio and Gordon Beckham providing depth.
2015/01/28
OF
Bruce, Jay
CIN
Cincinnati Reds OF Jay Bruce's batting average on balls put in play was .280 last season, which was lower than the .322 BABIP he posted in 2013.
2015/01/28
RP
Caminero, Arquimedes
MIA
The Miami Marlins designated P Arquimedes Caminero for assignment Wednesday, Jan. 28.
2015/01/28
C
Castillo, Wilkin
PIT
Free-agent C Wilkin Castillo (Dodgers) signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Jan. 28, according to a source.
2015/01/28
OF
Choo, Shin-Soo
TEX
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (ankle) is running at 100%, although he is still experiencing some of the normal stiffness after an operation. Choo is on track to be ready for the beginning of spring training, and he is expected to play right field and bat in the middle of the Rangers' lineup.
2015/01/28
OF
Constanza, Jose
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Jose Constanza was designated for assignment Wednesday, Jan. 28.
2015/01/28
3B
Freese, David
LAA
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3B David Freese avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $6.425 million deal Wednesday, Jan. 28.
2015/01/28
OF
Gonzalez, Carlos
COL
Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki and OF Carlos Gonzalez are "highly, highly unlikely" to be traded before opening day, according to general manager Jeff Bridich.
2015/01/28
RP
Horst, Jeremy
LAD
Free-agent RP Jeremy Horst (Phillies) signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, Jan. 27.
2015/01/28
RP
Janssen, Casey
WSH
Free-agent RP Casey Janssen (Blue Jays) signed a one-year, $5 million deal with a mutual option for 2016 with the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Jan. 28. Janssen is expected to serve in a late-inning setup role.
2015/01/28
2B
Johnson, Micah
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2Bs Micah Johnson and Carlos Sanchez will compete for the starting second base job this year, with 2Bs Emilio Bonifacio and Gordon Beckham providing depth.
2015/01/28
SP
Kendrick, Kyle
FA
Free-agent SP Kyle Kendrick (Phillies) has a suitor in the Houston Astros as they look for a back-end starting pitcher.
2015/01/28
RP
Mejia, Jenrry
NYM
New York Mets RP Jenrry Mejia avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.59 million deal Wednesday, Jan. 28.
2015/01/28
SS
Moncada, Yoan
FA
Cuban SS Yoan Moncada reportedly worked out for the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, Jan. 26, and the Dodgers "remain a significant threat because of their deep pockets." Moncada previously worked out for the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres in Florida. The Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have also shown strong interest.
2015/01/28
C
Rodriguez, Eddy
NYY
Free-agent C Eddy Rodriguez (Red Sox) signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees Tuesday, Jan. 27.
2015/01/28
2B
Sanchez, Carlos
CWS
Chicago White Sox 2Bs Micah Johnson and Carlos Sanchez will compete for the starting second base job this year, with 2Bs Emilio Bonifacio and Gordon Beckham providing depth.
2015/01/28
2B
Scutaro, Marco
FA
The San Francisco Giants released 2B Marco Scutaro (back) Wednesday, Jan. 28. He was designated for assignment Jan. 21. Scutaro was limited to just five games in 2014 due to back problems, and he is trying to make his way back from back surgery in December.
2015/01/29
OF
Suzuki, Ichiro
MIA
Miami Marlins OF Ichiro Suzuki could make as much as $5 million this season if he reaches certain plate-appearance incentives.
2015/01/28
1B
Swisher, Nick
CLE
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher (knee) was recently cleared to begin running and plans to be ready for opening day. He hopes to be able to play right field this season, but he is willing to play first base or slot in as the designated hitter, if needed.
2015/01/28
OF
Toscano, Dian
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Dian Toscano's four-year, $6 million deal includes a $1.2 million signing bonus that is payable 72 hours after he reports to spring training. He'll make $800,000 this year, $1 million in 2016, $1.3 million in 2017 and $1.5 million in 2018. The team holds a $1.7 million option for the 2019 season with a $200,000 buyout.
2015/01/28
OF
Toscano, Dian
ATL
Atlanta Braves OF Dian Toscano, who is a 6-foot, 200-pound left-handed hitter, is likely to start at Triple-A Gwinnett or Double-A Mississippi. He was recognized in Cuba for his plate discipline and not his power at the plate. Toscano's limited arm strength will likely place him in left field.
2015/01/28
SS
Tulowitzki, Troy
COL
Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki and OF Carlos Gonzalez are "highly, highly unlikely" to be traded before opening day, according to general manager Jeff Bridich.
2015/01/28
3B
Urshela, Giovanny
CLE
Cleveland Indians 3B Giovanny Urshela (knee) is fielding ground balls hit directly at him, but has not yet progressed to taking batting practice, according to director of player development Carter Hawkins. Hawkins noted Urshela is expected to be ready for spring training. Last year, Urshela was the recipient of the Lou Boudreau Award, given to the top position player in the team's farm system.
2015/01/28
OF
Viciedo, Dayan
CWS
Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo was designated for assignment Wednesday, Jan. 28, to make room for 2B Gordon Beckham on the roster.