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Mariners | Logan Bawcom outrighted
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:05:46 -0800

Seattle Mariners P Logan Bawcom cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma Monday, Dec. 22.

Royals | Casey Coleman, Moises Sierra outrighted
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:12:54 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP Casey Coleman and Moises Sierra cleared waivers and were outrighted to Triple-A Omaha Monday, Dec. 22.

Yankees | NY not pursuing Troy Tulowitzki
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:38:17 -0800

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is not being pursued in a trade by the New York Yankees, according to a source. There had been reports that the Yankees had recently checked in on Tulowitzki.

Twins | Phil Hughes signs extension
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:14:36 -0800

Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes signed a three-year, $42 million extension through 2019 Monday, Dec. 22. The deal supersedes the final two years and $16 million on his old deal. Hughes threw 209.2 innings to fall one out shy of a $500,000 bonus, but he declined the Twins' offer to let him pitch out of the bullpen during the final weekend to achieve the bonus. Hughes will earn $9.2 million in each of the next two seasons, then make $13.2 million in each of the three seasons between 2017-19. Hughes can block trades to three teams each year during the deal and will earn a $200,000 bonus in any season in which he reaches 200 innings.

Yankees | Bronx check in on Troy Tulowitzki
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:05:43 -0800

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki is a player the New York Yankees have checked in on via the trade market.

Twins | Wilfredo Ledezma signs
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:02:30 -0800

The Minnesota Twins signed free-agent RP Wilfredo Ledezma (Mexican League) to a minor league contract, financial terms of which were not disclosed.

Angels | Roberto Baldoquin to participate in big league camp
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:26:02 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SS Roberto Baldoquin will be invited to major league spring training camp. He is expected to begin the 2015 season with Class A Inland Empire or Double-A Arkansas.

Red Sox | Boston willing to exceed luxury tax threshold
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:05:06 -0800

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry said he is willing to exceed the $189 million luxury tax threshold for a year. The team currently has approximately $170 million tied up in players who are already under contract or headed to arbitration. If they sign a big-name free-agent pitcher such as James Shields or trade for an ace such as Cole Hamels, they will easily surpass the threshold.

Mariners | Willie Bloomquist rehab update
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:25:58 -0800

Seattle Mariners SS Willie Bloomquist (knee) has been cleared by his doctor to resume light jogging next month.

Rangers | Ben Rowen released
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:10:36 -0800

The Texas Rangers have released RP Ben Rowen.

Rays | Brandon Gomes cut
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:07:19 -0800

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated RP Brandon Gomes for assignment.

Angels | Finalizing Roberto Baldoquin deal
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:50:43 -0800

Los Angeles Angels SS Roberto Baldoquin passed his physical on Saturday, Dec. 20, finalizing the contract he signed in November with the club. Baldoquin earns an $8 million bonus for signing with the Angels.