Rays | Saturday deadline for Ben Zobrist
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:45:13 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist's option comes with a Saturday, Nov. 1, deadline. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times believes the team will pick up Zobrist's option rather than letting him become a free agent.
Royals | Option expected to be declined on Billy Butler
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:55:08 -0700
Orioles | Options declined on Nick Markakis, Nick Hundley
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:53:18 -0700
Orioles | Options exercised on Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:50:50 -0700
Rangers | Jurickson Profar improving
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:48:27 -0700
Texas Rangers 2B Jurickson Profar had an MRI that was 95 percent clean, according to general manager Jon Daniels. Daniels noted Profar will have another MRI in three weeks, and the hope is Profar will be ready by January.
Mariners | Hisashi Iwakuma's option picked up
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:07:21 -0700
Seattle Mariners SP Hisashi Iwakuma's 2015 option for $7 million was exercised Thursday, Oct. 30. His option was actually vested based on his on-field performance in 2014. He went 15-9 with a 3.52 ERA in 28 starts after missing the first month of the season.
Athletics | Hiroyuki Nakajima's option declined
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:01:41 -0700
Oakland Athletics SS Hiroyuki Nakajima's $5.5 million option for the 2015 season was declined Thursday, Oct. 30. Oakland owes him a $500,000 buyout. Nakajima never played in a major league game after being given a two-year, $6.5 million deal in 2012.
Red Sox | Rusney Castillo has thumb ailment
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:52:26 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo (hand) was diagnosed with a strained adductor muscle in his thumb, according to general manager Ben Cherington. The team isn't ruling out Castillo playing winter ball in Puerto Rico, but no decision has been made.
Red Sox | Koji Uehara signs extension
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:47:30 -0700
Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara signed a two-year, $18 million extension Thursday, Oct. 30. Uehara was brilliant for much of the year before suffering a rough patch beginning Aug. 15 to close out the season. General manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell said Uehara had no physical problems, and both want to have Uehara anchor the bullpen again next season.
Angels | Sean Burnett becomes free agent
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:10:21 -0700
Angels | Huston Street's option picked up
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:08:04 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Huston Street's $7 million option for the 2015 season has been picked up. Street recorded 17 saves for a 1.71 ERA for the Halos after being traded from the San Diego Padres.
Angels | Return Brian Moran to Seattle
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:44 -0700
Royals | Santiago Nessy acquired
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:33:04 -0700
Yankees | Yanks eyeing Raul Ibanez as coach
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:12:21 -0700
Kansas City Royals OF Raul Ibanez could talk with the New York Yankees about working on their coaching staff next year, according to a source. He could be a candidate to be the team's next hitting coach, and the Yankees could also consider him for another role. Ibanez hit .167 with five home runs and 26 RBIs in 90 games this year.
Royals | Liam Hendriks moved
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:02:20 -0700
Blue Jays | Liam Hendriks acquired
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:01:09 -0700
Yankees | Alex Rodriguez reinstated
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:30:43 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez officially has been reinstated from the restricted list following the completion of the World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29. He missed the entire 2014 season while being suspended following MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis case. Rodriguez has three years and $61 million remaining on his contract.
Rangers | Steve Buechele expected to join staff
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:19:08 -0700
Rangers | Mike Maddux expected back
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:18:36 -0700
Rangers | Make offer to Colby Lewis
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:11:21 -0700
Royals | Unlikely to pick up Bill Butler's option
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:07:56 -0700
Blue Jays | Justin Smoak expects new deal
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:46:26 -0700
Astros | Brad Peacock may not be ready for season
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:33:53 -0700
Houston Astros SP Brad Peacock (hip) underwent surgery earlier this month to repair a torn labrum and remove bone spurs from his right hip. Peacock is not expected to be ready for the start of spring training and could also miss the start of the 2015 season, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow.
Mariners | Chris Young may not return
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:33:01 -0700
Orioles | Evan Meek outrighted
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:32:18 -0700
Royals | Kyle Zimmer has surgery
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:23:08 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Kyle Zimmer (shoulder) underwent surgery on his right shoulder to removed damaged tissue, and his status for next season is now in doubt. Zimmer was shut down in May with a lat injury after being drafted in the first round in 2012.