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Braves | R.A. Dickey's option declined
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:31:41 -0700
Atlanta Braves RHP R.A. Dickey's $8 million option for 2018 was declined Monday, Oct. 23.
Braves | Tyler Flowers option exercised
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:31:15 -0700
Atlanta Braves C Tyler Flowers had his $4 million option for 2018 exercised Monday, Oct. 23.
Red Sox | Alex Cora the next Red Sox manager
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:07 -0700
Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora will take over as the Boston Red Sox manager after the World Series, the Red Sox announced Sunday, Oct. 22.
Mets | Mickey Callaway the new Mets manager
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:57:42 -0700
Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway was hired as the New York Mets manager Sunday, Oct. 22, according to sources.
Rays | Two TB players opt for free agency
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:16:06 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays INF Taylor Featherston and OF Shane Peterson have elected to become minor league free agents.
Mariners | Osmy Gregorio traded
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:40:10 -0700
The Seattle Mariners made SS Osmy Gregorio the "player to be named later" in a trade that saw RHP Ryan Garton sent to Seattle by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rays | Osmy Gregorio acquired
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:32:36 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired SS Osmy Gregorio from the Seattle Mariners to complete the deal that sent RHP Ryan Garton to Seattle.
Giants | Dave Righetti dismissed
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:28:07 -0700
San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti was dismissed from his job after 17 years, according to sources. Righetti was reassigned to a front-office job with the team.
Cubs | Pitching coach fired
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:21:21 -0700
Chicago Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio was dismissed from the team on Friday, Oct. 20.
Red Sox | Offer made to Alex Cora
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:59:47 -0700
The Boston Red Sox have made a three-year contract offer to Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora, according to sources.
Phillies | Philadelphia watches three hit the market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:01:46 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies RHP Pedro Beato, LHP Kevin Siegrist and 3B Ty Kelly have elected for free agency.
Athletics | Oakland set to lose three to open market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:48:09 -0700
Oakland Athletics RHP Zach Neal, C Ryan Lavarnway and OF Jaff Decker have elected for free agency.
Yankees | Ji-Man Choi ready for free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:45:44 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Ji-Man Choi has elected to become a free agent.
Mets | Josh Edgin to test the market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:44:15 -0700
New York Mets LHP Josh Edgin has elected to become a free agent.
Twins | Minnesota sees two opt for free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:41:57 -0700
Minnesota Twins RHP Alex Wimmers and C Anthony Recker have elected to become free agents.
Brewers | Milwaukee watches five opt for open market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:30:46 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers RHPs Michael Blazek, David Goforth, Wily Peralta, Rob Scahill and OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis have elected to become free agents.
Angels | Two Angels choose free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:17:32 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RHP Daniel Wright and OF Ramon Flores have elected to become free agents.
Marlins | Miami sees four players hit the market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:11:19 -0700
Miami Marlins RHP Javy Guerra, LHP Jeff Locke, 1B Tyler Moore and 2B Steve Lombardozzi have elected to become free agents.
Dodgers | Two Dodgers seek free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:00:49 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers RHP Dylan Floro and LHP Justin Marks have elected to become free agents.
Royals | Seth Maness to test the market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:50:27 -0700
Kansas City Royals RHP Seth Maness has elected to become a free agent.
Tigers | Detroit watches two become free agents
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:39:05 -0700
Detroit Tigers RHP Edward Mujica and OF Matt den Dekker have elected to become free agents.
Indians | Diego Moreno to hit the market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:35:17 -0700
Cleveland Indians RHP Diego Moreno has elected to become a free agent.
Reds | Two choose free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:26:57 -0700
Cincinnati Reds RHP Asher Wojciechowski and OF Scott Van Slyke have elected to become free agents.
Red Sox | Kyle Kendrick to go on open market
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:25:58 -0700
Boston Red Sox RHP Kyle Kendrick has elected to become a free agent.
White Sox | Six White Sox opt for free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:14:50 -0700
Chicago White Sox RHP Jean Machi, RHP Chris Volstad, LHP David Holmberg, C Rob Brantly, OF Cody Asche and OF Rymer Liriano have elected to become free agents.
Orioles | Baltimore watches six choose free agency
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:06:29 -0700
Baltimore Orioles RHP Logan Verrett, LHP Vidal Nuno, LHP Jason Wheeler, C Francisco Pena, 2B Johnny Giavotella and SS Ruben Tejada have elected to become free agents.
Braves | Josh Collmenter opts to become free agent
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:34 -0700
Atlanta Braves RHP Josh Collmenter has elected to become a free agent, according to Baseball America.
Orioles | Joseph Maloney signed
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:17:09 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles signed 1B Joseph Maloney (Independent League) to a minor league contract Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Yankees | CC Sabathia to start Game 7
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:06:15 -0700
New York Yankees LHP CC Sabathia will start Game 7 of the American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 21, against the Houston Astros.
Astros | Charlie Morton to start Game 7
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 05:03:37 -0700
Houston Astros RHP Charlie Morton will start Game 7 of the American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 21, against the New York Yankees. However, the entire pitching staff is expected to be available out of the bullpen for the game, with the possible exception of RHP Justin Verlander, who started Game 6.
Nationals | Shawn Kelley has elbow issues
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:48:05 -0700
Washington Nationals RP Shawn Kelley (elbow) received a stem-cell injection in his right elbow. Kelley will not need surgery.
White Sox | Jake Petricka has elbow surgery
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:44:50 -0700
Chicago White Sox RHP Jake Petricka (elbow) underwent nerve-transposition surgery in his right elbow on Friday, Oct. 20. Petricka will need three to four months of rest before he can even start throwing.
Nationals | Dusty Baker out
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:41:29 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker will not be retained for the 2018 season. A search for a new manager will begin immediately. The fate of Baker's coaching staff was not known.
Nationals | Daniel Murphy undergoes knee surgery
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:35:44 -0700
Washington Nationals 2B Daniel Murphy (knee) underwent surgery on his right knee that involved a microfracture procedure. The team did not give a timetable for his rehab but said it would take place through the offseason.
Tigers | DET declines Anibal Sanchez option
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:30:28 -0700
The Detroit Tigers declined the $16 million option on SP Anibal Sanchez for 2018, making Sanchez a free agent following the World Series. Sanchez will get a $5 million buyout.
Braves | Ian Krol outrighted
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:16:31 -0700
Atlanta Braves LHP Ian Krol was sent outright to Class AAA Gwinnett on Thursday, Oct. 19.
Braves | Armando Rivero activated, outrighted
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 23:23:18 -0700
Atlanta Braves RHP Armando Rivero (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday, Oct. 19. He was subsequently outrighted to Class AAA Gwinnett.
Tigers | Ron Gardenhire inks three-year deal
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:25:01 -0700
Updating previous reports, Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire's contract is done Friday, Oct. 20, and believed to be for three years.
Tigers | Ron Gardenhire to be new manager
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:50:50 -0700
The Detroit Tigers will hire Ron Gardenhire as their new manager, according to ESPN. Gardenhire previously managed the Minnesota Twins and spent the 2017 season as the bench coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Dodgers | Clayton Kershaw to start Game 1
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:48:54 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of the World Series, set for Tuesday, Oct. 24, according to manager Dave Roberts. The rest of the rotation will be announced at a later date.
Dodgers | Corey Seager expected back for WS
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:47:36 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Corey Seager (back) is expected to return in time for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday, Oct. 24, according to manager Dave Roberts. Seager missed the entire NLCS with a back injury.
Indians | Michael Brantley has surgery
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:12:40 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley (ankle) underwent surgery Wednesday, Oct. 18, to stabilize ligaments in his right ankle. He's expected to be out four to five months. The team has three days after the World Series to decide on his $12 million option for 2018.
Athletics | Chris Smith outrighted
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:24:14 -0700
Oakland Athletics RHP Chris M. Smith was outrighted to Class AAA Nashville Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Diamondbacks | Tony La Russa leaving team
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:13:30 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball analyst Tony La Russa will not return for the 2018 season, indicating in a statement that the position was "more demanding than [he] realized."
Twins | Minnesota declines Glen Perkins' option
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:06:30 -0700
Minnesota Twins LHP Glen Perkins will have his $6.5 million option for 2018 declined, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 18. The Twins will instead pay Perkins a buyout of $700,000.
Red Sox | Boston talks with Ron Gardenhire
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:32:35 -0700
Former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire interviewed for the Boston Red Sox' vacant manager position Wednesday, Oct. 18. General manager Dave Dombrowski said there is no firm timetable for a decision on a new manager.
Rangers | Mike Napoli's option declined
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:57:20 -0700
Texas Rangers 1B Mike Napoli will not have his 2018 option exercised, and he'll receive a $2.5 million buyout.
Red Sox | Eduardo Rodriguez has surgery
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:07:39 -0700
Boston Red Sox LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (knee) underwent surgery to reconstruct the patellofemoral ligament in his right knee Tuesday, Oct. 17. The team announced that Rodriguez would be out for approximately six months, which means he could miss the start of the 2018 season.
Dodgers | Corey Seager back in weight room
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:59:13 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SS Corey Seager (back) moved well Tuesday, Oct. 17, and did some work in the weight room. He may begin to play catch again Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Red Sox | Dustin Pedroia contemplating surgery
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:42:36 -0700
Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia (knee) has met with specialists in New York and Boston and surgery on his ailing left knee remains a possibility, according to a source.
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