MLB General news, rumors and injuries
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:45:11 -0800
Free-agent RP Peter Moylan said he has lost 35 pounds.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:43:33 -0800
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:34:07 -0800
Free-agent RP Jared Burton (Twins) has been in contact with multiple teams that are interested in him, but he has yet to reach a decision on a contract.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:10:54 -0800
Free-agent RP Joba Chamberlain (Tigers) remains unsigned just weeks away from spring training, and he has rejected multiple offers from teams he did not want to join, a source with knowledge of his thinking said. Chamberlain is looking for a two-year deal and is considering a one-year offer with a relative low base salary and incentives, the source said.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:21:06 -0800
Free-agent SP Brandon Beachy (elbow) has decided to wait before signing a deal, according to his agent, Rob Martin. Beachy is progressing in his rehab and wants to continue his throwing program before signing with a team closer to spring training. Beachy is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:47:03 -0800
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:34:59 -0800
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).
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:59:13 -0800
Free-agent SP Johan Santana (Mets) will not pitch again in the Venezuelan Winter League championship series but has not ruled out pitching for scouts.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:22:28 -0800
More than 200 scouts showed up to watch a workout for Cuban 2B Hector Olivera in the Dominican Republic last week. The Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers are among the teams displaying the most interest.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:04:30 -0800
Free-agent SP Brandon Beachy (Braves) has reportedly decided on a team and just needs to iron out several minor contractual issues before finalizing a deal. The Minnesota Twins are not believed to be Beachy's new team and the Texas Rangers stopped pursuing him last week.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:19:34 -0800
Free-agent RP Bobby Jenks (back) said there is a 50% chance he will attempt a pitching comeback. He would not be able to return until midway through the 2015 season, either.
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:58:22 -0800
Free-agent SP Johan Santana (shoulder) is looking to pitch again in the next round of the Venezuelan Winter League after an MRI exam showed no structural damage in his shoulder. Santana is expecting to be ready for spring training.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:49:14 -0800
Free-agent SP Johan Santana (shoulder) has been shut down in his latest comeback effort due to pain in his left shoulder. He was pitching in the Venezuelan Winter League, but he'll now miss the rest of the league. An MRI exam showed no structural damage. Santana has had multiple shoulder surgeries in the last four years. Six teams had been rumored to be interested in Santana before the injury, including the New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays and San Diego Padres.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:42:00 -0800
Free-agent RP Kevin Gregg (elbow) is in Arizona throwing for 15 teams Monday, Jan. 19. He had elbow chips removed last August and is feeling great. He could sign with a team quickly.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:39:46 -0800