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MLB | Peter Moylan drops 35 pounds

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:45:11 -0800

Free-agent RP Peter Moylan said he has lost 35 pounds.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Houston Chronicle - Evan Drellich


MLB | Eli Whiteside retires

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:43:33 -0800

Atlanta Braves C Eli Whiteside decided to retire Friday, Jan. 30, in order to become a coach with the San Francisco Giants.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - David O'Brien


MLB | Jared Burton in contact with teams

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


MLB | Joba Chamberlain turning jobs down

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


MLB | Brandon Beachy to wait before signing

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal


MLB | Omar Minaya to join Players Association

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:47:03 -0800

San Diego Padres senior vice president Omar Minaya is leaving his position to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press


MLB | Joe Blanton attempting comeback

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).

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Austin Laymance


MLB | Johan Santana won't pitch again in winter ball

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


MLB | Hector Olivera participates in workout

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Jesse Sanchez


MLB | Brandon Beachy close to signing

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: 1500ESPN.com - Darren Wolfson


MLB | Bobby Jenks talks comeback

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Merkin


MLB | Johan Santana expects to be ready for ST

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman


MLB | Johan Santana has setback

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Paul Casella


MLB | Kevin Gregg throwing for teams

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.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Joel Sherman


MLB | Johan Santana has mystery offer

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:39:46 -0800

Free-agent SP Johan Santana has an offer from an anonymous team following his progress in the Venezuelan Winter League, but the Minnesota Twins are not that team.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: 1500ESPN.com - Darren Wolfson


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