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MLB | Ten teams have contacted Joe Maddon

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:11:55 -0700

Alan Nero, the agent for former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon, said 10 teams have contacted him with job suggestions ranging from manager to a front-office position similar to what Tony La Russa has with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Chicago Cubs still appear to be the favorite to land Maddon but Nero said in an interview with Chicago radio station WSCR that his client is prepared not to manage in 2015 if a suitable position doesn't open up.

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


MLB | Joe Maddon looking for big deal

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:58:22 -0700

Former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is believed to be looking for a five-year deal worth $25 million from his next team.

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


MLB | Vince Coleman interested in coaching

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:58:39 -0700

Former St. Louis Cardinals OF Vince Coleman is reportedly looking for a big-league coaching job.

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


MLB | Mick Kelleher retires

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:47:40 -0700

Former New York Yankees 1B coach Mick Kelleher will not pursue another job and has elected to call it a career after 46 years in baseball. He spent 16 years with the Yankees.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: WFAN - Sweeny Murti


MLB | Several teams interested in Chili Davis

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:08:06 -0700

Multiple teams have expressed interest in Oakland Athletics hitting coach Chili Davis. He was interviewed by the New York Yankees Thursday, Oct. 16, and the Boston Red Sox Friday, Oct. 17. The Texas Rangers are also believed to be interested in him.

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


MLB | Jose Fernandez defects

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:55:51 -0700

Cuban prospect 2B Jose Z. Fernandez has defected and will soon look to sign with a major league team. He will have to be officially declared a free agent by MLB before he can sign, and the process could take until the summer of 2015.

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


MLB | Brian Roberts to retire

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:11:23 -0700

Free-agent 2B Brian Roberts (Yankees) has decided to retire from professional baseball.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MASNSports.com - Roch Kubatko


MLB | Dramatic postseason continues

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:29:45 -0700

The 2-1 win by the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series was the 14th decided by one run this postseason, topping the record set in 2011 and tied last year. That includes the last two games of the ALCS.

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


MLB | Game 3 of ALCS postponed

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:30:14 -0700

Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals was postponed Monday, Oct. 13, due to inclement weather.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Network


MLB | Qualifying offers increase

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:16:21 -0700

The price of qualifying offers for eligible free agents will rise from $14.1 million to $15.3 million this offseason. The 8.5 percent increase was finalized by Major League Baseball Tuesday, Oct. 7.

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


MLB | Kenta Maeda wants to pitch in Boston or New York

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 10:40:55 -0700

Hiroshima Carp SP Kenta Maeda has told Japanese media that he would prefer to play for the Boston Red Sox or the New York Yankees after he is posted.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo


MLB | Derek Jeter would love to own a team

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:49:41 -0700

Retired SS Derek Jeter said he would love to be part of an ownership group, but he does not want to manage or coach. Jeter noted the travel schedule is difficult, and he has done it for a long time and would like to get away from it for awhile.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch


MLB | Octavio Dotel retiring

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:31:57 -0700

Free-agent RP Octavio Dotel (elbow) has decided to retire rather than try another comeback. Dotel did not pitch in 2014 because of elbow problems.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB Daily Dish - Chris Cotillo


MLB | Hector Olivera defects from Cuba

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:14:01 -0700

Cuban 2B Hector Olivera, 29, has defected from Cuba to acquire citizenship to be eligible for Major League Baseball free agency. Olivera is ranked as Cuba's sixth-best player by Baseball America.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball America - Ben Badler


MLB | Yasmani Tomas could command nine figures

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:14:34 -0700

Cuban free-agent OF Yasmani Tomas will have a workout in the Dominican Republic Sunday, Sept. 21. Tomas is four years younger than Boston Red Sox OF Rusney Castillo, who received a seven-year, $72.5 million contract last month. Some reports say Tomas' price tag could approach $100 million.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Jim Salisbury


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