Boston Red Sox
Red Sox | Matt Kemp in play for team
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:06:33 -0800
The Boston Red Sox would eat some money in the right deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers for Matt Kemp, according to beat writer Nick Cafardo.
Cubs | Wesley Wright signs
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:32:32 -0800
The Chicago Cubs signed free-agent RP Wesley Wright (Rays) to a one-year contract Wednesday, Dec. 4. The deal is believed to be for $1.425 million.
Rockies | Have interest in Aaron Crow
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:07:07 -0800
The Colorado Rockies are looking for bullpen help, and have interest in Kansas City Royals RP Aaron Crow.
Tigers | Dixon Machado cut
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:34:35 -0800
The Detroit Tigers designated INF Dixon Machado for assignment Wednesday, Dec. 4, to make room on the roster for RP Joe Nathan, whose two-year deal became official.
Kansas City Royals
Royals | Billy Butler could be on way out
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:35:33 -0800
The Kansas City Royals are likely to look to trade longtime DH Billy Butler if they are able to strike a deal for free-agent OF Carlos Beltran (Cardinals). Butler, who has two years and $20 million left on his contract, has already drawn interest from several clubs.
Royals | Willing to go longer for Carlos Beltran
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:35:00 -0800
The Kansas City Royals are believed to be willing to go to a three-year contract offer for free-agent OF Carlos Beltran (Cardinals), while the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are holding firm on two-year offers. The Yankees are also believed to be "iffy" to win Beltran after giving OF Jacoby Ellsbury a seven-year deal.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Angels | Mike Monster signs
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 08:46:26 -0800
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed free-agent P Mike Monster to a minor league deal Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Brewers | Two re-signed
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:47:48 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers re-signed Ps Donovan Hand and Michael Olmsted to undisclosed major league deals Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Brewers | Two signed
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:44:35 -0800
The Milwaukee Brewers signed free-agent INF Irving Falu (Royals) and C Matt Pagnozzi (Astros) to minor league deals with invites to spring training Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Twins | Two signed
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:54:30 -0800
The Minnesota Twins signed free-agent 3B Brandon Waring (Orioles) and P Matthew Hoffman (Tigers) to minor league deals with invites to spring training Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Twins | Jon Velasquez signs
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 08:48:28 -0800
The Minnesota Twins signed free-agent P Jon Velasquez to a minor league deal Tuesday, Dec. 3.
New York Yankees
Yankees | Kelly Johnson agrees
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:32:19 -0800
Updating a previous report, the New York Yankees officially agreed to sign free-agent INF Kelly Johnson (Rays) to a one-year deal in the $3 million range pending a physical. He has been signed to play either second or third base. He will play third base if 3B Alex Rodriguez opens the season suspended, and second base if 2B Robinson Cano is not brought back.
Yankees | Brian Gordon signs
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 08:44:17 -0800
The New York Yankees signed free-agent SP Brian Gordon (Athletics) to a minor league deal Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Athletics | Andrew Werner cut
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:39:58 -0800
The Oakland Athletics designated P Andrew Werner for assignment Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Mariners | Unrealistic landing spot for Carlos Beltran?
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:32:49 -0800
The Seattle Mariners are said to be involved in the pursuit for free-agent OF Carlos Beltran (Cardinals), and there has been speculation the team is willing to meet his asking price. However, people close to Beltran suggest they cannot envision Beltran choosing the Mariners, as it is not close to his native Puerto Rico, and the team is not a contender, at least not yet.
Rangers | Attempted to trade for J.P. Arencibia
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:03:45 -0800
Updating a previous report, the Texas Rangers had serious trade discussions with the Toronto Blue Jays about C J.P. Arencibia before he was non-tendered Monday, Dec. 2, according to industry sources. However, while the trade was close, the Rangers were reluctant to add another arbitration-eligible player.
Nationals | Remain in on Oliver Perez
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:30:59 -0800
The Washington Nationals remain in on free-agent RP Oliver Perez (Mariners). His old team, the Seattle Mariners, and the San Diego Padres are interested in Perez, too.