The San Francisco Giants have
finalized a one-year contract with Ryan Vogelsong that will keep the veteran
pitcher with the team for a fourth consecutive season.
The Oakland Athletics acquired pitcher
Fernando Abad from the Washington Nationals in exchange for outfielder John
Wooten on Monday.
The Chicago Cubs named former American
League batting champion Bill Mueller hitting coach on Friday.
The St. Louis Cardinals have traded third
baseman David Freese and pitcher Fernando Salas to the Angeles Angels in
exchange for outfielders Peter Bourgos and Randal Grichuk.
The Boston Red Sox have acquired pitcher
Burke Badenhop from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for minor league pitcher
The grievance hearing for Alex Rodriguez in
his appeal of the 211-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy
ended Thursday, but an attorney for the New York Yankees third baseman claimed
Friday that there is evidence that the three-time MVP has not used
performance-enhancing drugs in recent years.
The Cleveland Indians signed relief
pitcher Mike Zagurski to a minor league contract with an invite to spring
training on Friday.
Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish will be
heading back to his native Japan for off-season workouts with a clean bill of
The Philadelphia Phillies officially
re-signed catcher Carlos Ruiz on Thursday.
The Kansas City Royals signed free-agent
pitcher Jason Vargas to a four-year contract on Thursday.
Bob McClure has been named the
Philadelphia Phillies' new pitching coach.
The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms on a one-
year contact with reliever Phil Coke on Thursday.
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a trade that will send
five-time All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers in
exchange for second baseman Ian Kinsler, according to a report from
The Chicago White Sox have claimed infielder
Jake Elmore off waivers from the Houston Astros, the team announced Wednesday.
The Cleveland Indians have agreed to terms
with outfielder David Murphy on a two-year contract, multiple sources told
MLB.com on Wednesday.
The St. Louis Cardinals revealed on
Wednesday they have agreed to a three-year contract extension with manager
The Baltimore Orioles signed reliever
Edgmer Escalona to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
How many people knew that November 20
was actually National Absurdity Day?
Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance
hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz didn't force commissioner
Bud Selig to testify in Rodriguez's appeal of his historic 211-game suspension
for violating the game's Joint Drug Agreement.
The San Diego Padres have reportedly
agreed to a one-year contract with right-handed pitcher Josh Johnson.
The Washington Nationals signed pitchers
Chris Young and Gabriel Alfaro to minor league contracts with invitations to
The Philadelphia Phillies signed
outfielders Clete Thomas and Leandro Castro, and pitchers Shawn Camp and Cesar
Jimenez to minor league contracts with an invite to major league spring
training on Friday.
The St. Louis Cardinals will purchase their
Triple-A affiliate in Memphis to help the struggling minor league franchise.
Andrew McCutchen said if had room to dance, he would.
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has captured
his second straight American League Most Valuable Player award.
Major League Baseball has withdrawn its most
recent proposal to Nippon Professional Baseball for a revised bidding system
on Japanese league players that intend to play in North America.
Major League Baseball owners have
unanimously approved the allocation of financial resources toward an expanded
instant replay system that would take effect for next season.
Major League Baseball owners have approved
Ray Davis as the new control person for the Texas Rangers.
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has
claimed his second National League Cy Young Award in three years, while Max
Scherzer gave the Detroit Tigers their second American League recipient over
that same period when baseball's top pitching honor was revealed Wednesday by
the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin
Pedroia underwent successful surgery on Wednesday to repair the ulnar
collateral ligament in his left thumb.
The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms
with infielder Nick Punto on a one-year contract.
There have been 10 unanimous National League Cy Young
Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Clint Hurdle
of the Pittsburgh Pirates have been named managers of the year after leading
their teams back to the postseason after long absences.
Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been named
National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers' Association of
The Toronto Blue Jays announced on Tuesday
that infielder Mark DeRosa has decided to retire after 16 major-league
The Minnesota Twins announced Monday
that Joe Mauer will transition from catcher to first base beginning in 2014.
The Atlanta Braves announced Monday morning that they plan to move to a
brand new stadium in Cobb County for the beginning of the 2017 baseball
Election Day may have been last week, but there are still
some winners who have yet to be revealed.