MLB NEWS ARCHIVE

» Thursday, December 14, 2017

Angels acquire Kinsler in trade with Tigers

The Los Angeles Angels continued their busy offseason Wednesday by acquiring veteran second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers for a pair of minor-leaguers.

» Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Astros sign RHP Joe Smith to two-year deal

After losing reliever Luke Gregerson, the Houston Astros found a veteran bullpen replacement.

MLB notebook: Nationals begin talks with Harper

The agent for superstar Bryce Harper said he met with the Washington Nationals last month to discuss a potential long-term contract extension.

Boras: Talks opened with Nationals on long-term deal for Harper

The agent for superstar Bryce Harper said he met with the Washington Nationals last month to discuss a potential long-term contract extension.

Marlins reportedly ship All-Star OF Ozuna to Cardinals

The Miami Marlins parted ways with another All-Star as they traded left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, multiple outlets reported on Wednesday.

Twins sign ex-Yankees RHP Pineda to two-year deal

The Minnesota Twins signed former New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda on Wednesday to a two-year contract worth $10 million.

» Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Cubs sign rehabbing LHP Smyly

Free agent left-hander Drew Smyly, who underwent Tommy John surgery in early July, signed with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday.

Rockies reportedly sign reliever Shaw

The Colorado Rockies on Tuesday signed right-handed reliever Bryan Shaw to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.

Padres acquire 3B Headley from Yankees

Chase Headley is headed back to San Diego.

Reports: Padres acquire 3B Headley from Yankees

Chase Headley appears to be on his way back to San Diego.

» Monday, December 11, 2017

It’s official: Stanton joins Judge in pinstripes

The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

It’s official: Stanton joins Judge in pinstripes

The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

It’s official: Stanton joins Judge in pinstripes

The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

Hot Stove action ready to heat up

There are still two months to go before pitchers and catchers report, yet two of the biggest events of this baseball offseason likely played out over the past few days.

» Sunday, December 10, 2017

MLB notebook: Morris, Trammell elected to Hall of Fame

Former Detroit Tigers stars Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity's Modern Era Baseball committee in Orlando, Fla.

Cardinals agree to terms with RHP Gregerson

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson on Sunday.

Cubs agree to two-year deal with Morrow

The Chicago Cubs reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with reliever Brandon Morrow on Sunday, according to multiple outlets.

Ex-Tigers Morris, Trammell elected to Hall of Fame

Former Detroit Tigers stars Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity's Modern Era Baseball committee in Orlando, Fla.

Cubs sign Morrow to two-year deal

The Chicago Cubs reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with reliever Brandon Morrow on Sunday, according to multiple outlets.

Cardinals reportedly sign RHP Gregerson to two-year deal

The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson on Sunday.

Ex-Tigers Morris, Trammell elected to Hall of Fame

Former Detroit Tigers stars Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity's Modern Era Baseball committee in Orlando, Fla.

MLB Note - New York Yankees Stanton, Giancarlo

OF Giancarlo Stanton agreed to a deal to be traded to the New York Yankees from the Miami Marlins, according to multiple reports Saturday. The two teams reached terms for a deal pending final approval from the 28-year-old Stanton under the terms of his no-trade clause and passing a physical. The approval is expected to be a formality. Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro and two minor league prospects would be traded to Miami as part of the deal, according to reports.

» Saturday, December 9, 2017

Yankees land Stanton in blockbuster deal

The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Yankees land Stanton in blockbuster deal

The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Yankees land Stanton in blockbuster deal

The New York Yankees agreed to acquire National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports Saturday.

Yankees to land Stanton in blockbuster deal

The New York Yankees will acquire reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins in a blockbuster trade, according to multiple reports Saturday.

» Friday, December 8, 2017

Rockies sign Iannetta to two-year deal

Catcher Chris Iannetta agreed to a two-year deal with the Colorado Rockies, multiple media outlets reported Friday.

MLB notebook: Angels land Japanese star Ohtani

Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

Angels win Ohtani sweepstakes for Japanese two-way star

Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

Marlins OF Stanton nixes trade to Cardinals, Giants

The St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants both announced Friday that they agreed to deals to acquire Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton but the National League MVP declined to waive his no-trade clause.

Marlins slugger Stanton nixes trade to Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals said Friday that they agreed to a deal to acquire Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton but the National League MVP declined to waive his no-trade clause.

Angels win Ohtani sweepstakes for Japanese two-way star

Japenese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

Angels win Ohtani sweepstakes for Japanese two-way star

Japenese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

» Thursday, December 7, 2017

Mariners land All-Star Gordon, will convert him to OF

The Seattle Mariners acquired two-time All-Star Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins on Thursday for three minor league players.

Cubs give RHP Chatwood a three-year deal

Right-hander Tyler Chatwood agreed to a three-year, $38 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, the team announced Thursday.

» Wednesday, December 6, 2017

MLB notebook: Palmeiro weighs comeback at age 53

Rafael Palmeiro believes he has more to offer the game of baseball, and more to prove as well.

Rafael Palmeiro, 53, contemplating comback

Rafael Palmeiro believes he has more to offer the game of baseball, and more to prove as well.

Athletics’ latest stadium proposal strikes out

The Oakland Athletics' latest bid for a new stadium has apparently struck out -- without even getting to the plate.

Boone: Yankees skipper job ’chance of a lifetime’

The New York Yankees formally introduced Aaron Boone at a press conference Wednesday and the new manager of the storied franchise called the job "the chance of a lifetime."

Boone calls Yankees skipper job ’chance of a lifetime’

The New York Yankees formally introduced Aaron Boone at a press conference Wednesday and the new manager of the storied franchise called the job "the chance of a lifetime."

» Tuesday, December 5, 2017

MLB notebook: Royals sign RHP Peralta

The Kansas City Royals signed right-hander Wily Peralta to a one-year contract with a club option, the team announced Tuesday.

Indians sign RHP Otero to two-year deal

The Cleveland Indians avoided arbitration with Dan Otero, signing the right-handed reliever to a two-year, $2.5 million contract on Tuesday.

Tigers agree to deal with OF Martin

Leonys Martin and the Detroit Tigers have agreed on a major league contract for the 2018 season, the team announced Tuesday.

Royals sign RHP Peralta to one-year deal

The Kansas City Royals signed right-hander Wily Peralta to a one-year contract with a club option, the team announced Tuesday.

Tigers agree to deal with OF Martin

Leonys Martin and the Detroit Tigers have agreed on a major league contract for the 2018 season, the team announced Tuesday.

Cardinals sign RHP Mikolas to two-year contract

The St. Louis Cardinals signed right-hander Miles Mikolas to a two-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday.

Indians sign RHP Otero to two-year deal

The Cleveland Indians avoided arbitration with Dan Otero, signing the right-handed reliever to a two-year contract on Tuesday.

MLB Note - Boston Red Sox Thornburg, Tyler

RHP Tyler Thornburg and the Boston Red Sox agreed to terms on a one-year contract that avoided arbitration, the team announced Monday. Thornburg missed last season with a right shoulder impingement after the Red Sox acquired him from the Milwaukee Brewers on Dec. 6. The 29-year-old posted a 14-9 mark with a 2.87 ERA in 144 career appearances with the Brewers from 2012-16.

» Monday, December 4, 2017

’Humbled’ Boone officially named by Yankees

The New York Yankees hired Aaron Boone as the 33rd manager in franchise history, the club announced on Monday.

Red Sox agree on 1-year deal with P Thornburg

The Boston Red Sox and right-hander Tyler Thornburg agreed to terms on a one-year contract that avoided arbitration, the team announced Monday.

» Sunday, December 3, 2017

MLB notebook: Ohtani trims list of potential teams

Shohei Ohtani is regarded as the "Babe Ruth of Japan" but he will not playing for the New York Yankees.

Japanese star Ohtani whittles list of potential teams

Shohei Ohtani is regarded as the "Babe Ruth of Japan" but he will not playing for the New York Yankees.

Astros star Keuchel hurt foot during celebration

A World Series championship celebration may have come at a cost for Dallas Keuchel.

Padres extend GM Preller

The San Diego Padres signed general manager A.J. Preller to a three-year contract extension through the 2022 season, the team announced Sunday.

» Saturday, December 2, 2017

Blue Jays acquire INF Diaz from Cardinals

The Toronto Blue Jays obtained infielder Aledmys Diaz from the St. Louis Cardinals in a trade on Friday that sent minor league outfielder J.B. Woodman to the Cardinals.

Stanton reps also to meet with Cardinals

The San Francisco Giants appear to be the leader in the derby to acquire Giancarlo Stanton after meeting with the Miami Marlins slugger's representatives, but the St. Louis Cardinals may be next in line.

» Friday, December 1, 2017

Boone reportedly tabbed new Yankees manager

The New York Yankees have chosen Aaron Boone to replace Joe Girardi as their manager, according to multiple reports Friday.

MLB notebook: Giants, Stanton reps meet

The San Francisco Giants appear to be the leader in the derby to acquire Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton.

Brewers avoid arbitration with C Vogt

Stephen Vogt has agreed to a $3.065 million contract with the Milwaukee Brewers to avoid arbitration, the team announced Friday.

Holland, Moustakas win Comeback Player awards

Colorado Rockies closer Greg Holland and Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas have been named the National League and American League Comeback Players of the Year, respectively.

White Sox bring on C Castillo, retain RHP Farquhar

The Chicago White Sox made a pair of roster additions on Friday by agreeing to terms with catcher Welington Castillo and right-handed pitcher Danny Farquhar.

Giants, Stanton reps meet to discuss potential trade

The San Francisco Giants appear to be the leader in the derby to acquire Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton.