MLB Player News
News from the Past 30 Days
Dallas Keuchel could be top target for Braves Dec 9
According to Jon Heyman of Fancred, Dallas Keuchel looks to be the top free agent target for the Braves.
Padres have genuine interest in Realmuto Dec 9
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Padres have "genuine interest" in acquiring J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins.
Blue Jays have interest in Fiers and Graveman Dec 9
Yankees plan to meet with Manny Machado Dec 9
According to Jon Heyman of Fancred, the Yankees like and plan to meet with free agent Manny Machado.
Mike Napoli announces his retirement Dec 8
Mike Napoli announced his retirement as a player on Saturday.
Molina to undergo minor knee surgery Dec 8
Brian Stull of the St. Louis Baseball Weekly reported that Yadier Molina will undergo knee surgery next week.
Padres make Garrett Richards deal official Dec 7
Padres signed RHP Garrett Richards to a two-year contract.
Nats owner on Harper: 'Don't expect him' back Dec 7
Nationals owner Mark Lerner said in an interview on 106.7 FM The Fan on Friday of Bryce Harper that "I really don't expect him to come back at this point."
Puig 'disgruntled,' likely to be traded? Dec 7
Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times writes that there is "industry-wide speculation" the Dodgers will trade Yasiel Puig this offseason.
Nationals make Patrick Corbin deal official Dec 7
Nationals signed LHP Patrick Corbin to a six-year, $140 million contract.
Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in crash Dec 7
Phillies acquire reliever Alvarez from Angels Dec 6
Mozeliak: Ozuna should be ready by January Dec 6
Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak believes that Marcell Ozuna (shoulder) will be ready to go come January.
Twins sign Schoop to one-year contract Dec 6
Twins signed 2B Jonathan Schoop to a one-year, $7.5 million contract.
Astros officially sign Robinson Chirinos Dec 6
Astros signed C Robinson Chirinos to a one-year, $5.75 million deal.
Eovaldi signs four-year deal with Red Sox Dec 6
Red Sox re-signed RHP Nathan Eovaldi to a four-year, $68 million contract.
Report: Twins finalizing contract with Schoop Dec 6
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports the Twins are finalizing a one-year deal with Jonathan Schoop.
Morrow had scope on right elbow last month Dec 6
Brandon Morrow had a scope on his right elbow in early November.
Cubs hire Tommy Hottovy as pitching coach Dec 6
Cubs hired Tommy Hottovy as pitching coach.
Boras: Kyler Murray will be in camp with A's Dec 6
Kyler Murray's agent Scott Boras confirmed Thursday that his client will play baseball next season.
Indians extend Carlos Carrasco through 2022 Dec 6
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Indians have signed Carlos Carrasco to a three-year contract extension with a vesting option for 2023.
Royals 'looking hard' at OF Billy Hamilton Dec 6
According to Rustin Dodd of The Athletic, the Royals are "looking hard" at free agent outfielder Billy Hamilton.
Reds among the teams pursuing A.J. Pollock Dec 6
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that the Reds are among the teams pursuing free agent outfielder A.J. Pollock.
Report: Red Sox in agreement with Eovaldi Dec 6
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Red Sox are in agreement on a contract with Nathan Eovaldi.
Cardinals get Goldschmidt for Weaver, Kelly Dec 5
'Momentum' toward Goldschmidt to Cardinals Dec 5
According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, there is "momentum" in the Cardinals' trade negotiations for Paul Goldschmidt.
Royals sign Chris Owings for 1 yr, $3 million Dec 5
Royals signed INF/OF Chris Owings to a one-year, $3 million contract.
SEA talking to teams about Carlos Santana Dec 5
According to Jayson Stark of The Athletic, the Mariners have "already had conversations with multiple teams" about a Carlos Santana trade.
Chirinos to make $5.75 million from Houston Dec 5
Robinson Chirinos will receive a $5.75 million salary from the Astros once his one-year deal is final.
Report: Royals sign Chris Owings for $3 mil Dec 5
The Royals and Chris Owings have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, according to The Athletic's Robert Murray.
Mets in contact with free agent A.J. Pollock Dec 4
According to Jim Bowden of The Athletic, the Mets have been in contact with the representatives for free agent outfielder A.J. Pollock.
Phils looking into FA starter Dallas Keuchel Dec 4
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that the Phillies "will consider" free agent starter Dallas Keuchel.
D-backs ink Merrill Kelly to 2-yr, $5.5M pact Dec 4
Diamondbacks signed RHP Merrill Kelly to a two-year, $5.5 million contract with club options for 2021 and 2022.
Mets again contacting Fish about Realmuto Dec 4
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Mets made contact with the Marlins again on Tuesday regarding a possible J.T. Realmuto trade.
Phillies have talked Madison Bumgarner trade Dec 4
According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, the Phillies have spoken to the Giants about Madison Bumgarner.
Cano had surgery on right knee after season Dec 4
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that Robinson Cano underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee after the 2018 season.
Report: Astros sign Chirinos to one-year deal Dec 4
Brian McTaggart of MLB.com confirms that the Astros have signed free agent catcher Robinson Chirinos to a one-year contract.
Yankees shifting focus to Eovaldi and Happ Dec 4
Report: Corbin agrees to deal with Nationals Dec 4
Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports that Patrick Corbin has agreed to terms with the Nationals.
Report: Padres, Yankees discussing Gray trade Dec 4
Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com reports that the Padres and Yankees have had ongoing discussions on a Sonny Gray trade.
Van Wagenen: Noah Syndergaard trade unlikely Dec 4
Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Tuesday that the team is unlikely to trade Noah Syndergaard because the "chips are in" to win now.
Report: Brewers have talked Gray with Yankees Dec 4
Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com reports that the Brewers have been in contact with the Yankees about a trade for Sonny Gray.
Corbin likely to get at least 6 years, $125M Dec 4
Patrick Corbin is expected to receive a six-year contract worth at least $125 million, executives with knowledge of his pursuit tell Bob Nightengale of USA Today.
Cards, D-Backs have discussed Goldschmidt Dec 4
Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com reports that the Cardinals have discussed a possible Paul Goldschmidt trade with the Diamondbacks.
Corbin reportedly Yankees' top SP target Dec 4
Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that Patrick Corbin remains the Yankees' top priority among free agent starting pitchers.
Report: Reds have interest in Kluber, Bauer Dec 4
Report: Multiple teams have met with Harper Dec 4
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, officials from the Dodgers, White Sox, Phillies, and Yankees are "among upward of a dozen teams that have traveled or plan to travel" to Nevada to meet with free agent slugger Bryce Harper.
Phillies announce trade for Jean Segura Dec 3
Report: Ricciardi finalizing deal with Giants Dec 3
According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, J.P. Ricciardi is finalizing a deal to join the Giants in a senior advisor role.
Nicasio also headed to PHI in Segura deal Dec 3
Mariners acquire Kelenic in Cano, Diaz deal Dec 3
Mariners acquired OF Jarred Kelenic in Monday’s announced trade with the Mets.
Blockbuster complete: Mets acquire Cano, Diaz Dec 3
Report: Corbin expected to make decision soon Dec 3
According to Jon Heyman of FanCred Sports, free agent left-hander Patrick Corbin is expected to make a decision soon on where to sign.
Mets have Cano/Diaz presser scheduled for Tue Dec 3
Marlins ink Pedro Alvarez to minors deal Dec 3
Marlins signed INF Pedro Alvarez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Segura waives no-trade clause to go to PHI Dec 3
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that Jean Segura has waived his no-trade clause in order to accept a trade to the Phillies.
Dodgers extend Dave Roberts through 2022 Dec 3
The Dodgers and manager Dave Roberts have agreed to a four-year extension through 2022.
Yusei Kikuchi posting process begins Tuesday Dec 3
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that MLB clubs have been notified that Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi will be available through the posting system beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday morning.
Report: Swarzak not in Segura deal after all Dec 3
Report: Swarzak to go to PHI in Segura swap Dec 3
Phillies to acquire Jean Segura from Mariners Dec 2
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Phillies have agreed in principal to acquire Jean Segura from the Mariners.
M's in serious talks with Phillies on Segura Dec 2
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Mariners are in serious talks with the Phillies on a trade involving shortstop Jean Segura.
Report: Mets, Indians talked Kluber trade Dec 1
Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that the Mets have discussed a possible Corey Kluber trade with the Indians.
Report: Cano, Diaz to Mets trade agreed to Dec 1
Surprise: Giants non-tender Hunter Strickland Nov 30
Giants non-tendered RHP Hunter Strickland.
Nationals acquire Yan Gomes from Indians Nov 30
Angels plan to non-tender closer Blake Parker Nov 30
Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that the Angels plan to non-tender closer Blake Parker.
Nationals to acquire Yan Gomes from Indians Nov 30
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that the Nationals have agreed to a deal to acquire Yan Gomes from the Indians.
Nats in 'serious' trade talks for Yan Gomes Nov 30
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Nationals are in "serious discussions" with the Indians regarding a trade for Yan Gomes.
OF Avisail Garcia not tendered contract Nov 30
White Sox non-tendered OF Avisail Garcia.
Indians talking extension with SP Carrasco Nov 30
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Indians are in discussions with Carlos Carrasco about a contract extension.
White Sox non-tender DH Matt Davidson Nov 30
White Sox non-tendered INF/DH Matt Davidson.
Mets expected to non-tender Wilmer Flores Nov 30
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Mets plan to non-tender Wilmer Flores.
Reds to non-tender outfielder Billy Hamilton Nov 30
C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports that the Reds plan to non-tender Billy Hamilton.
HOU, BOS 'leading contenders' for Eovaldi Nov 30
MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reports that the market for Nathan Eovaldi is "heating up" and the Astros and Red Sox are "viewed as two of the leading contenders."
White Sox acquire Colome from M's for Narvaez Nov 30
Cubs expected to tender Russell contract Nov 30
Bruce Levine of WSCR-AM and 670thescore.com reports that the Cubs are likely to tender Addison Russell a contract.
Kimbrel reportedly asking for six-year deal Nov 30
ESPN's Buster Olney reports that teams are being told Craig Kimbrel's initial ask is for a six-year contract.
Report: NYM/SEA trade won't be finalized Fri. Nov 30
Rosenthal: Diaz, Cano trade is 'close' Nov 29
Report: Cano, Diaz talks are 'intensifying' Nov 29
Report: Richards, Padres agree to contract Nov 29
Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports reports that Garrett Richards and the Padres have agreed to a deal.
Yankees among teams in on J.T. Realmuto Nov 29
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that the Yankees are among the teams showing interest in Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto.
Dodgers, Indians talking Corey Kluber trade Nov 29
According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, the Indians and Dodgers are discussing a potential Corey Kluber trade.
Reds 'all over' free agent SP Dallas Keuchel Nov 29
Jon Heyman of Fancred hears that the Reds are "all over" free agent starter Dallas Keuchel.
Rangers getting calls on closer Jose Leclerc Nov 29
According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Rangers have been contacted by multiple teams about a possible trade for Jose Leclerc.
Brewers to non-tender 2B Jonathan Schoop? Nov 29
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic hears from sources that there is a "strong possibility" the Brewers will non-tender Jonathan Schoop.
Garrett Richards has offers from LAD & SD Nov 29
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that Garrett Richards has offers on the table from the Padres and Dodgers.
Kelenic discussed in Cano, Diaz trade talks Nov 29
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that 2018 first-round draft pick Jarred Kelenic is among the prospects under discussion in the Mets' trade negotiations with the Mariners for Edwin Diaz and Robinson Cano.
Report: Cano, Diaz to Mets has 'momentum' Nov 29
Franmil Reyes to have surgery for torn MCL Nov 28
Franmil Reyes will undergo surgery Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
FA starter Patrick Corbin met with Nationals Nov 28
According to ESPN's Buster Olney, free agent Patrick Corbin met with the Nationals on Wednesday.
Cubs acquire Ronald Torreyes from Yankees Nov 28
Cubs acquired INF Ronald Torreyes from the Yankees for a player to be named or cash considerations.
Chris Archer undergoes surgery for hernia Nov 27
Chris Archer underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a bilateral hernia.
Report: Rangers, Chavez reach 2-year deal Nov 27
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports hears that the Rangers and Jesse Chavez have agreed to a two-year contract in the range of $8 million.
TEX reportedly nearing deal with Jesse Chavez Nov 27
Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that the Rangers are close to a deal with free agent right-hander Jesse Chavez.
Report: Tigers reach deal with LHP Matt Moore Nov 27
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Tigers have reached an agreement with left-hander Matt Moore on a one-year deal worth between $2-3 million.
Report: Corbin visiting Phillies on Tuesday Nov 27
Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports that Patrick Corbin is visiting with the Phillies on Tuesday.
Pirates announce deal with Lonnie Chisenhall Nov 27
Pirates signed OF Lonnie Chisenhall to a one-year, $2.75 million contract.
Report: Padres say Tatis untouchable for Thor Nov 27
Andy Martino of SNY.tv reports that the Padres have told the Mets that top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. is untouchable in trade talks.
Report: Mets being 'aggressive' in Cano talks Nov 27
Andy Martino of SNY.tv reports that the Mets are being "aggressive" in trade talks regarding the Mariners' Robinson Cano.
Giants open to talking trade on Bumgarner Nov 27
Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com reports that the Giants are willing to engage in trade talks with teams regarding Madison Bumgarner.
Report: Pirates to sign Lonnie Chisenhall Nov 26
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Pirates have signed Lonnie Chisenhall to a one-year, $2.75 million contract.
Cardinals have Mike Moustakas 'on radar' Nov 26
Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports reports that the Cardinals have Mike Moustakas "on (their) radar."
Josh Donaldson's deal with Braves is official Nov 26
Braves signed 3B Josh Donaldson to a one-year, $23 million contract.
Braves finalize contract with C Brian McCann Nov 26
Braves signed C Brian McCann to a one-year, $2 million contract.
Report: Braves, Donaldson agree to 1-yr deal Nov 26
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Braves and Josh Donaldson have agreed to a one-year, $23 million contract, pending a physical.
Report: Donaldson getting 1-yr, $23M from ATL Nov 26
Steve Phillips of MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM reports that the Braves and free agent third baseman Josh Donaldson are close to finalizing a one-year deal.
Twins claim C.J. Cron off waivers from Rays Nov 26
Twins claimed 1B/DH C.J. Cron off waivers from the Rays.
Brian McCann reportedly returning to Braves Nov 26
Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports that Brian McCann has reached an agreement with the Braves.
Padres release INF Christian Villanueva Nov 26
Padres released INF Christian Villanueva.
Report: Phils talked Goldschmidt with D-Backs Nov 26
Jayson Stark of The Athletic reports that the Phillies talked to the Diamondbacks about Paul Goldschmidt.
Report: Dodgers, Twins, Nats in on LeMahieu Nov 26
According to Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com, the Dodgers, Twins, and Nationals have all had at least preliminary discussions with free agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu.
Report: O's 'monitoring' market for Kinsler Nov 26
Jon Morosi of MLB.com reports that the Orioles are "monitoring the market" for free agent second baseman Ian Kinsler.
Report: M's contact Yanks, Mets about Cano Nov 26
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Mariners have contacted both the Mets and Yankees about a possible trade for Robinson Cano.
Cardinals, Mets, Phillies in on Andrew Miller Nov 25
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Cardinals, Mets and Phillies are among the teams interested in free agent left-hander Andrew Miller.
Braves and Phillies interested in Edwin Diaz Nov 25
According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, the Braves and Phillies have expressed interest in acquiring Edwin Diaz from the Mariners.
Yusei Kikuchi to be posted on December 3 Nov 23
The Seibu Lions announced on Friday that they will begin the posting process for Yusei Kikuchi on December 3.
Morosi: Phillies interested in Segura, Diaz Nov 22
Reds and Athletics interested in Matt Harvey Nov 21
Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that the Reds and Athletics are among the teams that have expressed interest in free agent right-hander Matt Harvey.
Reds agree to new deal with closer Iglesias Nov 21
Reds agreed to terms with RHP Raisel Iglesias on a three-year contract through 2021.
Half-dozen teams in on Noah Syndergaard Nov 21
Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports reports that "at least a half-dozen teams are believed to be real players" for Noah Syndergaard.
Cards 'maintaining interest' in OF Brantley Nov 21
MLB.com's Jon Morosi reports that the Cardinals are "maintaining interest" in Michael Brantley.
Rays to designate C.J. Cron for assignment Nov 20
Rays designated 1B/DJ C.J. Cron for assignment.
Padres DFA former first-rounder Spangenberg Nov 20
Padres designated INF Cory Spangenberg for assignment.
Twins, D-backs have talked Goldschmidt deal Nov 20
According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, the Twins and Diamondbacks "have had preliminary talks" about a Paul Goldschmidt trade.
SD selling Christian Villanueva to NPB team Nov 20
Ken Rosenthal and Dennis Lin of The Athletic report that the Padres are selling Christian Villanueva to the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
Hickey steps down as Cubs' pitching coach Nov 20
Jim Hickey has stepped down as the Cubs' pitching coach.
M's, Padres discussing Segura-Myers trade Nov 20
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Mariners have discussed a trade with the Padres involving Wil Myers.
Rangers finalize 2-year deal with Jeff Mathis Nov 20
Rangers signed C Jeff Mathis to a two-year, $6.25 million contract.
Nats announce 2-year deal with C Suzuki Nov 20
Nationals signed C Kurt Suzuki to a two-year, $10 million contract.
HOU, STL talking Goldschmidt trade with ARI Nov 20
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Astros and Cardinals are the two teams "that have had the most meaningful discussions" with the Diamondbacks regarding a Paul Goldschmidt trade.
Adrian Beltre announces his retirement Nov 20
Adrian Beltre announced his retirement on Tuesday morning.
Indians getting trade interest in Yan Gomes Nov 20
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Indians are "drawing significant trade interest" in Yan Gomes.
Yankees acquire James Paxton from Mariners Nov 20
Report: Kurt Suzuki inks 2-yr deal with Nats Nov 20
According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Nationals have agreed to a two-year deal with free agent catcher Kurt Suzuki.
Kenley Jansen to have heart surgery Nov. 26 Nov 20
Kenley Jansen will undergo heart surgery on November 26.
Rivera, Halladay, Pettitte on 2019 HOF ballot Nov 19
Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, and Andy Pettitte are among the first-time eligible players for the 2019 Hall of Fame ballot.
Report: Astros make 'initial offer' to Morton Nov 19
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Astros' have made an "initial offer" of one year with an option to free agent right-hander Charlie Morton.
Astros acquire Aledmys Diaz from Blue Jays Nov 19
Astros acquired INF Aledmys Diaz from the Blue Jays for RHP Trent Thornton.
Red Sox re-sign Steve Pearce to one-year deal Nov 19
Red Sox re-signed INF/OF Steve Pearce to a one-year, $6.25 million contract.
Report: Sonny Gray trade expected soon Nov 19
Andy Martino of SNY.tv reports that the Yankees "have multiple offers on the table" for Sonny Gray and appear close to trading the right-hander.
Reds 'main focus' is James Paxton, Sonny Gray Nov 19
Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports reports that James Paxton and Sonny Gray are the "main focus" for the Reds as they seek rotation upgrades.
Padres 'remain interested' in Syndergaard Nov 19
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Padres "remain interested" in Noah Syndergaard.
Phillies showing interest in Patrick Corbin Nov 19
MLB.com's Jon Morosi reports that the Phillies have interest in Patrick Corbin.
Report: Rangers have deal with Jeff Mathis Nov 19
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Rangers are in agreement on a two-year deal with Jeff Mathis.