News from the Past 30 Days
A's Matt Chapman getting MRI on right hand
Matt Chapman left Athletics camp on Thursday to undergo a precautionary MRI on his right hand back in Oakland.
Pirates acquire Corey Dickerson from Rays
Pirates acquired OF Corey Dickerson from the Rays for RHP Daniel Hudson, INF Tristan Gray, and cash considerations.
Ohtani to make Cactus debut this Saturday
Shohei Ohtani is expected to make his Cactus League debut as a pitcher on Saturday.
Brent Honeywell diagnosed with forearm strain
Brent Honeywell has been diagnosed with a right forearm strain.
Austin Barnes dealing with elbow discomfort
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed Thursday that Austin Barnes came into spring training with some right elbow discomfort.
Chris Young diagnosed with right calf strain
Chris Young has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of his right calf.
Hold-up on J.D. Martinez deal is 'logistical'
Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports that hold-up in J.D. Martinez's contract being finalized is related to logistics in reviewing medical reports.
Levine: Sano put on more weight this winter
Twins GM Thad Levine noted this week that Miguel Sano brought a "generous carriage" into spring training.
Rays sign OF Carlos Gomez to one-year pact
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Rays have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent outfielder Carlos Gomez.
Orioles reach agreement with Colby Rasmus
Orioles signed OF Colby Rasmus to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Forrest Whitley gets 50-game drug suspension
Astros top pitching prospect Forrest Whitley has been suspended 50 games for a violation of the minor league drug program.
O's finalize new contract with Chris Tillman
Orioles re-signed RHP Chris Tillman to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Marlins announce one-year deal with Maybin
Marlins signed OF Cameron Maybin to a one-year contract.
O's and Rasmus have 'mutual interest' in deal
Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles "have turned their focus to a potential deal" with Colby Rasmus.
D'Backs acquire OF Steven Souza from Rays
Diamondbacks acquired OF Steven Souza from the Rays as part of a three-team trade.
NYY land Brandon Drury in three-team trade
Yankees acquired INF Brandon Drury from the Diamondbacks as part of a three-team trade.
Souza to AZ, Drury to NYY in 3-team trade
Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that the Diamondbacks have acquired Steven Souza from the Rays as part of a three-team trade.
LAD, Kershaw have 'open dialogue' on contract
Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi said he has kept an "open dialogue" with Clayton Kershaw about his contract status.
Julio Pablo Martinez cleared to sign in MLB
Cuban outfielder Julio Pablo Martinez will be free to sign with a Major League Baseball team on March 6.
Angels lowering right field wall in 2018
The Angels will lower the right field wall at Angel Stadium from 18 feet to eight feet.
Conforto (shoulder) begins hitting off tee
Michael Conforto (shoulder) has begun hitting off a tee.
Nick Senzel to see time at SS and 3B in camp
Reds prospect Nick Senzel will work exclusively at shortstop and third base in camp.
Report: Phillies, Arrieta 'having dialogue
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Phillies and Jake Arrieta are "having dialogue."
Padres make Eric Hosmer contract official
Padres signed 1B Eric Hosmer to an eight-year, $144 million contract.
D'Backs announce deal with Jarrod Dyson
Diamondbacks signed OF Jarrod Dyson to a two-year, $7.5 million contract.
D'Backs sign Jarrod Dyson to two-year deal
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Diamondbacks have signed Jarrod Dyson to a two-year contract.
BOS gets J.D. Martinez for five years, $110M
ESPN's Pedro Gomez reports that a deal between the Red Sox and J.D. Martinez is "done."
Harper doesn't want to discuss free agency
Bryce Harper said in his first media session of the spring Monday that he doesn't want to discuss anything beyond the 2018 season.
BoSox remain in negotiations with Martinez
According to Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston, the Red Sox were still in negotiations for J.D. Martinez on Monday.
Joaquin Benoit signs deal with Nationals
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the Nationals have agreed to terms with veteran reliever Joaquin Benoit.
Donaldson expects to become a free agent
Josh Donaldson said he has had preliminary talks with the Blue Jays about a contract extension, but that he wants to focus on the season and expects to become a free agent.
Tulo (heel) in question for Opening Day?
Troy Tulowitzki (heel) couldn't say for sure Monday that he'll be ready for Opening Day.
Report: Lincecum receives guaranteed offer
According to Grant Brisbee of SB Nation, Tim Lincecum has a guaranteed contract offer from a team that’s not the Giants.
Report: Chris Tillman returning to Orioles
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Chris Tillman is returning to the Orioles.
Joe Musgrove not concerned about shoulder
Joe Musgrove said Monday that he's not concerned about his shoulder.
Chris Young gets one-year deal from Angels
Angels signed OF Chris Young to a one-year contract.
Angels ink Chris Carter to minor league deal
Angels signed 1B Chris Carter to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Mets' deal with SP Jason Vargas is official
Mets signed LHP Jason Vargas to a two-year, $16 million contract with a club option for 2020.
Grandal viewed as primary catcher over Barnes
Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times writes that Yasmani Grandal "appears positioned as the primary backstop" this season for the Dodgers.
Nunez passes Red Sox physical; deal official
Red Sox signed INF/OF Eduardo Nunez to a one-year, $4 million contract with a $4 million player option for 2019.
Twins get Odorizzi from Rays in 2-player deal
Twins acquired RHP Jake Odorizzi from the Rays for SS Jermaine Palacios.
Report: Padres reach deal with 1B Eric Hosmer
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Padres have agreed to a deal with free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer.
Report: Rays trade RHP Jake Odorizzi to Twins
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports the Rays have traded Jake Odorizzi to the Twins.
Rays designate Corey Dickerson for assignment
Rays designated OF Corey Dickerson for assignment.
Rays acquire Cron from Angels, DFA Dickerson
Rays acquired DH C.J. Cron from the Angels for a player to be named later.
Rangers will not sign Seung Hwan Oh
T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the Rangers will not sign Seung Hwan Oh.
Twins ink Anibal Sanchez to one-year deal
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Twins have agreed to terms with Anibal Sanchez on a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Blue Jays ink Jaime Garcia to one-year deal
Blue Jays agreed to terms with LHP Jaime Garcia on a one-year, $8 million contract with a $10 million club option for 2019.
Edinson Volquez signs on with Rangers
Rangers signed RHP Edinson Volquez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Dodgers make Chase Utley contract official
Dodgers re-signed INF Chase Utley to a two-year, $2 million contract.
Mets agree to two-year deal with Jason Vargas
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Mets and Jason Vargas have agreed to terms on a contract.
Gerardo Parra undergoes hamate bone surgery
Gerardo Parra underwent surgery last week to remove the hamate bone from his right hand.
Orioles make Andrew Cashner deal official
Orioles signed RHP Andrew Cashner to a two-year, $16 million contract.
Report: Red Sox re-sign Nunez for one year
According to FanRag's Robert Murray, the Red Sox and Eduardo Nunez have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with an option for 2019.
O's ink Andrew Cashner to 2-year, $16M deal
MASN's Roch Kubatko reports that the Orioles have signed free agent starter Andrew Cashner to a two-year, $16 million contract.
Danny Salazar (arm) a 'couple weeks behind'
Danny Salazar "experienced an onset of right shoulder rotator cuff inflammation in mid-January," per a press release from the Indians.
Rangers say 'nothing imminent' on Oh contract
Rangers GM Jon Daniels said Thursday that there is "nothing imminent" to announce on Seung Hwan Oh.
Healy down 4-6 weeks following hand surgery
Ryon Healy underwent surgery Thursday to remove a bone spur from his right hand and will be sidelined 4-6 weeks.
Mets 'have solid interest' in SP Jason Vargas
According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets "still have solid interest" in free agent starter Jason Vargas.
Betts won't discuss extension during season
Mookie Betts said he will not discuss a contract extension with the Red Sox until after the 2018 season.
Avisail Garcia wins arb. case, $6.7M salary
Avisail Garcia won his arbitration case against the White Sox and will earn a $6.7 million salary in 2018.
Judge says left shoulder 'right on schedule'
Aaron Judge said Wednesday in Yankees camp that his surgically-repaired left shoulder "feels good, feels right on schedule."
Ryon Healy undergoing tests for hand injury
Ryon Healy is undergoing tests for a hand injury.
Eiland: Familia will get 'majority of saves'
Mets pitching coach Dave Eiland said Wednesday at spring training that Jeurys Familia "will probably get the majority of the saves."
Rockies might move Blackmon out of leadoff
Rockies manager Bud Black said he'll take a "serious look" at hitting Charlie Blackmon in the heart of the order this season.
Cardinals finalize $3M deal with Bud Norris
Cardinals signed RHP Bud Norris to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Chase Field to install humidor for '18 season
Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen confirmed Tuesday to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic that Chase Field will have a working humidor in 2018.
Utley getting two-year deal from the Dodgers
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Chase Utley has signed a two-year deal with the Dodgers.
Yankees have been in touch with Moustakas
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Yankees and free agent third baseman Mike Moustakas have had "occasional contact" in recent days.
D-Backs trying 'creative' offers for Martinez
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Diamondbacks have broached "creative" ways to retain free agent slugger J.D. Martinez.
Cubs finalize 6-year, $126M deal with Darvish
Cubs signed RHP Yu Darvish to a six-year, $126 million contract.
BOS offer to J.D. Martinez: 5yrs, around 100M
Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports that the offer from the Red Sox to J.D. Martinez remains around five years and $100 million.
Orioles, Gausman avoid arb. with 1-year deal
Orioles and RHP Kevin Gausman avoided arbitration Tuesday by agreeing to a one-year, $5.6 million contract.
Report: Dodgers bringing back INF Chase Utley
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Dodgers have reached an agreement with Chase Utley.
Giants in serious talks for LHP Tony Watson
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Giants are in "serious contract talks" with free agent reliever Tony Watson.
Dodgers in 'serious talks' to re-sign Utley
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Dodgers are in "serious talks" with Chase Utley about re-signing the veteran infielder.
Report: Padres remain in touch on Eric Hosmer
Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports that the Padres have engaged in "regular dialogue" with Eric Hosmer's agent, Scott Boras, over the past several days.
Report: Cardinals to sign RHP Bud Norris
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Cardinals have signed free agent right-hander Bud Norris, pending a physical.
Boras met with D-Backs owner on J.D. Martinez
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that agent Scott Boras met with Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick within the past week regarding free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez.
Odorizzi drawing interest on trade market
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Orioles, Twins, Brewers, Cubs and Yankees are among the teams that have inquired on Jake Odorizzi.
Passan: Darvish has opt-out after second year
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports Yu Darvish can opt out after the second year of his agreed-upon, six-year deal with the Cubs.
Astros talking to Marlins about J.T. Realmuto
Craig Mish of Sirius XM reports that the Astros have engaged in trade discussions for Marlins' catcher J.T. Realmuto.
Yu Darvish agrees to six-year deal with Cubs
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Cubs and Yu Darvish have come to an agreement on a six-year, $150 million contract.
Dustin Fowler the favorite for A's CF job?
MLB.com's Jane Lee writes that Dustin Fowler (knee) "is the favorite to land the center field job" for the Athletics.
Report: Sergio Romo re-signs with Tampa Bay
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Rays have re-signed Sergio Romo to a one-year contract.
Red Sox, LoMo 'have been in touch recently'
Evan Drellich of NBC Boston reports that Logan Morrison and the Red Sox "have been in touch recently."
Giants ink Derek Holland to minor league deal
Giants signed LHP Derek Holland to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Blue Jays interested in Andrew Cashner
MLB.com's Jon Morosi reports that the Blue Jays are "showing continued interest" in Andrew Cashner.
BOS and ARI offers to Martinez 'very similar'
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Red Sox' and Diamondbacks' offers to J.D. Martinez "are believed to be at very similar levels."
ATL has 'serious interest' in Eduardo Nunez
MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Braves have expressed "serious interest" in Eduardo Nunez.
Lance Lynn drawing interest from 7-8 teams
According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, free agent starter Lance Lynn is drawing interest from "seven or eight teams."
Report: Darvish has received offer from Twins
According to Darren Wilson of ESPN 1500 in Minneapolis, the Twins have submitted a formal offer to free agent starter Yu Darvish.
D'Backs talking short-term with J.D. Martinez
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, free agent slugger J.D. Martinez is discussing short-team and long-term offers with the Diamondbacks.
Trouble? Yasiel Puig dumped by his agency
Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports that Yasiel Puig is no longer represented by the Wasserman Group.
Mets, Todd Frazier finalize 2-year, $17M deal
Mets signed 3B Todd Frazier to a two-year, $17 million contract.
Yankees acquire Russell Wilson from Rangers
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Yankees have acquired Russell Wilson from the Rangers for future considerations.
Orioles have 'checked out' Lynn, Cobb, others
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Orioles have "checked out" free agent starters Lance Lynn, Alex Cobb, Andrew Cashner, Jason Vargas, and Chris Tillman, among others.
Rays have checked in on FA Eduardo Nunez
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Rays have "checked in" on the market for Eduardo Nunez.
Report: J.D. Martinez 'fed up' with Red Sox
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, free agent J.D. Martinez "is telling people that he is fed up with the Red Sox's inflexibility and would rather sign with another club."
Lincecum to throw for teams next Thursday
Free agent right-hander Tim Lincecum is scheduled to throw for scouts from interested teams on Thursday, February 15.
Ervin Santana (hand surgery) out 10-12 weeks
Ervin Santana underwent surgery on the middle finger of his throwing hand on Tuesday and will be sidelined for 10-12 weeks.
Schoop, Orioles avoid arbitration at $8.5 mil
Orioles and 2B Jonathan Schoop avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $8.5 million contract.
Rangers in agreement with Seung Hwan Oh
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Rangers are in agreement to sign free agent reliever Seung Hwan Oh.
Mets get Todd Frazier for two years, $17M
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Mets have an agreement with Todd Frazier on a two-year, $17 million contract.
Nats, Marlins remain in touch on Realmuto
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Nationals remain in touch with the Marlins about a trade for J.T. Realmuto, but that no progress has been made.
Astros, Springer avoid arb. with 2-year deal
Astros and OF George Springer avoided arbitration by agreeing to a two-year, $24 million contract.
Rangers sign Bartolo Colon to minors contract
Rangers signed RHP Bartolo Colon to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Rangers closing in on deal with Bartolo Colon
Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that the Rangers are in discussions on a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon.
Mets express interest in Eduardo Nunez
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Eduardo Nunez and Todd Frazier are the Mets' leading choices to bolster their infield.
Rangers consider new contract for Andrus
Jeff Wilson of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram reports the Rangers have discussed a potential new contract for SS Elvis Andrus with his agent Scott Boras.
Rangers unlikely to bring back Darvish
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said during an appearance on SiriusXM that the team is not likely to sign Yu Darvish or one of the other top free agent pitchers.
Justin Bour wins arb. case; will make $3.4M
Justin Bour won his arbitration case against the Marlins and will earn a $3.4 million salary in 2018.
Orioles acquire Andrew Susac from Brewers
Orioles acquired C Andrew Susac from the Brewers for a player to be named later or cash.
Nats sign Miguel Montero to minors contract
Nationals signed C Miguel Montero to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Report: Brewers in touch with Arrieta, Cobb
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Brewers have "been in contact" with Jake Arrieta and Alex Cobb.
Brewers, Rays have talked Chris Archer deal
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Brewers "have had recent contact" with the Rays about a potential Chris Archer trade.
D'Backs and Avila finalize 2-yr, $8.25M deal
Diamondbacks signed C Alex Avila to a two-year, $8.25 million contract.
Hosmer still 'pushing for more than 7 years'
According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, "Eric Hosmer's camp has continued pushing for" a contract of more than seven years.
Avila's deal with D'Backs: 2 years, $8.25 mil
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic confirms that free agent catcher Alex Avila has agreed to a two-year, $8.25 million contract with the Diamondbacks.
Mookie Betts wins arb. case, $10.5M salary
Mookie Betts won his arbitration case against the Red Sox and will earn a $10.5 million salary in 2018.
Diamondbacks reach deal with C Alex Avila
Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that the Diamondbacks are nearing an agreement with free agent catcher Alex Avila.
Darvish 'would like to return to the Dodgers'
According to Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times, Yu Darvish "has made clear he would like to return to the Dodgers."
Brewers finalize 2-yr deal with Matt Albers
Brewers signed RHP Matt Albers to a two-year, $5 million contract.
Reds ink David Hernandez to two-year deal
Reds signed RHP David Hernandez to a two-year, $5 million contract.
Nori Aoki returns to Japan with 3-year deal
According to Kyodo News, outfielder Nori Aoki has agreed to a three-year contract with with the Yakult Swallows of Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball League.
Report: Rockies interested in Todd Frazier
Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports that the Rockies are interested in free agent slugger Todd Frazier.
A's get Moss, Buchter from Royals for Hahn
Athletics acquired 1B/OF Brandon Moss, LHP Ryan Buchter and cash from the Royals for RHPs Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer.
Tigers sign Travis Wood to minors contract
Tigers signed LHP Travis Wood to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Royals finalize $2.5M contract with Escobar
Royals re-signed SS Alcides Escobar to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Brewers ink RP Matt Albers to 2-yr, $5M deal
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that free agent reliever Matt Albers has agreed to a two-year deal with the Brewers.
Mets still talking Harrison; FA more likely
Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that while the Mets continue to talk to the Pirates about Josh Harrison, a free agent addition is more likely.
Diamondbacks ink Neftali Feliz to minors deal
Diamondbacks signed RHP Neftali Feliz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Nelson (shoulder) expected back by June?
Pitching coach Derek Johnson told fans at the Brewers On Deck event Sunday that he expects Jimmy Nelson (shoulder) back around June.
Phillies, K-Rod agree to minor league deal
The Phillies have agreed to a minor league deal with free agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.
Manny Machado to start at shortstop for O's
Orioles' manager Buck Showalter announced Saturday that Manny Machado would begin the season as the club's starting shortstop, with Tim Beckham shifting over to third base.
Dodgers still trying to unload Matt Kemp
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports the Dodgers have three or four potential trade partners in mind as they try to unload OF Matt Kemp and his bloated contract.
Brewers make Lorenzo Cain signing official
Brewers signed OF Lorenzo Cain to a five-year, $80 million contract.
Royals, Alcides Escobar reach agreement
Robert Murray of FanRag Sports reports that the Royals and Alcides Escobar have come to terms on a contract.
Report: Brewers to sign OF Lorenzo Cain
The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports that the Brewers and Lorenzo Cain have come to terms on a deal.
Nationals pursuing Marlins' J.T. Realmuto
According to FanRag's Jon Heyman, the Nationals are attempting to acquire J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins, but Miami is asking for Victor Robles.
Brewers acquire Yelich in five-player deal
Brewers acquired OF Christian Yelich from the Marlins for OF Lewis Brinson, INF Isan Diaz, OF Monte Harrison and RHP Jordan Yamamoto.
Report: Yelich traded to Brewers
The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reports that Christian Yelich has been traded to the Brewers.
Report: Mets bring back Jose Reyes
Ken Rosenthal reports that the Mets and Jose Reyes have agreed to terms on a one-year deal.
Report: Lorenzo Cain weighing multiple offers
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Lorenzo Cain is currently weighing a "variety of offers."
Phillies are 'checking in' on SP Yu Darvish
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Phillies are "checking in" on free agent starter Yu Darvish.
Rays ace Archer does not expect to be traded
Chris Archer told Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times that he does not expect to be traded before the start of the 2018 season.
Blue Jays showing interest in Chris Tillman
Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Blue Jays have shown interest in free agent starter Chris Tillman.
Yu Darvish likely to sign with team this week
According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, it is "increasingly likely" that Yu Darvish will sign this week.