Even though they're without a big league shortstop for 2015, the A's did not extend a $15.3 million qualifying offer to free agent Jed Lowrie. Subsequently, they won't receive Draft compensation should the infielder sign elsewhere.
The Twins are close to adding a pitching coach from outside of the organization, as they're set to hire Neil Allen from the Rays' organization, according to a Major League source.
For the second consecutive year, the National Baseball Hall of Fame player ballot -- which will be released on Monday in conjunction with the Baseball Writers' Association of America -- boasts an embarrassment of riches, this time for the prospective Class of 2015.
The Rockies have a challenge that is bigger than the pitching staff making its home at Coors Field and the mile-high altitude of Denver. Colorado's primary problem is it's lack of offense on the road.
After four years of teaching, Brian Auld opted to attend Harvard Business School to earn an MBA, which is when Matt Silverman called to offer Auld a job. But Auld, the current Rays president, learned a lot from his time in the classroom.
The Indians added one pitcher to their roster Sunday and removed another, acquiring right-hander Charles Brewer from the D-backs in exchange for cash considerations and designating left-hander Scott Barnes for assignment.
The Padres made a "very competitive offer" to free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a baseball source told MLB.com late Saturday.
In a sport where the talent level is so close among the top 20 or so teams, it's fascinating to watch every general manager attempt to create a certain vision of his club. Best of all, we're just getting started.
In honor of Jackie Robinson's enrollment 75 years ago, UCLA retired No. 42 in all its sports and renamed its athletic facilities the "Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex."
An illustrious list of dignitaries joined Tony La Russa in Las Vegas to support Pets for Vets, the latest project for the D-backs' chief baseball officer, aimed at providing military veterans with the recuperative companionship of dogs.
The Red Sox could have the lead in the bidding for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, with The Boston Globe reporting on Saturday that the club's five-year, $95 million offer may give it the edge over the Giants and Padres. The club has not commented on the report.
The D-backs traded right-handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger to the Dodgers on Saturday for cash considerations, the team announced, and sent right-hander Charles Brewer to the Indians.
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is owed $107 million over the next five years, but an online report said that Kemp is "drawing interest." Here's a recap of the other Hot Stove stories of the day.
On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum opened its first temporary exhibit, Stan Musial: "The Man" Off the Field. The exhibit focuses on the life and contributions that Musial made outside of baseball, and it will be in place until next November.