AP source: Rays send Myers to Padres in big deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-12-18 02:52

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

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For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-12-18 01:42

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.

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D-backs avoid arbitration with reliever Hernandez (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-12-18 00:19
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with reliever David Hernandez, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract.
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AP source: Romo close to new deal with Giants (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-12-18 00:12

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent reliever Sergio Romo is closing in on a new contract with the San Francisco Giants.

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Indians second baseman Kipnis has finger surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2014-12-18 00:09

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jason Kipnis' tough 2014 season has carried into his offseason.

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A-Rod cousin seeks delay in drug trial (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 23:56
MIAMI (AP) -- A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is asking a federal judge to delay his trial on charges stemming from his dealings with the Florida clinic tied to more than a dozen baseball players suspended for violating the sport's drug program.
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New Braves OF Nick Markakis has neck surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 22:18
ATLANTA (AP) -- New Braves outfielder Nick Markakis has undergone surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck.
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Showalter: Davis gets nod from MLB to use Adderall (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 21:34

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Chris Davis will be allowed to use Adderall next season after the first baseman received a 25-game suspension this year for using the drug.

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Morse and Marlins finalize $16 million, 2-year contract (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 20:51

MIAMI (AP) -- Michael Morse and the Miami Marlins have finalized a $16 million, two-year contract.

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Red Sox obtain reliever Varvaro for minor leaguer (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 20:45
BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have obtained Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers.
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Seattle acquires outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Cubs (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 20:40
SEATTLE (AP) -- The priority for general manager Jack Zduriencik and manager Lloyd McClendon was to add a pair of right-handed hitters and a starting pitcher for the Seattle Mariners this offseason.
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Baseball monitoring White House Cuba decision (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 19:55
Major League Baseball isn't sure of the impact of President Barack Obama's decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.
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Red Sox add reliever Varvaro in trade with Braves

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-12-17 18:19
The Red Sox bolstered their bullpen on Wednesday, acquiring right-hander Anthony Varvaro from the Braves in exchange for Minor Leaguer Aaron Kurcz and cash considerations.
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Mariners acquire versatile outfielder Ruggiano from Cubs

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-12-17 18:04
The Mariners acquired Justin Ruggiano, who can play all three outfield positions and could platoon in right, for Minor League pitcher Matt Brazis.
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Japanese reliever Fujikawa agrees to $1.1M deal with Rangers (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:40
Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year deal Tuesday with the Texas Rangers that includes a club option for 2016.
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Sox back in driver's seat after Cherington's maneuvers

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-12-17 17:31
Let's say Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington doesn't make any further moves this offseason. Is his team good enough to win the American League East?
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Morrow and Padres agree to $2.5 million, 1-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:57
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Free agent right-hander Brandon Morrow and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract, a deal that allows him to earn up to $8 million if he starts regularly next season.
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Capuano, Yankees agree to $5 million, 1-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:50

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Capuano is staying with the New York Yankees, just like fellow free agents Chase Headley and Chris Young.

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Comfort essential to Tribe's winter program for Kluber

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-12-17 16:41
Corey Kluber is a creature of habit, and altering his offseason regimen after his breakout 2014 season is not something he really wants to do. But the AL Cy Young Award winner is receptive to the Indians' suggestions for easing into Spring Training.
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Samardzija, Lester are right fits in Windy City

Major League Baseball - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:19
New White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija will be stoked for the return to Wrigley Field in July, while lefty Jon Lester called his move to the Cubs "the right fit at the right time.'' The only way it can be better for Chicago fans is if it turns into an annual experience.
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