Could Duffy make his way back to Oracle Park, either through trade or free agency? Here's why it's difficult to imagine.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 21, 2019, 6:14 am
The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. Ellsbury, who has not played since 2017, was released Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot as New York added seven players to protect them from
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 21, 2019, 5:57 am
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane declined comment Wednesday on Major League Baseball’s investigation into allegations of sign stealing against his team. While walking through the lobby of the luxury hotel where MLB owners were meeting, Crane stopped briefly when approached by reporters. “If you want
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 21, 2019, 5:51 am
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez explains why he doesn't regret using performance-enhancing drugs.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:45 am
The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract. Ellsbury, who has not played since 2017, was released Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot as New York added seven players to protect them from
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:15 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have designated infielder Matt Duffy for assignment and traded pitcher Jose De Leon to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a player to be named and cash.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 21, 2019, 4:02 am
The New York Yankees released former Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on Wednesday as they re-shuffled their 40-man roster.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:50 am
The Phillies added four pitchers to their 40-man roster on Wednesday night. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: November 21, 2019, 3:00 am
The Reds announced on Wednesday the acquisition of pitcher José De León from the Rays in exchange for a player to be named later and cash. The Rays opened up a spot on the 40-man roster with the move, ahead of Wednesday’s 8 PM ET deadline in preparation for the Rule 5 draft. De León,
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 21, 2019, 2:35 am
In preparation for the Rule 5 Draft, the Cubs added four minor leaguers to their 40-man roster on Wednesday, including top prospect Miguel Amaya.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 21, 2019, 2:19 am
The Miami Marlins have designated left-hander Wei-Yin Chen for assignment, parting with a pitcher they owe $22 million. Miami gave Chen an $80 million, five-year contract before the 2016 season, but he went 13-19 with a 5.10 ERA in four injury-plagued seasons. Last year Chen was demoted to the bullpen
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 21, 2019, 2:18 am
The Yankees released outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and designated first baseman Greg Bird for assignment on Wednesday to open up two spots on the 40-man roster.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 21, 2019, 1:27 am
Farhan Zaidi isn't ready to move on from all the Giants veterans.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 11:11 pm
Former pitching prospect Jharel Cotton was designated for assignment by the Athletics on Wednesday. He had to deal with Tommy John surgery and a hamstring injury in recent years.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:32 pm
The A's DFA'd Jharel Cotton on Wednesday while protecting Daulton Jefferies from the Rule 5 draft.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:53 pm
Nearly one-quarter of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked Major League Baseball to reconsider its proposal for a restructuring of the minor leagues after the 2020 season that would lead to 42 teams being dropped from their current circuits. ''The abandonment of minor league
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:43 pm
Nearly one-quarter of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives asked Major League Baseball to reconsider its proposal for a restructuring of the minor leagues after the 2020 season that would lead to 42 teams being dropped from their current circuits. ''The abandonment of minor league
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:43 pm
The move leaves Washington with nine open spots on its roster.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:36 pm
The man who helped bring an NBA team to Orlando said Wednesday that he wants to bring a Major League Baseball team to the theme park mecca. Pat Williams, a former executive with the NBA's Orlando Magic, said that Orlando was more deserving than a half-dozen other cities that have been mentioned
Posted: November 20, 2019, 9:21 pm
The White Sox are reportedly in pursuit of Zack Wheeler, with Jon Morosi reporting that the South Siders are one of four teams in "the leading group right now" for the free-agent hurler's services.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 20, 2019, 8:51 pm
The man who helped bring an NBA team to Orlando said Wednesday that he wants to bring a Major League Baseball team to the theme park mecca. Pat Williams, a former executive with the NBA's Orlando Magic, said that Orlando was more deserving than a half-dozen other cities that have been mentioned
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 8:25 pm
The White Sox made some important decisions Wednesday, protecting seven players from selection in next month's Rule 5 draft by moving them to the 40-man roster.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 20, 2019, 8:15 pm
Omar Vizquel, who spent the last two seasons as a manager in the White Sox minor league system, will not be back for 2020.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 20, 2019, 7:27 pm
Gerrit Cole is the biggest name on the open market this offseason. But is he the right fit for the Giants?
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 7:16 pm
Is Derek Jeter the only player who will get elected to the Hall of Fame this time around?
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 20, 2019, 7:12 pm
If the Cubs decide to shop catcher Willson Contreras, these three teams make sense as potential trade partners.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 20, 2019, 6:54 pm
The “Baby Shark� is moving to Japan. Outfielder Gerardo Parra has agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants. As part of the agreement announced Tuesday, Parra can earn $500,000 in bonuses next year.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 6:29 pm
The “Baby Shark� is moving to Japan. Outfielder Gerardo Parra has agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants. As part of the agreement announced Tuesday, Parra can earn $500,000 in bonuses next year.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 6:29 pm
The Giants have financial flexibility, but that doesn't mean they're going to hand out giant contracts.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 6:00 pm
Nationals fans reflect on their favorite Gerardo Parra memories.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 20, 2019, 5:16 pm
Boomer and Gio preview the disciplinary actions the MLB might take towards the Houston Astros regarding the team's alleged sign-stealing scandal.
Author: CBS Sports Videos
Posted: November 20, 2019, 4:57 pm
Gerardo Parra's time with the Washington Nationals may be over, but at least we'll all have "Baby Shark" and all those memories at Nationals Park by which to remember him.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 20, 2019, 4:29 pm
The Red Sox must determine how to proceed with Mookie Betts this winter, and fast. John Tomase breaks down the odds of four potential paths for the former MVP's future,
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: November 20, 2019, 3:33 pm
Brandon Dickson, the U.S. closer who blew a ninth-inning lead, threw his last major league pitch in 2012. Caleb Thielbar, who gave up the game-winning hit in the 10th, threw his last big league pitch in 2015. The entire 28-man American roster at the Olympic qualifying tournament that ended Sunday combined
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Baby Shark Goes East
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 20, 2019, 1:59 pm
Gerardo Parra has signed with Japan's Yomiuri Giants, ending his short-lived yet sensational career as a National.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: November 20, 2019, 11:56 am
Martin posted a 3.40 ERA while splitting time with the Rangers and Braves last year.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 20, 2019, 11:14 am
The A's don't have many holes on the infield, but they could look to these five guys for depth.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 7:51 am
No matter who emerges as their closer, the Giants are going to have a different look in the late innings next season.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: November 20, 2019, 5:47 am
Rob Manfred discusses the Astros' investigation, plus MLB Tonight discusses the potential Stephen Strasburg re-signing in Washington
Author: MLB.com
Posted: November 20, 2019, 4:40 am
Jeff Passan predicts a significant trade or two for the Cubs this winter on the latest Cubs Talk Podcast.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: November 20, 2019, 3:26 am
Pitcher Chris Martin and the Altanta Braves have agreed to a $14 million, two-year contract, a deal that brings back the right-hander after he closed 2019 with the club. The 33-year-old Martin was acquired by Atlanta from the Texas Rangers for left-hander Kolby Allard at the July 31 trade deadline.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 2:42 am
The Braves are not promising Will Smith the closer’s role. During his first news conference with his new team Tuesday, Smith said he’s fine with pitching in any inning. A 30-year-old left-hander, Smith wore No. 47 as a kid because that was Atlanta left-hander Tom Glavine’s number.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 2:18 am
The Braves are not promising Will Smith the closer’s role. During his first news conference with his new team Tuesday, Smith said he’s fine with pitching in any inning. A 30-year-old left-hander, Smith wore No. 47 as a kid because that was Atlanta left-hander Tom Glavine’s number.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 2:18 am
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be complete by next season and says he has authority to impose discipline beyond the loss of amateur draft picks. Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers says that when he was with Houston in 2017, the Astros
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 1:09 am
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred hopes the investigation into sign stealing by the Houston Astros will be complete by next season and says he has authority to impose discipline beyond the loss of amateur draft picks. Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers says that when he was with Houston in 2017, the Astros
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 20, 2019, 1:09 am
Manfred said he would not speculate on punishment, but he could use his authority to make broader punishments than previously used.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 19, 2019, 10:11 pm