MLB Fantasy News


Updated Pos Player Tm Latest Information
2014/10/23
3B
Aviles, Mike
CLE
The Cleveland Indians are likely to pick up the $3.5 million option on SS Mike Aviles rather than pay a $250,000 buyout. The team likes his versatility and ability to play multiple positions.
2014/10/22
PC
Balsley, Darren
SD
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/22
MAN
Banister, Jeff
TEX
Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan and pitching coach Mike Maddux will have their statuses determined within the week, according to sources. Their fates depend on how new manager Jeff Banister feels about them and his comfort level with them as coaches.
2014/10/22
TO
Blair, Willie
SD
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/22
RP
Burton, Jared
FA
Minnesota Twins RP Jared Burton had his 2015 team option declined Wednesday, Oct. 22.
2014/10/23
TO
Coles, Darnell
MIL
The Milwaukee Brewers have hired Detroit Tigers assistant hitting coach Darnell Coles as their new hitting coach.
2014/10/22
SP
Haren, Dan
LAD
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Dan Haren (shoulder) had arthroscopic surgery on his left (non-throwing) shoulder Wednesday, Oct. 22, and he's expected to be ready for the start of spring training.
2014/10/23
TO
Hart, John
ATL
Atlanta Braves interim general manager John Hart was named president of baseball operations by the team. He agreed to a three-year deal Thursday, Oct. 23.
2014/10/22
C
Hester, John
PHI
The Philadelphia Phillies signed C John Hester (Angels) to a minor league contract Wednesday, Oct. 22.
2014/10/23
RP
Holland, Greg
KC
Kansas City Royals CL Greg Holland was named the Trevor Hoffman AL Reliever of the Year.
2014/10/23
OF
Hunter, Torii
DET
Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter, who can file for free agency immediately following the World Series, has not made a firm decision on whether to return in 2015, but he wants to return to the Tigers if he elects to play. Hunter does understand if the team heads in another direction. "I haven't even thought about it," Hunter said. "I'm traveling as we speak to watch my three boys play college football. There's definitely a good chance I will play again though."
2014/10/22
SP
Johnson, Kris
JPN
Free-agent P Kris Johnson (Twins) signed a deal with the Hiroshihma Carp of the Japanese League for "mid-six figures," according to a source.
2014/10/23
RP
Kimbrel, Craig
ATL
Atlanta Braves CL Craig Kimbrel was named the Trevor Hoffman NL Reliever of the Year.
2014/10/23
SP
Lincecum, Tim
SF
San Francisco Giants SP Tim Lincecum (back, side) will undergo an MRI on his lower back and left side Thursday, Oct. 23, after he left Game 2 of the World Series because of tightness, according to sources. It is not known if Lincecum will stay on the active roster.
2014/10/22
SP
Lincecum, Tim
SF
San Francisco Giants P Tim Lincecum (illness) was sick before Game 1 of the World Series, according to manager Bruce Bochy.
2014/10/22
PC
Maddux, Mike
TEX
Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan and pitching coach Mike Maddux will have their statuses determined within the week, according to sources. Their fates depend on how new manager Jeff Banister feels about them and his comfort level with them as coaches.
2014/10/22
TO
Magadan, Dave
TEX
Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan and pitching coach Mike Maddux will have their statuses determined within the week, according to sources. Their fates depend on how new manager Jeff Banister feels about them and his comfort level with them as coaches.
2014/10/23
TO
McLaughlin, Bo
FA
Colorado Rockies pitching coach Jim Wright and bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin will not return to the team next season.
2014/10/22
C
O'Brien, Peter
ARI
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for 3B Martin Prado, has struggled with his defense but has impressed with power. O'Brien had 37 home runs in four levels of play this season.
2014/10/22
TO
Plantier, Phil
FA
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/22
TO
Powell, Alonzo
SD
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/22
3B
Prado, Martin
NYY
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for 3B Martin Prado, has struggled with his defense but has impressed with power. O'Brien had 37 home runs in four levels of play this season.
2014/10/22
TO
Roberts, Dave
SD
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/23
RP
Stinson, Josh
PIT
Free-agent P Josh Stinson (Orioles) signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday, Oct. 23.
2014/10/22
OF
Tomas, Yasmani
FA
Free-agent OF Yasmani Tomas has several teams interested in him, but several reliable sources are pointing to the Philadelphia Phillies as the front-runners. The Phillies have the money to reach a deal with Tomas, which could go above $100 million. The team also wants to turn around quickly to compensate for a thin farm system.
2014/10/22
TO
Valentin, Jose
SD
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
2014/10/22
C
Williams, Jackson
LAA
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim claimed C Jackson Williams off waivers from the Colorado Rockies Wednesday, Oct. 22.
2014/10/23
PC
Wright, Jim
FA
Colorado Rockies pitching coach Jim Wright and bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin will not return to the team next season.