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Royals | Acquire Ryan Jackson
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:19:46 -0800

The Kansas City Royals acquired INF Ryan Jackson from the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash considerations Wednesday, Nov. 26.


Rays | Ernesto Frieri's incentives
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:40:59 -0800

Tampa Bay Rays RP Ernesto Frieri can make $1.1 million in performance bonuses in 2015 for games: $50,000 for 30, $100,000 for 35, $150,000 each for 40 and 45, $200,000 apiece for 50 and 55 and $250,000 for 60. He can also make an extra $1.25 million based on games finished: $150,000 for 30, $200,000 for 35, $250,000 for 40, $300,000 for 45 and $350,000 for 50.


Yankees | NY asked about Jimmy Rollins
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:09:18 -0800

Philadelphia Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins received a trade inquiry from the New York Yankees, according to multiple sources. However, the Phillies' asking price for Rollins was too high for the Yankees' liking.


Rays | Ernesto Frieri signs
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:26:11 -0800

The Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent RP Ernesto Frieri (Pirates) to a one-year, $800,000 deal Wednesday, Nov. 26. In a corresponding move, the team designated 2B Sean Rodriguez for assignment. Frieri can make a total of $3.15 million with incentives.


Orioles | Scott Barnes acquired
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:24:00 -0800

The Baltimore Orioles acquired RP Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians Wednesday, Nov. 26, in exchange for cash considerations.


Red Sox | Jon Lester remains a top priority for Boston
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:41:43 -0800

Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) is still an option for the Boston Red Sox, and owner John Henry said that the team is willing to exceed the $189 million luxury tax threshold in order to sign him. "Obviously we're doing everything we can to sign a top-tier pitcher, Jon Lester," Henry said. "And hopefully he'll come back."


Rays | Dave Martinez resigns
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:02:59 -0800

Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez resigned from his position Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Rays | Yunel Escobar available
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:28:00 -0800

Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar is available on the trade market. If he's dealt, the team could use 2B/OF Ben Zobrist at short.


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez contract breakdown
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:23:21 -0800

Boston Red Sox SS Hanley Ramirez will make $19 million in 2015, and $22 million in 2016 through 2018, with a $22 million vesting option for the 2019 season. He received a $3 million contract bonus.


Red Sox | Juan Francisco designated
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:13:37 -0800

Boston Red Sox 1B Juan Francisco was designated for assignment Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Angels | Two outrighted
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:50 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Alfredo Marte and C Jackson Williams cleared waivers and were outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake Tuesday, Nov. 25. SP Michael Roth rejected his assignment and became a free agent.


Twins | Three coaches added
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:27:57 -0800

The Minnesota Twins named Neil Allen their new pitching coach, Eddie Guardado their new bullpen coach and Joe Vavra as their new bench coach Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Rangers | Yu Darvish cleared to throw
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:05:50 -0800

Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish (elbow) received positive results from his MRI exam Tuesday, Nov. 25, by Dr. Keith Meister, and Darvish has been cleared to start his normal throwing schedule. He expects to start throwing in early December.


Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval's Red Sox financials
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:15:47 -0800

Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval will receive a $3 million signing bonus and then get $17 million annually in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The salary rises to $18 million in 2018 and 2019. The club has an option for $17 million in 2020 with a $5 million buyout.


Twins | Name three coaches
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:13:23 -0800

The Minnesota Twins will hire Neil Allen as pitching coach, Eddie Guardado as bullpen coach, and Joe Vavra as bench coach.


Twins | Anthony Swarzak outrighted
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:53:22 -0800

The Minnesota Twins outrighted RP Anthony Swarzak off their 40-man roster on Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Rangers | Jim Adduci signs with Korean team
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:33:30 -0800

Texas Rangers 1B/OF Jim Adduci was signed by the Lotte Giants of the Korean League for $650,000. Adduci had been designated for assignment.


Rangers | Texas interested in Michael Saunders
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:26:37 -0800

The Texas Rangers have mild interest in Seattle Mariners OF Michael Saunders.


Rangers | Ross Wolf signs
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:05:21 -0800

The Texas Rangers signed RP Ross Wolf (Korean League) to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. No financial terms were disclosed.


Red Sox | Hanley Ramirez to play LF?
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:34:41 -0800

Boston Red Sox SS Hanley Ramirez was mentioned as a candidate to play left field by manager John Farrell when the skipper discussed a projected lineup for next season.


White Sox | Adam LaRoche contract breakdown
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:12:02 -0800

Chicago White Sox 1B Adam LaRoche will make $12 million in 2015 and $13 million in 2016 as part of his two-year, $25 million deal.


Tigers | Ezequiel Carrera becomes free agent
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:06:22 -0800

Detroit Tigers OF Ezequiel Carrera cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo Tuesday, Nov. 25, but he rejected the assignment and became a free agent.


Blue Jays | Greg Burke signs
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:51:09 -0800

The Toronto Blue Jays signed free-agent RP Greg Burke (Rockies) to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Red Sox | Ryan Lavarnway designated
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:49:40 -0800

Boston Red Sox C Ryan Lavarnway was designated for assignment Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval wants to remain at 3B
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:16:47 -0800

Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval said he wants to remain at third base throughout his contract with the team.


White Sox | Scott Carroll designated
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:06:19 -0800

Chicago White Sox RP Scott Carroll was designated for assignment Tuesday, Nov. 25.


Indians | Cleveland showing interest in Chase Headley
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:51 -0800

Free-agent 3B Chase Headley (Yankees) is attracting interest from the Cleveland Indians. However, it's unclear if the Tribe has made him an offer.


Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval has option
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:38:13 -0800

Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval's deal includes a $17 million team option (or a $5 million buyout) for the 2020 season. His five-year deal guarantees him $95 million.


Yankees | Troy Tulowitzki not getting interest from Yanks
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:14:17 -0800

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki isn't drawing much interest from the New York Yankees, who do not want to assume the six years and $114 million left on his deal.


Red Sox | Pablo Sandoval officially signs with Boston
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:32:14 -0800

Updating previous reports, Boston Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval signed a five-year, $98 million deal with a club option for a sixth year.

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