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Tigers | Not interested in Joe Maddon
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:38:52 -0700

During a recent radio interview, Detroit Tigers special assistant Jim Leyland said the organization is not interested in hiring former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon because they already have a manager in place.


Rays | Considering move to Montreal?
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:19:15 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg has reportedly had discussions with wealthy Wall Street associates about relocating the team to Montreal, according to multiple sources.


Astros | Dexter Fowler to play exhibition games in Japan
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:13:37 -0700

Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler has accepted an invitation to play with the MLB All-Stars in Japan next month. Astros 2B Jose Altuve will also be part of the team.


Twins | Coaches in limbo as managerial search continues
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:09:58 -0700

Minnesota Twins general manager said there have been "no requests" from other teams to interview coaches who were part of former manager Ron Gardenhire's coaching staff for other opportunities. Infield coach Paul Molitor is still considered the frontrunner to become the Twins' next manager.


Royals | Kelvin Herrera may not be available for Game 4
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:46:43 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost is uncertain if RP Kelvin Herrera will be available to pitch in Game 4 of the World Series Saturday, Oct. 25. "Look, we're in the World Series. Everybody is available, but we don't want to be stupid either," Yost said. "He may be available for an out or he may not. He may just say, 'you know what, I need a break.' The one thing that we do really well as a staff is we communicate. Our relievers and our starting pitchers know that we have complete trust in them. If they tell us they can't go, we trust it. We don't feel that they're soft. We don't feel like they're sissies. We know that they know their body. We'll see how he feels (Saturday) when he comes out and plays catch." Herrera threw 32 pitches over 1 2/3 innings in Game 2 and 27 pitches over 1 1/3 innings in Game 3.


Yankees | Eric Hinske turns down interview
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:52:36 -0700

Chicago Cubs first base coach Eric Hinske has turned down the chance to interview for the New York Yankees hitting coach position.


Twins | Seven players re-signed
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:52:03 -0700

The Minnesota Twins have re-signed P Mark Hamburger, P Adrian Salcedo, OF Daniel Ortiz, OF Reynaldo Rodriguez, 1B Michael Gonzales, INF Tony Thomas and C Jairo Rodriguez. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.


Twins | Chris Parmelee to play this winter
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:38:42 -0700

Minnesota Twins OF Chris Parmelee is scheduled to play in the Dominican Republic winter league this offseason.


Twins | Miguel Sano expected to be ready for spring
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:26:04 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano (elbow) is on track to be ready for spring training next season, according to general manager Terry Ryan.


Tigers | Victor Martinez looking for multi-year deal
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:14:23 -0700

Detroit Tigers impending free-agent DH Victor Martinez will look for a four-year deal in free agency this offseason.


Indians | Justin Sellers traded
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:05:53 -0700

The Cleveland Indians have traded INF Justin Sellers to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations.


Royals | Jeremy Guthrie accomplishes WS first
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:52:58 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP Jeremy Guthrie became the second pitcher in World Series history to go over five innings in a start without allowing a walk or striking out a batter. The previous pitcher was Ed Willett in 1909.


Angels | Sticking with Mike Scioscia
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:35:49 -0700

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will not join the sweepstakes for free-agent manager Joe Maddon, as general manager Jerry Dipoto said the team is sticking with Mike Scioscia.


Royals | Liam Hendriks designated
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:31:36 -0700

The Kansas City Royals have designated RP Liam Hendriks for assignment. The move was likely done to clear space for OF Moises Sierra to be claimed from the Chicago White Sox.


Tigers | Victor Martinez to decline offer
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:25:12 -0700

Although Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez will receive a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the club, he plans to decline it and test free agency. The Tigers would love to have him back, but a sticking point could be if the deal goes for four years.


Twins | Interested in Joe Maddon
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:20:07 -0700

The Minnesota Twins place to contact free-agent manager Joe Maddon (Rays) about their managerial vacancy, a source said Friday, Oct. 24.


Twins | No winter ball for Miguel Sano
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:19:31 -0700

Minnesota Twins 3B Miguel Sano (elbow) will not play winter ball in the Dominican Republic, general manager Terry Ryan confirmed Friday, Oct. 24. Sano has not had any setbacks after Tommy John surgery, but "doctors do not want him to play," Ryan said.


Royals | James Shields realizes flaw in delivery
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:34:54 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP James Shields said Friday, Oct. 24, that he had been flying open in his delivery and rushing to the plate, causing his pitches to flatten out.


White Sox | Outright Michael Taylor
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:32:36 -0700

Chicago White Sox OF Michael Taylor was outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte Friday, Oct. 24. The White Sox's 40-man roster is now down to 37 players.


Royals | Claim Moises Sierra
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:29:57 -0700

The Kansas City Royals claimed OF Moises Sierra off waivers from the Chicago White Sox Friday, Oct. 24.


Royals | Lorenzo Cain moving to right field
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:57:37 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Lorenzo Cain will play right field in Game 3 of the World Series Friday, Oct. 24. Manager Ned Yost wants to boost his team's defense by using Cain in right field and starting OF Jarrod Dyson in center field.


Royals | Jarrod Dyson in lineup
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:08 -0700

Kansas City Royals OF Jarrod Dyson is in the starting lineup in Game 3 of the World Series in place of OF Norichika Aoki.


Orioles | Steven Johnson outrighted
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:04:11 -0700

Baltimore Orioles RP Steven Johnson cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk Friday, Oct. 24.


Rays | Joe Maddon opts out of contract
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:35:59 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and will be leaving the team, according to sources.


Tigers | Miguel Cabrera has surgery
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:14:46 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (ankle) had surgery to repair a stress fracture and remove bone spurs in his right ankle. The stress fracture was discovered on his navicular bone on the top of his foot. He'll be re-evaluated in three months.


Athletics | Brandon Moss has hip surgery
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:40 -0700

Oakland Athletics 1B Brandon Moss (hip) had surgery to repair his torn right hip labrum. He will be on crutches for four weeks.