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01/24/2017 5:49pm
Eric Young Jr. (Ana) rotowire.com
Young agreed to a minor league contract with the Angels on Tuesday, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.
01/24/2017 5:34pm
Albert Pujols (Ana) rotowire.com
Pujols (foot) is progressing as planned after undergoing surgery in December, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports.
01/24/2017 5:31pm
Jarrod Saltalamacchia (Tor) rotowire.com
Saltalamacchia agreed to a minor league contract with the Blue Jays on Tuesday, pending a physical, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.
01/24/2017 5:22pm
Luis Valbuena (Ana) rotowire.com
Valbuena is expected to compete with C.J. Cron for the starting spot at first base in 2017, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
01/24/2017 5:16pm
Mike Leake (StL) rotowire.com
Leake said he is "completely over" the shingles that caused him to miss a couple weeks in late August and early September last season, and said he is ready to start gaining weight, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Dispatch reports.
01/24/2017 5:15pm
Yohander Mendez (Tex) rotowire.com
Mendez will likely begin the season at Triple-A Round Rock, MLB.com reports.
01/24/2017 5:04pm
Charlie Morton (Hou) rotowire.com
Morton (Hamstring) is "softly" in the Astros' starting rotation for 2017, according to Manager A.J. Hinch, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.
01/24/2017 4:40pm
David Martinez (Det) rotowire.com
Martinez re-signed with the Tigers, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 4:13pm
Alex Santana (Wsh) rotowire.com
Santana signed a minor league contract with the Nationals and has been assigned to High-A Potomac.
01/24/2017 3:53pm
Irving Falu (Wsh) rotowire.com
Falu signed a minor league contract with the Nationals.
01/24/2017 3:48pm
Tim Berry (Bal) rotowire.com
Berry signed a minor league contract with Baltimore on Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
01/24/2017 3:25pm
Dean Anna (KC) rotowire.com
Anna signed a minor league contract with the Royals on Monday.
01/24/2017 3:14pm
Alex Castellanos (Bal) rotowire.com
Castellanos signed a minor league deal with the Orioles on Tuesday, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports.
01/24/2017 3:12pm
Severino Gonzalez (Mia) rotowire.com
Gonzalez was traded to the Marlins on Tuesday for a player to be named later or cash considerations, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.
01/24/2017 2:58pm
Blake Parker (Ana) rotowire.com
Parker cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A on Tuesday.
01/24/2017 2:51pm
Ehire Adrianza (SF) rotowire.com
Adrianza was designated for assignment Tuesday, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.
01/24/2017 2:48pm
Reinier Roibal (LA) rotowire.com
Roibal agreed to a minor league contract with the Dodgers, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 2:29pm
Mario Lisson (Wsh) rotowire.com
Lisson agreed to a minor league contract with the Nationals, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 2:27pm
Nelson Gonzalez (Col) rotowire.com
Gonzalez re-signed with the Rockies on a minor league contract, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 1:41pm
Nick Hundley (SF) rotowire.com
Hundley signed a contract with the Giants on Tuesday, Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
01/24/2017 1:25pm
Nick Buss (SD) rotowire.com
Buss signed a minor league contract with the Padres, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 1:08pm
Fernando Rodriguez (ChN) rotowire.com
Rodriguez agreed to a minor league deal with the Cubs, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 12:53pm
Zach Stewart (Bal) rotowire.com
Stewart signed a minor league contract with the Orioles, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 12:44pm
Yohan Pino (Min) rotowire.com
Pino agreed to a minor league contract with the Twins on Tuesday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/24/2017 12:31pm
Carlos Rivero (Ari) rotowire.com
Rivero re-signed with the Diamondbacks on a minor league contract, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/23/2017 9:42pm
Brett Anderson (ChN) rotowire.com
Anderson agreed to a deal with the Cubs on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.
01/23/2017 8:19pm
Clinton Hollon rotowire.com
Hollon was released by the Blue Jays on Monday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/23/2017 8:06pm
Anthony Swarzak (ChA) rotowire.com
Swarzak agreed to a minor league deal with the White Sox on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.
01/23/2017 7:57pm
Gregorio Petit (Tor) rotowire.com
Petit signed a minor league contract with the Blue Jays on Tuesday that includes an invitation to spring training, Sportsnet's Shi Davidi reports.
01/23/2017 7:22pm
Jose De Leon (TB) rotowire.com
De Leon was traded to the Rays on Monday in exchange for second baseman Logan Forsythe.
01/23/2017 7:12pm
Logan Forsythe (LA) rotowire.com
Forsythe was traded to the Dodgers on Monday in exchange for pitcher Jose De Leon.
01/23/2017 6:59pm
Josh Thole (Ari) rotowire.com
Thole agreed to a minor league deal with the Diamondbacks on Monday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.
01/23/2017 6:51pm
Shawn Tolleson (TB) rotowire.com
Tolleson (back) signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Rays on Monday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.
01/23/2017 6:47pm
Drew VerHagen (Det) rotowire.com
VerHagen (shoulder) will throw off a mound this week, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.
01/23/2017 6:35pm
Jeff Malm (Tex) rotowire.com
Malm signed a minor league contract with the Rangers on Monday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/23/2017 6:19pm
Barry Enright (SD) rotowire.com
Enright signed a minor league contract with the Padres on Monday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/23/2017 5:03pm
Xavier Avery rotowire.com
Avery signed a minor league contract with the Braves, Baseball America reports.
01/23/2017 3:47pm
Justin Verlander (Det) rotowire.com
Manager Brad Ausmus confirmed over the weekend that Verlander will start Opening Day against the White Sox, the Detroit Free Press reports.
01/23/2017 10:46am
Ryan Zimmerman (Wsh) rotowire.com
Zimmerman's poor performance at the plate in 2016 can be traced to his inability to get the ball in the air, MLB.com's Mike Petriello reports.
01/22/2017 11:47am
Yordano Ventura (KC) rotowire.com
Ventura died in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic, the Kansas City Star reports.
01/22/2017 9:36am
Preston Tucker (Hou) rotowire.com
Tucker (shoulder) said he expects to resume baseball-related activities in the next two weeks and should be ready to go when spring training opens.
01/21/2017 4:35pm
Anibal Sanchez (Det) rotowire.com
Sanchez will compete for a starting role in spring training, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
01/21/2017 4:29pm
Jeff Manship rotowire.com
Manship signed with the NC Dinos of the KBO on Saturday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
01/21/2017 4:24pm
Mike Pelfrey (Det) rotowire.com
Pelfrey will stretch out during spring training and is set to compete for a rotation spot, Jason beck of MLB.com reports.
01/21/2017 2:31pm
Dayan Diaz (Hou) rotowire.com
Diaz signed a minor league contract with the Astros on Saturday that includes an invite to major league spring training, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.
01/21/2017 12:28pm
Drew Pomeranz (Bos) rotowire.com
Pomeranz received a stem cell injection in his pitching elbow in October, Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal reports.
01/21/2017 11:32am
Kurt Suzuki (Atl) rotowire.com
Suzuki is expected to sign with the Braves.
01/21/2017 12:02am
Carson Fulmer (ChA) rotowire.com
Fulmer needs more development, according to White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune reports.
01/20/2017 9:38pm
James Loney (Tex) rotowire.com
Loney signed a minor-league deal with the Rangers on Friday, Fanragsports.com reports.
01/20/2017 7:28pm
Jabari Blash (SD) rotowire.com
Blash was designated for assignment by the Padres on Friday, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
01/20/2017 5:47pm
Joba Chamberlain (Mil) rotowire.com
Chamberlain signed a minor league contract with the Brewers on Friday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.
01/20/2017 5:11pm
Jim Henderson (ChN) rotowire.com
Henderson agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs on Friday, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports.
01/20/2017 5:05pm
Alex Hassan rotowire.com
Hassan retired from baseball Friday.
01/20/2017 1:16pm
Alejandro de Aza (Oak) rotowire.com
De Aza signed a minor league deal with the A's on Friday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
01/20/2017 1:10pm
Brett Eibner (Oak) rotowire.com
Eibner was designated for assignment on Friday, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
01/20/2017 11:09am
Adam Walker (Bal) rotowire.com
Walker was designated for assignment on Friday.
01/20/2017 7:25am
Maikel Franco (Phi) rotowire.com
Franco said he spent the offseason focusing on his conditioning, Ryan Lawrence of the Philly Voice reports. "I've lost five to seven pounds right now," Franco said. "I feel better. I feel great. My body is in good shape right now."
01/20/2017 5:53am
Tommy Joseph (Phi) rotowire.com
Joseph is fully recovered from the wrist tendinitis that forced him to cut his stint in the Dominican winter league short this offseason, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.
01/20/2017 5:41am
Michael Saunders (Phi) rotowire.com
The Phillies officially announced the signing of Saunders to a one-year deal with a club option for 2018 on Thursday, Corey Seidman of CSN Philadelphia reports.
01/20/2017 12:41am
Luis Valbuena (Ana) rotowire.com
Valbuena and the Angels are in agreement on a two-year deal with a club option, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports.
01/19/2017 8:35pm
Josh Johnson rotowire.com
Johnson plans to retire from baseball rather than pursue a minor league opportunity with the Giants, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports.
01/19/2017 6:13pm
Mark Trumbo (Bal) rotowire.com
Trumbo agreed to a three-year deal, pending a physical, with the Orioles on Thursday, Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.
01/19/2017 5:58pm
Tyson Ross (Tex) rotowire.com
Ross (shoulder) isn't expected to be ready for Opening Day of the 2017 season, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
01/19/2017 5:19pm
Brady Dragmire (Tex) rotowire.com
Dragmire was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Thursday.
01/19/2017 5:12pm
Blake Parker (Ana) rotowire.com
Parker was designated for assignment by the Angels on Thursday.
01/19/2017 4:27pm
Matt Shoemaker (Ana) rotowire.com
Shoemaker (head) has been cleared for normal pitching activity after doing full workouts this offseason, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
01/19/2017 4:24pm
Josh Bell (Pit) rotowire.com
Bell reported to minicamp at 225 pounds, down from 248 at the beginning of spring training last season, Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
01/19/2017 4:21pm
Steven Wright (Bos) rotowire.com
Wright (shoulder) is still rehabbing his right shoulder but feels he'll be ready to go for spring training, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports.
01/19/2017 4:18pm
Randal Grichuk (StL) rotowire.com
Grichuk has recovered from surgery to remove loose cartilage in his left knee, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
01/19/2017 4:10pm
David Ross rotowire.com
Ross will end his playing career after he was named a special assistant to the baseball operations with the Cubs on Friday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
01/19/2017 4:08pm
Cesar Cabral (Bos) rotowire.com
Cabral signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox on Wednesday, Baseball America reports.
01/19/2017 3:58pm
Andy Burns rotowire.com
Burns was released by the Blue Jays on Thursday so that he can sign with Lotte in the Korean Baseball Organization, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
01/19/2017 3:41pm
Brandon Cunniff (Mia) rotowire.com
Cunniff signed a minor league contract with the Marlins on Wednesday, Baseball America reports.
01/19/2017 3:22pm
Mike Fiers (Hou) rotowire.com
Fiers signed a one-year, $3.45 million contract with the Astros on Thursday, avoiding arbitration, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.
01/19/2017 3:05pm
Elvis Andrus (Tex) rotowire.com
Andrus (groin) is expected to be healthy for the start of the 2017 season, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
01/19/2017 2:53pm
Jordan Zimmermann (Det) rotowire.com
Zimmermann (neck) threw pain-free off a mound last week, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
01/19/2017 2:45pm
Eduardo Rodriguez (Bos) rotowire.com
Rodriguez (knee) is expected to be 100 percent by the time spring training comes around, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.
01/19/2017 2:29pm
Severino Gonzalez (Phi) rotowire.com
Gonzalez was designated for assignment Thursday.
01/19/2017 12:30pm
Corey Knebel (Mil) rotowire.com
Knebel is no longer expected to enter the season as the Brewers' closer after the signing of Neftali Feliz on Thursday.
01/19/2017 12:27pm
Neftali Feliz (Mil) rotowire.com
Feliz agreed to a one-year, $5.35 million deal with the Brewers on Thursday, and is expected to enter the year as the closer, Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan reports.
01/19/2017 9:56am
Isaiah White (Mia) rotowire.com
White has been traded to the Reds as part of the deal to acquire pitcher Dan Straily, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.
01/19/2017 9:43am
Austin Brice (Cin) rotowire.com
Brice is headed for Cincinnati as part of the deal to acquire pitcher Dan Straily, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.
01/19/2017 9:20am
Dan Straily (Mia) rotowire.com
Straily will be traded to the Marlins, pending physicals, in exchange for minor leaguers Luis Castillo, Austin Brice and Isaiah White, MLB.com's Joe Frisaro reports.
01/18/2017 10:00pm
Ross Detwiler (Oak) rotowire.com
Detwiler agreed to a minor league contract with the A's on Wednesday that includes an invite to spring training, Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports.
01/18/2017 6:05pm
Mikie Mahtook (Det) rotowire.com
Mahtook was traded to the Tigers on Wednesday for a player to be named later or cash.
01/18/2017 5:57pm
Anthony Gose (Det) rotowire.com
Gose was designated for assignment on Wednesday, Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith reports.
01/18/2017 5:20pm
Kyle Kendrick (Bos) rotowire.com
Kendrick signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox on Wednesday that includes an invite to spring training, ESPN.com reports.
01/18/2017 3:23pm
Kole Calhoun (Ana) rotowire.com
Calhoun signed a three-year, $26 million contract extension with the Angels on Wednesday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.
01/18/2017 2:48pm
Ryon Healy (Oak) rotowire.com
Athletics general manager David Forst suggested Wednesday that Healy would see most of his at-bats at first base and designated hitter in 2017, MLB.com's Jane Lee reports.
01/18/2017 2:37pm
Trevor Plouffe (Oak) rotowire.com
Athletics general manager David Forst confirmed Wednesday that Plouffe would serve as the team's primary third baseman this season, CSN Bay Area's Joe Stiglich reports.
01/18/2017 2:25pm
J.P. Arencibia rotowire.com
Arencibia retired from professional baseball Wednesday.
01/18/2017 12:18pm
Kelvin De la Cruz (Cle) rotowire.com
De La Cruz signed a minor league contract with Cleveland on Wednesday.
01/18/2017 12:16pm
Joey Terdoslavich (Pit) rotowire.com
Terdoslavich agreed to a minor league contract with Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
01/18/2017 11:36am
Michael Brantley (Cle) rotowire.com
Brantley (shoulder) is continuing to progress in his recovery and is now hitting off a tee, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.
01/18/2017 11:06am
Brandon Guyer (Cle) rotowire.com
Guyer and the Indians agreed to a two-year extension Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
01/18/2017 11:03am
J.J. Hoover (Ari) rotowire.com
Hoover signed a minor league contract with Arizona on Friday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
01/18/2017 11:00am
Adrian Salcedo rotowire.com
Salcedo has been released by the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.
01/18/2017 10:57am
Jeremy Hefner rotowire.com
Hefner has decided to retire from baseball, ending his 10-year professional career.
01/18/2017 5:48am
Jeanmar Gomez (Phi) rotowire.com
Manager Pete Mackanin said Gomez will get a chance to earn his closing job back this spring, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports. "I'm going to give Gomez every opportunity to show that he's the guy that pitched the first five months and not the guy that pitched in September," Mackanin said.
01/17/2017 10:28pm
Sam Travis (Bos) rotowire.com
Travis has been performing all normal offseason baseball activities without limitations, but still wears a brace on his left knee, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.