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01/19/2019 3:53am
Ricky Romero rotowire.com
Romero announced Friday in a personal essay posted on Sportsnet.ca that he has retired from baseball.
01/19/2019 1:42am
Yu Darvish (ChN) rotowire.com
Darvish is slated to throw 20 pitches from 120 feet Saturday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
01/18/2019 11:02pm
Sonny Gray (NYA) rotowire.com
The Reds have yet to officially trade for Gray.
01/18/2019 10:51pm
Sonny Gray (Cin) rotowire.com
Gray was sent from the Yankees to the Reds in exchange for a player to be named later and cash Friday, soruce reports.
01/18/2019 10:05pm
Oliver Drake (TB) rotowire.com
Drake was designated for assignment by the Rays on Friday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
01/18/2019 9:12pm
Rob Scahill (ChN) rotowire.com
Scahill agreed to a minor-league deal with the Cubs on Friday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
01/18/2019 8:15pm
Tony Cruz rotowire.com
Cruz returned to the Cardinals' organization as a minor-league catching instructor Friday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
01/18/2019 6:40pm
Vidal Nuno (Wsh) rotowire.com
Nuno will compete for a rotation role in spring training, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
01/18/2019 4:27am
Cody Allen (Ana) rotowire.com
Allen has agreed to a one-year contract with the Angels, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
01/18/2019 12:13am
Dustin Pedroia (Bos) rotowire.com
Pedroia (knee) began a running program Thursday, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
01/18/2019 12:01am
Blake Swihart (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Swihart will enter camp with a chance to open the season as the starting catcher, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports. "He's coming to camp to compete to be our starting catcher," Dombrowski stated.
01/17/2019 11:33pm
Hector Noesi (Mia) rotowire.com
Noesi signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins on Thursday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.
01/17/2019 11:24pm
Vidal Nuno (Wsh) rotowire.com
Nuno signed a minor-league contract with the Nationals on Thursday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
01/17/2019 10:48pm
Anthony Kay (NYN) rotowire.com
Kay was invited to the Mets' major-league spring training Thursday.
01/17/2019 10:42pm
Carson Smith (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said "it'll be awhile" before Smith (shoulder) will be able to pitch in games, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/17/2019 10:36pm
David Peterson (NYN) rotowire.com
Peterson was invited to the Mets' big-league camp Thursday.
01/17/2019 10:29pm
Andres Gimenez (NYN) rotowire.com
Gimenez was invited to the Mets' major-league spring training Thursday.
01/17/2019 10:15pm
Tyler Thornburg (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Thornburg is an option to close for the Red Sox in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/17/2019 9:49pm
Steven Wright (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Wright is an option at closer in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/17/2019 9:38pm
Matt Barnes (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Barnes is a candidate to close for the Red Sox in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/17/2019 9:32pm
Ryan Brasier (Bos) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Brasier is a candidate to close for the Red Sox in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/17/2019 7:31pm
Andrew Susac (Bal) rotowire.com
Susac was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
01/17/2019 7:25pm
Matt Reynolds (Wsh) rotowire.com
Reynolds was outrighted to Triple-A Fresno on Thursday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
01/17/2019 7:04pm
Carlos Torres (SD) rotowire.com
Torres signed a minor-league contract with the Padres on Thursday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.
01/17/2019 6:47pm
Adam Ottavino (NYA) rotowire.com
Ottavino agreed to a contract with the Yankees on Thursday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports. According to Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com, the deal is worth $27 million over three years.
01/17/2019 5:41pm
Jung Ho Kang (Pit) rotowire.com
Kang's US work visa was extended Thursday, allowing him to play Major League Baseball for the 2019 season, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
01/17/2019 1:27am
Drew Maggi (Min) rotowire.com
Maggi signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Wednesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
01/16/2019 10:19pm
Shawn Tolleson rotowire.com
Tolleson announced his retirement from professional baseball Wednesday.
01/16/2019 10:10pm
Eric Skoglund (KC) rotowire.com
Skoglund received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for multiple performance-enhancing substances, Emily Waldon of The Athletic reports.
01/16/2019 9:42pm
Curtis Granderson rotowire.com
Granderson fully intends to continue his playing career in 2019, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
01/16/2019 9:28pm
Elian Herrera rotowire.com
Herrera retired from baseball to become a coach for High-A Rancho Cucamonga in the Dodgers' system Wednesday, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/16/2019 9:27pm
Yasel Antuna (Wsh) rotowire.com
Antuna is recovering from Tommy John surgery, Byron Kerr of MASNSports.com reports.
01/16/2019 9:25pm
Tim Locastro (Ari) rotowire.com
Locastro was traded from the Yankees to the Diamondbacks on Wednesday in exchange for minor-league pitcher Ronald Roman and cash considerations.
01/16/2019 9:24pm
Slade Heathcott rotowire.com
Heathcott announced Monday that he would end his baseball career in order to pursue commercial piloting, Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post reports.
01/16/2019 8:28pm
Wilmer Flores (Ari) rotowire.com
Flores agreed to a one-year deal with a club option with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
01/16/2019 8:15pm
Ian Clarkin (ChN) rotowire.com
Clarkin was claimed off waivers by the Cubs from the White Sox on Wednesday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
01/16/2019 7:37pm
Luis Avilan (NYN) rotowire.com
Avilan has a good chance to make the Mets' Opening Day roster according to general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, Matt Ehalt of The Bergen Record reports.
01/16/2019 7:21pm
Lucas Erceg (Mil) rotowire.com
Erceg was invited to the Brewers' major-league spring training camp Wednesday.
01/16/2019 7:16pm
Zack Brown (Mil) rotowire.com
Brown was invited to the Brewers' big-league camp Wednesday.
01/16/2019 7:10pm
Corey Ray (Mil) rotowire.com
Ray was invited to Milwaukee's major-league camp Wednesday.
01/16/2019 6:54pm
Charlie Tilson (ChA) rotowire.com
Tilson cleared waivers Wednesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
01/16/2019 6:48pm
Keston Hiura (Mil) rotowire.com
Hiura was invited to the Brewers' major-league spring training camp Wednesday.
01/16/2019 3:45am
Tyler Matzek (Ari) rotowire.com
Matzek signed a minor-league contract with Arizona on Tuesday, Robert Murray of The Athletic reports.
01/16/2019 2:24am
Parker Bridwell (Ana) rotowire.com
Bridwell was designated for assignment by the Angels on Tuesday to make room for new acquisition John Curtiss, who was picked up in a trade from the Twins.
01/16/2019 2:19am
John Curtiss (Ana) rotowire.com
Curtiss was traded from the Twins to the Angels on Tuesday in exchange for minor-league infielder Daniel Ozoria.
01/16/2019 1:47am
Jeff Ames (Min) rotowire.com
Ames signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Tuesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
01/15/2019 10:09pm
Brian Dozier (Wsh) rotowire.com
Dozier said Tuesday that the bone bruise in his left knee is 100 percent healed, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
01/15/2019 8:07pm
John Andreoli (Tex) rotowire.com
Andreoli was claimed off waivers by the Rangers on Tuesday.
01/15/2019 7:24pm
Leonys Martin (Cle) rotowire.com
Martin said Friday that he has made a full recovery from the bacterial infection that forced his emergency hospitalization Aug. 7, Ryan Lewis of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
01/15/2019 5:02pm
Yasmani Grandal (Mil) rotowire.com
Grandal passed his physical Monday and officially signed with the Brewers on a one-year, $16 million contract that includes a $16 million mutual option for 2020, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
01/15/2019 4:52pm
Melvin Upton Jr. rotowire.com
Melvin Upton Jr. announced during a Tuesday appearance on MLB Network that he will be officially known as B.J. Upton moving forward, Scott Boeck of USA Today reports.
01/15/2019 1:30pm
Manny Machado rotowire.com
The White Sox claim they have not moved off a seven-year offer to Machado, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
01/15/2019 2:05am
Daniel Schlereth (Bos) rotowire.com
Schlereth inked a minor-league deal with the Red Sox on Monday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
01/15/2019 12:06am
Buddy Boshers rotowire.com
Boshers agreed to a minor-league contract with Cincinnati on Monday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
01/14/2019 9:56pm
Tim Locastro (NYA) rotowire.com
Locastro was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Monday.
01/14/2019 9:43pm
Avisail Garcia (TB) rotowire.com
Garcia (knee) signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Rays on Monday, Jim Bowden of The Athletic reports.
01/14/2019 8:48pm
John Curtiss (Min) rotowire.com
Curtiss was designated for assignment by the Twins on Monday, LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
01/14/2019 8:28pm
Jeff Samardzija (SF) rotowire.com
President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said Samardzija's (shoulder) recovery is going well, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
01/14/2019 6:30pm
Lane Adams (Phi) rotowire.com
Adams signed a minor-league contract with the Phillies on Monday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
01/14/2019 5:35pm
Garrett Cooper (Mia) rotowire.com
Cooper (wrist) took batting practice Monday, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports.
01/14/2019 5:24pm
Derek Holland (SF) rotowire.com
Holland signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Giants on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. The deal includes a club option.
01/14/2019 4:07pm
Craig Breslow rotowire.com
Breslow joined the Cubs as the team's Director of Strategic Initiatives for Baseball Operations on Monday, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic reports.
01/14/2019 3:33pm
Bryce Harper rotowire.com
The Phillies met with Harper for five hours Saturday in Las Vegas and are viewed as the clear favorites to sign the free-agent outfielder, three officials told Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
01/14/2019 12:48pm
Manny Machado rotowire.com
Machado has received an eight-year offer from the White Sox, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
01/13/2019 6:40pm
Matt Reynolds (Wsh) rotowire.com
Reynolds was designated for assignment Sunday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
01/13/2019 6:39pm
Mike Minor (Tex) rotowire.com
The Phillies are interested in a trade for Minor, Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
01/12/2019 7:18pm
Luis Urias (SD) rotowire.com
Urias is progressing after a setback with his hamstring injury cancelled his plans to play winter ball this offseason, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
01/12/2019 6:25pm
Wil Myers (SD) rotowire.com
Myers will transition back to an outfield role in 2019, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
01/12/2019 3:30pm
Dustin Pedroia (Bos) rotowire.com
Pedroia will begin a running program next week to test out his injured left knee, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.
01/12/2019 3:15pm
Alex Bregman (Hou) rotowire.com
Bregman's recovery from elbow surgery is expected to limit him for the start of spring training, but the infielder will be ready to play before Opening Day against the Rays on March 28, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
01/12/2019 2:44am
Cam Bedrosian (Ana) rotowire.com
Bedrosian Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic a one-year, $1.75 contract with the Angels on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/12/2019 2:36am
Kevin Pillar (Tor) rotowire.com
Pillar agreed to a one-year, $5.8 million contract with the Blue Jays on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
01/12/2019 2:32am
Aaron Sanchez (Tor) rotowire.com
Sanchez signed a one-year, $3.9 million deal with the Blue Jays on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
01/12/2019 2:10am
Nick Ahmed (Ari) rotowire.com
Ahmed agreed to a one-year deal with the Diamondbacks on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/12/2019 2:06am
Archie Bradley (Ari) rotowire.com
Bradley agreed to a one-year contract with the Diamondbacks on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/12/2019 12:59am
Carlos Rodon (ChA) rotowire.com
Rodon signed a one-year, $4.2 million contract with the White Sox on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/12/2019 12:55am
Yolmer Sanchez (ChA) rotowire.com
Sanchez agreed to a one-year, $4.625 million contract with the White Sox on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/12/2019 12:41am
Anthony Rendon (Wsh) rotowire.com
Rendon agreed to a one-year contract with Washington on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
01/12/2019 12:27am
Jon Gray (Col) rotowire.com
Gray signed a one-year deal with the Rockies on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
01/12/2019 12:13am
Nicholas Castellanos (Det) rotowire.com
Castellanos agreed to a one-year, $9.95 million contract with the Tigers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
01/11/2019 11:57pm
Trevor Story (Col) rotowire.com
Story agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with the Rockies on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
01/11/2019 11:45pm
Corey Seager (LA) rotowire.com
Seager agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:37pm
Joc Pederson (LA) rotowire.com
Pederson agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:31pm
David Peralta (Ari) rotowire.com
Peralta signed a one-year, $7 million deal contract with the Diamondbacks on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
01/11/2019 11:30pm
Chris Taylor (LA) rotowire.com
Taylor agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:26pm
Josh Fields (LA) rotowire.com
Fields agreed to a one-year deal with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2019 11:22pm
Enrique Hernandez (LA) rotowire.com
Hernandez agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:21pm
Pedro Baez (LA) rotowire.com
Baez signed a one-year contract with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:18pm
Yimi Garcia (LA) rotowire.com
Garcia signed a one-year contract for an unspecified amount with the Dodgers on Friday, avoiding arbitration, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
01/11/2019 11:09pm
Jose Abreu (ChA) rotowire.com
Abreu agreed to a one-year, $16 million contract with the White Sox on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com reports.
01/11/2019 11:08pm
Andrew Susac (Bal) rotowire.com
Susac was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Friday.
01/11/2019 11:07pm
Tommy Kahnle (NYA) rotowire.com
Kahnle signed a one-year contract with the Yankees on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2019 11:03pm
Hanser Alberto (NYA) rotowire.com
Alberto was claimed off waivers by the Orioles on Friday.
01/11/2019 11:00pm
James Paxton (NYA) rotowire.com
Paxton signed a one-year contract with the Yankees on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2019 10:57pm
Jake Marisnick (Hou) rotowire.com
Marisnick and the Astros avoided arbitration with a one-year deal on Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
01/11/2019 10:55pm
Didi Gregorius (NYA) rotowire.com
Gregorius (elbow) signed a one-year contract with the Yankees on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2019 10:51pm
Sonny Gray (NYA) rotowire.com
Gray agreed to a one-year contract with the Yankees on Friday, avoiding arbitration.
01/11/2019 10:50pm
Collin McHugh (Hou) rotowire.com
McHugh and the Astros avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year contract, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
01/11/2019 10:44pm
Francisco Lindor (Cle) rotowire.com
Lindor agreed to a one-year, $10.55 million contract with the Indians on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
01/11/2019 10:43pm
Roberto Osuna (Hou) rotowire.com
Osuna and the Astros avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.