According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Miami-Sun Sentinal, the San Francisco Giants have a deal in place to acquire veteran third baseman Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins. The return for McGehee has not been announced, but Rodriguez believed it to be…Upvote Share Tweet
Twins tab Quade to manage Triple-A clubESPN.com 15 minutes agoThe Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team.Upvote Share TweetThe much-anticipated trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the Padres, a week in the making, was officially consummated on Thursday. But not without some drama.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 1 hour agoOne of the more amazing parts of A.J. Preller's story is that, until the last few weeks, he was a relative unknown outside of baseball. But things have changed, and dramatically. The Padres have gotten everyone's attention, and so has their new general …Upvote Share TweetMajor League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig will officially retire from his position on Jan 25, ending his 22-year run in baseball's most powerful position. But by no means is he going away. On Friday, it was announced by incoming commissioner Rob Manf…Upvote Share Tweet
GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plansMLB.com 3 hours agoAs he enters his 21st and final season in the Majors, Rockies right-hander LaTroy Hawkins realizes he has seen just a "small piece" of the sport he loves. When he takes off the uniform for the final time, he plans on delving into the rest.Upvote Share Tweet
Progressive renovations starting to take shapeMLB.com 3 hours agoThe Indians have made progress on the extensive Progressive Field renovations, and they're hoping to finish all the construction by their home opener against the Tigers on April 10.Upvote Share Tweet
Source: Catcher Ross joining Lester with CubsESPN.com 4 hours agoFree-agent catcher David Ross has agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, a source confirmed to ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers.Upvote Share TweetThe Red Sox and Padres are working on a trade that would send third baseman Will Middlebrooks to San Diego and catcher Ryan Hanigan to Boston, but as of mid-Friday it had not been finalized, according to a league source.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Dodgers pass Yanks in owing most taxESPN.com 5 hours agoThe Dodgers have ended the Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spender and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax.Upvote Share Tweet
Homecoming official with introduction of new trioMLB.com 5 hours agoSunshine State pride was overflowing at Marlins Park on Friday afternoon during an introductory news conference for Florida natives Michael Morse, Mat Latos and Dee Gordon.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees sent infielder Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to Miami for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and the pitching prospect Domingo German.Upvote Share Tweet
After Norris trade, A's release veteran PuntoMLB.com 7 hours agoIn the wake of yet another multiplayer trade, with Oakland sending All-Star catcher Derek Norris to San Diego for two pitchers on Thursday evening, the A's released veteran infielder Nick Punto to clear a spot on their 40-man roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waiversThe Cubs claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Donn Roach and infielder Logan Watkins were designated for assignment…Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors dealThe Blue Jays added pitching depth Friday by claiming left-hander Juan Oramas off waivers from the Padres and signing left-hander Andrew Albers to a Minor League contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Motte excited about playing for Cubs, MaddonAfter spending his entire career with the Cardinals, Jason Motte had no trouble signing with their biggest rival, the Cubs.Upvote Share Tweet
Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with RoyalsThe Angels acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Royals on Friday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Brian Broderick, who was recently signed out of the Mexican League.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with MetsThe Yankees acquired right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking TuloCBSSports.com reported on Friday that the Rockies and Mets are "quietly discussing" a possible deal involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but went on to say talks are "in the early stages with several hurdles to go." Two sources with …Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 9 hours agoThe Pirates signed first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year deal for the 2015 season on Friday. According to reports, Hart will get $2.5 million from the Pirates, and his contract includes another $2.5 million in incentives.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays, Padres, Nats Complete 11-Player Trade Involving Myersnytimes.com 9 hours agoThe Rays, Padres and Nationals finalized an 11-player trade Friday that sent 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Washington to the Rays.Upvote Share Tweet
Twins name Quade as Triple-A managerMLB.com 9 hours agoFormer Cubs skipper Mike Quade was named the manager at Triple-A Rochester to replace Gene Glynn, who was promoted to be the Twins' third-base coach under new manager Paul Molitor.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres Complete Big Three With Upton TradeDec 19Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.
Sources: Padres Acquire Justin UptonDec 19Tim Kurkjian discusses the improvements made by the Padres after they added outfielders Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers.
Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal?Dec 18Buster Olney explains why the Padres are in a great position to squeeze the Dodgers for more money in order to finalize the Matt Kemp deal.
Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' MyersDec 17Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.
Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Rajon Rondo trade from Boston Celtics to Dallas Mavericks 'on course' to h…Dec 18A source with knowledge of the Rajon Rondo trade talks says a "deal is on course to happen tonight."