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12/13/2018 11:21pm
Trevor May (Min) rotowire.com
May will be used as a reliever in 2019 and will not move to the rotation, Twins Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey told the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
12/13/2018 8:58pm
Alex Dickerson (SD) rotowire.com
Dickerson (elbow) inked a minor-league deal with the Padres on Thursday.
12/13/2018 8:26pm
Eduardo Paredes (Det) rotowire.com
Paredes agreed to a minor-league deal with Detroit on Thursday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.
12/13/2018 8:18pm
Junior Guerra (Mil) rotowire.com
General manager David Stearns said Guerra will enter spring training without a specific role, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "We think he's going to be an important member of our pitching staff next year," Stearns added.
12/13/2018 8:01pm
Brooks Raley rotowire.com
Raley re-signed Thursday with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization on a one-year, $1.17 million contract, Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net reports.
12/13/2018 8:00pm
Chris Smith (Det) rotowire.com
Smith signed a minor-league contract with the Tigers on Thursday, Robert Murray of The Athletic reports.
12/13/2018 7:24pm
Jake Thompson rotowire.com
Thompson agreed Thursday with the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization on a one-year, $900,000 contract, Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net reports.
12/13/2018 7:19pm
Drew Jackson (Bal) rotowire.com
The Phillies traded Jackson to Baltimore on Thursday in exchange for international bonus pool money, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
12/13/2018 7:12pm
Chris Ellis (KC) rotowire.com
The Rangers traded Ellis to the Royals on Thursday immediately following the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 6:27pm
Jordan Montgomery (NYA) rotowire.com
Assistant general manager Michael Fishman said Montgomery (elbow) is expected to return to the mound next season, Brendan Kuty of NJ.com reports.
12/13/2018 6:16pm
Chris Rabago (Col) rotowire.com
Rabago was traded to Colorado from Kansas City on Thursday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
12/13/2018 6:08pm
Alex Claudio (Mil) rotowire.com
The Rangers traded Claudio to the Brewers in exchange for a 2019 Competitive Balance Round A draft pick, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/13/2018 5:59pm
Brandon Brennan (Sea) rotowire.com
Brennan was selected by the Mariners with the 13th pick in the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 5:50pm
Drew Jackson (Phi) rotowire.com
Jackson was selected by the Phillies with the 11th pick of the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 5:46pm
Jake Bauers (Cle) rotowire.com
The Rays traded Bauers to Cleveland on Thursday as part of a three-team deal with the Mariners, Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times reports.
12/13/2018 5:36pm
Carlos Santana (Cle) rotowire.com
Santana was traded from Seattle to Cleveland in exchange for Edwin Encarnacion on Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. The Indians also dealt Yandy Diaz and a player to be named later to Tampa Bay for Jake Bauers, per Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.
12/13/2018 5:36pm
Yandy Diaz (TB) rotowire.com
The Indians traded Diaz to the Rays on Thursday as part of a three-team deal with the Mariners, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.
12/13/2018 5:33pm
Chris Ellis (Tex) rotowire.com
Ellis was selected by the Rangers with the seventh pick in the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 5:29pm
Connor Joe (Cin) rotowire.com
Joe was selected by the Reds with the sixth pick in the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 5:24pm
Edwin Encarnacion (Sea) rotowire.com
The Indians traded Encarnacion to the Mariners in exchange for Carlos Santana on Thursday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports. In addition, the Tampa Bay Rays sent Jake Bauers to Cleveland while receiving Yandy Diaz and a player to be named later from the Indians, per Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.
12/13/2018 5:20pm
Riley Ferrell (Mia) rotowire.com
Ferrell was selected by the Marlins with the fourth pick of the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 5:04pm
Richie Martin (Bal) rotowire.com
Martin was selected by the Orioles with the first pick in the Rule 5 draft.
12/13/2018 4:14pm
Dexter Fowler (StL) rotowire.com
The Cardinals are treating Fowler as the top option to be their Opening Day right fielder, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
12/13/2018 8:37am
Joe Kelly (LA) rotowire.com
Kelly agreed to a three-year, $25 million contract with the Dodgers early Thursday morning, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports.
12/13/2018 8:19am
Jeurys Familia (NYN) rotowire.com
Familia agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with the Mets late Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/13/2018 3:03am
J.A. Happ (NYA) rotowire.com
Happ and the Yankees "agreed to the structure" of a two-year contract Wednesday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
12/13/2018 2:48am
Russell Martin (Tor) rotowire.com
General manager Ross Atkins said Martin could play some third base in 2019, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports. "If he's playing (some) third base, that would be ok," Atkins said.
12/13/2018 2:22am
Chris Davis (Bal) rotowire.com
General manager Mike Elias said he believes Davis is big part of the Orioles moving forward, Dan Connolly of The Athletic reports.
12/13/2018 2:02am
Richard Bleier (Bal) rotowire.com
General manager Mike Elias said Bleier (lat) is expected to be ready for Opening Day, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
12/13/2018 1:50am
Mark Trumbo (Bal) rotowire.com
General manager Mike Elias said he expects Trumbo (knee) to be ready for Opening Day, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
12/13/2018 12:23am
Tanner Roark (Cin) rotowire.com
The Nationals traded Roark to the Reds on Wednesday in exchange for reliever Tanner Rainey.
12/13/2018 12:16am
Justin Bour (Ana) rotowire.com
Bour agreed to a contract with the Angels on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports.
12/13/2018 12:07am
Lance Lynn (Tex) rotowire.com
Lynn signed a three-year, $30 million contract with the Rangers on Wednesday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
12/12/2018 10:49pm
Mike Trout (Ana) rotowire.com
Manager Brad Ausmus said he is anticipating Trout to hit second in the Angels' lineup next year, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
12/12/2018 9:02pm
Charlie Morton (TB) rotowire.com
Morton agreed to a two-year, $30 million contract with the Rays on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports.
12/12/2018 8:26pm
Shane Greene (Det) rotowire.com
Manager Ron Gardenhire said the team view Greene as the closer heading into next season, Evan Woodbery of MLive Media Group reports.
12/12/2018 8:24pm
Burch Smith rotowire.com
Smith opted for free agency after being designated for assignment by the Royals in November, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
12/12/2018 7:24pm
Albert Pujols (Ana) rotowire.com
Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that Pujols (elbow/knee) has been cleared to resume light lower-body workouts, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
12/12/2018 7:13pm
Byron Buxton (Min) rotowire.com
Even though Buxton was not called up from Triple-A in September, the Twins don't envision an open competition for the starting center field job this spring, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "We don't view it that way. He's our starting center fielder. That's who Byron Buxton is. That's clear to us moving forward," said Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey.
12/12/2018 7:12pm
John Hicks (Det) rotowire.com
Hicks is expected to serve as Grayson Greiner's backup at the catching position while seeing some time at first base next year, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News reports.
12/12/2018 7:06pm
Wilfredo Tovar (Ana) rotowire.com
Tovar signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Tuesday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
12/12/2018 6:59pm
Jordy Mercer (Det) rotowire.com
Mercer agreed to a deal with Detroit on Wednesday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports reports.
12/12/2018 6:25pm
Christian Bethancourt rotowire.com
Bethancourt has signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the NC Dinos to play in South Korea in 2019, the Yonhap news service reports.
12/12/2018 4:10pm
Jimmy Nelson (Mil) rotowire.com
Nelson agreed to a one-year, $3.7 million deal with Milwaukee on Wednesday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
12/12/2018 3:31pm
J.A. Happ rotowire.com
Contrary to a previous report, Happ is in serious discussions with the Yankees, but there is currently no agreement in place, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/12/2018 3:21pm
J.A. Happ (NYA) rotowire.com
Happ came to an agreement with the Yankees on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/11/2018 3:19am
Buster Posey (SF) rotowire.com
Posey (hip) is making considerable progress, although he may take on a lighter workload to start the 2019 season, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
12/11/2018 3:09am
Corey Seager (LA) rotowire.com
Seager (elbow) has transitioned from rehab to training and remains on track in his recovery process, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.
12/11/2018 2:32am
Ryan Goins (ChA) rotowire.com
Goins agreed to a minor-league contract with the White Sox on Monday and has been invited to spring training, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
12/11/2018 1:50am
Danny Salazar (Cle) rotowire.com
Salazar (shoulder) is expected to start a throwing program sometime this week in Arizona, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
12/11/2018 1:41am
Christian Colon (Cin) rotowire.com
Colon agreed to a minor-league contract with Cincinnati on Monday, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
12/11/2018 12:36am
Miguel Cabrera (Det) rotowire.com
Cabrera (biceps) has started hitting and is expected to be 100 percent for the start of spring training, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
12/10/2018 11:54pm
Stephen Vogt rotowire.com
Vogt (shoulder) said he intends to play in 2019, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
12/10/2018 9:08pm
Jose Lobaton (Sea) rotowire.com
Lobaton signed a minor-league contract with the Mariners on Monday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.
12/10/2018 9:05pm
Tyson Ross (Det) rotowire.com
Ross signed a one-year, $5.75 million contract with the Tigers on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/10/2018 8:39pm
Scooter Gennett (Cin) rotowire.com
Contrary to earlier reports at the MLB Winter Meetings, the Reds are not 'actively shopping' Gennett, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
12/10/2018 7:53pm
Kaleb Cowart (Sea) rotowire.com
Cowart was claimed off waivers by the Mariners on Monday.
12/10/2018 7:31pm
Colby Rasmus rotowire.com
Rasmus is "done and enjoying life," Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/10/2018 7:10pm
Dayan Viciedo rotowire.com
Viciedo re-signed Sunday with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball league on a three-year, $10 million contract, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/10/2018 7:06pm
Rio Ruiz (Bal) rotowire.com
Ruiz was claimed off waivers by the Orioles on Monday.
12/10/2018 6:55pm
Michael Lorenzen (Cin) rotowire.com
Lorenzen could see some playing time in the outfield under new manager David Bell, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
12/10/2018 4:04pm
Billy Hamilton (KC) rotowire.com
Hamilton will sign with the Royals on Monday, pending a physical, Jim Bowden of The Athletic reports.
12/09/2018 6:40pm
Pierce Johnson rotowire.com
Johnson relayed Saturday via his personal Twitter account that he agreed to a contract Saturday with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball league.
12/09/2018 6:22pm
Marcell Ozuna (StL) rotowire.com
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Thursday that Ozuna (shoulder) should receive full clearance for baseball activities at some point in January, Fox Sports Midwest reports.
12/08/2018 3:13pm
Tommy Milone (Sea) rotowire.com
Milone agreed to a minor-league contract with the Mariners on Saturday, Pete Kerzel of MASN Sports reports.
12/08/2018 1:23am
Andres Blanco rotowire.com
Blanco signed a minor-league contract which includes an invitation to spring training with the Braves on Friday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/08/2018 1:00am
Cameron Rupp (SF) rotowire.com
Rupp signed a minor-league contract with the Giants on Friday which includes an invitation to spring training, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/07/2018 11:39pm
Carlos Asuaje (SD) rotowire.com
Asuaje was designated for assignment by San Diego on Friday, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
12/07/2018 5:22pm
Tuffy Gosewisch (Mil) rotowire.com
Gosewisch inked a minor-league contract that includes an invite to spring training with Milwaukee.
12/07/2018 4:38pm
Taylor Motter rotowire.com
Motter, who had been playing with Toros Del Este in the Dominican Winter League, relayed Thursday via his personal Twitter account that he left the club and returned to the United States to undergo surgery for his face.
12/07/2018 4:34pm
Yu Darvish (ChN) rotowire.com
President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein said Friday that Darvish (elbow) looks healthy and is expected to resume throwing in a couple weeks, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
12/07/2018 4:33pm
Kris Bryant (ChN) rotowire.com
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Thursday that Bryant has progressed from his left shoulder injury as expected and should resume hitting in January, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
12/07/2018 2:48pm
Luis Valbuena rotowire.com
Valbuena tragically passed away after being involved in a car accident Thursday in Venezuela, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.
12/07/2018 3:19am
Jose Alvarez (Phi) rotowire.com
Alvarez was traded from the Angels to the Phillies on Thursday in exchange for Luis Garcia, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
12/07/2018 3:13am
Luis Garcia (Ana) rotowire.com
Garcia was traded from the Phillies to the Angels on Thursday in exchange for Jose Alvarez, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
12/06/2018 11:55pm
Cody Martin rotowire.com
Martin announced his retirement from baseball Thursday, according to his personal Twitter account.
12/06/2018 9:59pm
Jarrett Parker (Ana) rotowire.com
Parker signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Thursday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/06/2018 9:41pm
Ronald Torreyes (Min) rotowire.com
Torreyes inked a one-year, major-league deal with the Twins on Thursday, Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage reports.
12/06/2018 9:39pm
Jonathan Schoop (Min) rotowire.com
Schoop signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Twins on Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/06/2018 8:54pm
Brandon Morrow (ChN) rotowire.com
Morrow (arm) underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow Nov. 6 and may not be available for Opening Day, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic reports.
12/06/2018 6:54pm
Carlos Carrasco (Cle) rotowire.com
The Indians signed Carrasco to a contract extension through 2022 on Thursday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/06/2018 4:09pm
Hisashi Iwakuma rotowire.com
Iwakuma has signed a contract with the Yomiuri Giants for the 2019 season, the Kyodo News reports.
12/04/2018 10:39pm
Robinson Cano (NYN) rotowire.com
Cano underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee following the 2018 season, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/03/2018 9:19pm
James Pazos (Phi) rotowire.com
Pazos was traded with shortstop Jean Segura and pitcher Juan Nicasio to the Phillies in exchange for first baseman Carlos Santana and shortstop JP Crawford on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/03/2018 8:59pm
Juan Nicasio (Phi) rotowire.com
Nicasio (knee) was traded from Seattle to Philadelphia along with Jean Segura for Carlos Santana and J.P. Crawford on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
12/03/2018 8:38pm
Pedro Florimon (Atl) rotowire.com
Florimon signed a minor-league contract with the Braves on Monday, Jon Heyman of FancredSports.com reports.
12/03/2018 8:14pm
Brian Moran (Mia) rotowire.com
Moran signed a minor-league contract which includes a spring-training invitation with Miami on Monday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
12/03/2018 8:03pm
Deven Marrero (Mia) rotowire.com
Marrero signed a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training with the Marlins on Monday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
12/03/2018 7:32pm
Jon Berti (Mia) rotowire.com
Berti signed a minor-league invitation with the Marlins on Monday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
12/03/2018 7:22pm
R.J. Alvarez (Mia) rotowire.com
Alvarez signed a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Marlins on Monday, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
12/03/2018 7:11pm
Pedro Alvarez (Mia) rotowire.com
Alvarez signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins on Monday which includes an invitation to spring training, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.
12/03/2018 7:00pm
Gerson Bautista (NYN) rotowire.com
Bautista was acquired from the Mets by the Mariners on Monday along with Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic and Justin Dunn in exchange for Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano and cash considerations, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.
12/03/2018 6:48pm
Justin Dunn (Sea) rotowire.com
Dunn was traded from the Mets to the Mariners on Monday along with Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic and Gerson Bautista in exchange for Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano and cash considerations, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.
12/03/2018 6:26pm
Jay Bruce (Sea) rotowire.com
Bruce will head from the Mets to the Mariners along with Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn and Gerson Bautista in exchange for Edwin Diaz, Robinson Cano and cash considerations once all physicals have been completed Monday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.
12/03/2018 6:11pm
Edwin Diaz (NYN) rotowire.com
Diaz will be traded from the Mariners to the Mets on Monday once all physicals have been completed, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports. The Mets will also receive Robinson Cano and cash considerations, while the Mariners will receive Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn and Gerson Bautista.
12/03/2018 5:53pm
Robinson Cano (NYN) rotowire.com
The Mariners have agreed to trade Cano to the Mets along with Edwin Diaz and cash considerations in exchange for Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn and Gerson Bautista, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.
12/03/2018 5:47pm
Howie Kendrick (Wsh) rotowire.com
Kendrick (Achilles) said Sunday that he has resumed running and anticipates that he'll be available for the start of spring training, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.
12/03/2018 4:36pm
Enny Romero rotowire.com
Romero signed a one-year, $440,000 contract to play for the Chunichi Dragons, the Japan Times reports.
12/03/2018 3:51pm
Anthony Swarzak (NYN) rotowire.com
Contrary to previous reports, Swarzak will remain with the Mariners instead of being flipped to the Phillies as part of the Jean Segura trade, Jayson Stark of The Athletic reports.
12/03/2018 3:40pm
Anthony Swarzak (Phi) rotowire.com
Swarzak is part of a pair of trades expected to be finalized shortly, sending him to Philadelphia by way of Seattle, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.