Seeking to bolster their catching depth behind Yadier Molina, the Cardinals signed free-agent catcher Brayan Pena to a two-year deal, the organization announced on Monday.
To trade catcher Jonathan Lucroy, or rebuild the franchise around him? That question seems to be dividing fans and executives alike as the Brewers brainstorm their options at these Winter Meetings.
Manager Fredi Gonzalez, pitching coach Roger McDowell and first-base coach Terry Pendleton were among the members of the Braves organization who welcomed 40 military families to Midtown Bowl on Saturday to express their appreciation for what these men and women provide the United States.
Rob Refsnyder is getting a head start on his training for next season, and the rookie infielder said that he will arrive in camp intent upon winning the Yankees’ starting second-base job.
Chris Sale called White Sox general manager Rick Hahn on Thursday morning, but Sale certainly wouldn’t label the conversation anything like a clear-the-air moment. The White Sox ace simply wanted to get a feel for what was happening with the team from the man in charge.
The White Sox non-tendered Jacob Turner on Wednesday, but signed the right-handed pitcher to a one-year, $1.5 million contract Thursday.
The Scottsdale Scorpions earned the 2015 Arizona Fall League championship, beating the Surprise Saguaros, 6-4, on Saturday thanks in large part to the performance of several Minnesota Twins prospects.
While the Twins didn’t have the All-Star Game to assist them with their community efforts like they did in 2014, they still made a major impact throughout the Twin Cities and beyond this year with their involvement in several charities and non-profit organizations.
Al Avila’s first offseason as Tigers general manager featured baseball’s first major signing off the deep free-agent starting-pitching market. Detroit announced Monday that it inked right-handed starter Jordan Zimmermann to a five-year contract and introduced him at an afternoon news conference.
Jordan Zimmermann knew what his free-agent market value was, knew where he was wanted, and knew where he’d like to pitch. The right-hander didn’t need to wait for David Price and Zack Greinke to sign to figure that out.
Pitchers and catchers for the world champion Royals will report to Spring Training on Feb. 18, while the full squad will report Feb. 22, the team announced Tuesday.