The Tigers’ bullpen reconstruction will not include Neftali Feliz or Al Alburquerque. The two right-handers were non-tendered Wednesday, making both of them free agents.
As expected, the Royals did not tender a contract to Greg Holland, who had Tommy John surgery in early October and will miss the 2016 season.
Right-hander Ryan Madson resurrected his career with the Royals in 2015. And now he has cashed that in with a three-year, $22 million deal with the A’s.
Rangers manager Jeff Banister met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.
The Rangers are spending the Winter Meetings looking for external improvements to their 2015 American League West championship team. But manager Jeff Banister, in meeting with the media on Monday, touched on three reasons why the Rangers expect internal improvements as well.
As the dust settled on the final full day of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto took a deep breath and pronounced himself satisfied that the bulk of his work this offseason is done.
The Mariners selected right-handed pitcher Isaac Sanchez from the Pirates in the Triple-A portion of Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft, but they didn’t add anyone in the Major League phase of the process as their 40-man roster was already full.
The cost of starting pitchers on the free-agent market has led to consistent trade interest in members of the Indians’ rotation. The Tribe hopes to address the need for offense without trading from the rotation.
Will the Rays make a play for offense during the Hot Stove season? Why was J.P. Arencibia left off the 40-man roster? Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.
The Rays have traded right-hander Kirby Yates to Cleveland for cash considerations.
The Rays released their 2016 Spring Training schedule, as well as information regarding ticket sales. The club will open its 29-game Grapefruit League schedule on March 2, when it welcomes the Nationals for the first of 15 games at Charlotte Sports Park.