The Brewers plucked infielder Colin Walsh, an on-base machine from the A’s organization, and right-handed pitcher Zack Jones, a strikeout machine from the Twins, in the Major League phase of Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft.
The Brewers acquired catcher Manny Pina from the Tigers on Thursday as the player to be named later in the teams’ Nov. 18 trade sending Francisco Rodriguez to Detroit.
Christian Bethancourt’s once-promising career with the Braves came to a close on Thursday evening, when he was traded to the Padres for Casey Kelly and catcher Ricardo Rodriguez.
Former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson’s death was caused by delayed complications of cocaine and alcohol toxicity, according to a portion of the autopsy report that was released on Friday.
Despite being one of the most active teams so far this offseason, the Braves continue to draw interest from other clubs.
Hoping Emilio Bonifacio’s second tenure in Atlanta proves to be more memorable than the first, the Braves announced Friday afternoon that they have signed the versatile utility man to a one-year deal. The agreement between the two parties was reported during last week’s Winter Meetings.
Andrew Miller cited stability as one of the reasons that he signed a four-year contract with the Yankees, feeling comfortable in the American League East and loving the idea of having Spring Training just a few miles from his Tampa, Fla. home.
The New Era Pinstripe Bowl, the Yankees, the Public Schools Athletic League and Nike will partner together to host the 2015 MVP Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium, honoring 11 scholar-athletes from each of New York’s five boroughs.
Shortly after the ink on Brian McCann’s deal was dry, Yankees principal owner Hal Steinbrenner paid his new catcher just about the best compliment any Yankee could ask for, comparing his demeanor and toughness to that of the great Thurman Munson.
The White Sox and right-handed reliever Nate Jones have agreed to terms on a three-year, $8 million contract, which includes two club options and a mutual option.
A call for Inbox questions on Monday brought more than a few responses with a less-than-upbeat tone concerning the White Sox offseason. That same request Wednesday afternoon returned a large batch of positive takes from fans who wanted the White Sox to continue pushing toward contention with at least one more big move.