Pirates right-hander Joe Musgrove did not throw his scheduled live batting practice session Sunday due to right shoulder discomfort, but he believes it is only a minor issue.
Most of the teams interested in Minor wanted him for their bullpen. But he was a starter for the Braves in 2010-14, and the Rangers were the only team willing to give him at least a chance to start.
Rajai Davis went through a physical on Saturday to put the final touches on a Minor League contract with the Indians, who invited the veteran to big league camp with a shot at cracking the Opening Day roster.
Free-agent left-hander Fernando Abad and the Phillies have agreed on a Minor League contract, a source told MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. MLB Network insider Jon Heyman was first to report the agreement.
Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra underwent surgery last Friday to remove the broken hook of the hamate bone in his right hand, but says he will be ready for Cactus League game action in the March 8-10 range.
Dodgers pitchers Alex Wood and Walker Buehler missed Thursday’s workouts with health issues the team believes are minor.
The Reds signed veteran infielder Cliff Pennington to a Minor League contract on Thursday. According to ESPN.com, Pennington would earn $1.5 million this season if he made the club out of camp.
The Rangers have signed veteran infielder/outfielder Trevor Plouffe to a Minor League deal that includes an invite to Major League Spring Training.
Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Mike Hill addresses the media at the team's Fan Fest on Saturday afternoon.
The Pirates are reportedly adding a veteran bat to their outfield mix as they are expected to sign Daniel Nava to a Minor League contract, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal. Nava’s deal will include an invitation to Spring Training. The club has not confirmed the report or announced an official signing.
The Rangers have signed veteran utility infielder Darwin Barney to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Barney is considered an excellent defensive player who has not hit as well as expected at the Major League level.
ESPN News Services ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers have signed 44-year-old Bartolo Colon to a minor league contract and invited the pitcher to big league spring training. "Bartolo brings a track record of durability and success in the major leagues," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels