1. Jason Castro Turned Down Deal Last Winter; Astros Again Look at Extensions

    The Astros have not shied away from pursuing contract extensions with their players in the past and they'll do their homework again this winter...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 39 reads 0 comments

  2. Altuve's Hot Bat Can't Be Contained in Japan

    Jose Altuve began the Japan All-Star Series on the bench, but he finished it as one of the MLB All-Stars' hottest hitters...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 46 reads 0 comments

  3. Billy Butler Is Curious Fit for Oakland A's and Pitcher-Friendly Stadium

    In the world of Major League Baseball's offseason, with teams trying to obtain and jettison players all at once with the goal of getting better, not every signing, trade or transaction makes sense right away...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 20,981 reads 14 comments

  4. Report: No Extension Talks Between Astros, Castro

    The Houston Astros were unsuccessful in their efforts to sign Jason Castro to a contact extension last winter, and the club has yet to broach the subject with the former All-Star this offseason, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 33 reads 0 comments

  5. Final Report-Card Grades for Oakland A's Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    The Oakland A's sent seven prospects to participate in the Arizona Fall League—which just wrapped up—and one of them nearly missed finishing with the AFL batting title...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 1 month ago 2,590 reads 1 comments

  6. Final Report Card Grades for Texas Rangers' Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    The 2014 Arizona Fall League is in the books, and it is time to see how the players representing the Texas Rangers fared in this year’s campaign...

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  7. Nelson Cruz Makes More Sense for Mariners Than Last Year

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 325 reads 0 comments

  8. Final Report Card Grades for Mariners Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    Seven Seattle Mariners prospects concluded play at the Arizona Fall League last weekend. The Mariners sent three position players and four pitchers to the league, which lasted ...

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  9. The Astros Have Checked in on Brett Anderson

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  10. Mariners Sign Cuban LHP Misael Siverio

    The Seattle Mariners have signed Cuban left-handed pitcher Misael Siverio and assigned him to Triple-A Tacoma according to multiple outlets.....

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  11. Astros, Alex Presley Avoid Arbitration

    The Astros and outfielder Alex Presley have agreed to a one-year, $1MM contract to avoid arbitration, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle (on Twitter). MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz had projected the Sports Pro Services client to earn $1...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 28 reads 0 comments

  12. Texas Rangers to Open Spring Schedule Against World Series Teams

    The Texas Rangers will open a 34-game spring-training schedule with three consecutive dates against the World Series clubs from this season.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 1 month ago 43 reads 0 comments

  13. Hanley Ramirez to the Mariners Would Shift AL's Balance of Power

    When the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano last winter, a prevailing train of thought was that they were probably more than one star away from being a contender. Except not, as it turned out...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 26,366 reads 49 comments

  14. A's Claim Alex Hassan from Red Sox

    The A's announced that they have claimed outfielder/first baseman Alex Hassan off waivers from the Red Sox (Twitter link)...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 599 reads 0 comments

  15. How About Justin Upton to the Mariners?

    Now that the Atlanta Braves have sent the message that they're rebuilding, they'll probably trade Justin Upton, who is a free agent after the 2015 season...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 589 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Halos Hanging onto Howie Kendrick

    Joel Sherman of the New York Post went on MLB Network earlier this week and stated that Angels ' general manager, Jerry Dipoto, will not be trading, Howie Kendrick...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 67 reads 0 comments

  17. Angels' 2014 Arizona Fall League Recap

    As the Arizona Fall League comes to a close, it seems most fitting to evaluate the performances of the seven Angels prospects that participated this year and give a background on their respective minor league careers...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 165 reads 0 comments

  18. Canseco goes bonkers on Twitter after finger fell off during poker tourney

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 84 reads 0 comments

  19. Mariners' Kivlehan Wins AFL's Stenson Award

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  20. 4 Numbers That Prove Mike Trout Really Was the Most Valuable Player...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 217 reads 0 comments

  21. Rudy Owens Signs Minor League Deal with A's

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  22. Robinson Cano Injury: Updates on Mariners Star's Toe and Return

    Robinson Cano suffered a fractured right pinkie toe in November while playing in the MLB Japan All-Star Series. Although, Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik believes it won't be a lingering issue...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 7,411 reads 11 comments

  23. Source: Cano out of Japan Series with Toe Fracture

    TOKYO -- Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano limped out of the Tokyo Dome during the eighth inning of Saturday's All-Star Series Game against Samurai Japan, bound for X-rays at a local hospital...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  24. Oakland A's Free Agency Rumors: Yasmany Tomas

    The rumor mill is abuzz with one name this week – Yasmany Tomas. This Cuban baseball player has peaked the interest of many teams including the Oakland A's...

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  25. Would Mariners Ignore PED Past and Go All in on Nelson Cruz?

    The Seattle Mariners , in desperate need of right-handed power, appear in many ways to be a perfect fit for free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 month ago 193 reads 0 comments