- Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban Updated: Feb-12-16 6:43 pm
NEW YORK - Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
- Orioles hire former Mets exec McIlvaine to front office post Updated: Feb-12-16 6:00 pm
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles have hired Joe McIlvaine as senior adviser of player personnel.
- Braves planning new Hank Aaron statue in SunTrust Park Updated: Feb-12-16 5:42 pm
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say they are planning a new Hank Aaron statue at SunTrust Park, which will open in 2017.
- Chipper Jones, Hines Ward in Georgia Hall of Fame class Updated: Feb-12-16 3:02 pm
MACON, Georgia - Former Atlanta Braves star Chipper Jones and four-time Pro Bowler Hines Ward are among eight who will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this month.
- Eric O'Flaherty agrees to minor league contract with Pirates Updated: Feb-12-16 12:52 pm
PITTSBURGH - Left-hander Eric O'Flaherty has agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and will report to major league spring training.
- Braves sign veteran RHP Carlos Torres to minor-league deal Updated: Feb-11-16 6:19 pm
- Ozzie Guillen to manage in native Venezuela next winter Updated: Feb-10-16 8:37 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - Ozzie Guillen, who led the Chicago White Sox to the 2005 World Series title, was hired Wednesday to manage the La Guaira Sharks of the Venezuelan Winter League next offseason.
- Clippard says D-backs' potential drew him to Arizona Updated: Feb-09-16 11:55 pm
PHOENIX - Reliever Tyler Clippard says that Arizona's potential to contend for a title was a big reason he signed with the Diamondbacks.
- RHP Mat Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Sox Updated: Feb-09-16 4:45 pm
CHICAGO - Mat Latos agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, giving manager Robin Ventura another option for the back end of his rotation.
- Mets sign outfielder Bernadina to minor league contract Updated: Feb-08-16 5:34 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Mets have signed outfielder Roger Bernadina to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
- David Aardsma agrees to minor league contract with Blue Jays Updated: Feb-05-16 11:42 am
Pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will report to big league spring training.
- Marlins sign infielder Don Kelly to minor league deal Updated: Feb-04-16 6:52 pm
MIAMI - Infielder Don Kelly has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins, with an invitation to major league spring training.
- Cespedes says staying with Mets always was his preference Updated: Feb-03-16 8:39 pm
NEW YORK - Yoenis Cespedes says he chose happiness over more dollars.
- Mets willing to consider long-term deals for young pitchers Updated: Feb-03-16 7:59 pm
NEW YORK - Now that most of this offseason's business is complete, the New York Mets may turn their attention to long-term deals for the hard-throwing young starting pitchers who helped the team reach the World Series last year for the first time since 2000.
- Familia and Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract Updated: Feb-03-16 7:31 pm
NEW YORK - The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia.
- Pirates acquire former first-round pick Biddle from Phillies Updated: Feb-03-16 2:30 pm
- Brendan Ryan agrees to minor league deal with Nats Updated: Feb-02-16 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON - Infielder Brendan Ryan has agreed to a minor league contact with the Washington Nationals and will report to big league spring training.
- Mets trade outfielder Darrell Ceciliani to Toronto Blue Jays Updated: Feb-02-16 3:13 pm
- Braves' Foltynewicz continues recovery from blood clots Updated: Feb-01-16 4:39 pm
ATLANTA - Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz said Monday he hopes to be cleared this week to throw off a mound as he continues his recovery from life-threatening blood clots in his right shoulder.
- 19th century baseball pioneer's contracts hit auction block Updated: Jan-29-16 1:00 am
BOSTON - One of the nation's first professional baseball players lies largely forgotten by history in an unmarked grave in Boston.
- Bronson Arroyo agrees to minor league deal with Nationals Updated: Jan-26-16 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON - Right-hander Bronson Arroyo will go to spring training with the Washington Nationals after missing all of last season because of Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery.
- Duda, Mejia agree with Mets and avoid arbitration Updated: Jan-25-16 8:00 pm
NEW YORK - First baseman Lucas Duda and suspended reliever Jenrry Mejia have agreed to one-year contracts with the New York Mets and avoided salary arbitration.
- New York Mets to retire Mike Piazza's uniform number 31 Updated: Jan-25-16 3:11 pm
NEW YORK - Mike Piazza's No. 31 will be retired by the New York Mets this summer.
- Gibson praises Upton after outfielder's arrival in Detroit Updated: Jan-23-16 5:30 pm
DETROIT - Kirk Gibson and Justin Upton are being reunited - sort of.
- Joe Adcock to be inducted into Miller Park Walk of Fame Updated: Jan-22-16 7:27 pm
MILWAUKEE - The late Joe Adcock will be honored as the newest member of the Miller Park Walk of Fame this year.