- 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.
- Fate of Hank Aaron statue unclear with Braves moving Updated: Feb-10-16 6:41 pm
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say they still do not know if the Hank Aaron statue will be moved from its current home at Turner Field to the team's new SunTrust Park, which will open in 2017.
- Belt, Giants agree at $6.2 million just before hearing Updated: Feb-10-16 4:10 pm
PHOENIX - First baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract.
- 'Great Expansion' of 1967 showed NHL was for real Updated: Feb-10-16 3:02 pm
The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports.
- Astros designated hitter Gattis has sports hernia surgery Updated: Feb-10-16 12:31 pm
HOUSTON - Houston designated hitter Evan Gattis underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia.
- Moreland's $5.7M deal with Rangers avoids arbitration Updated: Feb-10-16 9:08 am
PHOENIX - First baseman Mitch Moreland has agreed to a $5.7 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing set for Wednesday.
- Ex-Tigers pitcher loses bid for new trial in contract case Updated: Feb-10-16 6:26 am
HOWELL, Michigan - A judge has rejected a request by ex-Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain for a new trial in a breach-of-contract case.
- 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.
- Bud Selig to teach at Arizona State's College of Law Updated: Feb-09-16 10:15 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Former baseball commissioner Bud Selig will teach sports law and business at Arizona State's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law.
- Longtime Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe dies at age 80 Updated: Feb-09-16 8:51 pm
CINCINNATI - Bernie Stowe, who started working as one of the Cincinnati Reds' clubhouse attendants in 1947, died on Tuesday. He was 80 years old.
- 1st of 4 WBC qualifying tournaments set for Sydney Updated: Feb-09-16 7:53 pm
SYDNEY - The first of four regional qualifiers for next year's World Baseball Classic begins Thursday with host team Australia aiming to advance to the final 16 and improve on its poor record in past tournaments.
- Darvish feeling strong in rehab, eager to rejoin Rangers Updated: Feb-09-16 7:52 pm
- Brewers pack up truck to prepare for spring training Updated: Feb-09-16 6:01 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers have packed up a moving truck to get ready for spring training.
- 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.
- Tanaka throws off mound after offseason elbow surgery Updated: Feb-09-16 3:24 pm
TAMPA, Florida - New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, has thrown off a bullpen mound.
- Skip Schumaker and Padres agree to minor league contract Updated: Feb-09-16 2:56 pm
SAN DIEGO - Skip Schumaker has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres and will be invited to big league spring training.
- Rafael Palmeiro's son, Orioles agree to minor league deal Updated: Feb-09-16 2:30 pm
BALTIMORE - A son of former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro has agreed to a minor league contract with Baltimore.
- Joel Peralta and Mariners agree to minor league contract Updated: Feb-09-16 2:19 pm
SEATTLE - Relief pitcher Joel Peralta has agreed to a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners and will report to big league spring training.
- Astros beat Castro in arbitration, catcher gets $5 million Updated: Feb-09-16 1:43 pm
PHOENIX - Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro became the first player to lose in salary arbitration this year.
- AP source: Donaldson, Blue Jays nearing $28.65M, 2-year deal Updated: Feb-09-16 10:49 am
NEW YORK - AL MVP Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
- AP source: J.D. Martinez, Tigers reach $18.5M, 2-year deal Updated: Feb-08-16 9:07 pm
DETROIT - J.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
- MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant Updated: Feb-08-16 8:01 pm
MIAMI - Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said.
- 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.
- Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors Updated: Feb-08-16 3:27 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.
- Pitcher Craig Stammen, Indians agree to minor league deal Updated: Feb-08-16 2:56 pm
CLEVELAND - Right-hander Craig Stammen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to big league spring training.