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Jason Grilli

Which Major League closers are next to be replaced before May? Who will replace them for the long haul?

Apr 23, 2014 12:25 PM EDT

Its been musical chairs for closing pitcher in the MLB this season. A number of them have lost their jobs already and many more are still being evaluated before the final call is made. Three more closers could get the axe in the coming weeks, but who are they.

Max Scherzer

Scherzer, Shields, Han-Ram highlight midseason trade targets

Apr 01, 2014 09:37 AM EDT

Every baseball season, playoff contenders look to upgrade at the July 31 trade deadline. Sometimes it works… sometimes is backfires. The 2002 mega deal that sent Bartolo Colon to Montreal netted the Indians a haul of three prospects named Brandon Phillips, Grady Sizemore and Cliff Lee. It’s safe to say that one backfired for the Expos. This season will be no different and we highlight some of the players that could be shipped to contenders before the non-waiver trade deadline.

Mike Trout

Angels,Trout agree on cheaper, shorter deal

Mar 29, 2014 10:43 AM EDT

On the same day where Miguel Cabrera signed his 10-year $292 million deal, Mike Trout signed an extension of his own with the Angels. Mike Trout will be an Angel for the price of $144.5 million over 6-years.

Johan Santana

MLB rumors: Johan Santana’s contract with Orioles could lead to a new role

Mar 05, 2014 11:03 AM EST

Johan Santana agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday. It is reportedly worth three million dollars. The contract includes an invitation to Spring Training. Santana was seen at the Orioles' complex on Monday, posing in uniform with “now” teammate Eduardo Rodriguez.

Nelson Cruz

Nelson Cruz To Mariners? Seattle GM Would 'Love To Have Him,' Is Deal Likely?

Jan 28, 2014 11:57 AM EST

With draft pick compensation attached to him, it has been tough for Nelson Cruz to find a new home this offseason as the free agent outfielder remains on the market. While the Seattle Mariners have expressed interest in signing him, it seems unlikely they'll pull the trigger on a deal due to the uncertainty over what it would cost the club--which has already spent a lot this offseason.

Matt Garza

Matt Garza Brewers Rumors: Free Agent Pitcher's Talks With Brew Crew 'Ongoing'

Jan 24, 2014 11:36 AM EST

It was reported Thursday that free agent right-hander Matt Garza and the Milwaukee Brewers came to terms on a four-year $52 million deal, but the claim was later disputed by the team as talks between the two parties are still ongoing and a deal could be struck soon.

Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew To Mets? [VIDEO] MLB Free Agency Rumor Of Mets 'Still In Contact' With Shortstop

Dec 30, 2013 11:26 AM EST

Though the free agent shortstop market is thin, Stephen Drew has yet to sign a contract with a team and the New York Mets are reportedly interested in bringing him to Queens and have been in contact with him, according to reports.

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Bronson Arroyo 'Not Sure' Who Is Interested

Dec 26, 2013 04:03 PM EST

As 2013 comes to an end, some free agents in Major League Baseball still have no homes, and free agent pitcher Bronson Arroyo is no exception as the 6-foot-4 right-hander said he "isn't sure" who is interested in signing him but that he's "fine with waiting out this free agency process so far."

Shin-Soo Choo

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million Offer From Yankees?

Dec 18, 2013 02:18 PM EST

Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is rumored to be a pretty expensive acquisition for any team that tries to land him this offseason, and reportedly he couldn't be swayed by a seven-year $140 million offer from the New York Yankees earlier in this offseason.

Grant Balfour

Orioles Sign Free Agent Closer Grant Balfour

Dec 18, 2013 10:01 AM EST

Australian free-agent closer Grant Balfour has agreed to terms with the Baltimore Orioles on a two-year deal, the Baltimore Sun reported on Tuesday citing multiple industry sources.

Brett Gardner

MLB Trade Rumors [VIDEO]: Yankees Have 'No intentions' Of Trading Brett Gardner

Dec 16, 2013 09:54 AM EST

With the New York Yankees outfield getting more and more crowded after a busy offseason, rumors of the team trading Brett Gardner have intensified, but team president Randy Levine said that the team has no intentions of parting ways with the outfielder.

Robinson Cano

Robinson Cano Disrespected By Yankees? Seattle 2B: 'I Didn't Get Respect From Them, See Any Effort'

Dec 13, 2013 09:56 AM EST

Robinson Cano was officially introduced as a Seattle Mariner on Thursday after departing the Yankees to sign a 10-year $240 million deal with the Mariners, and the wealthy second baseman had some departing shots for his old team, who he felt didn't respect him with their offer.

Jacoby Ellsbury

Yankees Complete Ellsbury, Kuroda Signings

Dec 09, 2013 09:46 AM EST

The New York Yankees announced on Saturday they have signed former Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million deal and have also locked up Japanese right hander Hiroki Kuroda for one more season.

Robinson Cano

Robinson Cano To Mariners: Free Agent 2B, Seattle Agree To 10-Year $240 Million Deal

Dec 06, 2013 11:13 AM EST

Free agent second baseman Robinson Cano has reportedly agreed to a 10-year $240 million deal Friday morning. Multiple sources reported that the negotiations had fallen off, but now multiple sources confirm that Cano will be a Mariner for the next decade.

Jacoby Ellsbury

Same Old Yankees Open Deep Pocketbook For Ellsbury

Dec 05, 2013 09:39 AM EST

Frustrated by watching the playoffs from the sidelines and bruised by a drop in attendance and TV ratings, the New York Yankees responded in familiar fashion - by fighting back with their bank account.

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