Things to know about most recent MLB moves
look at the most recent moves in baseball: MIKE MORSE A key contributor for the San Francisco Giants in their run to the World Series championship, Mike Morse and the Miami Marlins agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract. A person familiar with the
Matsui to team up with Jeter for baseball charity in Japan
Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Matsui, the 2009 World Series MVP, attended a press conference in Tokyo on Wednesday to promote the event on March 21 at Tokyo Dome. It will include
Rockies, infielder Daniel Descalso agree to 2-year deal
versatile skill set, his experience level and his veteran leadership will be great additions to our Major League process.'' Descalso has played in 44 postseason games. He was with the Cardinals when they won the World Series in 2011.
Descalso gets two-year, $3.6M deal with Rockies
attention. "I was not aware if my name was in those rumors at all," said Descalso, who was a member of the Cardinals' 2011 World Series championship team. "I always thought Denver would be a great place to play. Looking at the roster in the brief time I've
Don't Nationals want to pay to play?
In the best-case scenario, Zimmermann and Desmond would perform at their usual high levels and help the Nats get to the World Series ; ownership then could pick and choose which potential free agents it wanted to retain. The worst-case scenario could
AP source: Lester $30M signing bonus sets record
deal worth $170 million over seven seasons. A three-time All-Star who turns 31 next month, Lester helped Boston win World Series titles in 2007 and `13. He was dealt by the Red Sox to Oakland at the trade deadline in July and helped the Athletics reach
It's not the stupid money, stupid
division titles. They won six postseason series, including the World Series in 2008. Even before 2007, the Phillies had been competitive ..... committed $126 million to Barry Zito ... and won three World Series in the next eight years. So there. None of which means
Red Sox sign 2, soon a 3d, pitchers for rotation
could be announced soon. The three starters will help Boston recover from the trading deadline deals that sent away four-fifths of the rotation when the ballclub gave up on defending its World Series title halfway through the 2014 season.
Markakis gets $2 million signing bonus from Braves
which was announced Dec. 3. He can earn $50,000 for making the All-Star team, winning an MVP award, earning the World Series MVP honor or getting selected the comeback player of the year. Markakis can earn $25,000 apiece for winning a Gold Glove
Old-style swaps dominate MLB winter meetings
with right-hander Jason Hammel. And they acquired All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from Arizona as they try to bring a World Series title to the North Side for the first time since 1908. On the South Side, the White Sox struck a $46 million, four-year