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  • Darvish cleared for offseason throwing program

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program. Darvish, who missed the last seven weeks of the season because of inflammation in his right elbow, had an MRI and was examined Tuesday by team physician Dr. Keith Meister. Texas...

  • Twins hire former Rays pitching coach Neil Allen

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins starting rotation has been the biggest reason the franchise has plummeted to the big league basement with four straight seasons of at least 92 losses. The group's monumental struggles have caused the fan base to clamor for a fresh voice from...

  • AP source: Left-hander Jon Lester, Giants to meet

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants are turning their attention to Jon Lester following Pablo Sandoval's departure. The free agent pitcher has plans to meet with the World Series champions next week, a person with knowledge of the meeting said Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of...

  • Detroit's Carrera opts for free agency

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Ezequiel Carrera has decided to become a free agent after the Detroit Tigers assigned him outright to Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers designated the outfielder for assignment last week. Carrera hit .261 in 45 games for Detroit in 2014, but the Tigers recently traded for...

  • Reds hire Kevin Towers as special assistant to GM

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds hired former Arizona general manager Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel on Tuesday. Towers spent the last four years as general manager of the Diamondbacks. He also was general manager of the Padres from 1996-2009. He replaces Bob...

  • Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From his three-homer game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another championship last month, Pablo Sandoval left quite a mark in San Francisco. No wonder fans are stunned he is really leaving. Right after he said he...

  • Red Sox spend on Sandoval, Ramirez to shake cellar

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox are hoping to spend their way out of the AL East cellar with two big free agent signings. The first team in major league history to go from worst to first and back again has agreed to terms third baseman Pablo Sandoval, his agent confirmed Monday night....

  • Dodgers acquire Juan Nicasio from Rockies

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-hander Juan Nicasio from the Colorado Rockies on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Nicasio will be added to the 40-man roster and infielder Ryan Jackson was designated for assignment to...

  • AP Source: Seager, M's agree on $100M, 7-year deal

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Seager has cashed in on the best season of his young career, becoming the third Seattle Mariners player to reach the $100 million threshold. The third baseman and the Mariners have agreed to a $100 million, seven-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal...

  • Dodgers get RHP Bolsinger from Diamondbacks

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired right-handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash. The deal came Saturday. The 26-year-old Bolsinger made his major league debut last season. He had nine starts and one relief appearance for Arizona,...

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