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  • Adam LaRoche agrees to contract with White Sox

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors' most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup. LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the White Sox, a person familiar with the situation said Friday...

  • Ibanez, Cash, Wakamatsu finalists to manage Rays

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Dave Martinez, the Rays' bench coach for the past seven seasons, was among seven candidates dropped Friday. Also cut were Barry Larkin, Doug...

  • Rangers add 4 top prospects to 40-man roster

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have selected the contracts of four top prospects from their minor league system to protect them from next month's winter meetings draft. Texas on Thursday night added to its 40-man roster right-hander Luke Jackson from Triple-A Round Rock,...

  • Seattle claims Olmos off waivers from Miami

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners claimed left-hander Edgar Olmos off waivers from Miami on Thursday and added three others to their 40-man roster. The Mariners selected right-hander Mayckol Guaipe, catcher John Hicks, and infielder Ketel Marte for their major league roster. The...

  • Tigers claim RHP Zeid on waivers from Astros

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have claimed right-handed reliever Josh Zeid on waivers from the Houston Astros. The Tigers made the move Thursday. The 27-year-old Zeid was 0-0 with a 6.97 ERA in 23 games for the Astros. He went on the disabled list in late July and needed...

  • Rangers trade OF Robertson to Angels

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have traded outfielder Daniel Robertson to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named or cash. The deal was announced Thursday. The 29-year-old Robertson made his major league debut last season and hit .271 with 21 RBIs in 70 games with...

  • White Sox designate Belisario for assignment

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have designated right-hander Ronald Belisario for assignment. Belisario, 31, was 4-8 with a 5.56 ERA and eight saves in 62 relief appearances in his lone season in Chicago. He signed as a free agent in December. The White Sox also purchased the...

  • Cubs select Edwards from Double-A

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have selected pitcher C.J. Edwards' contract from Double-A Tennessee. Edwards, 23, is 14-7 with a 1.86 ERA in 50 minor league outings (49 starts) over three seasons. The right-hander was acquired from Texas in the trade that sent Matt Garza to the...

  • Pirates designate Ike Davis for assignment

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment and have added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster. Davis hit .235 with 10 homers and 46 RBIs in 131 games with the Pirates after being acquired in an April trade from the New York...

  • Blue Jays GM calls Martin 'key to our offseason'

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — In his pursuit of Russell Martin, Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos made his intentions clear in a message to the free-agent catcher's representative. "At one point I mentioned to the agent, 'Just so you know. I'm signing the player,'" a smiling...

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