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AP source: Harrison has 1-year agreement with Tigers

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 6:49pm

Free agent Josh Harrison has agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

Baseball officials in Japan debate pitch limits

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 6:48pm

Amateur baseball officials in Japan are debating the introduction of pitch limits aimed at preventing injuries to high school players.

Buster Posey likely won't catch in early spring games

Carrie Muskat, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:58pm

Buster Posey most likely will not catch in any spring training games until early March, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday.

Zach Duke can earn $300,000 in performance bonuses with Reds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:23pm

Zach Duke can earn $300,000 in performances as part of his $2 million, one-year contract with the Cincinnati Reds.

After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 2:42pm

Neil Walker's salary dropped from $17.2 million to $2 million in two years. Greg Holland was cut from $14 million to $2 million this season. Daniel Murphy fell from $17.5 million to $10 million.

Padres buzzing over impending arrival of Manny Machado

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 2:36pm

As workouts began to wind down, word began spreading across the San Diego Padres' practice fields at Peoria Sports Complex.

A's looking at Robbie Grossman as potential leadoff man

Carrie Muskat, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 1:35pm

The Oakland Athletics will take a look at Robbie Grossman as a potential leadoff man when they open spring play.

Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 11:44pm

Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.

Mariano Rivera calls child support allegations 'unfounded'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 8:42pm

Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to support two children he had outside his marriage.

AP source: Machado, Padres agree to $300M, 10-year deal

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 6:19pm

With their city's long-suffering fans desperate for a winner, the rebuilding San Diego Padres delivered their splashiest free agent signing ever by agreeing with All-Star infielder Manny Machado on a $300 million, 10-year deal.

Derek Dietrich and Reds finalize minor league contract

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:11pm

Derek Dietrich and Cincinnati have finalized a minor league contract, giving the Reds another infield and outfield option.

Diekman deal includes bonuses for games and games finished

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:05pm

Reliever Jake Diekman can earn $500,000 annually in performance bonuses for appearances and another $500,000 for games finished as part of his one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals.

Moustakas has unfinished business in Milwaukee

Andrew Wagner, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 5:25pm

Mike Moustakas fell one win shy of reaching the World Series with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 5:22pm

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred predicts top free agents will all get deals and the second slow free-agent market won't have lasting significance.

Twins' Sano cut foot in celebration, out for at least a week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:44pm

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will miss at least the first week of full-squad workouts after he cut his foot while celebrating his team winning the Dominican Winter League championship.

Cards pitcher Martinez shut down 2 weeks, builds up shoulder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:33pm

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez has been shut down for two weeks to build up shoulder strength after an injury-plagued season.

Brooklyn Dodgers pitching great Don Newcombe has died at age 92.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:39pm

Brooklyn Dodgers pitching great Don Newcombe has died at age 92.

Orioles claim LHP Josh Osich from Giants off waivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:29pm

The Baltimore Orioles claimed left-handed pitcher Josh Osich on waivers from the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

Clark: Some teams make little effort to justify ticket costs

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 18th - 8:32pm

Players' union head Tony Clark took the extraordinary step of saying baseball fans should question whether it makes sense to purchase tickets for some teams, responding to Commissioner Rob Manfred's assertion that free-agent players have failed to adjust their economic demands in a market upended by analytics.