St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte is slated to undergo a follow-up MRI on his right elbow Tuesday, reports MLB.com, suggesting the club should know more about their ace reliever's timetable.
March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, or so the adage says. It’d only fitting that we mention 24-year-old Jake Lamb, who is pushing Yasmany Tomas for playing time at third base for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Toronto Blue Jays have parted ways with outfielder Dayan Viciedo, who has opted out of his contract and is headed to free agency, general manager Alex Anthopoulos said via Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.
Wil Myers already is trying something relatively new this season by working in center field, a position he has played just nine times in 175 major league games.
A spot on the Detroit Tigers' Opening Day roster was no guarantee for Bruce Rondon, and the reliever’s future remains unclear due to a sore neck that has kept him from appearing in a game since Friday.
Right-hander Eddie Butler was a strong candidate to open the season in the Colorado Rockies' rotation, but that is doubt after he left Monday's game against the A's after just one inning with what the club called "right shoulder fatigue.
When Zack Wheeler went down a ligament tear that required that required Tommy John surgery, the replacement in the Mets' rotation seemed obvious. But the choice for fifth starter is less clear as Opening Day approaches:The candidates:Dillon Gee, age 28, throws rightRafael Montero, age 24, throws rightGee: Gee, who is to make $5.
The Baltimore Orioles confirmed Monday that three-time Gold Glove shortstop J.J. Hardy is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a muscle strain in his left shoulder.
The Washington Nationals are limping toward Opening Day with injuries to several key regulars, prompting general manager Mike Rizzo to add a few backups on Monday.
The status of Kris Bryant has been one of the hottest topics of spring training, but the drama ended with the Chicago Cubs reassigning their top prospect to minor league camp on Monday.
David Lough could be headed to the disabled list to start the season, likely opening a roster spot on the Baltimore Orioles for Jimmy Paredes, reports Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.
In a move that seemed inevitable, the Miami Marlins released veteran Reed Johnson, who was the odd man out in an outfield that added Ichiro Suzuki over the winter.
The on-again, off-again trade speculation regarding New York Mets' righthander Dillon Gee may be heating up again.Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com cites an organizational source who says the Mets still may trade Gee “within the month” even though they have lost Zack Wheeler to a ligament tear that required Tommy John surgery.
Six weeks of spring training will not be long enough to decide who will be the fifth starter of the Los Angeles Angels, and the beneficiaries may be a pair of long relievers.
A change of heart came quickly for Mike Pelfrey, who was originally perturbed with the decision of the Minnesota Twins to send him to the bullpen and give the fifth spot in the rotation to Tommy Milone.
The Washington Nationals are limping toward Opening Day with injuries to several key regulars, but don’t expect general manager Mike Rizzo to make any notable moves this week.