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Tampa Bay Rays Release LHP Erik Bedard

Tampa Bay Rays Release LHP Erik Bedard

Bob Levey/Getty Images(TAMPA BAY) — The Tampa Bay Rays granted the release of left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old Bedard was competing for the fifth spot in the starting rotation, but ultimately lost out to right-hander Jake Od…

Rangers’ Catcher Geovany Soto Out 10-12 Weeks

Rangers’ Catcher Geovany Soto Out 10-12 Weeks

iStockphoto(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — With the start of the 2014 regular season in Major League Baseball less than a week away, the Texas Rangers are dealing with a slew of injuries. The latest is with catcher Geovany Soto, who will miss the next 10-12 weeks…

Red Sox Reward David Ortiz with Contract Extension

Red Sox Reward David Ortiz with Contract Extension

G. Fiume/Getty Images(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — The Boston Red Sox are doing all they can to keep one of their most iconic players as they’ve extended first baseman/designated hitter David Ortiz through the 2015 season.
ESPN is reporting that Ortiz’ new dea…

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar Out 10-12 Weeks with Shoulder Injury

Rangers’ Jurickson Profar Out 10-12 Weeks with Shoulder Injury

Robert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — The Texas Rangers will have to wait and see just what prized prospect Jurickson Profar can do when given regular at-bats as the second baseman will miss 10-12 weeks with a slight muscle tear…

ESPN: Tigers’ Jose Iglesias Out Until All Star Break

ESPN: Tigers’ Jose Iglesias Out Until All Star Break

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With the 2014 regular season nearing, the Detroit Tigers are already dealing with a tough injury blow as ESPN reports shortstop Jose Iglesias will be out until at least the All-Star break and possibly the entir…

Orioles Manny Machado Unsure About His Opening Day Status

Orioles Manny Machado Unsure About His Opening Day Status

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(SARASOTA, Fla.) — With Opening Day getting closer and closer, its becoming less of a certainty that Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will be ready to play once the regular season begins.
Machado had surgery…

Arizona’s Corbin Could Miss 2014 Season

Arizona’s Corbin Could Miss 2014 Season

Rob Tringali/Getty Images (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — Although Major League Baseball has yet to begin the regular season, the Arizona Diamondbacks may already have a large loss on their docket. Left-handed pitcher Patrick Corbin has a partially torn ligamen…

Twins Reward Closer Glen Perkins with Four-Year Extension

Twins Reward Closer Glen Perkins with Four-Year Extension

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Coming off arguably the best season of his career, the Minnesota Twins have rewarded closer Glen Perkins with a four-year contract extension.
Perkins had let it be known he wanted to remain with the Twins…

Royals’ Reliever Luke Hochevar to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Royals’ Reliever Luke Hochevar to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — The Kansas City Royals stacked bullpen took a big hit this weekend as reliever Luke Hochevar will need to undergo Tommy John Surgery, and will miss the entire 2014 season.
“This is a kid who’s played his…

Cardinals Reward Matt Carpenter with Six-Year Extension

Cardinals Reward Matt Carpenter with Six-Year Extension

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The St. Louis Cardinals have locked up a key member of their club as they’ve given a six-year extension with infielder Matt Carpenter.
Carpenters deal is worth $52 million, according to ESPN.
In only a short period of tim…

Phillies’ Cole Hamels Suffers Injury Setback

Phillies’ Cole Hamels Suffers Injury Setback

Daniel Shirey/Getty Images(CLEARWATER, Fla.) — At first the Philadelphia Phillies said they expected starting pitcher Cole Hamels to miss a limited portion of the regular season as he battled arm fatigue. As it turns out, Hamels status for the regular…

Phillies Pitcher Cliff Lee Looking Forward to Start of Season

Phillies Pitcher Cliff Lee Looking Forward to Start of Season

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(CLEARWATER, Fla.) – After finishing 73-89 last season, the Philadelphia Phillies are hoping to get back to contending in the N.L. East in 2014.
This offseason they brought in veteran pitcher A.J. Burnett to solidify their…

Orioles Sign LHP Johan Santana To Minor League Contract

Orioles Sign LHP Johan Santana To Minor League Contract

Eliot J. Schechter/MLB Photos(BALTIMORE) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed left-handed pitcher Johan Santana to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced on Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclo…

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Leaves Door Open for MLB Career

Kevin Casey/Getty Images(SURPIRSE, Ariz.) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is enjoying his Major League Baseball experience as he participates in the Texas Rangers spring training. Still, he left the door open to pursue it further at some…

Angels’ Albert Pujols Expects Bounceback Season

Angels’ Albert Pujols Expects Bounceback Season

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Coming off the worst season of his career, Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols expects to regain his old form and live up to his lucrative contract.
“I want to stay healthy and play every d…

Twins Prospect Miguel Sano to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Twins Prospect Miguel Sano to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — One of the best prospects in all of baseball will have to sit out the entire 2014 season as Minnesota Twins minor-leauger Miguel Sano will need to undergo Tommy John Surgery on his injured right elbow.
The 20-yea…

Rangers SS Elvis Andrus Sidelined with Flexor Tendinitis

Rangers SS Elvis Andrus Sidelined with Flexor Tendinitis

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will not play the next few spring training games due to flexor tendinitis in his forearm, the team announced on Saturday.
Andrus batted .271 with four homers and 67 RBI’…

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Won’t Bat for Rangers on Monday

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Won’t Bat for Rangers on Monday

Kevin Casey/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — Seattle Seahawks fans can now feel at ease as quarterback Russell Wilson will not bat for the Texas Rangers in their Cactus League game on Monday.
Even though Wilson is fresh off winning a Super Bowl for the…

Mets Get Good News on Pitcher Jonathon Niese

Mets Get Good News on Pitcher Jonathon Niese

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.) — After a health scare involving his pitching shoulder, New York Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese will resume throwing within a couple days after a recent MRI came back negative.
“They think in a fe…

Greinke Leaves Start with Calf Injury

Greinke Leaves Start with Calf Injury

Harry How/Getty Images(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zach Greinke made it four pitches into his first spring training start before something went wrong. Greinke strained his right calf in the first inning of the Dodgers ga…

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