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Mark Mulder’s Comeback Over after Rupturing Achilles Tendon

Mark Mulder’s Comeback Over after Rupturing Achilles Tendon

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(TEMPE Ariz.) — Hoping to return to the Major Leagues after a six-year absence, Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Mark Mulder suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during agility drills prior to his first bullpen session w…

Ryan Dempster Won’t Play in 2014

Ryan Dempster Won’t Play in 2014

Robert Roger/MLB Photos via Getty Images(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster will not be found on the mound in 2014.
The 16-year veteran gave general manager Ben Cherington a phone call about two weeks ago to let him know he was t…

Closer Craig Kimbrel and Atlanta Braves Agree To New Contract

Closer Craig Kimbrel and Atlanta Braves Agree To New Contract

Scott Cunningham/Getty Images Sport(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) – Closer Craig Kimbrel and the Atlanta Braves avoided salary arbitration on Sunday when the right-hander agreed to a four-year contract, with a club option for the 2018 season. The deal is wort…

Angels Pitcher Mark Mulder Ruptures Achilles tendon

Angels Pitcher Mark Mulder Ruptures Achilles tendon

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The journey back to the MLB for pitcher Mark Mulder took a turn for the worse on Saturday.  Mulder ruptured his Achillies tendon during agility drills, the Los Angeles Angels confirmed.
The two-time All-Star…

Indians Sign P Aaron Harang to a Minor League Deal

Indians Sign P Aaron Harang to a Minor League Deal

Photos.com​/Thinkstoc​k(CLEVELAND, OH.) — The Cleveland Indians signed veteran pitcher Aaron Harang to a Minor League contract with a non-roster invitation to Major Leauge spring training camp, the team announced on Saturday.

Harang is 110-116 with a 4.28 ERA in his 12-year Major League career.

Harang spent the beginning of last season with the Mariners and went 5-11 with a 5.76 ERA in 22 starts before being released.

He spent the final season of the month with the New York Mets and went 0-1 with a 3.52 ERA in four starts.

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Mariners Sign Justin Smoak, Avoid Arbitration

Mariners Sign Justin Smoak, Avoid Arbitration

Rob Carr/Getty Images(PEORIA, Ariz.) — The Seattle Mariners and first baseman Justin Smoak agreed to terms on a contract for the 2014 season that includes a vesting option for 2015, the team announced on Saturday.
Smoak, 27, hit a career-high 20 home …

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron Slips on Ice

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron Slips on Ice

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(ATLANTA, Ga.) — Baseball hall of Famer Hank Aaron slipped on ice on Friday night, reports the Atlanta Braves twitter account.
Aaron, 80, underwent successful partial hip surgery on Friday night and is expected to make a f…

Dodgers’ Matt Kemp will not Accept being the Fourth Outfielder

Dodgers’ Matt Kemp will not Accept being the Fourth Outfielder

Christian Peterson/Getty Images(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have four viable options to start in the outfield meaning someone will have to start out on the bench. Matt Kemp will not accept anything less than a full-time role.
“I’m not a…

Julio Teheran Agrees to Six-Year Deal with Braves

Julio Teheran Agrees to Six-Year Deal with Braves

Tony Firriolo/ MLB Photos via Getty Images(KISSIMMEE, Fla.) –  The Atlanta Braves and right-hander Julio Teheran have agreed to a six-year deal worth $32.4 million with a club option for 2020.
The 23-year-old Teheran went 14-8 with a 3.20 ERA fo…

Dusty Bakers Wants Another Shot at Managing in the Majors

Dusty Bakers Wants Another Shot at Managing in the Majors

Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the first time since 2007, Dusty Baker finds himself without a managerial job in Major League Baseball. After his dismissal from the Cincinnati Reds earlier in the offseason, Baker wants another c…

Brantley Officially Signs 4-Year Extension with Indians

Brantley Officially Signs 4-Year Extension with Indians

Ed Zurga/Getty Images(GOODYEAR, Ariz.) — Outfielder Michael Brantley officially signed a four-year, $25 million contract extension with the Cleveland Indians Thursday.
The contract also comes with a fifth-year team option worth $11 million ($1 million…

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Feeling Healthy Coming into 2014 Season

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Feeling Healthy Coming into 2014 Season

Tony Firriolo/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Despite having a tremendous 2013 at the plate, Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera broke down towards the end of the season. But after offseason surgery, Cabera is feeling healthy and confi…

Cubs Sign RHP Hammel and McDonald to One-Year Contracts

Cubs Sign RHP Hammel and McDonald to One-Year Contracts

Zoonar/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Cubs agreed to one-year contracts with right-handed pitchers Jason Hammel and James McDonald on Thursday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Hammel spent the past two seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, wher…

Rays and Nationals Complete Four-Player Trade

Rays and Nationals Complete Four-Player Trade

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(TAMPA BAY) — The Tampa Bay Rays acquired right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns from the Washington Nationals on Thursday, for catcher Jose Lobaton, outfielder Drew Vettleson and left-handed pitcher Felipe Rivero.
Karns spent the m…

Rays and Nationals Complete Four-Player Trade

Rays and Nationals Complete Four-Player Trade

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(TAMPA BAY) — The Tampa Bay Rays acquired right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns from the Washington Nationals on Thursday, for catcher Jose Lobaton, outfielder Drew Vettleson and left-handed pitcher Felipe Rivero.
Karns spent the m…

Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez Sideline with Health Issues

Mariners OF Franklin Gutierrez Sideline with Health Issues

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(SEATTLE) — Seattle Mariners outfielder Franklin Gutierrez informed the club on Thursday that he will sit out the 2014 season because of health issues.
The 30-year-old Gutierrez has been dealing with a gastrointestinal pro…

Hamels Will Not Be Ready for Opening Day

Hamels Will Not Be Ready for Opening Day

Daniel Shirey/Getty Images(CLEARWATER, Fla.) — Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels said Wednesday he won’t be ready to pitch on Opening Day.The three-time All Star and 2008 World Series MVP is dealing with biceps tendinitis and will s…

Mariners Lose Pitcher Iwakuma for 4-6 Weeks

Mariners Lose Pitcher Iwakuma for 4-6 Weeks

Rob Carr/Getty Images(PEORIA, Ariz.) — Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma will not throw for 4-6 weeks due to a strained tendon in his right middle finger.Iwakuma, who was hurt while working out in Southern California,  has his …

Closer Greg Holland Avoids Arbitration With K.C. Royals

Closer Greg Holland Avoids Arbitration With K.C. Royals

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The Kansas City Royals and All-Star closer Greg Holland avoided arbitration on Wednesday when the 28-year-old agreed to a one-year contract worth $4.675 million.  He will also earn a $50,000 bonus …

Derek Jeter to Retire After 2014 Season

Derek Jeter to Retire After 2014 Season

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will retire after the 2014 season, the five-time World Series champion announced on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
Jeter, a 13-time All-Star, has been the Yankees starting shortstop…

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