MLB News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Giants Johnny Cueto takes his fitness to Camelback Mountain (AP, 3:42 AM ET)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

3-team trade sends Drury to Yankees, Souza to Diamondbacks (AP, 10:22 PM ET)
Mariners' Healy making best of delayed start to spring (AP, 8:18 PM ET)
Nationals 2B Murphy not sure he'll be ready for opening day (AP, 7:44 PM ET)
Brewers owner Attanasio has eye on ending playoff drought (AP, 7:44 PM ET)
Brewers owner Attanasio has eye on ending playoff drought (AP, 7:42 PM ET)
New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit (AP, 7:26 PM ET)
Decision on Ohtani's first game still being mapped out (AP, 6:56 PM ET)
MLB players honor Florida shooting victims, wear school hats (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Twins finalize deal with reclamation righty Anibal Sanchez (AP, 6:14 PM ET)
Astros' McCullers is back on mound with new rules in play (AP, 5:38 PM ET)
Rangers hungry to get back to leading the AL West (AP, 5:04 PM ET)
Angels call on Kinsler for offensive punch at 2nd base (AP, 4:54 PM ET)
Move to right field suits Tigers, Castellanos (AP, 4:42 PM ET)
Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup (AP, 4:38 PM ET)
Hosmer joins Padres, wears number of late teammate Ventura (AP, 4:32 PM ET)
Marlins counting on their oldest player to close (AP, 4:02 PM ET)
Cubs' Zobrist hoping to bounce back after down season (AP, 3:52 PM ET)
Red Sox trade minor league slugger Brentz to Pirates (AP, 3:16 PM ET)
Indians' Lindor: new hair color, old pain from playoff loss (AP, 1:38 PM ET)
Orioles' Beckham making move from shortstop to third base (AP, 1:12 PM ET)
Mattingly says Harper off base to critique Marlins' moves (AP, 10:34 AM ET)
Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda hospitalized in Bay Area (AP, 9:58 AM ET)
Hosmer joins Padres, wears number of late teammate Ventura (AP, 4:32 PM ET)
AP source: Nats, Benoit agree in principle for $1M, 1 year (AP, 1:26 AM ET)
Hosmer's deal leaves Padres with overstuffed outfield (AP, 12:14 AM ET)

Monday, February 19, 2018

1B Eric Hosmer and Padres finalize $144 million, 8-year deal (AP, 11:44 PM ET)
Diamondbacks, Dyson agree to $7.5 million, 2-year deal (AP, 10:22 PM ET)
Yo is into yoga: Cespedes tries to improve flexibility (AP, 9:24 PM ET)
Red Sox owner Henry calls collusion talk 'ridiculous' (AP, 8:30 PM ET)
Nats star Harper focused on 2018 season, not future beyond (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
Moreland, Red Sox gird for Stanton, Judge, grid-like Yankees (AP, 8:22 PM ET)
Hosmer's deal leaves Padres with overstuffed outfield (AP, 8:06 PM ET)
Phelps hoping for healthy season in Mariners' bullpen (AP, 7:54 PM ET)
Brewers star Braun ready for grounders at first base (AP, 7:48 PM ET)
AP source: Nats, Benoit agree in principle for $1M, 1 year (AP, 7:36 PM ET)
Dodgers glad to be back at work, away from World Series talk (AP, 7:24 PM ET)
AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal (AP, 7:00 PM ET)
Garcia aims to build on All-Star season for White Sox (AP, 6:58 PM ET)
Odorizzi welcomes cost-cutting Rays deal to optimistic Twins (AP, 6:29 PM ET)
Chipper on Braves spring competition : 'It's a free-for-all' (AP, 6:25 PM ET)
Trout hopes upcoming Angels' season can match his offseason (AP, 6:06 PM ET)
Must-see BP: Yanks' Stanton, Judge hit together for 1st time (AP, 5:52 PM ET)
Motte returns to Cardinals, hopes to earn bullpen spot (AP, 5:50 PM ET)
Royals hold 1st full workout with several spots up for grabs (AP, 5:36 PM ET)
Fly Phils Fly! Eagles star Kelce center of attention at camp (AP, 5:33 PM ET)
MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks (AP, 5:26 PM ET)
Watson, Giants finalize deal that guarantees $9 million (AP, 5:15 PM ET)
Wrigley Field renovations making progress as 2018 begins (AP, 5:10 PM ET)
Detroit's Martinez realistic entering contract's last season (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
Derek Jeter's blueprint begins to take shape at Marlins camp (AP, 4:50 PM ET)
Musgrove sees opportunity with trade to Pirates (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
AP source: Tillman, Orioles agree to $3M, 1-year deal (AP, 4:28 PM ET)
Beltre still the big name for Rangers without big additions (AP, 3:49 PM ET)
Joey Votto eager for Reds to turn corner, start winning (AP, 2:56 PM ET)
His heart in Florida, Rizzo rejoins Cubs after mournful trip (AP, 2:40 PM ET)
Alex Presley, Orioles agree to minor league contract (AP, 12:31 PM ET)
Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors (AP, 11:34 AM ET)
Later spring training starts means some players are fresher (AP, 1:32 AM ET)

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Maddon encouraged after seeing Cubs SS Russell rebound late (AP, 7:06 PM ET)
Dodgers back to work, months after falling a game short (AP, 6:18 PM ET)
Giants giving former sparkplug Gregor Blanco another shot (AP, 5:39 PM ET)
Angels sign veteran sluggers Chris Carter, Chris Young (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
Sano reports to Twins with several unanswered questions (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Francona rejoins Indians in camp after death of his father (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Red Sox re-sign Eduardo Nunez for infield insurance (AP, 5:11 PM ET)
Hosmer's departure leaves big void at first base for Royals (AP, 5:04 PM ET)
Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors (AP, 4:37 PM ET)
Ellsbury says he hasn't been asked to waive no-trade clause (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Harrison wants to win, no matter what team he's playing on (AP, 4:04 PM ET)
Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping ordeal (AP, 3:45 PM ET)
Rajai Davis back with Indians with big memory of huge homer (AP, 2:31 PM ET)
Astros closer Giles working to ensure he's around to finish (AP, 2:05 PM ET)
AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight-year deal (AP, 12:57 PM ET)

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Rays send righty Odorizzi to Twins for prospect (AP, 11:09 PM ET)
Rays acquire 1B Cron; designate OF Dickerson for assignment (AP, 10:37 PM ET)
Mariners LHP Paxton aims for repeat performance, only longer (AP, 5:37 PM ET)
White Sox banking on youth, confidence on the mound (AP, 5:26 PM ET)
Buster Posey, new SF teammate Andrew McCutchen go way back (AP, 5:19 PM ET)
Archer believes Rays could have best rotation in majors (AP, 5:02 PM ET)
Royals lefty Duffy hoping to put tumultuous 2017 behind him (AP, 4:57 PM ET)
More than a big bat, Marcell Ozuna is a presence for Cards (AP, 4:43 PM ET)
A's center fielder Fowler making progress from knee surgery (AP, 4:33 PM ET)
Mets' Wright will give 'best shot' on playing this season (AP, 4:15 PM ET)
Familiar rotation a key as Blue Jays try to rebound (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
Indians sign OF Rajai Davis, hit big HR in 2016 World Series (AP, 3:25 PM ET)
Reds' Gennett wins in arbitration, players beat clubs 12-10 (AP, 3:06 PM ET)
Pedroia rehabs knee, to miss opener for 1st time in 12 years (AP, 3:05 PM ET)
Cubs newcomer Morrow set to close in revamped bullpen (AP, 3:04 PM ET)
Orioles' Machado ready to play shortstop ignore trade talk (AP, 2:51 PM ET)
Gibbons says RHP Sanchez key part of Blue Jays rotation (AP, 2:49 PM ET)
Hungry for more: Correa, tight-knit Astros talking dynasty (AP, 4:23 AM ET)

Friday, February 16, 2018

Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of Marlins (AP, 9:31 PM ET)
Freese thinks Pirates need to develop sense of urgency (AP, 8:47 PM ET)
Brewers counting on another top season Knebel, bullpen (AP, 7:01 PM ET)
At 25, Franco facing pivotal season for Phillies (AP, 6:43 PM ET)
Martinez's 1st camp as Nats manager includes player DJs (AP, 6:38 PM ET)
Dan Straily, Brandon Maurer lose in salary arbitration (AP, 6:35 PM ET)
Volquez returns to Rangers on minor deal while recovering (AP, 6:23 PM ET)
Iannetta back with Rockies for 1st time since 2011 (AP, 6:21 PM ET)
Twins turn to inexperienced pitchers to fill rotation holes (AP, 6:15 PM ET)
Reds hoping Homer Bailey can stay healthy, lead rotation (AP, 6:07 PM ET)
Slimmed-down Pujols ready for more action at 1st base (AP, 5:57 PM ET)
Ramirez looks for big return after embracing TB12 method (AP, 5:27 PM ET)
Stroman angry at Blue Jays over negativity in arbitration (AP, 5:27 PM ET)
Bud Norris, Cardinals finalize $3 million, 1-year contract (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
A's hope patience pays off with arrival of young core talent (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Cincinnati, Cleveland minor leaguers given drug suspensions (AP, 5:01 PM ET)
AP source: Mets, Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal (AP, 4:47 PM ET)
Fiers eager for a chance to contribute to rebuilding Tigers (AP, 3:41 PM ET)
Cubs first baseman fights tears at Florida shooting vigil (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
Marlins pitcher Straily glad he wasn't among those traded (AP, 1:23 PM ET)
Brewers agree to minor league deal with LHP Wade Miley (AP, 12:05 PM ET)