MLB News Wire

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

Friday, December 14, 2018

A's Chapman has shoulder surgery, 2nd operation of offseason (AP, 12:43 PM ET)
Injured pitcher Nelson agrees to $3.7M deal with Brewers (AP, 10:45 AM ET)
Jordy Mercer, Tigers finalize $5.25 million, 1-year contract (AP, 10:25 AM ET)
Familia, Mets finalize $30 million, 3-year contract (AP, 10:17 AM ET)
Orioles hire Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager (AP, 9:09 AM ET)
AP source: McCann agrees to 1-year contract with White Sox (AP, 8:21 AM ET)
Joan Steinbrenner, wife late George Steinbrenner, dies at 83 (AP, 5:45 AM ET)
Red Sox-Yankees to open with night game in London (AP, 4:43 AM ET)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

AP source: Joe Kelly, Dodgers agree to $25M, 3-year contract (AP, 12:35 PM ET)
Encarnacion to Mariners, Santana to Indians in 3-team trade (AP, 12:31 PM ET)
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto pulls off trade from hospital bed (AP, 12:25 PM ET)
Alex Dickerson agrees to minor league deal with Padres (AP, 12:11 PM ET)
Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis (AP, 11:44 AM ET)
Encarnacion, Santana go, 3-team trade wraps winter meetings (AP, 10:46 AM ET)
AP source: Righty Lance Lynn, Rangers reach three-year deal (AP, 7:16 AM ET)
Brewers get durable lefty reliever Claudio from Rangers (AP, 6:58 AM ET)
Free agent reliever Familia reaches deal to return to Mets (AP, 6:51 AM ET)
Yanks try to keep Happ, a 'Death Star' ready to pivot (AP, 6:43 AM ET)
The Latest: Lynn, Rangers reach deal on 3-year contract (AP, 6:06 AM ET)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump (AP, 10:20 PM ET)
Rockies hire hitting coach Magadan after bad year at plate (AP, 9:18 PM ET)
AP source: Free agent first baseman Bour, Angels reach deal (AP, 2:16 PM ET)
Yanks try to keep Happ, a 'Death Star' ready to pivot (AP, 2:14 PM ET)
McCutchen, Phillies finalize $50M, 3-year deal (AP, 1:30 PM ET)
The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels (AP, 1:16 PM ET)
Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at meetings (AP, 1:04 PM ET)
A trade of Tanners: Nats send Roark to Reds for Rainey (AP, 12:20 PM ET)
Tigers won't rush back Miguel Cabrera after biceps surgery (AP, 11:50 AM ET)
AP source: Charlie Morton, Rays agree on $30M, 2-yr deal (AP, 11:14 AM ET)
AP source: Charlie Morton, Rays agree on $30M, 2-yr deal (AP, 9:40 AM ET)
Red Sox, outfielder Gorkys Hernandez reach minor league deal (AP, 8:06 AM ET)
AP source: Jordy Mercer, Tigers agree to $5.25M, 1-year deal (AP, 7:28 AM ET)
Al Helfer, radio pioneer, wins Hall of Fame's Frick Award (AP, 5:36 AM ET)
Schilling criticizes Ocasio-Cortez, provoking Cicilline (AP, 5:22 AM ET)
Column: It's time for baseball's shift to go (AP, 1:38 AM ET)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dodgers happy with Goldschmidt's move to St Louis, Cubs not (AP, 3:40 PM ET)
Red Sox moving AL MVP Betts from leadoff to second slot (AP, 3:06 PM ET)
Cubs' Maddon studying 'Managing Millennials for Dummies' (AP, 2:36 PM ET)
Royals, Hamilton finalize $5.25M contract (AP, 2:30 PM ET)
Pujols, Ohtani make progress from season-ending surgeries (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
Callaway says it's OK for Cano not to run out grounders (AP, 1:56 PM ET)
Rays reopen ballpark site search; opening delayed until 2024 (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
Heisman winner Murray thrills A's, except when he scrambles (AP, 1:28 PM ET)
Herrmann, Athletics agree to $1 million, 1-year contract (AP, 1:02 PM ET)
McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings (AP, 12:58 PM ET)
Pitcher Ivan Nova acquired by White Sox from Pirates (AP, 12:48 PM ET)
Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays, owed $38 million (AP, 12:40 PM ET)
Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll in majors (AP, 11:24 AM ET)
The Latest: Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll (AP, 11:08 AM ET)
Mariners move ahead after flurry of trades, roster overhaul (AP, 10:14 AM ET)
ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension (AP, 9:56 AM ET)
AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal (AP, 8:30 AM ET)
Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award (AP, 5:22 AM ET)

Monday, December 10, 2018

Dutch pitcher in hospital after hiking incident in Australia (AP, 10:14 PM ET)
Posey could be limited early, should return to 100 percent (AP, 2:58 PM ET)
Dutch pitcher van Mil in a hospital after hiking accident (AP, 2:52 PM ET)
D-Backs' Rawitch wins Fishel award for MLB public relations (AP, 2:40 PM ET)
New lease for M's approved; ballpark likely gets new name (AP, 2:36 PM ET)
King of clubs? Teams start to show cards at winter meetings (AP, 1:40 PM ET)
The Latest: Rangers claim INF Asuaje off waivers (AP, 12:38 PM ET)
Column: A puzzling Hall of Fame selection for Baines (AP, 12:36 PM ET)
Cashman says Yankees interested in Machado (AP, 12:22 PM ET)
Reds claim left-hander Robby Scott off waivers from Boston (AP, 12:04 PM ET)
Baines surprised by Hall of Fame election - many others, too (AP, 11:52 AM ET)
RHP Tyson Ross, Tigers agree on 1-year deal (AP, 11:34 AM ET)
Eovaldi wanted to remain in Red Sox rotation, not relieve (AP, 8:58 AM ET)
Sunday night baseball games an hour earlier in 2019 (AP, 7:21 AM ET)
AP Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract (AP, 7:20 AM ET)
Kapler intends to be publicly critical of Phillies players (AP, 7:12 AM ET)
Braves INF Rio Ruiz claimed off waivers by Orioles (AP, 6:35 AM ET)
Rays' Cash will stick with using an opener in 2019 (AP, 6:21 AM ET)

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Saved! Baines surprise pick for Hall, Lee Smith also chosen (AP, 2:49 PM ET)
APNewsBreak: Sunday night games an hour earlier in 2019 (AP, 1:23 PM ET)
As winter meetings arrive, a look at the top MLB free agents (AP, 8:34 AM ET)
Chili Davis hired as Mets hitting coach (AP, 7:31 AM ET)