MLB News Wire

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

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Pirates infielder Kang attends trial for drunk driving (AP, 5:12 AM ET)
Pirates infielder Kang attends trial for drunk driving (AP, 5:12 AM ET)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A-Rod maintains he won't attempt playing comeback (AP, 11:32 PM ET)
D-Backs sign pitcher De La Rosa to minor league contract (AP, 10:48 PM ET)
4 new umps as Hirschbeck, Welke, Davidson, Joyce retire (AP, 10:09 PM ET)
Baseball's Hall of Fame to honor 'The Simpsons' on May 27 (AP, 10:01 PM ET)
Soler hopes to show Royals he can remain healthy (AP, 9:24 PM ET)
Storen aiming for Reds' closer role, Price mulling bullpen (AP, 8:56 PM ET)
Baseball chief says Diamondbacks' Chase Field 'needs work' (AP, 8:23 PM ET)
MLB to push forward with process for rule changes (AP, 8:18 PM ET)
Gutierrez back with Dodgers, his first major league team (AP, 8:10 PM ET)
Cubs' Schwarber not ready to let go of catching dream (AP, 7:37 PM ET)
Happy to have a 'J-O-B,' Lind lands in camp with Nationals (AP, 7:29 PM ET)
Royals working through grieving process after Ventura death (AP, 7:15 PM ET)
Cardinals' Schafer aims to be 2-way utility player (AP, 6:29 PM ET)
AP source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending physical (AP, 6:26 PM ET)
Indians' Brantley hopes 'bad days' behind him after injury (AP, 6:02 PM ET)
Astros face a classic baseball question: Who's on 1st? (AP, 4:51 PM ET)
Orioles' Chris Davis looking for bigger season in 2017 (AP, 4:15 PM ET)
New guy Jarrod Dyson to play key roles with Mariners (AP, 4:08 PM ET)
Ian Desmond will spend spring trying to master first base (AP, 3:26 PM ET)
Tigers' center field position is up for grabs (AP, 3:24 PM ET)
Orioles acquire Bleier from Yanks, add Bourn (AP, 2:56 PM ET)
Mauer enters 14th year still excited he's at home as a Twin (AP, 2:25 PM ET)
Athletics hopeful Santiago Casilla to arrive in coming days (AP, 2:10 PM ET)
Super subs are now key players on pitching-dominated rosters (AP, 11:59 AM ET)
Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxiety (AP, 2:38 AM ET)

Monday, February 20, 2017

Giants' Cueto still in Dominican Republic with ailing father (AP, 10:14 PM ET)
Oldest rookie managers in Major League Baseball history (AP, 8:50 PM ET)
Going deep: Dodgers add Gutierrez to already loaded roster (AP, 8:25 PM ET)
Napoli's return alters expected roles for some young Rangers (AP, 8:21 PM ET)
White Sox seek solutions for outfield vacancies (AP, 7:15 PM ET)
Nutting: Pirates had 'step back' in '16, but talent is there (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Buster Posey eager for fresh start, to raise power numbers (AP, 6:25 PM ET)
Longoria optimistic Rays can be better in 2017 (AP, 6:22 PM ET)
Powerful presence: Encarnacion gives Indians booming bat (AP, 6:04 PM ET)
Angels' Espinosa eager for Orange County homecoming in trade (AP, 6:00 PM ET)
Astros looking for Bregman to take next step in 2017 (AP, 5:45 PM ET)
For Werth, 'whole thing kind of hangs' on deal's final year (AP, 5:02 PM ET)
Marlins catcher Ellis is a backup with several major roles (AP, 4:49 PM ET)
At 61, 'late-bloomer' Snitker savors shot as Braves manager (AP, 4:49 PM ET)
Saunders aims to provide leadership in Phillies clubhouse (AP, 4:35 PM ET)
Swisher arrives as guest instructor, A-Rod on deck (AP, 4:27 PM ET)
Mariners manager Servais expects plenty from lefty Paxton (AP, 4:21 PM ET)
Moreland isn't thinking about replacing Ortiz's production (AP, 3:49 PM ET)
Rockies' Story wants to show power surge was not fiction (AP, 3:41 PM ET)
Scott Schebler settled in, ready to win (AP, 3:01 PM ET)
Captain David Wright likes Mets' character, clubhouse (AP, 2:46 PM ET)
Feliz in Brewers camp, ready to challenge for closer's role (AP, 1:58 PM ET)

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Indians taking slow approach with ace Corey Kluber (AP, 8:36 PM ET)
Great expectations: Indians eye Series title after '16 run (AP, 8:31 PM ET)
Albert Pujols is ramping up recovery from surgery for Angels (AP, 7:39 PM ET)
Dodgers' Ryu ready for comeback after 2 injury-plagued years (AP, 7:25 PM ET)
Clark: Comments "unprofessional" on Betances arbitration (AP, 7:09 PM ET)
Dodgers send LHP Vidal Nuno to Orioles for prospect Moseley (AP, 6:15 PM ET)
Beltran returns to Houston in very different role (AP, 5:55 PM ET)
Abreu now a mentor to young White Sox roster (AP, 5:16 PM ET)
Orioles' Machado practices at shortstop for world classic (AP, 4:50 PM ET)
Mariners adopt 'Whatever It Takes' mantra for season (AP, 4:46 PM ET)
Fowler fitting in perfectly with Cardinals (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Dellin Betances sees no need to talk with Randy Levine (AP, 4:18 PM ET)
Dozier surprised he's back to lead young Twins lineup (AP, 4:02 PM ET)
'Here I come to save the day!' Eaton likes Mighty Mouse look (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
GM Alderson excited about Mets this spring (AP, 3:27 PM ET)
Kinsler still a Tiger after shrugging off trade talk (AP, 3:03 PM ET)
Veteran Lester thinks Cubs' youth helps chance for repeating (AP, 2:04 AM ET)

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Venezuela, Ilitch, Tigers' future all on Cabrera's mind (AP, 8:31 PM ET)
Jered Weaver signs with Padres after 11 years with Angels (AP, 7:35 PM ET)
Kershaw to start opening day for 7th straight time (AP, 6:35 PM ET)
Robinson Cano optimistic about Mariners' season (AP, 6:21 PM ET)
Reds expect to sign Ryan Raburn to compete for backup role (AP, 5:37 PM ET)
Mike Trout stays humble and hungry in new season with Angels (AP, 5:30 PM ET)
Royals pitcher Maness opts for pioneer elbow surgery (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
Utley agrees to 1-year, $2 million deal with Dodgers (AP, 5:19 PM ET)
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts wants to build on World Series title (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Yankees beat reliever Betances in final arbitration case (AP, 4:10 PM ET)
Brewers owner preaches patience in rebuilding plan (AP, 4:01 PM ET)
Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
Moreno: Angels will have same ballpark, more money to spend (AP, 3:21 PM ET)
Harper won't elaborate on 'exactly why' 2016 was down year (AP, 2:56 PM ET)
Cubs star Kris Bryant unfazed by constant fanfare, attention (AP, 2:46 PM ET)
Correa must wait to get going after wisdom teeth removal (AP, 2:13 PM ET)
Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury (AP, 2:02 PM ET)
Mookie Betts still relaxed coming off near-MVP season (AP, 1:51 PM ET)
Samson says multiple groups interested in Marlins (AP, 10:41 AM ET)
Samson says multiple groups interested in Marlins (AP, 10:41 AM ET)

Friday, February 17, 2017

Joseph's power could be crucial for Howard-less Phillies (AP, 8:13 PM ET)
Dodgers' Gonzalez takes hitting break to heal tennis elbow (AP, 7:43 PM ET)
Kendrick, Hall see opportunity for D-backs to bounce back (AP, 7:29 PM ET)
Swisher, 2 years after last game, says he has retired (AP, 6:42 PM ET)
Rangers' Adrian Beltre has calf strain, could miss WBC (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Marlins' Hechavarria admits lying in Cuban smuggling probe (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Pitcher Peter Moylan agrees to minor league deal with Royals (AP, 4:43 PM ET)
Kansas City Royals have 4 candidates for second base job (AP, 4:34 PM ET)
Strasburg hopes runs by beach prep him for 162-game marathon (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Addition of vets leaves Astros with 'sky high' expectations (AP, 4:24 PM ET)
Villar to play second for Brewers, eyes big season at plate (AP, 4:23 PM ET)
Still a Pirate, McCutchen calls move to right difficult (AP, 4:20 PM ET)
Jimmy Rollins eager to prove himself, earn spot on Giants (AP, 4:17 PM ET)
Gossage says Steinbrenner, Miller should be in Hall of Fame (AP, 4:12 PM ET)
Tyler Austin breaks foot, will miss most of spring training (AP, 4:10 PM ET)
Black makes immediate impact on culture of new Colorado club (AP, 3:58 PM ET)
Marwin Gonzalez, Astros finalize $3,725,000, 1-year contract (AP, 3:52 PM ET)
Rehab nearly complete, Perkins focused on health, not future (AP, 3:43 PM ET)
Nationals 2B Murphy on Tebow's batting: 'The power is real' (AP, 3:40 PM ET)
Former Diamondbacks manager Hale at home with A's as coach (AP, 3:25 PM ET)
Orioles eager to get started, forget about playoff loss (AP, 3:23 PM ET)
Braves' Phillips happy to be traded back home (AP, 3:08 PM ET)
Tommy Hunter agrees to minor league contract with Rays (AP, 2:40 PM ET)
Reliever Betances, Yankees argue final arbitration case (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
John Henry, Tom Werner focusing on 4th ring (AP, 2:13 PM ET)
Derek Holland seeks a fresh start with White Sox (AP, 1:57 PM ET)
Christie calls Phillies fan bitter; mayor calls him a bully (AP, 12:47 PM ET)
Orioles lose 1st arbitration in 22 years; Brach gets $3.05M (AP, 11:09 AM ET)
Giants add infielder Aaron Hill on minor league contract (AP, 11:05 AM ET)
Miguel Montero prepares for another season as Cubs backup (AP, 10:40 AM ET)
Pace of play, potential strike zone changes on baseball deck (AP, 10:19 AM ET)
Ventura toxicology report won't be released to public (AP, 9:59 AM ET)