MLB News Wire

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

Thursday, January 18, 2018

AP source: Baseball players reject pitch clock, mound limits (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Kendrick, Nationals finalize $7 million, 2-year contract (AP, 6:01 PM ET)
Dombrowski: Red Sox prepared to go to camp without new bat (AP, 5:49 PM ET)
Mets finalize 1-year deal with 1B Adrian Gonzalez (AP, 5:17 PM ET)
Felipe Rivero finalizes $22M, 4-year deal with Pirates (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Twins hire ex-pitcher Jim Kaat as special assistant (AP, 2:01 PM ET)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Reliever Jeremy Jeffress pleads guilty to drunken driving (AP, 9:43 PM ET)
Tigers reach 1-year, $6,275,000 deal with Iglesias (AP, 8:09 PM ET)
Minnesota Twins hire retired Justin Morneau as assistant (AP, 6:59 PM ET)
Slow market changed Bruce's outlook before return to Mets (AP, 5:51 PM ET)
Cole excited to join Verlander, Keuchel on Astros staff (AP, 5:15 PM ET)
Pirates fans urge MLB to force owner Nutting to sell (AP, 3:27 PM ET)
AP source: Cubs, Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year deal (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field (AP, 2:29 PM ET)
Hand's $19.75M Padres' deal includes $1.75M signing bonus (AP, 2:27 PM ET)

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Jay Bruce, Mets finalize $39 million, 3-year deal (AP, 8:55 PM ET)
While Rangers want to add rotation depth, Yu still unlikely (AP, 7:36 PM ET)
Reliever Addison Reed, Twins finalize $16.75M, 2-year deal (AP, 7:27 PM ET)
Royals hire former big league manager Lamont to help GM (AP, 7:19 PM ET)
Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field (AP, 6:40 PM ET)
Lefty Wade LeBlanc agrees to a minor league deal with Yanks (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy pleads guilty to DUI in KC suburb (AP, 4:31 PM ET)
Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas (AP, 8:26 AM ET)

Monday, January 15, 2018

Bucs make "emotionally challenging" call to trade McCutchen (AP, 9:25 PM ET)
West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates (AP, 8:01 PM ET)
Reliever Addison Reed, Twins finalize $16.75M, 2-year deal (AP, 6:10 PM ET)
Howie Kendrick and Nationals agree to $7M, 2-year contract (AP, 5:59 PM ET)
Morneau to make retirement official with Twins sendoff (AP, 5:31 PM ET)
Blue Jays announce plans for extended protective netting (AP, 12:44 PM ET)
Hand's $19.75M Padres' deal includes $1.75M signing bonus (AP, 11:05 AM ET)
Hall of Fame ump Harvey, called 'God' by players, dies at 87 (AP, 12:12 AM ET)

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey dies at 87 (AP, 10:40 PM ET)
Ozuna excited to join playoff contender in St. Louis (AP, 8:04 PM ET)
Mets reach 1-year deal with free agent 1B Adrian Gonzalez (AP, 3:52 PM ET)

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Padres agree to 3-year contact with closer Hand (AP, 9:24 PM ET)
Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
St. Louis Cardinals not ruling out more free agent signings (AP, 7:36 PM ET)
Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis already on job with Heyward (AP, 6:06 PM ET)
Van Slyke, 2 pitchers sign minor league deals with Marlins (AP, 1:23 PM ET)
LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball scoreless in pro debut in Lithuania (AP, 1:17 PM ET)
Colome, Dickerson among 7 avoiding arbitration with Rays (AP, 12:23 PM ET)
Kelvin Herrera, Nate Karns agree to deals with Royals (AP, 12:22 PM ET)
Josh Donaldson agrees to $23M, 1-year deal with Blue Jays (AP, 12:22 PM ET)
Mets reach deals with deGrom, Syndergaard, Harvey, 5 more (AP, 12:19 PM ET)
Tigers avoid arbitration with Castellanos, Wilson, Greene (AP, 12:11 PM ET)