MLB News Wire

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

Monday, January 16, 2017

On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry (AP, 2:35 AM ET)

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Cardinals intent on improving, not chasing champion Cubs (AP, 4:39 PM ET)

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Maddon rehashes dicey Game 7 logic: 'There's no Game 8' (AP, 6:36 PM ET)
Bagwell's Hall of Fame wait likely to end after 7 years (AP, 4:26 PM ET)
Red Sox reach deals with Bogaerts and Bradley, plus 5 others (AP, 10:00 AM ET)
Tigers reach deals with Castellanos, Iglesias (AP, 9:57 AM ET)
Padres give Solarte $7.5M, 2-year deal, agree with 3 others (AP, 9:55 AM ET)
Orioles stars Machado, Britton reach deals at over $11M each (AP, 9:54 AM ET)
Rangers avoid arbitration with all 7, topped by closer Dyson (AP, 9:52 AM ET)
Kiermaier, 8 other Rays avoid arbitration with 1-year deals (AP, 9:50 AM ET)
Diamondbacks, Iannetta agree to $1.5 million, 1-year deal (AP, 9:48 AM ET)
Arrieta, Harper, Machado, Britton get big-money deals (AP, 9:43 AM ET)
Cubs OF Heyward hard at work on revamped swing (AP, 2:10 AM ET)
AP source: Rangers agree to $6M deal with RHP Tyson Ross (AP, 1:07 AM ET)

Friday, January 13, 2017

AP source: Rangers agree to $6M deal with RHP Tyson Ross (AP, 11:41 PM ET)
Arrieta skipping White House trip, cites family reasons (AP, 11:32 PM ET)
Arrieta, Harper, Machado, Britton get big-money deals (AP, 11:22 PM ET)
Padres give Solarte 2-year deal, agree with 3 others (AP, 11:22 PM ET)
Rangers avoid arbitration with all 7, topped by closer Dyson (AP, 11:20 PM ET)
Phillies reach $4.2 million deal with Gomez (AP, 10:45 PM ET)
Diamondbacks, Iannetta agree to $1.5 million, 1-year deal (AP, 10:20 PM ET)
Blue Jays avoid arbitration with reliever Aaron Loup (AP, 9:58 PM ET)
M's avoid arbitration with all players, like Smyly, Dyson (AP, 9:52 PM ET)
Brewers avoid arbitration with Peralta, Torres (AP, 9:35 PM ET)
Angels avoid arbitration, reach deals with 5 players (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
Twins agree to deals with Gibson, Santiago, Kintzler (AP, 9:31 PM ET)
Staff ace Cole, shortstop Mercer agree to deals with Pirates (AP, 9:29 PM ET)
Marlins reach deals with 5 arbitration-eligible players (AP, 9:27 PM ET)
Indians, 4 pitchers agree to 2017 contracts (AP, 9:23 PM ET)
Royals, Hosmer agree to $12.25M deal to avoid arbitration (AP, 9:21 PM ET)
Rockies' Arenado agrees to $29.5 million, 2-year contract (AP, 9:21 PM ET)
Cardinals agree to deals with relievers Rosenthal, Siegrist (AP, 9:16 PM ET)
Red Sox reach deals with Bogaerts and Bradley, plus 5 others (AP, 9:15 PM ET)
Tigers reach deals with Castellanos, Iglesias (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Orioles stars Machado, Britton reach deals at over $11M each (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Four Reds players reach 1-year deals to avoid arbitration (AP, 9:03 PM ET)
No sign of extension for Arrieta, Cubs (AP, 9:03 PM ET)
Keuchel, Astros agree to $9.15 million, 1-year contract (AP, 8:55 PM ET)
Kiermaier, 8 other Rays avoid arbitration with 1-year deals (AP, 8:42 PM ET)
Mets settle with Familia, Harvey, deGrom, 3 others (AP, 8:39 PM ET)
Grandal, Wood, Avilan, Fields avoid arbitration with Dodgers (AP, 8:17 PM ET)
Cubs, Arrieta avoid arbitration with 1-year deal (AP, 7:53 PM ET)
Nunez, Kontos, Smith agree to 1-year deals with Giants (AP, 7:49 PM ET)
Ace Sonny Gray, catcher Stephen Vogt reach deals with A's (AP, 7:46 PM ET)
Braves agree to deals with relievers Vizcaino, Krol (AP, 7:17 PM ET)
Pineda, Gregorius reach deals; Betances and Yanks $2M apart (AP, 6:51 PM ET)
D-backs avoid arbitration with Corbin, 3 others (AP, 5:33 PM ET)
Frazier agrees to $12 million, 1-year deal with White Sox (AP, 3:56 PM ET)
Harper, Nationals avoid arbitration with $13.6M deal for '17 (AP, 3:53 PM ET)
Phillies reach $4.2 million deal with Gomez (AP, 10:45 PM ET)
Blue Jays avoid arbitration with reliever Aaron Loup (AP, 9:58 PM ET)
M's avoid arbitration with all players, like Smyly, Dyson (AP, 9:52 PM ET)
Angels avoid arbitration, reach deals with 5 players (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
Staff ace Cole, shortstop Mercer agree to deals with Pirates (AP, 9:29 PM ET)
Orioles stars Machado, Britton reach deals at over $11M each (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Frazier agrees to $12 million, 1-year deal with White Sox (AP, 3:56 PM ET)

Thursday, January 12, 2017

AP source: White Sox, Jennings agree to $1.4 million deal (AP, 9:13 PM ET)
Bauer, Indians agree to $3.55M deal, avoid arbitration (AP, 9:08 PM ET)
Cardinals, 1B Matt Adams agree to $2.8 million contract (AP, 8:20 PM ET)
AP Source: Barney, Blue Jays reach deal to avoid arbitration (AP, 6:21 PM ET)
Duda, Mets agree to $7.25M deal after injury-plagued season (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Gillaspie, Giants agree to $1.4 million, 1-year contract (AP, 1:18 PM ET)
Man who forged baseball executive's signature gets 4 years (AP, 9:16 AM ET)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Gillaspie, Giants agree to $1.4 million, 1-year contract (AP, 10:13 PM ET)
World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday (AP, 9:11 PM ET)
With Jansen and Turner in fold, Dodgers meet 2 winter goals (AP, 7:05 PM ET)
Twins to put Hunter, Hawkins in FSN broadcast booth in '17 (AP, 6:00 PM ET)
Capps agrees to $987,500, one-year deal with Padres (AP, 5:54 PM ET)
Wheeler gets $800,000 deal with Mets after missing 2 years (AP, 5:50 PM ET)
Rays claim OF Coats, designate RHP Floro for assignment (AP, 5:47 PM ET)
Seattle acquires Drew Smyly as it makes pair of trades (AP, 5:33 PM ET)
Vogelsong, Tepesch agree to minor league deals with Twins (AP, 4:08 PM ET)
Seattle pulls off another trade in deal with Atlanta (AP, 3:17 PM ET)
Push to rename Los Angeles freeway after Vin Scully (AP, 11:42 AM ET)