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Pittsburgh Pirates, 1B Carlos Santana agree on 1-year, $6.7M deal
The Pirates have reached agreement with veteran first baseman Carlos Santana on a one-year deal worth $6.7 million, sources told ESPN.
Bryce Harper undergoes elbow surgery as Phillies map out recovery
The Phillies said Bryce Harper is expected to return as a hitter only by the All-Star break and could return to playing right field by the end of the regular season.
Joely Rodriguez, Red Sox agree to 1-year, $2M contract
Left-handed reliever Joely Rodriguez agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Rangers hire Mike Maddux (pitching coach), Dayton Moore (adviser)
The Rangers hired Mike Maddux as their new pitching coach Wednesday and added former Royals general manager Dayton Moore as a senior adviser in the front office.
Astros give out $516,347 shares as part of record postseason pool
A full postseason share for the World Series champion Astros totaled a record $516,347 from a player pool of $107.5 million, also a record, in the first season the playoffs were expanded to 12 teams.