Tampa Bay Rays
Dec 05, 2010 18:17 EST
Winter meetings open with a big deal: Werth agrees to $126M, 7-year contract with Nationals. Free agent outfielder Jayson Werth and the Washington Nationals reached a megadeal Sunday, a startling move that seemed to catch most everyone by surprise at baseball's winter meetings.
Dec 03, 2010 18:30 EST
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The World Series champion San Francisco Giants re-signed outfielder Pat Burrell to a one-year contract, the team said on Friday.
Dec 03, 2010 11:27 EST
Adam Dunn to White Sox; Pat Burrell stays with Giants on busy day in baseball. First baseman Adam Dunn is joining the Chicago White Sox, reaching a preliminary agreement on a $56 million, four-year contract.
Dec 02, 2010 21:27 EST
After being eliminated by Giants, Miguel Tejada excited to join World Series champions. Miguel Tejada watched from the visiting side when the San Francisco Giants celebrated their NL West title after knocking out his San Diego Padres on the final day of the regular season.
Dec 02, 2010 12:40 EST
Person with knowledge of situation: Giants, left fielder Burrell agree to one-year contract. Pat Burrell and the World Series champion San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, giving the club another returning face for what it hopes will be another deep run in 2011.
Dec 01, 2010 20:54 EST
Baseball official: Red Sox meet with Rays outfielder Carl Crawford for free agency pitch. A baseball official says the Boston Red Sox have met with free agent outfielder Carl Crawford.
Nov 24, 2010 11:47 EST
Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton completes long road back by easily winning AL MVP award. Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.
Nov 23, 2010 16:41 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Slugging outfielder Josh Hamilton, who helped the Texas Rangers reach their first World Series, capped a storybook season Tuesday by winning the American League's Most Valuable Player award.
Nov 19, 2010 18:30 EST
DETROIT (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers beefed up their bullpen on Friday by signing Joaquin Benoit on a three-year, $16.5 million contract.
Nov 18, 2010 16:26 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez was a clear winner of the American League Cy Young Award Thursday despite registering only 13 wins during the Major League Baseball season.
Nov 18, 2010 14:40 EST
Seattle's Felix Hernandez, with the best pitching statistics and worst run support in Major League Baseball's American League, won the Cy Young Award on Thursday as the league's top pitcher.
Nov 18, 2010 01:48 EST
Black barely beats out Baker for NL Manager of the Year, Gardenhire wins AL award. Bud Black hung on to win this race. Ron Gardenhire became a first-time Manager of the Year, too, after so many near misses.
Nov 09, 2010 17:23 EST
Ichiro wins 10th straight Gold Glove, Jeter gets 5th overall, Buehrle repeats. Ichiro Suzuki won his 10th straight Gold Glove for a full season of fielding excellence. Mark Buehrle won again, perhaps clinching his spot with an acrobatic play on opening day.
Nov 09, 2010 17:04 EST
Seattle superstar Suzuki matched the record for consecutive Gold Gloves by an American League outfielder shared by Ken Griffey Jnr and Al Kaline, having claimed the honor during every season since his arrival from Japan.
Nov 04, 2010 20:05 EDT
DALLAS (Reuters) - Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team on Thursday after he guided them to their first World Series last month.
Nov 04, 2010 17:01 EDT
Brewers officially hire Roenicke as manager, giving him 2-year deal. The Milwaukee Brewers put Ron Roenicke through multiple interviews that lasted hours upon hours in their search for a new manager. When he finally got an offer, Roenicke took 2 1/2 minutes to say yes.
Nov 04, 2010 13:17 EDT
Don Zimmer set to return for another season with Tampa Bay Rays. The Tampa Bay Rays say senior baseball adviser Don Zimmer will return in 2011 for an eighth season with the AL East champions and his 63rd year in professional baseball overall.
Nov 03, 2010 18:55 EDT
Tampa Bay Rays decline club options for 2011 on Dan Wheeler, Wily Aybar. The Tampa Bay Rays have declined a $4.25 million option on right-handed relief pitcher Dan Wheeler and a $2.2 million option on infielder Willy Aybar.
Nov 02, 2010 20:25 EDT
Authorities: Ex-major leaguer Dukes arrested after allegedly failing to pay child support. Authorities say former major league baseball player Elijah Dukes has been jailed in Tampa on charges related to allegedly failing to pay child support.
Nov 02, 2010 18:47 EDT
New York Yankees finish 2 days of meetings, prepare for Cliff Lee chase. The Yankees have completed two days of meetings and are prepared to pursue left-hander Cliff Lee, the top available pitcher on the free-agent market.