Category archives for: Baseball

Source: Giants give Peavy two years, $24M

Free-agent pitcher Jake Peavy has reached an agreement on a two-year, $24 million contract with the San Francisco Giants, a baseball source told ESPN.com. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Royals reportedly ink Volquez; Medlen signed

The Kansas City Royals have agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract with right-hander Edinson Volquez, according to multiple reports. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Sources: Selig to earn $6M a year in retirement

Outgoing MLB commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, sources told ESPN.com’s Buster Olney. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Kemp joins Padres after trade clears hurdles

The blockbuster deal sending outfielder Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the San Diego Padres is official, the teams announced Thursday. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Suspended 1B Davis cleared to use Adderall

Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who was suspended 25 games in September for testing positive for amphetamines, has received clearance from Major League Baseball to use Adderall in the 2015 season, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Tuesday. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Source: Giants, Romo finalizing $15M deal

The San Francisco Giants are finalizing a two-year, $15 million deal with reliever Sergio Romo, a source confirmed to ESPN. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Oliva sees great potential in U.S.-Cuba relations

Tony Oliva was thrilled to hear about President Obama’s plan toward normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Oliva’s home country. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Source: Padres acquire OF Myers from Rays

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a three-way trade, pending physicals, that would land them Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers, a source confirmed to ESPN Insider Jim Bowden. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Angels acquire OF Joyce in trade with Rays

The Los Angeles Angels have acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

Dodgers designate Wilson for assignment

The Los Angeles Dodgers designated veteran reliever Brian Wilson for assignment Tuesday to clear room on the 40-man roster for newly signed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy. View full post on ESPN.com – MLB

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