1:31 PM EDT, Thu October 30, 2014

Hot Stove: List of 2015 free agents

Here's a list from the MLB player's association of player's who will become a free agent on 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. There are 32 more players may become free agents if the options on the contract are not picked up. Teams have five days to negotiate with their players that will become free agents. They can even extend a qualifying offer which is about $15.3 million for one season. If a qualifying offer is extended, any team wanting to sign a player must give u their first round draft pick. If you look at the list of Mariners' players below, there isn't a player that would merit a qualifying offer....
Texas Rangers extend contract offer to Colby Lewis

Texas Rangers extend contract offer to Colby Lewis

The Texas Rangers have kept good on their promise to have prompt contract talks with newly-minted free agent pitcher Colby Lewis. Lewis confirmed the club and his agent Alan Nero have had conversations within the last week. It is unclear …
Halos Heaven 9 hours ago

Luis Jimenez Claimed by Brewers, Tony Campana a Free Agent

2014's bit players are the first to go... The Angels began making room on the 40-Man roster during the World Series, waiving three players. Each found a different fate and only one remains with the club. Perennial prospect 3B Luis Jimenez, aka Lucho, was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. Known as much for his personality as his AAA glove and AA bat, Jimenez is 25 and with Kaleb Cowart impressing in the Arizona Fall League and a tandem of Gordon Beckham and David Freese heading to arbitration this just wasn't Lucho's organization. He played n 34 games last season getting 110...
Seattle Times 15 hours ago

As Justin Smoak era ends with Mariners, reflecting on what never was

To be a Mariners’ fan is to live in mortal fear of every discarded prospect blossoming into stardom in another uniform. It doesn’t happen quite as often as you think, but it sure seems that way because of a few spectacular examples. And now there’s another candidate to fret over in

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Minor league catching coordinator Hector Ortiz expected to join Texas Rangers staff

Hector Ortiz, the minor league instructor often credited for helping turn Robinson Chirinos into a full-fledged defensive asset, is expected to replace Bengie Molina as the Texas Rangers first base coach and catching instructor, a pair of major league sources …

Oddsmakers don’t see Astros winning 2015 World Series

The Astros and three other teams have the worst odds of winning the 2015 World Series, according to the initial odds Thursday morning sent out by Bovada.lv, an online sportsbook. The Astros, along with the Rockies, Twins and Diamondbacks all sit at 100-to-1 odds. The Dodgers and Nationals are tied for the best chance of […]
Upcoming key dates for Angels offseason

Upcoming key dates for Angels offseason

Now that the World Series is over, the offseason calendar officially begins. Here's a look at some upcoming dates that are significant to the Angels. Monday: Options must be exercised. The Angels have two players with options, Huston Street and Sean...

The San Francisco Giants: 2014 World Series Champs -- So what's next?

So the worst about today? It means there is no baseball till April 7. The 2014 season comes to end with the wild card teams battling for seven games in the World Series. The Giants, led by Madison Bumgarner (Beast), Pablo Sandoval (Panda) and Hunter Pence (giraffe on meth) outlasted the Royals in seven games. I'm not going to set up a poll (I forgot how). But if you were Royals third base coach Mike Jirschele, would you have sent Alex Gordon home on that play in the bottom of the ninth? Why? I probably would have done it. Because they weren't hitting Bumgarner. And if a player could still...
San Jose Mercury News 13 hours ago

Giants postseason history

baseballGiants postseason history The postseason history of the New York and San Francisco Giants: World Series (Won 8, Lost 12) 2014 -- Beat Kansas City Royals, 4-3 2012 -- Beat Detroit Tigers, 4-0 2010 -- Beat Texas Rangers, 4-1 2002 -- Lost to Anaheim Angels, 4-3 1989 -- Lost to Oakland
Fort-Worth Star Telegram 15 hours ago
Rangers’ off-season priority is finishing internal work

Rangers’ off-season priority is finishing internal work

For now, decisions on the coaching staff and 40-man roster are taking precedence over the free-agent market.

Texas Rangers pitcher scratched from AFL start

Right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla, who showed well in September with the Texas Rangers, was scratched from a scheduled start in the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday. Right-hander Sam Wolff, also in the Rangers’ organization, replaced Bonilla as the starter. No reason …

Telis making strides on defense

The Texas Rangers asked catcher Tomas Telis to use the Venezuela winter league to smooth out his throwing mechanics. Telis had difficulty against the running game during a September trail. After throwing out the first runner who tested him, Houston’s …
Oakland Tribune Oct 28, 2014

Sports digest: Jose Canseco shoots himself in accident

Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
Rangers’ Andrus pays visit, donation to SafeHaven of Tarrant County

Rangers’ Andrus pays visit, donation to SafeHaven of Tarrant County

Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus spends a couple hours with women and children at the shelter in Arlington.Are Rangers still a contender, or a sinking shipForging a coaching staff continues for Rangers BanisterNew Rangers manager leaves positive, familiar first impressionTim Bogar wont coach for Rangers in 2015Magadan says hes returning to Rangers staffFinnegans surreal leap with Royals has TCU family buzzingMore Texas Rangers coverage
Tacoma News-Tribune Oct 28, 2014

Mariners notebook: Smoak claimed off waivers by Toronto

Move comes as Mariners appeared poised to exercise buyout on first baseman’s 2015 contract option…

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