5:08 AM EST, Sun February 01, 2015
Gaslamp Ball 5 hours ago

Padres have interest in SS Luis Sardinas

Ken Rosenthal has two rumors about the Padres that don't sound like they'll happen any time soon, if at all.  The first is that GM A.J. Preller has interest in trading for SS Luis Sardinas who was recently acquired by the Brewers in a trade with the Texas Rangers.  Preller wants a reunion. But any excitement to come from the Padres filling their hole at shortstop is quickly dampened by Rosenthal's postscript when he says the teams have had no recent talks.  Then again the Brewers have only had Sardinas for two weeks, so if they've ever discussed him then it's fairly recent. Sources:...
Orange County Register 6 hours ago
Garrett Richards agrees to one-year, $3.2 million deal with Angels, avoiding arbitration

Garrett Richards agrees to one-year, $3.2 million deal with Angels, avoiding arbitration

Garrett Richards agreed with the Angels on a one-year, $3.2 million deal on Saturday, settling just above the midpoint and avoiding arbitration. Richards had asked the Angels for $3.8 million and the Angels offered $2.4 million. Matt Joyce is the...

More AL West Rumors & News

Frisco RoughRiders have big plans for upgrading fan experience

FRISCO – Sometime in February, the Frisco RoughRiders will unveil new logos, new uniforms and a slew of upgrades to the game experience at 12-year-old Dr Pepper Ballpark. According to Frisco co-owner Chuck Greenberg, the Rangers Double-A affiliate, will use …

Matt Harrison unlikely to pitch for Texas Rangers before June

FRISCO – Matt Harrison got another reminder this week of just how sharp a climb he has back to the major leagues. Now stretching out towards real a long-toss program, Harrison has hit his first plateau since last year’s spinal …

The Grill: Talking Yovani Gallardo, what’s next for Texas Rangers and a whole bunch of pizza

In Episode 3 of The Grill with Gina Miller, shot at Cane Rosso’s mothership in Deep Ellum, we discuss a multitude of Rangers doings and happenings, including: • The Rangers acquisition of Yovani Gallardo and it’s impact on the rest …
Los Angeles Times Jan 30, 2015

Angels' season-ticket renewal rate strong; overall sales lagging

The Angels’ renewal rate for season tickets this winter is about 95% despite an across-the-board average price increase of 1%-3%, according to Robert Alvarado, the team’s vice president of marketing and ticket sales.

Former Rangers reliever Neal Cotts and Brewers agree to $3 million contract

AP Photo/Richard CarsonTexas Rangers closer Neal Cotts delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Houston. The Rangers won 13-6. MILWAUKEE — … [visit site to read more]

Friday Mariners notes

The Mariners are pulling for the Seahawks plus new organizational rankings.

Friday notes: Mariners show their backing for Seahawks in the Super Bowl

The Mariners prove they're pulling for the Seahawks, plus new organizational rankings have been released.

Peter Moylan says he’s feeling great in recovery from Tommy John surgery

A 36-year-old coming back from his second Tommy John surgery is doing “fantastic” on his climb back to health and the majors, just as he planned. Sidearming righty Peter Moylan, an Astros non-roster invitee last year, is 10 months out following a Tommy John procedure in late March 2014 and feeling great, he said. Moylan […]

Report: Alexei Ogando departs Rangers, joins Robbie Ross in Boston

Alexi Ogando, whose five seasons with the Texas Rangers included two World Series trips, has signed a deal with the Boston Red Sox, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. Ogando has a 28-16 career record with a 3.35 ERA and …

Texas Rangers prospect injured in Australian League brawl

Kellin Deglan, taken by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2010 draft, received facial injuries during a brawl in the Australian League on Jan. 16. Adelaide’s Troy Scott, a pitcher in the Seattle organization, was charged on …
San Jose Mercury News Jan 30, 2015

A's outfielder Coco Crisp still here

Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp survives general manager Billy Beane's offseason roster purge -- again.
Houston Chronicle Jan 30, 2015

Astros legend Craig Biggio gets first tour of Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Craig Biggio and Patty Biggio strolled into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this morning, beginning a two-hour tour that will end after he walks between the famed marble pillars to see where his plaque will eventually hang. The Biggios arrived in this quaint village in upstate New York on Thursday evening […]

Profar still looking good as he rehabs

Texas Rangers second baseman Jurickson Profar had an MRI exam on his injured shoulder Tuesday and everything continues to look good, the team said. Profar, who sat out all of last season because of a torn muscled in his shoulder, began a throwing program last week. It started with him throwing at 45 feet but that was increased this week to 60. He is expected to move to 75 feet next week. The team also said there are plans for Profar to begin taking dry swings from the right side next week.

AL West Player News

  • 2 Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards agrees to one-year, $3.2 million deal with Angels, avoiding arbitration

  • 1 Yovani Gallardo

    Yovani Gallardo

    The Grill: Talking Yovani Gallardo, what’s next for Texas Rangers and a whole bunch of pizza

  • 1 Matt Harrison

    Matt Harrison

    Matt Harrison unlikely to pitch for Texas Rangers before June

  • Yu Darvish

    Yu Darvish

  • Tyler Clippard

    Tyler Clippard

    Nats sign veteran Janssen to bolster bullpen

AL West Photos