In another big-money move by a traditionally low-payroll team, the Oakland Athletics agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with free agent designated hitter Billy Butler, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday.
The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and the No. 4 international signing bonus slot from the Atlanta Braves on Sunday for right-handed pitcher Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots (Nos. 2, 3 and 4).
No way, Jose. What else can you say when Jose Canseco -- the former baseball slugger who accidentally shot his own finger last month -- claims that part of said finger fell off during a poker tournament?
Outfielder Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and pitcher Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers were named the Most Valuable Players in the American and National League, respectively, on Thursday.
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw maintained his firm grip on the National League Cy Young Award, winning for the third time on Wednesday, and Cleveland Indians right-hander Corey Kluber claimed his first American League Cy Young.