The mushroom cloud from the Kinsler-for-Fielder supertrade that blindsided us all still lingers weeks later. As the dust finally begins to settle, we find ourselves punch-drunk, covered in dust, and wondering what exactly just happened.
Alex Rodriguez’s lawyers updated his lawsuit against the MLB and Bud Selig, adding new criticism of the commissioner for not testifying in the union’s grievance.
The Indians have signed free agent outfielder David Murphy to a two-year contract with a club option for 2016. Murphy was drafted by Boston in 2003 and traded to Texas in 2007.
A person familiar with the negotiations says that free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal for around $85 million.
After failing to pitch for the Rangers in 2013, right-hander Colby Lewis is set to give it another shot in Arlington.
Major League Baseball security director John Skinner says all 30 teams are expected to screen all fans entering ballparks next season.
After a less than memorable stint in Texas, free agent slugger Lance Berkman is leaning towards retirement, according to a report out of Pittsburgh.
Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of players that sent him to the Rangers and Ian Kinsler to the Tigers, less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.
Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish is on track to participate in his off-season throwing program after an MRI revealed improvement in the pitcher’s nerve irritation in his lower back.
Mariano Rivera said that he believes Alex Rodriguez is innocent. The retired Yankees reliever said that he’s willing to accept the word of his former New York teammate.
After Game 6 of the ALCS, Detroit Tigers slugger Prince Fielder said, “It’s not really tough for me. It’s over, bro.”
No one expected the Texas Rangers to acquire Prince Fielder this offseason. So when General Manager Jon Daniels says there are still moves to be made, it’s smart to listen.