Rangers Trade Reliever Chris Martin To Braves For Starting Pitcher Kolby AllardChris Martin, 33, is a free agent after the 2019 season.
Mariano Rivera Is First Unanimous Choice For Baseball Hall Of FameFour players will be inducted into Cooperstown this July: pitchers Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina, as well as designated hitter Edgar Martinez.
Astros Send Former Closer Ken Giles To Triple-AManager A.J. Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field.
Rangers Reliever Barnette On DL With Right Shoulder StrainTony Barnette had an MRI on Wednesday, though the team didn't immediately reveal or know the results of the exam.
Rangers Give Lincecum Unconditional Release After RehabTim Lincecum won't be making a major league comeback with the Texas Rangers, who had signed the two-time NL Cy Young winner during spring training with plans for him to be a reliever.
Reliever Rondon Agrees To 2-Year Deal With AstrosThe 29-year-old right-hander spent the last five years with the Chicago Cubs, where he went 18-13 with a 3.22 ERA and 77 saves.
Rangers, Closer Tolleson Agree On Nearly $3.3M ContractTolleson got a raise of more than $2.75 million with Monday's deal. He made $519,700 last year, slightly above the major league minimum.
Rangers Sign RHP Jason Frasor To One-Year DealThe Texas Rangers announced on Thursday that the club has signed free agent right-handed relief pitcher Jason Frasor to a one-year contract.
Former Ranger Mike Adams Signs With PhilliesThe Phillies and reliever Mike Adams have finalized a $12 million, two-year contract. The 34-year-old right-hander is expected to fill the eighth-inning role for the Phillies.