Former Fort Wayne TinCaps outfielder Mallex Smith was traded twice Wednesday, going from the Atlanta Braves to the Seattle Mariners to the Tampa Bay Rays in one afternoon, with only 77 minutes separating the two transactions. 353 more words
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Free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus reportedly has agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rasmus batted .206 with 15 HR and 54 RBI in 107 games with the Houston Astros last year. 177 more words
Former Boston Red Sox player and skipper Butch Hobson will manage the Kane County Cougars in 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Thursday.
Hobson brings 28 seasons of managerial experience to Kane County, including three years as skipper of the Red Sox (1992-94) and the past 17 seasons as an independent-league manager (mostly in the Atlantic League). 359 more words
Free-agent outfielder Ben Revere signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.
Typically a reliable hitter in terms of batting average, Revere struggled at the plate this year as he battled back from an oblique injury suffered in his first at-bat of the season. 168 more words