NEW YORK (AP) -- Several people familiar with the deal say Major League Baseball and its umpires have reached agreement on a five-year labor contract.BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brian Wilson was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- When Jake Peavy joined the San Francisco Giants midseason, he brought an energy to the mound that added a new dimension to their rotation.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night.BERNIE WILSON (AP Sports Writer)
CHICAGO (AP) -- David Ross and the Chicago Cubs have agreed on a two-year contract worth $5 million, reuniting the catcher with frequent batterymate Jon Lester.