SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tim Flannery is ready to leave the baseball grind and play a little more music.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the arrangements says free agent left-hander Jon Lester has plans to meet with the San Francisco Giants next week.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have announced three more assistants for new manager Paul Molitor, adding pitching coach Neil Allen, bullpen coach Eddie Guardado and bench coach Joe Vavra.
BOSTON (AP) -- Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds hired former Arizona general manager Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel on Tuesday.JOE KAY (AP Sports Writer)