J.D. Martinez has a chance to see in person what his monster year is worth. The Boston Red Sox wanted to see him, having hit the fewest homers in the majors last season. ''The only reason I think you have players talk to owners, presidents and…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
DETROIT (AP) -- The busy Los Angeles Angels filled a big hole at second base, acquiring Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers for two minor leaguers Wednesday night.NOAH TRISTER (AP Baseball Writer)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Right-hander Joe Smith and the World Series champion Houston Astros have agreed to a two-year contract.
With Bryce Harper a year from free agency, the agent for Washington's star opened contract talk with the Nationals. ''We had a meeting with the Washington ownership about a month ago just for some preliminary discussions,'' agent Scott Boras said…RONALD BLUM (AP Baseball Writer)
The Minnesota Twins have taken another step toward deepening their starting pitching. Minnesota agreed Wednesday to a $10 million, two-year contract with former New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda, a move made with 2019 in mind. Pineda is…DAVE CAMPBELL (AP Sports Writer)