Aaron Judge can't wait to get to spring training and start learning from new teammate Giancarlo Stanton. What a sluggin' 1-2 punch in the middle of the New York Yankees' lineup - not to mention the daily entertainment during batting practice.…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
Right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract, bringing an experienced, three-time All-Star closer to a bullpen in need of a ninth-inning specialist. The deal was reached on Thursday…RONALD BLUM (AP Baseball Writer)
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers took Victor Reyes in Thursday's Rule 5 draft of players left off 40-man rosters.
Much like the postseason, the baseball winter meetings became a parade of relievers. Steve Cishek and Fernando Rodney were on the move Thursday, joining Brandon Morrow, Luke Gregerson, Bryan Shaw, Joe Smith and other setup men, middlemen and…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Relief pitcher Jonny Venters has been invited to big league spring training by the Tampa Bay Bays while trying to come back from his third Tommy John surgery.