A thoughtful meeting in the Bay Area with the San Francisco brass and Mark Melancon didn't need much convincing. Not to mention he is already looking forward to talking nutrition and sport science with Hunter Pence, his former Houston teammate and…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
No surprise that Chris Sale got traded, it was time to go. ''The ability to get a Chris Sale doesn't come along very often,'' Boston president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said. Sale joins an already talented rotation with the AL East…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos and the Tampa Bay Rays were closing in Tuesday night on a two-year contract.
Even before landing Chris Sale, the Boston Red Sox got the man they wanted - a setup man, in fact. The AL East champions locked down their eighth-inning spot Tuesday, acquiring right-hander Tyler Thornburg from the Milwaukee Brewers in a package…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
Don't be surprised if the New York Mets sneak Tim Tebow into some spring training action. Manager Terry Collins said he'd like Tebow to play in spring training games even though the former NFL quarterback has a long ways to go in his transition to…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)