The Twins are close to adding a pitching coach from outside of the organization, as they're set to hire Neil Allen from the Rays' organization, according to a Major League source.
The Rockies have a challenge that is bigger than the pitching staff making its home at Coors Field and the mile-high altitude of Denver. Colorado's primary problem is it's lack of offense on the road.
After four years of teaching, Brian Auld opted to attend Harvard Business School to earn an MBA, which is when Matt Silverman called to offer Auld a job. But Auld, the current Rays president, learned a lot from his time in the classroom.
The Indians added one pitcher to their roster Sunday and removed another, acquiring right-hander Charles Brewer from the D-backs in exchange for cash considerations and designating left-hander Scott Barnes for assignment.
The Padres made a "very competitive offer" to free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a baseball source told MLB.com late Saturday.
In a sport where the talent level is so close among the top 20 or so teams, it's fascinating to watch every general manager attempt to create a certain vision of his club. Best of all, we're just getting started.
In honor of Jackie Robinson's enrollment 75 years ago, UCLA retired No. 42 in all its sports and renamed its athletic facilities the "Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex."
An illustrious list of dignitaries joined Tony La Russa in Las Vegas to support Pets for Vets, the latest project for the D-backs' chief baseball officer, aimed at providing military veterans with the recuperative companionship of dogs.
The Red Sox could have the lead in the bidding for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval, with The Boston Globe reporting on Saturday that the club's five-year, $95 million offer may give it the edge over the Giants and Padres. The club has not commented on the report.
The D-backs traded right-handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger to the Dodgers on Saturday for cash considerations, the team announced, and sent right-hander Charles Brewer to the Indians.
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is owed $107 million over the next five years, but an online report said that Kemp is "drawing interest." Here's a recap of the other Hot Stove stories of the day.
On Friday, the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum opened its first temporary exhibit, Stan Musial: "The Man" Off the Field. The exhibit focuses on the life and contributions that Musial made outside of baseball, and it will be in place until next November.
The most-played rivalry in college football came to Yankee Stadium on Saturday as Lafayette defeated Lehigh, 27-7, in the 150th meeting between the schools. Among those in attendance for the game was Cubs manager Joe Maddon, a member of Lafayette's class of 1976.
The Dodgers acquired right-hander Mike Bolsinger from the D-backs on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations. Bolsinger made his big league debut this season and made his first career start at Dodger Stadium on April 19.
Plenty of under-the-radar prospects were able to raise their stock a bit in the Arizona Fall League. Here are six such players that could make an impact in fantasy leagues in 2015 or beyond.
The Twins have won the bidding for Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang and are nearing a deal with the left-hander, according to the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. The club has not confirmed the report.
The ambidextrous Pat Venditte will take his switch-pitching talents to Oakland on a Minor League deal that includes an invitation to big league Spring Training, according to a recent tweet from his agent, Marc Kligman.