Baseball Wiretap

White Sox, Tim Anderson Agree Upon $25.5M Extension
Tim Anderson has agreed to a six-year, $25.5 million contract extension with the White Sox.


Barry Bonds Joining Giants As Special Adviser
Barry Bonds will assist Larry Baer and join the team at spring training.


Blue Jays Working On Extension For John Gibbons
The extension is believed to be for two years with a team option.


David Price Probably Out Until At Least May
The Red Sox are confident that David Price will recover from the elbow injury that has sidelined him this spring, but it seems as though he won't return to action until May at the earliest.

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Rangers Open To Mid-Season Extension Talks With Yu Darvish
The Rangers are open to discussing a contract extension with Yu Darvish during the season, according to Jon Daniels.

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Scott Feldman Will Start For Reds On Opening Day
The Reds have tabbed Scott Feldman as their starter on Opening Day against the Phillies.


Mets To Assign Tim Tebow To Class A Columbia
The Mets told Tim Tebow on Monday that they plan to assign him to the Class A Columbia (SC) Fireflies of the South Atlantic League.


Puerto Rico Edges Netherlands To Advance To WBC Final
Puerto Rico defeated the Netherlands 4-3 in 11 innings on Monday night to advance to the championship game at the World Baseball Classic.

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Brian McCann On Trade: 'Best-Case Scenario For Both Sides'
Brian McCann enjoyed his time with the Yankees, but admitted that the offseason trade that sent him to the Astros was good for both parties.

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Drew Pomeranz Leaves Start With Left Triceps Tightness
The left-hander told reporters he didn't think the injury was serious, but the Red Sox will be careful.

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Chris Archer Won't Rejoin Team USA For WBC
Chris Archer will not rejoin Team USA for the World Baseball Classic after being told that he would not pitch in the final round of the tournament.


Jason Kipnis To Miss Four To Five More Weeks
The Indians have also reported that pitcher Cody Anderson will miss the season and will undergo elbow surgery.

Britton Not Questioning Showalter Over Wild-Card Loss
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was questioned after not using closer Zach Britton in last season's AL Wild-Card game.

Hensley Meulens Ready To Run MLB Club
Giants hitting coach Hensley Muelens has led the Netherlands to two straight extended runs in the WBC.

J.D. Martinez Suffers Right Foot Sprain
Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez was taken for X-rays, which have come back negative.

Wainwright Not Worried About Spring 'Beating'
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright gave up 10 runs in less than two innings against the Mets on Friday.

Matin Prado To Have MRI On Injured Hamstring
The Marlins are waiting to learn the extent of Martin Prado's hamstring injury.

Diamondbacks Willing To Listen To Offers For Nick Ahmed
The club added Ketel Marte and Daniel Descalso to their infield this offseason and Ildemaro Vargas as emerged as an option this spring as well.

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Cardinals 'Open For Business' On Yadier Molina Extension
Yadier Molina is entering the final guaranteed year of his contract with the Cardinals.

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Braves Have Made Several Attempts To Sign Angel Pagan
The Braves have made a number of attempts to sign Angel Pagan as a reserve, but he has yet to accept.

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Jeffrey Loria May Prefer To Sell Marlins After All-Star Game
It is believed that Jeffrey Loria will find a buyer for the Marlins, but he may prefer to do so after the club hosts the All-Star Game this summer.

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Max Scherzer Likely To Miss Opener With Fractured Finger
Max Scherzer will probably miss the Nationals' season opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger.

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Dodgers Concerned About Scott Kazmir's Velocity
The Dodgers remain concerned about Scott Kazmir's velocity after the pitcher threw a five-inning simulated game to minor-league hitters Thursday.


Jose Fernandez Was Operating Boat During Fatal Crash
Jose Fernandez was the operator of the speeding boat that crashed and killed the pitcher and two others in the early morning of Sept. 25, 2016, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation

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Johnny Cueto Hopes To Join WBC If Dominican Republic Advances
Johnny Cueto still could pitch in the World Baseball Classic if the Dominican Republic advances to the tournament finals.

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David Price Likely To Begin Season On DL
The Red Sox received good news when they determined that David Price won't require surgery on his sore left elbow, but he is still expected to begin the season on the disabled list.

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Adrian Gonzalez: Little League Run Better Than WBC
Adrian Gonzalez criticized the organizers of the World Baseball Classic after Mexico's exit from the tournament on Wednesday.

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Team USA Rallies To Beat Venezuela At WBC
Team USA defeated Venezuela 4-2 in the second round of the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday night thanks to a pair of late-game home runs from Adam Jones and Eric Hosmer.

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Jason Kipnis To Get Second Opinion On Right Shoulder
Jason Kipnis will get a second opinion on his strained right rotator cuff at the end of this week.

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Rays Have Had Conversations About Adding Derek Norris
The Rays "continue to have conversations" about adding Derek Norris, who was placed on waivers by the Nationals over the weekend.

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