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Astros Near Extension With Matt Domin...

FRIDAY: Drellich now indicates (via Twitter) that Passan was correct, meaning that Dominguez and the Astros are close on an extension. THURSDAY: Th...

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Quick Hits: Angels, Rays, Astros

Though he's arguably already baseball's best player, Mike Trout is working to improve his arm strength, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com writes. Some migh...

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AL Notes: Springer, Orioles, Tigers

The Astros have optioned top prospect George Springer to the minors, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart tweets. The demotion comes shortly after the news th...

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Astros Near Extension With Matt Domin...

The Astros are nearing agreement on a five-year extension with Matt Dominguez, Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports tweets. (A source tells Evan Drellich o...

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Astros Release Brett Wallace

The Astros have released corner infielder and former top prospect Brett Wallace, according to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle (on Twit...

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Quick Hits: Vizquel, Braves, Martinez

The Tigers are considering signing first-base coach Omar Vizquel to play shortstop for them -- or not, as ESPN's Jayson Stark reports. But given th...

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Minor Moves: Cabrera, Taylor, Bogusev...

We'll keep track of the day's minor moves here: The Cubs have outrighted reliever Alberto Cabrera to Triple-A after he cleared waivers, reports Mar...

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Minor Moves: Vizcaino, Moylan, Stutes

We'll keep tabs on the day's minor moves right here: The Orioles released veteran right-hander Luis Vizcaino from their minor league camp, MASNspor...

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AL Notes: Springer, Tigers, Orioles

The Astros have optioned top prospect George Springer to the minors, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart tweets. The demotion comes shortly after the news th...

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AL Notes: Lester, Middlebrooks, Tiger...

The retirements of Yankee icon Derek Jeter and Commissioner Bud Selig and the Red Sox's quest to repeat as World Series champions are baseball's to...

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Astros Release Brett Wallace

The Astros have released corner infielder and former top prospect Brett Wallace, according to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle (on Twit...

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Union, George Springer's Agent Consid...

The MLBPA and George Springer's agent Greg Genske are considering pursuing recourse over the matter of Springer's service time, Evan Drellich of th...

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Quick Hits: Lester, Grossman, Moylan,...

Very early this morning, the 2014 MLB regular season will officially begin, as Wade Miley and the Diamondbacks host Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers...

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Minor Moves: Cunningham, Vizcaino, Mo...

We'll keep tabs on the day's minor moves right here: The Diamondbacks signed Aaron Cunningham to a minor league deal earlier this week. The 27-year...

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AL West Notes: Pujols, Elias, Mariner...

ESPNLosAngeles.com's Christina Kahrl looks at the difference between Albert Pujols' in 2013 and his hot start in 2014 with a pair of heat maps to d...

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Minor Moves: Armstrong, Vitek, Keck, ...

We'll keep track of the day's minor moves here: Jack Armstrong, a 2011 third-round choice of the Astros, has hung up his spikes, reports Evan Drell...

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AL West Notes: Astros, Mariners, Angels

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow was in attendance for North Carolina State pitcher Carlos Rodon's start Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. The left-...

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Minor Moves: Cunningham, Vizcaino, Mo...

We'll keep tabs on the day's minor moves right here: The Diamondbacks signed Aaron Cunningham to a minor league deal earlier this week. The 27-year...

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Offseason In Review: Houston Astros

As their lengthy rebuild continued, the Astros added several veteran pieces and beefed up a payroll that had just one player earning $1MM or more a...

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AL Notes: Lester, Drew, Twins, Astros

Red Sox free-agent-to-be Jon Lester says the six-year, $144MM deal the Tigers reportedly offered Max Scherzer would be "hard to walk away from," Br...

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