| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:44 PM
The Lakers were down to five healthy and eligible players Wednesday night when center Robert Sacre picked up his sixth personal foul, fueling hope for a struggling Cleveland team that it would play the final 31/2 minutes with a man advantage.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with Mark Trumbo by agreeing Thursday to a $4.8-million, one-year contract with the outfielder.
Arizona acquired Trumbo from the Los Angeles Angels in December in a three-team trade that also included the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The Dodgers, in search of infield depth, agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract with former Angels standout Chone Figgins.
The Dodgers declined to confirm the deal. If Figgins makes the Dodgers in spring training, he would provide depth at second...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Entering a big league ballpark will be a bit like going through an airport by 2015.
Major League Baseball has told its 30 teams they must implement security screening for fans by then, either with hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:57 PM
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has signed with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, the agency announced Thursday.
"Roc Nation Sports is excited to welcome CC Sabathia to the family!" the agency touted in a simple statement posted on its website...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It might be somewhat backward, but it makes sense that Japanese free-agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is in Los Angeles to have a medical exam.
Even though he is only 25, Tanaka already has thrown more innings (1,315) than any pitcher his age in the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Major League Baseball is so concerned over possible circumvention of the new posting agreement that it has asked Masahiro Tanaka's Japanese club to provide written assurances it has no side deal with the ace pitcher.
The letter, sent by MLB to the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:39 PM
As Masahiro Tanaka awaits a nine-figure contract with a major league club, the commissioner’s office is expected to review the winning bid to ensure his Japanese club does not get more than the $20 million promised under a new agreement between...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The bidding for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka opened Thursday, and it could be four weeks before we learn which team is the winner. But the Tanaka saga already has one winner: Rob Manfred, the chief operating official of Major League Baseball and a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:16 PM
The Texas Rangers acquired the missing piece to their powerful offense Saturday by adding former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $130-million contract.
After trading second baseman Ian Kinsler, their...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:03 AM
The Angels have agreed to terms with Raul Ibanez on a one-year contract to be their designated hitter.
The contract would be worth $2.75 million, with incentive bonuses that could increase the value to $5 million. There would be no option year in the...