Mets Morning News: Amazins fail to lure Balfour, Yankees eyeing Drew – Amazin’ Avenue

Amazin’ AvenueThe Mets came really close to landing former A’s closer Grant Balfour in free agency, but he decided to sign with the Rays for two years and $12 million … Read More

Tampa Bay Rays sign Australian relief pitcher Grant Balfour on two-year deal – Herald Sun

Herald SunAUSTRALIAN relief pitcher Grant Balfour has agreed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the Major League Baseball club announced on Thursday. The contract reportedly will bring the … Read More

A’s get Chris Gimenez from Tampa Bay, sign Daric Barton – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — The A’s signed first baseman Daric Barton to a new one-year contract Friday shortly after claiming catcher Chris Gimenez, a Gilroy native, from the Tampa … Read More