Oakland A’s acquire additional infield depth – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A’s acquire additional infield depthSan Jose Mercury NewsPHOENIX — The A’s made a tweak in their infield depth Thursday morning when they designated Andy Parrino for assignment in order … Read More

AP source: Ubaldo Jimenez and Orioles agree to deal – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldIn this Sept. 24, 2013 file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Cleveland. … Read More

Jim Fregosi, ex-Met and big league skipper, dead at 71 – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJim Fregosi, a former All-Star infielder and major league manager who as a player came to the Mets in the infamous trade that sent away Nolan Ryan, … Read More

Jim Fregosi taken off life support – ESPN

ESPNFormer major league manager Jim Fregosi has been removed from life support at a Miami hospital, a family spokesman told MLB.com. Sources earlier told ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark and ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam … Read More

Former White Sox manager Jim Fregosi suffers stroke – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesFILE – In this Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Braves scout Jim Fregosi talks in the hallway at the annual baseball general managers meeting in Orlando, Fla. Fregosi … Read More

Notebook: History points to Masahiro Tanaka risk – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThat is the question when evaluating Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who’s expected to sign a Major League Baseball contract for more than $100 million sometime this week, and has … Read More

For Frank Thomas, election to Hall of Fame is ‘gigantic’ – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldChicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas holds up a baseball he signed Frank Thomas HOF during a news conference about his selection into the MLB Baseball Hall Of Fame … Read More

Thomas capped Hall of Fame career with A’s – MLB.com

MLB.comOAKLAND — It was a classic incentive-laden, make-good contract. Frank Thomas just wanted a chance. Having been cast adrift by the White Sox eight years ago, Thomas found a new … Read More

Diamondbacks acquire Addison Reed from White Sox – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-handed pitcher Addison Reed from the Chicago White Sox for infielder Matt Davidson. Reed, who turns 25 on December 27, set career highs in … Read More

AP source: Twins, Phil Hughes agree to 3-year deal – Philly.com

Philly.comPhil Hughes throws during the second inning of the baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in New York. (Seth Wenig/AP). JON KRAWCZYNSKI, … Read More