Minor League Baseball

Tigers take OF Victor Reyes in Rule 5 draft

Dec 15, 2017

The Detroit Tigers took Victor Reyes in the Rule 5 draft of players left off 40-man rosters

Angels get 2B Ian Kinsler from Tigers for 2 minor leaguers

Dec 14, 2017

Second baseman Ian Kinsler has been traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Los Angeles Angels for two minor leaguers

Injured right-hander Volquez released by Miami Marlins

Dec 14, 2017

Injured right-hander Edinson Volquez has been released by the Miami Marlins, who might bring him back on a minor league contract

Angels: Ohtani's sprained elbow will be healed by spring

Dec 13, 2017

The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the Japanese right-hander and outfielder

AP source: Martin headed to Rangers after 2 years in Japan

Dec 12, 2017

A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Texas Rangers and right-hander Chris Martin have agreed on a $4 million, two-year contract after the reliever spent the past two seasons in Japan

Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the LA Angels

Dec 9, 2017

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with 2-time MVP Mike Trout.

Trade for Dee Gordon may help Mariners land Shohei Ohtani

Dec 8, 2017

Landing Dee Gordon via trade is an immediate upgrade for the Seattle Mariners but an extra $1 million in international signing bonus pool allocation may prove more important in trying to land Japanese star Shohei Ohtani

Mariners, Angels each get $1 million for Ohtani from Twins

Dec 7, 2017

Mariners, Angels acquire international bonus pool money from Twins, aiding pursuit of Ohtani

MLB approves Japan deal, allowing Ohtani bidding to start

Dec 2, 2017

Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously to approve a new posting agreement with their Japanese counterparts, a move that allowed bidding to start for coveted pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani

Blue Jays acquire Aledmys Diaz from Cardinals

Dec 2, 2017

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for minor league outfielder J.B. Woodman