Daniels, Rangers have assembled team that can again contend for the AL crown.
There are some fantastic storylines heading into the MLB All-Star Game. But there are some fantastic snubs, too, Buster Olney writes.
Like so many others, Jonny Venters has found his stride as a pitcher in a new role. Now he's working out of the 'pen. But while so many get relegated to the bullpen, Venters made the decision himself, and it has paid off for the Braves.
Jason Kendall was traded Saturday from Pittsburgh to Oakland
The Pirates have nearly completed their long-standing goal of shedding Jason Kendall's big contract by working out a trade with Oakland for left-handers Mark Redman and Arthur Rhodes.
Jason Kendall was close to being traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of pitchers
The Oakland Athletics placed lefty reliever Arthur Rhodes on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a strained back that has kept him from pitching since June 22.
Arthur Rhodes has accepted that his new career as a closer is over for now.
Cleveland 4, Oakland 3
The Oakland Athletics finalized a $9.2 million, three-year contract with free agent reliever Arthur Rhodes on Monday, a deal that had been in the works for more than a week
Free agent reliever Arthur Rhodes and the Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a three-year contract, The Associated Press learned Thursday.