Free agent closer Fernando Rodney has reached agreement on a two-year, $14 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to a baseball source.
Free-agent closer Grant Balfour reached agreement on a two-year, $12 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.
The Rays ultimately lost the war of attrition to the Red Sox in Game 4 of the ALDS, but they have plenty of pieces in place to be good again in 2014.
Rays backup catcher Jose Lobaton took seemingly invincible Red Sox closer Koji Uehara deep in the bottom of the ninth inning of ALDS Game 3 to extend Tampa Bay's season.
The Red Sox keep sending relentless waves of offense at Tampa Bay to take a formidable 2-0 lead in the ALDS.
Tampa Bay was uncharacteristically sloppy in its ALDS Game 1 loss to Boston, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Alex Cobb pitched superbly in helping lead the Rays to yet another season-saving victory.
After a line drive fells another pitcher, Alex Cobb, MLB must make protecting pitchers a top priority.
Matt Moore is living up to the hype he generated as a prospect and helping to keep the Tampa Bay Rays afloat in the AL East, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Major League Baseball has fined umpire Tom Hallion and Tampa Bay Rays pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore for their involvement in an incident this past Sunday.
David Price, the American League Cy Young Award winner, has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays to avoid salary arbitration, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
People in the game give their take on the multiplayer swap involving James Shields and top prospect Wil Myers, among others.
Free-agent first baseman James Loney has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Tampa Bay Rays pending a physical exam, said a baseball source.
With baseball's hot stove season in its early stages, executives give their thoughts on notable questions that will play out in the weeks ahead.
For the Braves, Kris Medlen seems like the logical choice. For other teams, however, the decision might not be so easy under baseball's new postseason format.
Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.