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Free-agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki is close to agreement on a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com Friday.
Free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes has reached agreement a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves that includes a vesting option for a second year, the team confirmed Thursday.
Pitcher Dontrelle Willis, who hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2011, has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, agent Matt Sosnick told ESPN.com.
Veteran free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus has signed a one-year contract with the Houston Astros, the team announced Tuesday. The Astros also are nearing a deal with free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong, baseball sources told ESPN.com.
The Texas Rangers are close to a trade to acquire right-handed pitcher Yovani Gallardo from the Milwaukee Brewers, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com on Sunday.
The Giants reached agreement on a one-year, guaranteed $4.7 million contract with free-agent outfielder Norichika Aoki.
Randy Johnson became a major league star with the Seattle Mariners, but he'll enter the Baseball Hall of Fame representing the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Johan Santana will pitch in the Venezuelan Winter League in a bid to attract MLB suitors, his agent said Friday.
With five pitchers joining the Hall of Fame in the past two years, will more follow in the years ahead?
If high-profile celebrity endorsements can help sway the electorate, Edgar Martinez might have gained some traction this winter in his case for a spot in Cooperstown.
As Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. explores trades involving first baseman Ryan Howard, he faces challenges beyond trying to move an underperforming player with a big contract.
The Chicago White Sox have reached agreement on a one-year, guaranteed $4 million contract with veteran utilityman Emilio Bonifacio, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com.
Former Philadelphia Phillies closer Ryan Madson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals that includes an invitation to major league spring training camp.