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  1. New York Yankees acquire Jeff Francis from Oakland A's

    Jerry Crasnick

    The New York Yankees acquired pitcher Jeff Francis and cash in a trade with the Oakland Athletics on Friday for a player to be named, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  2. Arizona Diamondbacks give veteran pitcher Randy Wolf minor league...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached agreement on a minor league contract with veteran pitcher Randy Wolf, the team announced on Twitter Friday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  3. Joe Blanton signs minor-league deal with Oakland Athletics

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran right-hander Joe Blanton reached agreement on a minor-league contract with the Oakland Athletics and has been assigned to their Triple-A Sacramento affiliate. The River Cats anounced the deal Monday on their Twitter account.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  4. Seattle Mariners sign RHP Chris Young to 1-year deal

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Seattle Mariners filled a void at the back end of their rotation Thursday when they reached agreement with veteran right-hander Chris Young on a one-year major-league contract.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  5. Power arms in Padres' rotation

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The San Diego Padres have developed a reputation in recent years as a haven for command-and-control pitchers in search of a career jump-start. Kevin Correia, Randy Wolf, Jon Garland and Jason Marquis are among the veteran starters wh...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  6. Veterans abound in Angels camp

    Jerry Crasnick

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- After trading Mark Trumbo to Arizona for an infusion of pitching in the offseason, the Los Angeles Angels are hoping to replace some of his 34 home runs with a one-man combination of Julio Franco and Benjamin Button. Raul Ibanez fa...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  7. Francisco Rodriguez, Milwaukee Brewers agree to one-year, $3.25 m...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to terms Friday on a one-year contract with veteran reliever Francisco Rodriguez worth $3.25 million plus incentives.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  8. Freddy Garcia agrees to minor league deal with Atlanta Braves

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Braves reached agreement on a minor-league contract with veteran Freddy Garcia, according to a baseball source.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  9. Chone Figgins signs minor league deal with Los Angeles Dodgers

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran infielder-outfielder Chone Figgins, looking to revive his career after a disappointing tenure in Seattle and a one-year baseball hiatus in 2013, has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  10. Bobby Abreu to Philadelphia Phillies on minor league deal

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu has returned from a yearlong baseball hiatus to sign a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  11. Bronson Arroyo anxious to sign on the dotted line

    Jerry Crasnick

    Veteran Bronson Arroyo isn't enjoying his time as a free agent as he waits to sign his next contract.

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  12. Kip Wells agrees with Los Angeles Angels

    Jerry Crasnick

    The pitching-strapped Los Angeles Angels added a veteran arm Friday when they agreed to a minor league deal with pitcher Kip Wells.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  13. Mark Trumbo's new respect for preparation

    Jerry Crasnick

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Ask any veteran player, and he'll tell you the ability to adapt is the key to a lengthy and productive major league career. The pitchers, advance scouting reports and game-planning in the big leagues are unrelenting, and hitters who f...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  14. Ackley, Smoak eyeing better times with M's

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The sense of optimism in the Seattle Mariners' camp is undeniable. Maybe it's the arrival of Michael Morse and Kendrys Morales, veteran hitters who bring welcome stability to the middle of the batting order. Felix Hernandez is around...

    Blog | February 24, 2013
  15. Reds moving on without Scott Rolen

    Jerry Crasnick

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cincinnati Reds expect to compete for a National League pennant this year despite a roster that's young in several places. It got even younger this week when veteran third baseman Scott Rolen declined an invitation to come to s...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  16. Los Angeles Dodgers' Bobby Abreu accepts assignment to minors

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bobby Abreu has cleared waivers and accepted a minor-league assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran outfielder's agent said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012