MLB Baseball HEADLINES
Free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon and the Mets have reached a deal, giving the New York the starter it was seeking to replace injured ace Matt Harvey.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. _ Late for another meeting, Ruben Amaro Jr. dashed from the ninth-floor Phillies suite at the Walt Disney Dolphin Hotel on Wednesday afternoon. The general manager is searching all corners of the winter meetings for starting pitching. Two more options, Bartolo Colon and Edinson Volquez, were snatched by other teams within the next two hours.
Pete Rose sounded bowled over.
Outfielder Rajai Davis and the Detroit Tigers agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $10 million.
After playing for nine teams in 16 major league seasons, most recently for the Los Angeles Dodgers, longtime utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. said Wednesday he is retiring.
The New York Mets have signed veteran starter Bartolo Colon.
The Houston Astros acquired right-hander Anthony Bass from the San Diego Padres in a trade that didn't immediately involve any other players.
The Detroit Tigers officially announced Wednesday they agreed to a two-year contract with outfielder Rajai Davis.
Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015.
The Seattle Mariners added a pair of slugging first baseman-outfielders to go along with Robinson Cano on Wednesday, reaching agreement on a one-year deal with Corey Hart and acquiring Logan Morrison in a trade with the Miami Marlins.
The Seattle Mariners have acquired first baseman Logan Morrison from the Miami Marlins for right-handed reliever Carter Capps, according to the Miami Herald.
The Seattle Mariners continued to bolster their lineup on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with outfielder Corey Hart.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have reportedly agreed to a contract extension with starter Charlie Morton.
The Pittsburgh Pirates and right-handed pitcher Charlie Morton have agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract.
Oakland sent left-hander Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfielder Billy Burns, the Athletics' fifth trade in 10 days.
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