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The Mariners announced the deal on Tuesday. Instead of waiting to see if Furbush would become eligible for arbitration, the sides reached a one-year deal.
Jacoby Ellsbury, left, and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi hold Ellsbury's jersey during a news conference announcing his signing last week in New York.
An Iraq War veteran accused of stealing identification information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit so he could make fake IDs for his militia was ordered Monday to remain in federal custody.
In their ongoing effort to replace the gaping hole at second base created by All-Star Robinson Cano's departure, the New York Yankees agreed to a one-year deal with former Baltimore Orioles infielder Brian Roberts.
The 29-year-old will make $4.75 million next season, $5.5 million in 2015 and $6.25 million in '16.
The Kansas City Royals filled the most glaring hole in their roster Monday night when they finalized a $30.25 million, four-year deal with Omar Infante to become their primary second baseman.
The annual baseball winter meetings don't feel like a place for a kid. Nearly everyone in baseball, except players, spends four days jammed into the same hotel in December.
The St. Louis Cardinals signed free-agent second baseman Mark Ellis to a one-year, $5.25 million contract, giving them insurance for rookie Kolten Wong.
Wright, a reliever who turns 29 on Jan. 28, was 0-4 with a 3.69 ERA in 70 games last season for Houston and Tampa Bay, which bought his contract in August.
Closer Addison Reed, whom the Diamondbacks acquired in a trade with the Chicago White Sox on Monday, ranked fifth in the American League and seventh overall in the majors with 40 saves last season.
The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement to sign free-agent right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year deal.
Canadian closer John Axford pitched in a late-inning relief role with the Cardinals late last season following a trade from Milwaukee in August.
SEATTLE _ Robinson Cano's body of work earned him one of the richest contracts in baseball history from the Mariners, commemorated in grand style at Safeco Field on Thursday.
More than 6 million fans have passed through the turnstiles at Rangers Ballpark the past two years, paying more for their seats, more for their beer and $26 for the infamous Boomstick hot dog.
Walt Jocketty's feelings at the conclusion of MLB's Winter Meetings were pretty much the same as they were after the gatherings in 2011 and '12.
Trying to get slam-the-door results from 3-4 different relievers is risky business.