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Texas Rangers third baseman Jurickson Profar tags out Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia on third base on a fielders choice in the fourth inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington June16, 2013.
The Blue Jays are still in the market for a second baseman, but if something doesn't materialize, they seem content with the options already in place.
Wilson also gets a player option for at least $8.5 million in 2015 that could climb to $10 million, plus $700,000 in incentives.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports wrote an article recently about the trade market for the Tampa Bay Rays lefty David Price , noting that the Seattle Mariners seem to have the inside track.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., like most of his counterparts, is in search of pitching, and he's intrigued by his most recent acquisition, Brad Lincoln.
The Blue Jays plan to have Kratz work at least on a part-time basis with Thole spent most of the 2013 season as Dickey's personal catcher, and while it's expected that will continue again next year Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos didn't want to completely close the door on Kratz.
The Toronto chapter of the BBWAA held their annual vote and selected the following players as recipients of 2013 awards.
Mark DeRosa played only one season for the Washington Nationals yet was among the most beloved teammates in recent team history.
Sep 7, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Adam Lind hits a three run home run in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
The D-backs also sent cash -- around $500,000 -- to the Rays to help offset Bell's contract.
Negotiations accelerated in the last day, when it was revealed on Monday that Miami had an offer on the table for the 28-year-old catcher, who had been with the Red Sox since 2010.
Erik Kratz appeared in 68 games for the Phillies last season posting a .213 batting average.
When he finally came up for breath after a 24-hour shopping binge -- one of his biggest to date that netted him five players in four separate moves -- Billy Beane began to laugh.
Toronto Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopoulos says free agent acquisition Dioner Navarro's contact skills and his game-calling abilities were two key reasons why the club pursued the catcher.
Third baseman Eric Hinske broke into the major leagues with Toronto in 2002, winning American League rookie of the year honours after posting a .279 batting average, 24 home runs, 84 RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 151 games.
RCMP are treating the death of Jodi Roberts, a 24-year-old woman from a northern Saskatchewan First Nation, as a homicide.