O's pick up options on Chen, O'Day

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Baltimore Orioles have exercised the 2015 club options on the contracts of pitchers Wei-Yin Chen and Darren O'Day, the team announced Thursday.

Dan Haren returns to Dodgers for 2015

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Dan Haren exercised his $10 million contract option to return to the team for the 2015 season on Thursday.

Phillies decline option on Adams

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies declined Mike Adams' 2015 $6 million club option on Thursday.

Cubs decline option on Fujikawa

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Chicago Cubs have declined their option for next season on reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, making him eligible for free agency.

Red Sox bring Uehara back on 2-year deal

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday that reliever Koji Uehara will return to the club thanks to a two-year contract.

Giants weigh 'dynasty' label after third World Series title in five seasons

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As the Champagne flew in the visitors' clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, and the air became heady and close, and the gold-flagged Commissioner's Trophy was passed around the room from manager to player to goggles-wearing, well-soaked player late Wednesday night, a common question followed in its wake.

Mark Purdy: Giants rode Madison Bumgarner to the finish line

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Madison Bumgarner took the mound in the fifth inning Wednesday night. He never gave it back.

Red Sox sign closer Koji Uehara for 2 years

| |Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.

Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Baseball's business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

Seattle picks up 2015 option on Hisashi Iwakuma

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

The Seattle Mariners will have right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma under contract for the 2015 season.