Rangers catcher Chirinos has grasp of Thanksgiving spirit

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Venezuela doesn't recognize Thanksgiving as a holiday, so the fourth Thursday of every November has been just another day for most of Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos' life.

D-backs reportedly land Tomas

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract.

AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

Orioles acquire lefty reliever Scott Barnes from Indians

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

The Orioles have acquired left-handed reliever Scott Barnes from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations, the club announced Wednesday.

Orioles and infielder Navarro agree to 1-year deal

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Infielder Rey Navarro and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract.

Royals acquire Ryan Jackson from Dodgers

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Infielder Ryan Jackson has been acquired by the Kansas City Royals from the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash.

MLB minimum salary rises to $507,500 from $500,000

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Major League Baseball's minimum salary is rising to $507,500 next year from $500,000.

Panda heads put away with Sandoval's departure

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Those oversized panda heads are being put away — at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval's bamboo-eating buddies aren't following him to Beantown.

Reliever Frieri agrees to $800,000 deal with Rays

|Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Reliever Ernesto Frieri and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract.

Rays sign Frieri to one-year deal

| |Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

The Tampa Bay Rays have signed pitcher Ernesto Frieri to a one-year contract.