Bob Welch, the American League’s Cy Young Award winner in 1990 as the last Major League Baseball pitcher to win more than 25 games in a season, has died of a heart attack, the Los Angeles Dodgers said. He was 57.
The Boston Red Sox re-signed shortstop Stephen Drew, who hasn’t played since helping the team win last season’s World Series, the Boston Globe said.
Armando Galarraga , who lost a perfect game on the final out due to an umpire’s blown call, was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Detroit Tigers for a pair of minor-league pitchers.
Former All-Star pitcher Joe Saunders signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, General Manager Kevin Towers said.
U.S. President Barack Obama attends a Group of Seven meeting in The Hague in the coming week, called in response to the crisis in Ukraine.
The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired pitcher Dontrelle Willis , the National League’s Rookie of the Year in 2003, from the Detroit Tigers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager A.J. Hinch and General Manager Josh Byrnes in an effort to change the fortunes of the team that’s last in Major League Baseball’s National League West Division.
The New York Mets called up right- handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from the minor leagues and placed left-hander John Lannan on outright waivers.
Casey Close has become one of Major League Baseball’s heaviest hitters without swinging a bat.
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