Jenrry Mejia , rated the top prospect in the New York Mets organization by Baseball America, tore a ligament in his throwing elbow and may take almost a year to recover.
Bubba Starling agreed on a contract with the Kansas City Royals, choosing to play professional baseball rather than football at the University of Nebraska.
The Texas Rangers have 30 days to reach a contract agreement with Yu Darvish after winning negotiating rights for the Japanese pitcher.
The owners of the New York Mets can spend opening day focused on David Wright’s bat and not Bernard Madoff’s fraud after agreeing to settle a $303 million lawsuit brought by the liquidator of the convicted con man’s firm.
Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler has signed a nine-year contract with the Chicago Cubs worth about $30 million, CBS Sports reported without saying where it obtained the information.
Zack Wheeler pitched six scoreless innings in his Major League Baseball debut as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 to complete a double-header sweep, and then was sent back to the minors.
Manny Banuelos, the top prospect in the New York Yankees’ minor league system, won’t pitch again this season, according to ESPN.
Adrian Gonzalez joined the Boston Red Sox today and immediately said he was “ready to beat the Yanks.”