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Jeremy Jeffress, now with the Brewers, pleaded guilty to a DWI charge from 2016 and was sentenced to three days in jail, according to Dallas County District Court online records. TMZ Sports reported Wednesday that he was credited with time served.
Upset by trades of starting pitcher Gerrit Cole and outfielder Andrew McCutchen, Pirates fans have started a petition on change.org asking Major League Baseball to force owner Bob Nutting to sell the team.
While Houston manager A.J. Hinch is happy the addition of Gerrit Cole bolsters his starting rotation, Cole is excited about the opportunity to be teammates with Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel.
Some elite clubs have their rotations locked down, but other October hopefuls are a starting pitcher away from serious contention.
New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is not expected to return from shoulder surgery until May.
Jay Bruce says he has "unfinished business" with the New York Mets.
The Chicago Cubs and reliever Brian Duensing have agreed on a two-year deal worth $7 million pending a physical, a source confirms to ESPN.
In response to the Pirates' recent trades of stars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole, veteran infielder Josh Harrison said in a statement that "perhaps it would be better for all involved" if he also was traded.
His dog is named Wrigley, and one of his best friends is a star in Chicago. Does that make next winter's top free agent and the Cubs a perfect fit?
Andrew McCutchen, who was acquired from Pittsburgh on Monday, said he's receptive to moving over to right field in San Francisco, saying if it's what the team wants, "this is where I want to be."
Agent Joe Longo advocated Tuesday for the Marlins to trade Christian Yelich, saying the oufielder's relationship with the team has "soured" and is "irretrievably broken."
Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy tweeted Tuesday that he has completed cancer treatment.
Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and will report to major league spring training.
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy must report to a probation officer once a month for a year and abstain from drugs and alcohol after pleading guilty to DUI.
Yu Darvish is right for Wrigley, while J.D. Martinez might want to think twice about Boston. With big names still available, here is the best fit for each free agent.
The Bucs didn't bring a parade to Pittsburgh. After dealing their franchise star, expect empty seats at PNC Park this summer -- and for years to come.
San Francisco improved by adding the face of Pittsburgh's franchise while the Pirates again failed to get a marquee prospect for one of their stars.
Wondering why your squad's front office isn't making a splash this offseason? It might be because they're stuck paying these guys instead.
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Curtis Granderson is heading to the Toronto Blue Jays on a one-year, $5 million deal, according to a report by The Athletic.
Time is running out for the Giants' veterans, but adding Andrew McCutchen means the fading champs are making a desperate bid to keep up with the National League's elite teams.