Fantasy News

  • Johnson may get chance to replace Samardzija

    Erik Johnson

    Right-hander Erik Johnson looks as if he'll get the first chance to replace Jeff Samardzija in the 2016 White Sox starting rotation, based on comments from general manager Rick Hahn during Wednesday's conference call to announce the free agent catching addition of Alex Avila.

  • Axford becomes free agent

    John Axford

    Veteran closer John Axford cleared waivers on Wednesday and is now a free agent after being designated for assignment last week by the Rockies.

  • Braves sign Norris

    Bud Norris

    Right-hander Bud Norris signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Braves after passing a physical on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Brothers dealt to Cubs

    Rex Brothers

    The Cubs continued to stockpile arms, adding lefty Rex Brothers from the Rockies on Wednesday for Minor League left-hander Wander Cabrera.

  • Hultzen outrighted to Triple-A

    Daniel Hultzen

    Left-hander Danny Hultzen, who was designated for assignment on Friday by the Mariners after three injury-plagued seasons, has cleared waivers and will be outrighted to Triple-A Tacoma.

  • Indians trade for Yates

    Kirby Yates

    On Wednesday, the Indians acquired right-hander Kirby Yates from Tampa Bay in exchange for cash considerations.

  • Hoes traded to Orioles

    L.J. Hoes

    Outfielder L.J. Hoes is returning to Baltimore via a trade with the Astros for cash considerations, with the Orioles announcing the deal on Wednesday.

  • Bucs trade for Webster, sign Goebbert

    Allen Webster

    The Pirates made a pair of moves to fill up their 40-man roster on Wednesday, signing free-agent first baseman/outfielder Jake Goebbert, and acquiring right-hander Allen Webster from the D-backs in exchange for cash considerations.

  • Marlins not close to trading Ozuna

    Marcell Ozuna

    Marlins outfielder Marcell Ozuna is garnering plenty of trade interest from a number of teams, but no deal is considered imminent, according to a source.

  • Avila signs one-year deal with White Sox

    Alex Avila

    The White Sox agreed to terms on a one-year, $2.5 million contract with free-agent catcher Alex Avila on Wednesday.