Jacob deGrom says he has not yet chosen a new agent after Brodie Van Wagenen left his agency to become Mets general manager, and the NL Cy Young Award winner is open to discussing a contract extension with New York.
Mariners bench coach Manny Acta on Wednesday strongly defended manager Scott Servais and the organization against charges of racist comments levied this week by Dr. Lorena Martin, the team's director of high performance who was fired last month.
Yankees owner Hal Steinrenner says Manny Machado's comments that he's "not the type of player that's going to be Johnny Hustle" needs are troubling to New York "because that ain't going to sell where we play baseball.".
Nobody doubts the sincerity Cubs President Theo Epstein expressed recently over the sensitivity surrounding the future of Addison Russell, the shortstop suspended 40 games in September for violating Major League Baseball's domestic-violence policy.
Takuya Kai hit a go-ahead double off Dan Otero in the eighth inning, capping a comeback from a four-run deficit that led Japan over the MLB All-Stars 6-5 and clinched the six-game exhibition series 4-1.