Marlins expecting to have Giancarlo Stanton on roster in 2015
"He’s on this team [in 2015] either way," Samson said. "I can’t wait until after the season to sit down with Giancarlo and [agent] Joel Wolfe and talk about contract. We’re ready. We want him to be a Marlin well past his arbitration years.
"We hope that he believes in us and believes in Miami and believes in the direction of this team and recognizes that he has a chance to be the leader of a successful team for many years to come."
Russell Martin expects to start for Pirates in wild-card game
Dodgers 2B Dee Gordon (hip) cleared to run
Evan Gattis playing in left field in 2015 is 'an option' for Braves
Though, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez indicated Gattis could play around 140 games next season if he were to play in left field on top of his catcher responsibilities.
"That's an option," Gonzalez said, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Angels OF Josh Hamilton confident he will lineup for Game 1 of ALDS
Yankees' Carlos Beltran undergoes elbow surgery
The procedure is not expected to slow him down in the offseason. Beltran is expected to resume throwing and hitting in roughly six weeks. He should be cleared to begin playing in 12 weeks, according to the paper.
Beltran appeared in just three of the final 20 games in September because of the issue. He finished the year with a .233/.301/.402 line with 15 home runs and 49 RBI in 403 at-bats.
Justin Grimm, Neil Ramirez to remain relievers for Cubs
Grimm was 5-2 with a 3.78 ERA in 73 relief appearances this season, while Ramirez went 3-3 with a 1.44 ERA and three saves in 50 appearances.
Cubs project Javier Baez to be opening day second baseman
Cubs prospect Addison Russell to play at multiple positions this spring
With shortstop prospect
Epstein added Russell, who is considered one of the top prospects in baseball, is expected to play at multiple positions during spring training.
Cubs planning for Starlin Castro to be starting shortstop in 2015
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