Rangers release Ben Rowen
Nationals sign Mark Minicozzi to minor-league deal
Minicozzi, 31, hit .298/.400/.470 with 12 home runs and 62 RBI in 315 at-bats with Triple-A San Jose in 2014. He has yet to appear in a regular-season game in the majors.
Indians sign pitcher Scott Downs to minor-league contract
Downs also received a non-roster invite to MLB camp.
Red Sox, Padres complete Hanigan-for-Middlebrooks trade
Hanigan, 34, is signed for two more seasons with a team option for 2017. He hit .218/.318/.324 with five home runs and 34 RBI in 225 at-bats in 2014.
Middlebrooks, 26, is eligible for arbitration for the first time after the 2015 season. He hit .191/.256/.265 with two home runs and 19 RBI in 215 at-bats in 2014.
Giants get Class A hurlers for Marlins 3B McGehee
Both pitched at a Class A level last season and averaged more than a strikeout per inning.
Dodgers dump RHP Brian Wilson
Three days after designating reliever
Wilson struggled in 2014 after a strong stint upon his arrival with Los Angeles in 2013. He finished the year with a 4.66 ERA and 29 walks in 48 1/3 innings.
Report: LHP Craig Breslow staying with Red Sox
Breslow pitched for Boston the last two years, but collapsed in 2014 after compiling a 1.81 ERA the previous year. He finished with a 5.93 ERA and 73 hits in 54 1/3 innings.
Giants have acquired McGehee in deal with Marlins
Mets P Syndergaard center of Tulowitzki talks with Rockies
The pitching-rich Mets are dangling the 22-year-old Syndergaard, who struggled at the Triple-A level in 2014 with a 4.60 ERA and career-worst 1.48 WHIP. Syndergaard has fanned 474 in just 426 2/3 innings.
Bud Black reveals OF configuration for Padres in 2015
Bud Black sees his revamped
The very active Padres will have an entirely new outfield in 2015.
The Padres have featured one of the worst offenses in the league the last few years, but that seems certain to change in 2015. Chris Towers takes a look at their newest additions at the Fantasy Baseball Today blog.