Mark Mulder attempting comeback
According to MLB.com,
Mulder, who has been working as an analyst for ESPN over the last three seasons, has been working out over the last month and a half and has been throwing a fastball as hard as 90 mph. He cited watching Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez's delivery as the inspiration for his decision to make a comeback.
Mulder compiled a 103-60 record and 4.18 ERA in 205 appearances (203 starts) over nine seasons with the Athletics and Cardinals before shoulder problems led him to retire.
David Price wouldn't consider extension with Mariners
The Mariners have recently been cited as one of three teams -- along with the Rangers and Dodgers -- who stand the best chance of getting Price via trade this offseason.
Braves sign Yunesky Maya
ESPN Deportes reports that the
Maya made only one appearance for the Nationals in 2013, but he went 8-8 with a 3.87 ERA in 24 starts for Triple-A Syracuse.
Giants considering extension for Pablo Sandoval
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the
Sandoval has reportedly been working especially hard on his conditioning this offseason.
He is entering the final year of a three-year deal worth $17.15 million and is set to enter free agency at the end of the 2014 season, unless he receives a contract extension.
Mariners, Rangers have best shot at Shin-Soo Choo
An unidentified baseball executive told the New York Post that the
According to a previous report, the Rangers would not sign Choo unless he lowered his contract demands. The Mariners maintain their interest in Choo, even though they recently agreed to sign second baseman Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million deal.
Tigers say they won't trade Max Scherzer
According to ESPN.com, the
However, the organization reportedly has doubts about their ability to re-sign Scherzer.
Blue Jays dangling Colby Rasmus for rotation help
The Toronto Sun reports that the
Though he played in only 118 games, Rasmus managed to clout 22 home runs while batting .276.
Yankees trying to engineer three-way deal
USA TODAY reports that the
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Indians have considered locking Masterson up with a multi-year deal, but they have been listening to offers for the 28-year-old hurler as well, even though they are reluctant to deal him.
Jeremy Hefner signs one-year deal with Mets
Yankees will try to trade Ichiro Suzuki, not Brett Gardner
CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that the
While teams have shown some interest in Gardner in recent days, there may not be much of a market for Suzuki, who is arguably coming off the least productive season of his major league career, particularly as far as offense is concerned.