Tony Campana
White Sox sign OF Tony Campana
Tony Campana, CF, LAA
2:35 PM
News: The White Sox have signed speedy veteran outfielder Tony Campana to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.

Campana spent brief periods of time with the Diamondbacks and Angels this season and managed just 14 hits in 75 at-bats.


Shane Victorino
Shane Victorino: 'I should be the starting right fielder' for Red Sox
Shane Victorino, OF, BOS
12:33 AM
News: Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino believes he should be the team's starting right fielder in 2015 amidst a crowded group of contenders, reports.

"If you think there’s somebody better in right, be my guest," Victorino said. "Obviously health will dictate that. But if I’m healthy if there’s a better outfielder in right field then show me and go out there and do it. I’m not saying that in a cocky or arrogant way. It’s just how confident I am to know I should be the starting right fielder. There are things to come into play and situations to be discussed.

"I plan on being healthy and out there and ready to go. Like I said, it’s my job. I don’t think there’s anybody can tell me differently. If they feel there is from an organization’s standpoint it is what it is. As I’ve said, whatever uniform it may be I’m going to go out there and give 100 percent and be the best I can be. Obviously I want it to be a Red Sox uniform and be a right fielder, but I can’t control decisions that are made from up top."

Victorino will swing a bat Monday for the first time since undergoing back surgery. "Everything feels great," he said. "There hasn't been any setbacks."


Brennan Boesch
Reds sign Brennan Boesch to minor league deal
Brennan Boesch, RF, LAA
News: The Reds have signed outfielder Brennan Boesch to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. Boesch, 29, is a career .256/.309/.412 hitter over five seasons for the Tigers, Yankees and Angels.

He was in the minors for most of last season, hitting .332 with 25 homers for the Angels Triple-A affiliate. 


Yoenis Cespedes
Red Sox GM: Cespedes 'in our plans for next year'
Yoenis Cespedes, CF, BOS
News: Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said in a radio interview Wednesday that outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is in the team's plans for next year. 

“We acquired him at the deadline in the [Jon] Lester trade because we felt that was the best deal at the time, we still feel that way. He’s in our plans for next year and his versatility and skill in the outfield and gives us the flexibility, could play any of the three positions," Cherington said. "We’ll just see what the rest of the offseason brings. We have a long way to go, and as we get to January, closer to spring training, we’ll know more about who’s here and how it all adds up.”

Cespedes hit .260 with 100 RBI last season between Oakland and Boston. 


Michael Saunders
Report: Rangers have inquired about Mariners OF Saunders
Michael Saunders, LF, SEA
News: The Rangers have inquired about Rangers outfielder Michael Saunders, according to ESPN. However, the Rangers' interest is mild.

Saunders has a .231 average, .384 slugging percentage and .685 OPS in 553 games over six seasons for the Mariners. He also has 51 home runs, 82 doubles and 182 RBI.


Jim Adduci
Jim Adduci headed to play overseas after release by Rangers
Jim Adduci, CF, TEX
News: The Rangers announced Monday outfielder Jim Adduci was placed on unconditional release waivers for purpose of playing in Asia in 2015. Adduci was designated for assignment Friday.

Adduci hit .189 with one home run, four doubles and eight RBI in 61 games for the Rangers since 2013.


Hanley Ramirez
Hanley Ramirez agrees to deal with Red Sox
Hanley Ramirez, LF, BOS
News: Hanley Ramirez has agreed to a contract with the Red Sox, pending a physical, sources told Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

The terms of the deal are a four-year contract worth $88 million, a source told FOX Sports. The deal includes a fifth-year vesting option valued at $22 million.

Ramirez is expected to play in left field with the Red Sox also agreeing to a contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval and with Xander Bogaerts remaining at shortstop for Boston.


Rusney Castillo
Report: Rusney Castillo (thumb) will play in winter ball
Rusney Castillo, OF, BOS
News: Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo, who had his stint in the Arizona Fall League end early due to a bruised thumb, is slated to resume playing in the Puerto Rican winter league, according to Rusney will head down to Puerto Rico on Friday and hopes to play in his first game Dec. 2.

The plan is for Castillo to play get close to 100 at-bats in Puerto Rico, while playing in right and center field.


Matt Joyce
Report: Rays put Matt Joyce on the trade block
Matt Joyce, OF, TB
News: The Rays have put outfielder Matt Joyce on the trade block, according to

The 30-year-old Joyce hit .254/.349/.383 over 418 at-bats last year. Joyce has always been a superior hitter against righties, and has often been utilized in a platoon role. 


Xavier Avery
Tigers sign Xavier Avery to a minor-league deal
Xavier Avery, LF, SEA
News: The Tigers have signed outfielder Xavier Avery to a minor-league deal, according to SBNation.

The 24-year-old Avery hit .275/.344/.413 over 447 at-bats at Triple-A. With the deal, Avery will receive an invite to major-league camp during spring training. 


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