Darvish was placed on the DL in August with right elbow inflammation and was later shut down for the season. Before being placed on the DL, Darvish went 10-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 22 starts.Analysis:
According to the report, the Yankees are sending clear signals they have no interest in assuming the $114 million remaining on Tulowitzki's contract, which runs through 2020 and has a $15 million team option for 2021.Analysis:
"I haven't really talked a lot about it," Davis said during an interview with WRBS-FM, a contemporary Christian music station. "I didn't want to take the focus off what the team was doing, but eventually I knew that I was going to have to address it and I wanted to. I think the fans deserve an explanation. I think they want to know what happened.
"Basically, in a moment of weakness I made a decision that cost me greatly. And it just goes to show that no matter how successful you've been in the past, no matter how much stuff you have, no matter how strong you are in your faith, the devil is going to continue to come after you.
"Looking back on it, it was probably the best thing that could have happened at the time, but it was definitely one of the hardest things that I've ever had to go through.
"I'm at a point right now where I don't wish to ever go through that again, but I appreciate the process and where it has brought me spiritually."Analysis:
Stanton is expected to receive an early opt-out clause and a no-trade provision as part of the deal. The opt-out clause is expected to occur not long after Stanton turns 30 years old.Analysis:
Choo had ankle surgery in September, and is working his way back. He expects to be running at 100 percent next month. The 32-year-old hit just .242/.340/.374 over 455 at-bats.Analysis:
"I just hope guys don't get caught up in trying to change too much," Collins said, per NJ.com. "I don't want to give David Wright a chance to hit home runs. I want David Wright to be a good hitter. As I told him, when he's swinging a bat good, he's dangerous. I'll take some balls off the wall."
Wright hit just eight home runs in 134 games last season. He has just 46 home runs and a .452 slugging percentage in 399 games at Citi Field since 2009.Analysis:
Manager Buck Showalter said he expects both players to be fully healed by next season, but added that the club will prepare as though neither player will be around. Machado had knee surgery in August. Wieters is coming off June Tommy John surgery.Analysis:
Santana was close to joining the Orioles' rotation in June before suffering a torn Achilles tendon during an extended spring training game.Analysis: