- Red Sox..Win bidding war-Sign-FA-1B-Yoan Moncada-Cuba (19Y)…$31M-Bonus package..Means Bosox pay ($31M) tax on signing too…Moncada rejected bigger offer from Dodgers-LA wanted him to wait till July 2nd to sign so they would not have to pay tax…Yankees made lower bid ($27M) package.
- Yankees..Alex Rodriguez-coming off 2014-year long suspension-reports to camp 3-days early-not talk to media-workouts in off-limits minor league camp.
- Miami..P-Mat Latos rips Reds organization-rushed him back from knee surgery..questioned Brian Price-manager-leadership ability..called clubhouse ‘circus’..players late to meetings..players sleeping in clubhouse during games
- Braves..OF-BJ Upton-slump ridden (.208) changes his lst name to Melvin.
- Padres..P-Casey Kelly sidelined with minor groin strain-off mound 3rd day in row.
- Orioles..Sign FA-SS-Evreth Cabrera-ex Padres (1Y-$2.4M)
- Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka-35-pitch bullpen outing-no elbow issues.
- Mets..P-Matt Harvey-40-pitch bullpen-coming off elbow surgery a year ago.
- Giants..P-Sergio Romo-shutdown with sore shoulder…P-Matt Cain-throwing off flat ground-coming off surgery.
- Braves..P-Mike Minor-throws off mound-no shoulder soreness.
- Angels..OF-Josh Hamilton-shoulder surgery rehab going slow-could be out another 3-months.
- Boston..Owner Larry Lucchino buys minor league Pawtucket Red Sox team.
- Phillies..Longtime C-Darren Daulton comes to camp-cancer free exams-had been battling brain cancer.
- Chargers..Mayor’s Stadium Task Force meets with Ron Roberts-County Board of Supervisors to discuss County role in helping finance Stadium.
- Chargers..GM-Coaching staff heads back to San Diego with volume information about 6-OL could go in lst round..will have shot at OL in lst round..WR-2nd round.
- Washington..AJ Smith leaves Redskins after failing to get contract extension..had been mentioned as GM candidate in off season.
- Arizona…Gives 3Y-contract extension Coach Bruce Ariens..GM-Steve Keim-thru 2018 season.
- Carolina..Releases veteran RB-DeAngelo Williams-9 year vet…Will not re-sign FA-OT-Byron Bell.
- Colts..Release DE-Ricky Jean Francois
- Arizona..Release KR-PR-WR-Ted Ginn
- Broncos..TE-Julius Thomas likely leaving as free-agent..rejected $8M-year deal.
- Vikings..Sign CFL-FA-LB-Brian Peters-Saskatchewan.
- Steelers..LB-James Harrison says he wants to play in 2015.
- Combine..CB-Trea Waynes-Michigan State runs (4.32-40)…CB-Byron Jones-UConn-12’3 Broad Jump..44′ vertical jump.
- Combine..S-Landon Collins-runs (4.53-40)
- Aaron Hernandez..Trial moves into 4th week-2 maids who clean home testify they found a stash of guns, hidden under mattress, in dresser drawer-in clothing…but when police searched house-most all guns were gone.
- Tampa Bay..Warren Sapp-Charged in court with assaulting 2-prostitues-filming sex act on his cell phone.
- Minnesota..Report that Adrian Peterson’s agent Ben Diogra nearly came to blows with Vikings Personnel Director Rob Brzezinski over argument about proposed pay cut club wants player to take.
- UCLA..Hire-Tom Bradley-longtime Penn State Def Coor-Paterno staff-as Bruins new Def Coor
- Clippers-L-Grizzlies (90-87)..Chris Paul miss jumper-turnover last two possessions..Grizzlies won despite shooting 40%-had 10 shots blocked..Memphis (40-14)..Clippers 4-game win streak snapped…
- Knicks..GM Phil Jackson rips into (10-45) team on twitter…’Each game opportunity to show what It takes to win…keyword “IT”.
- Brooklyn Nets..Sign FA-F-Thomas Robison-ex #1-pick in NBA.
- Portland..F-LaMcarcus Aldridge-sprained right thumb..playing with torn left thumb ligament.
- Ducks-W-Detroit (4-3) OT-Shoot…Anaheim scores 2-goals in (:90) then wins in overtime…..Anaheim (38-16-7)
- Kings-Detroit…LA has won 7-in row going into tonight’s game.
- Vancouver..G-Ryan Miller-MRI-Leg injury.
- Bruins..F-David Krecji-miss 6W-torn MCL.
- Ducks..Waive G-Ilya Bryzgalov-won only 1-of-8 starts..want him to go to AHL.
- Toronto..G-Jon Bernier leaving as free agent-team refuse open contract extension talks.
- NASCAR..Kevin Harvick rips officials for leaving unprotected infield wall-Kyle Busch severe leg injuries in head on crash-non Safe Wall protection.
- Formula 1..Fernando Alonso in stable condition-hospital-crash-testing in Spain-significant concussion.,