Alex Rodriguez is taking over for Aaron Boone again, this time moving into the ESPN booth for Sunday Night Baseball. ESPN announced Tuesday that A-Rod was joining its crew as an analyst. The former star slugger will become a rare, two-network announcer – he will continue as a studio analyst for Fox Sports in the postseason.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 8:59 pm
The Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free agent Yu Darvish, hoping to add the right-hander to their rotation as they try for a second championship in three seasons. The 31-year-old Darvish is one of the top players available in a slow-moving market this winter. A person with direct knowledge of the discussions confirmed the talks to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday night because there was no agreement in place.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 4:48 am
Yu Darvish received a contract offer from the Milwaukee Brewers, according to multiple reports. The 31-year-old Darvish, who helped the Los Angeles Dodgers reach the World Series last season, is still unsigned with spring training about a month away. The four-time All-Star also has received interest from the Texas Rangers, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros this offseason.
Posted: January 23, 2018, 1:44 am
Reports from Yahoo Japan came out on Sunday night indicating that the Milwaukee Brewers had made a formal contract offer to free agent right-hander Yu Darvish. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic later confirmed those reports. It looks like that club could be the Brewers.
Posted: January 22, 2018, 5:04 am