NEW YORK (AP) Eager for a new challenge and certainly a better chance to win, R.A. Dickey broke the news of his trade even before the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Oakland Athletics have agreed to sign shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan's Seibu Lions.
DETROIT (AP) Anibal Sanchez hadn't gone anywhere, really, and yet here he was getting a big ``welcome back'' from Detroit Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski.
CLEVELAND (AP) Free agent Nick Swisher is visiting the Cleveland Indians, who have a hole to fill in right field.
NEW YORK (AP) A minor league outfielder in the Tampa Bay organization has been suspended 50 games after refusing to take an offseason drug test.