Passan: Latest on Oakland A's stadium plans, Las Vegas move

Even after securing their move to Vegas, the A's are facing an uncertain future -- including, crucially, where they'll play next season.


Twins send 2B Polanco to M's in 5-player deal

The Twins are trading Jorge Polanco to the Mariners for outfield prospect Gabriel Gonzalez, reliever Justin Topa, starter Anthony DeSclafani and minor league pitcher Darren Bowen.


Sources: Cubs, P Neris agree to 1-year, $9M deal

The Cubs and righty Hector Neris have reached an agreement on a one-year, $9 million deal that includes an option, sources told ESPN.


Hoskins finalizing deal with Brewers, sources say

Rhys Hoskins, who spent the 2023 season on the IL for the Phillies after tearing his left ACL in spring training, now joins a Brewers team hungry for runs on a contract with an opt-out after one season.


Sources: Nats, OF Gallo agree to one-year deal

Outfielder Joey Gallo and the Nationals are in agreement on a one-year, $5 million contract, sources told ESPN.


Sources: Pirates, Chapman agree to 1-year deal

Left-handed reliever Aroldis Chapman and the Pittsburgh Pirates agreed on a one-year, $10.5 million contract on Monday, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.


Marlins hire trailblazer Balkovec as farm director

The Marlins hired Rachel Balkovec, the first woman in baseball history to manage a minor league team, to be their farm director, sources told ESPN.


Cards add former Red Sox exec Bloom as adviser

Former Red Sox exec Chaim Bloom, 40, fired by Boston in September as the club was near a last-place finish, was hired by the St. Louis Cardinals as an adviser Monday, bulking up the front office after the team's worst season in nearly 30 years.


Sources: Dodgers keep busy, add OF Hernández

The Dodgers have agreed to a one-year, $23.5 million deal with Teoscar Hernández, with sources telling ESPN that $8.5 million of that will be deferred, to be paid off between 2030 and 2039.


Rays make pair of deals, send Kittredge to Cards

The Rays made a pair of trades Friday, acquiring outfielder Richie Palacios from the Cardinals in exchange for right-handed reliever Andrew Kittredge and sending outfielder Luke Raley to the Mariners for infielder José Caballero.