Roundup: Wheeler goes home
Dan Wheeler signed on with his hometown club on Saturday,
joining the Red Sox and leading an otherwise low-key day around the league.
The right-handed Wheeler grew up in Warwick, R.I., and
rooted for Boston as a kid.
little part of me that’s always wanted to wear the Red Sox uniform, there’s no
question about that. The first goal was to make it [to the Majors], now that
I’m going to have a chance to put that actual uniform on, I’m real excited
deal and joins Bobby Jenks in a revamped Red Sox bullpen.
reunited with Carl Crawford, his teammate in Tampa Bay from 2008-10.
three players, all of whom will receive big league spring training invites: right-hander Seth McClung, outfielder Endy Chavez, and
infielder Brian Barden. Colorado also added a spring training invitee, signing
first baseman Mike Jacobs to a Minor League deal.
has received a “significant” offer from the Angels, their owner Arte
Moreno told the Los Angeles Times. The Times speculated
that the offer is for five years, $70 million, while Beltre is believed to be
seeking a six-year, $90 million deal.
Hairston brothers, Scott and Jerry, as well as Marcus Thames as candidates for
left field, MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reported.