New Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria addressed the media for the first time at Wrigley Field over a month after his hiring. Renteria spoke about his understanding on the Cubs organization and the young talent within it.
The Robinson Cano saga continues with the Seattle Mariners and the New York Yankees. Two former St. Louis Cardinals: infielder Rafael Furcal and reliever Edward Mujica will not be divisional foes in 2014. Furcal signed with the Miami Marlins and Mujica with the Boston Red Sox. The Brewers also traded outfielder Norichika Aoki to the Kansas City Royals.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Renteria tips cap to mentors
ESPN Chicago: Renteria ready for Castro, Cubs
CSN Chicago: Theo looks for next Ellsbury as Cubs wait to enter Tanaka sweepstakes
CBS Sports: Mariners offer Cano nine years, $225 million in Seattle meeting
ESPN MLB: Sources: Yanks growing pessimistic
Fan Graphs: The Price for David Price
FOX Sports KC: Royals acquire outfielder Aoki from Milwaukee; Beltran remains an option
MLB.com: Aoki trade a win for both Brewers and Royals
NBC Sports: Marlins agree to one-year deal with Rafael Furcal
Yahoo! Sports: Red Sox agree to terms with reliever Edward Mujica
MLB.com: Reds say Chapman likely to remain closer