Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela. Ana Isabel Soto was rescued last weekend, three days after she was kidnapped. More »


Rays acquire first baseman Cron from Angels

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired first baseman C. J. Cron from the Los Angeles Angels and designated outfielder Corey Dickerson for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster. More »

Rays trade RHP Odorizzi to Twins for prospect

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins acquired right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night for minor league infielder Jermaine Palacios, securing some needed depth for their rotation after... More »