Thursday, January 15, 2009
Padres Sign David EcksteinThe Padres have signed David Eckstein to a one-year deal, dollars unknown. That likely scotches the purported deal the Pads were going to make with Omar Vizquel.
Rangers Ink One-Year Deal With Brandon McCarthy... who missed four months of 2008. For $650,000, it's a decent deal, but the injury risk is pretty big.
No More Coin Flips For Baseball's PostseasonInstead, the whole shebang will be determined by head-to-head records -- but what if those are tied, too?
Also, the owners ratified a rule that legalizes what Bud Selig did in Game 5 of last year's World Series: postseason games will be declared suspended no matter how many innings have been played. This won't apply to the All-Star game.