Michael Cuddyer


NEW YORK (AP) -- Doug Fister breezed through his latest dominant outing against the Mets, and the Washington Nationals held on for their second straight 1-0 win over New York at Citi Field on Sund


2014 record: 66-96, 4th place in NL West

Manager: Walt Weiss, 3rd season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $98 million


As expected, Nelson Cruz turned down the Orioles $15.3 million qualifying offer on Monday. He had until 5 p.m. to accept it.


In what will surely be a long and cold MLB offseason, the New York Mets struck early on Monday in signing veteran slugger Michael Cuddyer to a two-year deal worth $21 million.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Aaron Hicks' march through Minnesota's minor league system has been conservative and deliberate, typical for a Twins prospect.