Major League Baseball is "very close" to formal agreements on
replay with the MLB Players Association and World Umpires
Association, sources told FOX Sports Wednesday evening. The timing
of that progress is important, with MLB owners set to vote on rule
changes associated with the replay expansion during their quarterly
meeting here Thursday.
Alex Rodriguez is under a year-long suspension from Major League
Baseball. He has almost no chance of earning election to the
Baseball Hall of Fame. But at least he's an All-Star with the
American Bar Association.
In the saga of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka, only
two things are certain. One is that the uncertainty surrounding his
availability to major-league clubs has created an ongoing
disruption to the free-agent market, now seven weeks after the
final out of the World Series.
The Chicago White Sox are coming off a last-place finish in the
American League Central. Suffice it to say, the White Sox have not
captured the baseball world's attention often since Ozzie Guillen
left town. That could change at this week's winter meetings.
State Attorney Willie Meggs says there is "not a
lot"Â of work left to do in the Jameis Winston sexual
assault investigation, but that an announcement on whether the
Florida State quarterback will be charged won't happen this