The Indians have signed veteran reliever Scott Atchison to a contract extension covering the 2015 season.
Here's the hot stove roundup for Monday.
A total 43 of new players hit free agency on Monday as the non-tender deadline came and went.
Why should holds be considered when evaluating relievers, even for those owners who don't need to address the statistic in their leagues? Nando Di Fino provides a clear explanation in his Bullpen Report.
Left-hander Scott Rice won a job in the Mets' bullpen this spring after spending 14 years in the minors and independent leagues.
Former Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez -- the man we call 'K-Rod' -- is a member of Team Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic, which squared off against the Mets Wednesday in an exhibition game. And from the sounds of it, the still-unsigned free agent K-Rod longs for a return to the Mets' dugout.
We continue our series of team previews for the 2013 season with the New York Mets.
Which pitchers take the most and least time on the mound? Fangraphs.com has the data. Mark Buehrle takes the least amount of time per plate appearance, and Joel Peralta takes the most.
The Mets are close to adding another relief pitcher in Brandon Lyon.
The Mets have signed reliever Scott Atchison to a minor-league deal, the team announced. Atchison will receive an invite to major-league spring training.

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