All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Jan. 29
A pair of signings involving players with the same name headline a busy Wednesday. Busy in terms of minor moves, I mean.
We're still waiting for most of the big name pitching free agents to sign, and that should happen soon since pitchers and catchers are due to start reporting in two weeks or so. Here's a recap of Wednesday's hot stove action.
FREE AGENT SIGNINGS
Mariners: Signed RHP Scott Baker to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. He will earn a $1 million base salary if he makes the team, and the deal includes incentives worth another $3.25 million. (MLB Daily Dish)
Rangers: Designated RHP Chaz Roe for assignment, the team announced. The move clears a 40-man roster spot for Figueroa.
Royals: Designated RHP Everett Teaford for assignment, the team announced. The move clears a roster spot for Peguero.
RUMORS & SPECULATION
RHP Ryan Madson: Will hold a public workout for teams on Feb 7. He has not pitched since 2011 due to continued elbow problems. (ESPN)
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