David DeJesus has been on the Oakland Athletics' radar for a while now. They like his near-perfect defense, baserunning and consistent bat.
The New York Yankees missed a chance for their second straight AL East title and wound up with a wild-card berth in the playoffs, completing a rare late-season fade with an 8-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox 8-4 Sunday.
The Kansas City Royals have exercised their $6 million option on outfielder David DeJesus for next season.
Season opener. On a Monday night. Against a division rival. And all of this during the grand unveiling of a stadium that's been brought into the 21st century by a $375 million facelift.
Down to only two fully healthy outfielders for their playoff push, the Cincinnati Reds acquired utilityman Willie Bloomquist from the Kansas City Royals on Monday for either a player to be named or cash.
The Kansas City Royals have reinstated pitcher Gil Meche and infielder Josh Fields from the 60-day disabled list.
Chris Gimenez drove in a career-high four runs and the Cleveland Indians hit a trio of three-run homers to beat the Kansas City Royals 15-4 Friday night.
Alex Rodriguez has hit three home runs against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
The San Francisco Giants found a new regular right fielder for the stretch run: well-traveled veteran Jose Guillen.