Toronto has signed outfielder Ryan Kalish to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training.
There had reportedly been some strife between Wade Miley and the Arizona Diamondbacks regarding his conditioning and preparation prior to his being traded to the Boston Red Sox.
The Red Sox bolster their bullpen by trading a minor-league pitcher for 30-year-old right-hander Anthony Varvaro, who posted a 2.74 ERA in 123 appearances over the last two seasons.
Dan Shaughnessy joins Sports Tonight to discuss the Sox being the favorite to win the American League pennant, and gives his opinion on where they rank.
The sports betting site Bovada lists the Red Sox as favorites to win the A.L. pennant, and WEEI's Kirk Minihane finds that, uh, surprising.