Kemp likes San Diego's 'chill' factor

LOS ANGELES--As the San Diego Padres were preparing to introduce Matt Kemp as their new star attraction Friday, Andrew Friedman explained the Los Angeles Dodgers' polarizing decision to trade the two-time All-Star.

Friedman, the Dodgers' ...

Angels add infielder Giavotella

ANAHEIM, Calif.--The Angels added another player to the mix of infielders who will compete for the second base job next spring when they acquired Johnny Giavotella from the Kansas City Royals for reliever Brian Broderick.

Giavotella, 27, hit .238...

Giants, Peavy agree on two-year, $24 million deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- For the second time in three days, the Giants reached an agreement to bring a familiar face back to the pitching staff. Right-hander Jake Peavy has agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal to return to San Francisco, filling the ...

Pirates sign Corey Hart to one-year contract

The Pirates signed first baseman Corey Hart to a one-year contract Friday in an attempt to solidify first base.

Hart will make $2.5 million in 2015 with an additional $2.5 million available in incentives, according to an industry source. CBS ...

Padres reportedly acquire Justin Upton from Braves

The San Diego Padres' outfield will have a new look in 2015.

A day after finalizing a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, the Padres traded for slugger Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves, the Associated Press reported.

The Braves would ...