League News

NYY have said there is no room on the major league roster for Bernie Williams. If he came back, it would be under a minor league contract, and he would have to win a spot in Spring Training. Teammate Jorge Posada says, Bernie wants to play one more year and not retire. That may have to be with another team.

Cardinals should find out this week, if Jeff Weaver will accept there 2-yr offer. The Cardinals came up some on the average per year salary, but are holding firm on the 2 years.

Minnesota interested in Bruce Chen.

Dodgers interested in P Joey Eischen.

NY Mets, one of about 6 teams interested in P Victor Zambrano.

1B Carlos Pena close to signing a minor league deal with Tampa Bay.

Mets 1B Carlos Delgado may miss a few games at the beginning of the season, due to the birth of his child. His wife is due within a few days of the April 1, start of the season.

CWS ready to sign OF Darin Erstad with the news that Scott Podsednik will be out 6 to 8 weeks, due to having groin surgery.

Oakland traded P Kirk Saarloos to the Reds, for P David Shafer.

Toronto signs P Tomo Ohka to a 1-yr, 1.5 mil contract.

Boston signs P Brendan Donnelly to a 1-yr, 1.4 mil contract.

Phillies sign P Antonio Alfonseca to a 1-yr, 380,000 contract.

Dodgers sign INF Fernando Tatis and P Rudy Seanez to minor league deals.

LAA 3B Dallas McPherson may be out all season due to surgery to remove a herniated disk in his lower back.

Bud Selig is ready to announce that the 2008 All-Star game will be played in Yankee Stadium.

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