NEW YORK (AP) Alex Rodriguez was speaking on a conference call.
``A huge debacle,'' he said. ``Distasteful.''
NEW YORK (AP) Shaun Marcum was excited to sign with the New York Mets because they offered him an opportunity to pitch every five days. As for replacing R.A.
TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms with infielder Andy LaRoche on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
MIAMI (AP) The Miami Marlins claimed right-hander Sam Dyson off waivers from Toronto on Wednesday, clearing that roster spot by designating outfielder Kevin Mattison for assignment.