James Loney


2013 record: 87-76, 2nd place in AL East
Manager: Joe Maddon, 9th season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $72.2 million


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- First baseman James Loney has finalized a $21 million, three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says first baseman James Loney and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract.


LOS ANGELES -- Bryce Harper strode to the plate late this afternoon, the shadows starting to creep onto the emerald green field at Dodger Stadium, and surveyed the situation.


LOS ANGELES -- Lost amid all the hoopla of last night's game is a bit of a sobering fact: The Nationals are stuck in a three-game losing streak for the first time this season, facing something