Bryce Harper will no longer participate in Major League Baseball's Japan Series showcase next week, as the final roster was announced on Friday.
CINCINNATI (AP) Left-hander Manny Parra and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract.
NEW YORK (AP) Alex Rodriguez was speaking on a conference call.
``A huge debacle,'' he said. ``Distasteful.''
SEATTLE (AP) Shawn Kelley and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $935,000, one-year contract that avoids salary arbitration.
The team announced the deal Wednesday.