MIAMI (AP) Ryan Freel, a former Major League Baseball player known for his fearless play but whose career was cut short after eight seasons by a series of head and other injuries, was found dead
Free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has passed a physical, clearing the way for a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Mike Adams chose setting up for Jonathan Papelbon over a chance to make more money as a closer somewhere else.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Right-handed reliever Yoshinori Tateyama has agreed to a minor league contract to remain with the Texas Rangers.