HOUSTON (AP) Brad Corbett, who owned the Texas Rangers from 1974 to 1980 and wasn't afraid to regularly switch out managers, died on Christmas Eve. He was 75.
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.