A female 16-year-old French shortstop has been added to the Major League Baseball’s international registration list, the first known female baseball player to added to the list, which makes her eligible to be signed by a Major League club on July 2.
Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is expected to start for the American League in the All-Star game Tuesday night in his last season playing professional baseball.
Renteria, 36, did not play in 2012. He last appeared in the big leagues with the Reds in 2011, when he hit .251/.306/.348 in 96 games.
The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for first baseman Chris Carter and two minor leaguers.
The World Series champion San Francisco Giants formally announced their $6.5 million, one-year deal with free agent Miguel Tejada on Thursday.
A person familiar with the deal said the World Series champion San Francisco Giants have agreed with free-agent shortstop Miguel Tejada on terms of a one-year contract.
The 31-year-old hit .248 with 24 homers and 85 RBIs in 2010 while playing in 148 games, including 103 at shortstop.
Infielder Juan Uribe is closing in on a three-year deal to leave the Giants for rival Los Angeles Dodgers, two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.