MLB.com Latest Hall of Fame ballot stacked 2017-11-20T23:15:51.000000000-04:00 The National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 could be part of another blockbuster induction weekend next summer. Braves claim Dayton, acquire Ravin from Dodgers 2017-11-20T23:15:48.000000000-04:00 Alex Anthopoulos' first two transactions as the Braves' general manager were influenced by the familiarity he gained with the Dodgers' bullpen as he spent the past two years serving as Los Angeles' vice president of baseball operations. Dodgers send Ravin to Braves for cash 2017-11-20T22:59:10.000000000-04:00 The Dodgers on Monday traded Josh Ravin to the Braves for cash considerations. Sources: Tigers talk Kinsler with Halos, Mets 2017-11-20T22:08:52.000000000-04:00 After trading Justin Verlander and Justin Upton on Aug. 31, Tigers general manager Al Avila reiterated to MLB Network last week that his team remains in "full rebuild" mode. The Tigers' next step could be dealing Ian Kinsler. Teams set 40-man rosters ahead of Rule 5 Draft 2017-11-20T21:53:17.000000000-04:00 The deadline to add Minor League prospects to the 40-man roster and protect them from the Rule 5 Draft is at 8 ET tonight. More than 150 prospects from team Top 30 lists had to be added or exposed to the December draft. Yanks get King, bonus money from Marlins 2017-11-20T21:52:41.000000000-04:00 The Yankees acquired Minor League right-hander Michael King along with international bonus pool money from the Marlins on Monday, in exchange for infielder Garrett Cooper and left-hander Caleb Smith. Per MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo, the bonus pool amount involved in the trade is $250,000. TB top prospect Bauers added to 40-man roster 2017-11-20T21:45:50.000000000-04:00 Brent Honeywell and Jake Bauers highlighted the group of players added to the Rays' 40-man roster on Monday. Deadline for Ohtani talks extended 24 hours 2017-11-20T21:44:53.000000000-04:00 On Monday, the MLBPA pushed back by 24 hours a deadline for the union to approve any new transfer agreement governing the movement of players from Japan to Major League Baseball. The sides have until 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday to reach an agreement on a new posting system. Fans wait more than a day to meet Altuve 2017-11-20T21:36:20.000000000-04:00 On Monday, thousands of Astros fans celebrated when Jose Altuve signed autographs and posed for pictures at an Academy Sports + Outdoors store in nearby Katy. It was Altuve's first public appearance since winning the American League MVP Award, and fans greeted him with a hero's welcome and a slew... Blue Jays acquire Ngoepe from Bucs 2017-11-20T21:29:16.000000000-04:00 Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins was a busy man in advance of Monday night's deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. He pulled off a minor trade and parted ways with three players, as the club attempted to reshape its 40-man roster in preparation for next month's Winter Meetings.