Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland and Miguel Cabrera homered to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Athletics in the ALDS.
Manny Machado has elected to have surgery on his left knee. He should be ready for the start of spring training, the Orioles say.
Ryan Flaherty is one of the most successful Rule 5 picks in recent years.
J.J. Hardy is the ultimate low-maintenance player. He needs a contract extension.