|Jan. 23 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 CST4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Rauch agreed Thursday to a minor league contract and will report to the major league spring training camp.
Analysis: Rauch was just 1-2 with a 7.56 ERA in 15 appearances for the Marlins last season, but the 35-year-old right-hander was 3-7 with a respectable 3.59 ERA with the Mets in 2012. The 6-foot-11, 290-pound Rauch will have to win a spot in a loaded Royals bullpen in spring training. Kansas City returns intact one of the American League's best relief corps. Rauch is 43-40 with a 3.90 ERA over 11 major league seasons. His best seasons were with the Twins from 2009-10, when he was 8-2 with a 2.82 ERA in 76 appearances.
|Feb. 5 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET17:30 ET22:30 GMT6:30 CST3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST6:00 PM VEN2:30 UAE (+1)4:30 PM CT-Rauch has agreed to a $1 million, a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins. The 6-foot-11 Rauch went 3-7 last year for the New York Mets with a 3.59 ERA in 73 games. The Marlins are his eighth major league team. In addition to his salary, Rauch can earn $750,000 in roster bonuses: $250,000 each for 90, 120 and 150 days on the active 25-man big league roster.
Analysis: For his career, Rauch is 42-38 with a 3.80 ERA and 62 saves in 541 games.