David Freese has avoided arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels, agreeing to a one-year deal for $6.425 million.
Columnist Mark Whicker looks at the Hall of Fame voting when it comes to PEDs:
The doors have been slammed, the spines have been stiffened, the high horse rides toward Cooperstown.
Barry Bonds is still not a Hall of Famer.
The baseball writers anointed Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio on Tuesday, as they should have.
Next year, Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman will most likely be first-ballot picks.