Mets reportedly land veteran catcher Ramos: undefined
December 16, 1991
Clemente Nuñez becomes the first player in Marlins history. The 16-year-old Dominican right-hander is assigned to the Gulf Coast Rookie League.
December 15, 2014
The Cubs and Jon Lester agree to a six-year contract reportedly worth $155 million with a seventh year option worth $15 million, making him one of the highest paid players in baseball history. The multiyear deal, valued at about $25.8 million annually, is the richest ever given to a pitcher in free agency.
December 14, 1985
After a two-year battle with lymphatic cancer, Roger Maris dies in a Houston hospital at the age of 51. Former Yankees teammates Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, John Blanchard, and Bill Skowron along with Whitey Herzog and Bob Allison will as serve pallbearers.