Stories tagged: baseball
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 6:30 A.M.
Daniel Hudson, Pirates agree to $11M million, 2-year deal
The Pirates bolstered their bullpen on Monday, agreeing to an $11 million, two-year contract with reliever Daniel Hudson.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 6 A.M.
Nova Southeastern player dies in car crash
Dallas Perez, a member of Nova Southeastern’s NCAA Division II national championship baseball team this past season, has died in a car crash.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 8:07 P.M.
Padres, Cuban pitcher Michel Baez agree to $3M signing bonus
Cuban pitcher Michel Baez and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract with a $3 million signing bonus.
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2016, 8:18 P.M.
Jose Abreu, White Sox agree on 1-year deal for nearly $11 million
First baseman Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox have agreed on a one-year contract for $10,825,000.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman: Cubs manager Joe Maddon misused me during postseason
Aroldis Chapman says Cubs manager Joe Maddon misused him during the postseason, putting the hard-throwing reliever on the mound too often in Chicago’s successful effort to win the World Series …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
Top prospects keep Hank Steinbrenner bullish on Yankees
Yankees co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner is bullish on the team’s future, convinced young players such as Gary Sanchez, Aaron Judge and Tyler Austin and others still developing in the farm system …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 9:28 P.M.
Derek Holland agrees to $6M, 1-year contract with White Sox
The White Sox added to their starting rotation, agreeing to a $6 million, one-year contract with left-hander Derek Holland.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 8:50 P.M.
MLB owners, players ratify labor deal through 2021
Baseball owners and players have ratified the sport’s new collective bargaining agreement, extending their labor peace to 26 years through 2021. The sides announced their approvals Wednesday, a day after …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 9:52 P.M.
MLB notes: Rockies finalize deal with outfielder Ian Desmond
The Colorado Rockies finalized a $70 million, five-year contract with All-Star Ian Desmond on Tuesday. Next up, finding him a regular position.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 5:06 P.M.
Dahlberg: No more Lady Gaga, and that might not be a bad thing
I’ll make this clear before anyone begins to get too upset: Bullying and hazing have no place in organized sports, or in civil society for that matter.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 5:01 P.M.
Angels pitcher Huston Street: Rookie Dress Up a healthy ritual
Huston Street, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, has been in the major leagues since 2005 and has long been a star closer. His late father, James Street, was …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 4:59 P.M.
Current, past baseball players criticize hazing restrictions
Current, past baseball players criticize hazing restrictions that ban rookies from dressing as women
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
AP: MLB rookie hazing rules ban dressing as women
That baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 3:30 A.M.
Wilson Ramos and Rays finalize $12.5 million, 2-year deal
The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a two-year, $12.5 million contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 12:30 A.M.
Jeff Locke finalizes deal with Miami Marlins
Left-hander Jeff Locke has signed his $3,025,000, one-year deal with the Miami Marlins.
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
AP source: Jansen agrees to $80M, 5-year deal with Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers are bringing back their reliable closer, agreeing Monday to an $80 million, five-year contract to keep All-Star Kenley Jansen, a person with knowledge of the deal …
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016, 5:43 P.M.
Man who inspired ice bucket challenge receiving NCAA award
NCAA officials plan to hand deliver an award to the former Boston College baseball captain who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge that raised millions of dollars for ALS research.
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
Angels acquire infielder Espinosa in trade with Nationals
The Los Angeles Angels have acquired middle infielder Danny Espinosa from the Washington Nationals for two minor league pitchers. The Angels sent right-handers Austin Adams and Kyle McGowin to the …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 9:26 P.M.
Fernando Rodney, Diamondbacks finalize $2.75M, 1-year contract
Closer Fernando Rodney and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $2.75 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn an additional $4 million in performance bonuses.
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 6:27 P.M.
Dexter Fowler gets $82.5 million, 5-year deal with Cardinals
Dexter Fowler is headed from the World Series champion Cubs to their biggest rival, finalizing an $82.5 million, five-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. He hit .276 …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 5:03 P.M.
Winners, losers and trends at baseball’s winter meetings
All-Star closers Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon and Wade Davis moved to different bullpens. Chris Sale boosted a big rotation in Boston. And the Washington Nationals got their fans talking – …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:45 P.M.
AP source: Giants agree to trade Chris Heston to Mariners
A person with knowledge of the talks says the San Francisco Giants have agreed to trade right-hander Chris Heston to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named. The …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers
The Washington Nationals acquired center fielder Adam Eaton from the Chicago White Sox for three young pitchers, including top prospect Lucas Giolito and hard-throwing Reynaldo Lopez, who made the team’s …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler
The World Series champion Chicago Cubs have acquired star closer Wade Davis from the Kansas City Royals for outfielder Jorge Soler. The trade was announced Wednesday at the winter meetings. …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
Sold! Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox
A person familiar with the trade tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have gotten star pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016
Man known as Pete Rose’s ex-bookie found dead in his home
A man found dead in his Ohio apartment last month has been identified as a former bookie for baseball hits leader Pete Rose.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
Ex-Tiger Casey McGehee signs 1-year deal with Japan’s Giants
Former Detroit Tigers infielder Casey McGehee has agreed to a one-year deal with the Yomiuri Giants of Japan’s Central League worth $1.7 million.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:30 A.M.
Lindgen agrees to deal with Braves worth $1,025,000
Left-hander Jacob Lindgren, making a comeback from Tommy John surgery, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves worth $1,025,000.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016
AP source: Holliday, Yanks agree to $13M, 1-year contract
Free agent outfielder Matt Holliday and the Yankees have agreed to a $13 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Sunday, giving New York a veteran designated …
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016, 9 P.M.
Bud Selig, John Schuerholz elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Former commissioner Bud Selig, who oversaw baseball’s great growth along with some of its darkest moments, and longtime general manager John Schuerholz were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame …