Major League Baseball

February 07, 2018 - 4:18 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been traded — from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees. The Rangers selected Wilson in the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 draft during the winter meetings in December 2013, about two months before he led the Seahawks to a...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2017, file photo, New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler looks toward the giant video screen in centerfield after allowing a two-run home run to St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong in the allowing a sixth inning of a baseball game in New York. Wheeler went to salary arbitration with the Mets after struggling in his return from Tommy John surgery. Wheeler asked for a raise from $800,000 to $1.9 million, and the Mets argued he should be paid $1.5 million. A decision by arbitrators John Skonier, Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte is expected Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler went to salary arbitration with the New York Mets after struggling in his return from Tommy John surgery. Wheeler asked for a raise from $800,000 to $1.9 million, and the Mets argued he should be paid $1.5 million. A decision by arbitrators John Skonier,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Todd Frazier celebrates after scoring in the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series, in Cleveland. On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, a person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent third baseman Todd Frazier and the New York Mets have agreed on a two-year contract for $17 million. (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)
February 07, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier and the New York Mets have finalized a $17 million, two-year contract after the third baseman passed his physical. Frazier, who turns 32 next week, gets $8 million this year and $9 million in 2019, and the agreement includes a $500,000 assignment bonus if traded. He was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi speaks with members of the media during a news conference at the team's baseball spring training facilities, in Tampa, Fla. Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is joining the MLB Network as a studio analyst and was set to make his debut Wednesday night, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 07, 2018 - 12:02 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is joining the MLB Network as a studio analyst and was set to make his debut Wednesday night. Girardi was fired after 10 seasons as Yankees manager and replaced by Aaron Boone. While New York reached Game 7 of the AL Championship Series...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:55 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is joining the MLB Network as a studio analyst and was set to make his debut Wednesday night. Girardi was fired after 10 seasons as Yankees manager and replaced by Aaron Boone. While New York reached Game 7 of the AL Championship Series...
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FIEL - In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association, answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. Clark sadi Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, that the number of rebuilding teams and unsigned free agents in a historically slow market “threatens the very integrity of our game.” Just 53 of 166 players who exercised their free agency rights last November had announced agreements entering Tuesday, down from 99 of 158 at a similar time last year. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
February 06, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Players' union head Tony Clark claims the number of rebuilding teams and unsigned free agents in a historically slow market threatens the sport's integrity, an assertion immediately rejected by Major League Baseball. In a statement and a telephone interview with The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file phtoo, Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Ervin Santana looks at the ball after receiving it from the catcher during a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. Santana will miss the start of the regular season after undergoing unexpected surgery on his right middle finger. The Twins announced the 35-year-old right-hander had the procedure done Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in New York by Dr. Charles Melone, after experiencing discomfort during a bullpen session last week. Santana is expected to need 10 to 12 weeks of rehabilitation before he can pitch in a major league game, which would keep him out of the rotation until at least mid-April. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 06, 2018 - 7:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins right-hander Ervin Santana will miss the start of the regular season after unexpected surgery on his right middle finger. The Twins announced the 35-year-old right-hander had the procedure Tuesday in New York by Dr. Charles Melone, after Santana experienced...
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This Jan. 28, 2018 photo shows National League Most Valuable Player Giancarlo Stanton, left, and American League Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge sitting side-by-side during the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America annual dinner in New York where both men picked up their awards. The New York Yankees will open the gates three hours before spring training home games, allowing fans to watch Aaron Judge and new teammate Giancarlo Stanton take their thwacks during batting practice. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 06, 2018 - 5:56 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees will open the gates three hours before spring training home games, allowing fans to watch Aaron Judge and new teammate Giancarlo Stanton take their thwacks during batting practice. An announcement was posted on the website of Steinbrenner Field, the team's...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2002, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Barry Bonds waves and poses for fans during the annual on-field photo day before the Giants' baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in San Francisco. Bonds will have his No. 25 jersey retired this August by the Giants when his former Pittsburgh Pirates are in town, the team announced Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Home run king Barry Bonds will have his No. 25 jersey retired this August by the San Francisco Giants when his former Pittsburgh Pirates are in town. The Giants announced Tuesday they would hold a ceremony to honor the former slugger and seven-time NL MVP on Aug. 11. He will...
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FIEL - In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association, answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. Clark sadi Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, that the number of rebuilding teams and unsigned free agents in a historically slow market “threatens the very integrity of our game.” Just 53 of 166 players who exercised their free agency rights last November had announced agreements entering Tuesday, down from 99 of 158 at a similar time last year. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
February 06, 2018 - 2:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players' union head Tony Clark says the number of rebuilding teams and unsigned free agents in a historically slow market threatens the sport's integrity. "A record number of talented free agents remain unemployed in an industry where revenues and franchise values are at...
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