Major League Baseball

March 12, 2018 - 10:59 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Famer and New York Yankees special adviser Reggie Jackson is on the disabled list. The 71-year-old Jackson will have knee surgery Tuesday after tripping and falling during a walk Monday morning. The Yankees said Jackson, an instructor at spring training, was in "good...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $12 million, one-year contract with right-hander Lynn, another patient, low-risk move toward strengthening their pitching staff. The deal was announced by the Twins on Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
March 12, 2018 - 9:02 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Patiently monitoring baseball's slow-moving market, the Minnesota Twins made several significant improvements to the team that made a surprise run last season to the AL wild card game. Right-hander Lance Lynn became the latest addition when the Twins finalized a $12 million, one-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball free agent second baseman Neil Walker fields a ground ball during infield drills before a scrimmage game in Bradenton, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to an agreement on a one-year contract for about $5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 12, 2018, because an agreement would be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 12, 2018 - 8:13 pm
Neil Walker became the latest free agent to take a big pay cut as opening day approaches, joining the New York Yankees on Monday with a one-year deal for $4 million. The veteran infielder made $17.2 million last season while playing for the New York Mets and Milwaukee. He can make $1 million in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago. The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $12 million, one-year contract with right-hander Lynn, another patient, low-risk move toward strengthening their pitching staff. The deal was announced by the Twins on Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
March 12, 2018 - 8:09 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Patiently monitoring baseball's slow-moving market, the Minnesota Twins made several significant improvements to the team that made a surprise run last season to the AL wild card game. Right-hander Lance Lynn became the latest addition when the Twins finalized a $12 million, one-...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez heads back to the dugout after warming up for a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Denver. The Rockies finalized a $5 million, one-year deal to bring back three-time All-Star and popular clubhouse leader Gonzalez. His agreement was announced Monday, March 12, 2018, and includes $3 million in bonuses based on days on the active roster. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:24 pm
The Colorado Rockies finalized a $5 million, one-year contract to bring back three-time All-Star and popular clubhouse leader Carlos Gonzalez. His agreement was announced Monday and includes $3 million in bonuses based on days on the active roster. Gonzalez had a $20 million salary last year in the...
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March 12, 2018 - 7:16 pm
The Colorado Rockies finalized a $5 million, one-year contract to bring back three-time All-Star and popular clubhouse leader Carlos Gonzalez. His agreement was announced Monday and includes $3 million in bonuses based on days on the active roster. Gonzalez had a $20 million salary last year in the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball free agent second baseman Neil Walker fields a ground ball during infield drills before a scrimmage game in Bradenton, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to an agreement on a one-year contract for about $5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 12, 2018, because an agreement would be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 12, 2018 - 6:02 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Free agent Neil Walker and the Yankees agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract, a 75 percent paycut for the infielder in a deal that allows New York prospects Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar more time to mature in the minor leagues. Walker likely will start at second base and...
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President Donald Trump poses for photographs as Houston Astros' Josh Reddick, right, presents him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 12, 2018, where he honored the World Series Champion Houston Astros for their 2017 World Series victory. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 12, 2018 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump recognized the Houston Astros on Monday for their first World Series win, an "incredible victory" that Trump said was even more special following the devastation Hurricane Harvey wrought on the Texas city. Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018, file photo, Major League Baseball free agent second baseman Neil Walker fields a ground ball during infield drills before a scrimmage game in Bradenton, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to an agreement on a one-year contract for about $5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 12, 2018, because an agreement would be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 12, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent infielder Neil Walker and the New York Yankees are close to a one-year contract worth about $5 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because any agreement is...
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March 12, 2018 - 3:37 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have finalized a $12 million, one-year contract with right-hander Lance Lynn, another patient, low-risk move toward strengthening their pitching staff. The deal was announced by the Twins on Monday, and Lynn will be introduced at a news conference on Tuesday...
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