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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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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 - 2:52 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-This may 26, 2017, file photo shows Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throwing to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Los Angeles. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press that free agent ace Arrieta and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a three-year deal. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the contract is pending a physical. The deal is reportedly worth $75 million.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 12, 2018 - 11:48 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies made their boldest move yet. Free-agent ace Jake Arrieta and the Phillies have agreed to a $75 million, three-year contract, a deal that could be worth up to $135 million over five seasons, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated...
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File-This may 26, 2017, file photo shows Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throwing to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, in Los Angeles. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press that free agent ace Arrieta and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a three-year deal. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the contract is pending a physical. The deal is reportedly worth $75 million.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 11, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Jake Arrieta finally found a deal he liked. The free agent ace and the Philadelphia Phillies have reached agreement on a three-year contract, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal, reportedly...
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March 11, 2018 - 3:35 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Darren Baker got mobbed — no, not scooped up this time — by his teammates at home plate after a game-winning blast. The Cal freshman second baseman slugged his first college home run in the bottom of the 12th inning Saturday night to lead the Golden Bears over Brown 4-3 ...
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March 11, 2018 - 3:12 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Darren Baker got mobbed — no, not scooped up this time — by his teammates at home plate after a game-winning blast. The Cal freshman second baseman slugged his first college home run in the bottom of the 12th inning Saturday night to lead the Bears over Brown 4-3 . That came...
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March 10, 2018 - 7:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The commissioner's office made the announcement Saturday. Bonifacio was banned after a positive test for Boldenone. The ban will begin on opening...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas hits a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Kansas City, Mo. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Moustakas and Kansas City have agreed to a one-year contract that keeps him with the Royals and guarantees the third baseman $6.5 million. The deal could be worth up to $22.7 million over two seasons, the person said Thursday, March 8, 2018, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement was subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 10, 2018 - 7:56 pm
On the day the Kansas City Royals welcomed back Mike Moustakas, they found out Jorge Bonifacio will miss half the season. Bonifacio was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The outfielder was banned after a positive...
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March 10, 2018 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The commissioner's office made the announcement Saturday. Bonifacio was banned after a positive test for Boldenone. The ban will begin on opening...
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