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White Sox round out coaching staff under new manager Grifol

Nov. 29, 2022 16:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox rounded out their coaching staff under new manager Pedro Grifol on Tuesday, hiring José Castro as their hitting coach and Eddie Rodriguez as third base coach. They also announced Chris Johnson as assistant hitting coach, Mike Tosar as major...

Injured LH Matzek signs $3.1m, 2-year deal with Braves

Nov. 18, 2022 21:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Even though Tyler Matzek will miss the entire 2023 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves have re-signed the reliever to a $3.1 million, two-year contract. He gets $1.2 million this year and $1.9 million in 2024. The Braves have a $5.5 million...

Cubs tender All-Star outfielder Happ contract for next year

Nov. 18, 2022 21:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs tendered All-Star outfielder Ian Happ a contract for next season, part of a flurry of moves on Friday. Happ made his first All-Star team last season, batting .271 with 17 homers and 72 RBIs, and won his first Gold Glove. The Cubs also...

Cubs claim INF Rylan Bannon off waivers from Braves

Nov. 18, 2022 17:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs claimed infielder Rylan Bannon off waivers from the Atlanta Braves on Friday. Bannon made his big league debut this year, appearing in four games with Baltimore and one with the Braves. He went 2 for 14 with five strikeouts. The...

Braves land RHP Santana from Texas, cut RHP Stephens

Nov. 16, 2022 03:24 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have acquired right-handed reliever Dennis Santana from the Texas Rangers, designated pitcher Jackson Stephens for assignment and added three minor league prospects to their 40-man roster. The 26-year-old Santana was picked up for cash Tuesday...

Texas All-Star lefty Pérez accepts $19.65M qualifying offer

Nov. 15, 2022 19:36 PM EST

All-Star left-hander Martin Pérez accepted a $19.65 million qualifying offer from the Texas Rangers, who still hope to add more to their starting rotation. Pérez returned to the Rangers on a $4 million contract before the start of spring training earlier this year. He went 12-8...

Seattle's Rodríguez, Atlanta's Harris voted top rookies

Nov. 14, 2022 21:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle's Julio Rodríguez and Atlanta's Michael Harris II had a lot in common — perhaps too much. The 21-year-old center fielders were runaway winners in Rookie of the Year voting on Monday after seasons of power and speed that led to lucrative long-term...

Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Harris II wins National League Rookie of the Year award

Nov. 14, 2022 19:50 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Harris II wins National League Rookie of the Year award.

Braves sign former Rays right-hander Anderson to 1-year deal

Nov. 11, 2022 20:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves signed right-hander Nick Anderson to a one-year, non-guaranteed split contract on Friday. Under terms of the deal announced by the Braves, The 32-year-old Anderson will earn $875,000 while he is in the majors and $185,000 if he is in the minors. ...

Aaron Judge, Paul Goldschmidt win MLB's Hank Aaron Awards

Nov. 09, 2022 21:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New AL home run king Aaron Judge and St. Louis slugger Paul Goldschmidt won Hank Aaron Awards on Wednesday that reward the most outstanding offensive performers in each league. Judge and Goldschmidt are both finalists for the Most Valuable Player honors that will be...