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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves second baseman Adeiny Hechavarria throws out San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria at first base after forcing out Buster Posey at second for a double play during the first inning of a baseball game in Atlanta. The Braves have boosted their infield depth by re-signing Hechavarria to a $1 million, one-year deal. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Hechavarría stays with Braves for $1 million, 1-year deal

Jan. 16, 2020 8:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Adeiny Hechavarría agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract to remain with the Braves, a move Thursday that boosted Atlanta's infield depth. The 30-year-old signed with the Braves on Aug. 16, two days after he was released by the New York Mets. Hechavarria, known for defense, hit .328...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, new New York Mets manager, Carlos Beltran, center, poses for a picture with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, left, and Mets COO Jeff Wilpon during a baseball news conference at Citi Field in New York. Beltran is out as manager of the Mets. The team announced the move Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

Jan. 16, 2020 6:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán, called out on a curveball again. So for the second time since they last threw a pitch, the New York Mets are in the market for a new manager. Sign of the times. Beltrán's 2 1/2-month tenure as Mets manager ended Thursday before he spent a single game on the...

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 9, 2009 file photo, New York Mets Alex Cora (3) greets Carlos Beltran at the plate after Beltran's third-inning two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ in a baseball game at Citi Field in New York. While the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox took decisive action in jettisoning their managers after Major League Baseball concluded they were involved in nefarious sign stealing, the New York Mets have stayed silent on Carlos Beltrán's future. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Mets stay silent on new manager Carlos Beltrán's future

Jan. 15, 2020 5:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — While the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox took decisive action in jettisoning their managers after Major League Baseball concluded they were involved in nefarious sign stealing, the New York Mets have stayed silent on Carlos Beltrán's future. Houston fired AJ Hinch one hour after...

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Edwin Encarnacion is helped by trainer Steve Donohue after being hit by a pitch thrown by Boston Red Sox's Josh Smith during the eighth inning of a baseball game in New York. Encarnacion suffered a broken right wrist. Donahue has been promoted to the newly created role of director of medical services for the Yankees. The 63-year-old, starting his 42nd year with the team, had been head athletic trainer for eight seasons after working from 1986-2011 as assistant athletic trainer to Gene Monahan. (AP Photo/Michael Owens, File)

Yankees overhaul training staff after setting injury record

Jan. 14, 2020 11:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Cressey thinks some injuries can be prevented. After a season in which medical updates overshadowed scouting reports, the New York Yankees hope so. Cressey was hired by the Yankees in the new role of director of player health and performance, a move made after New York had 30 players...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson throws to first for the out on Chicago White Sox's Eloy Jimenez during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Atlanta. The Minnesota Twins and Donaldson have agreed to a four-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The contract includes an $8 million club option for 2024. The 34-year-old third baseman returned after an injury-spoiled 2018 to bat .259 with 37 homers and 94 RBIs last season. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

AP source: Twins, 3B Donaldson agree to $92M, 4-year deal

Jan. 14, 2020 9:11 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and 2015 AL MVP Josh Donaldson have agreed to a $92 million, four-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the deal had not been announced. The contract...

Tigers agree to 1-year deal with right-hander Iván Nova

Jan. 14, 2020 6:12 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms Monday on a $1.5 million, one-year deal with Iván Nova, keeping the right-hander in the AL Central after he spent last season with the Chicago White Sox. Nova, who turned 33 on Sunday, went 11-12 with a 4.72 ERA last season, making a career-high 34...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow, right, and A.J. Hinch pose after Hinch is introduced as the new manager of the baseball club in Houston. Hinch and Luhnow were fired Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, after being suspended for their roles in the team's extensive sign-stealing scheme from 2017.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Astros look ahead after firing of Hinch and Luhnow

Jan. 14, 2020 4:10 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros suddenly have a couple more holes to fill. Less than a month before the start of spring training, the American League champions are without a manager and general manager after AJ Hinch and Jeff Luhnow were suspended by Major League Baseball and subsequently fired by team...

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Brett Gardner celebrates his solo home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. Outfielder Brett Gardner is staying with the New York Yankees after the best offensive season of his career, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $12.5 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, because  the agreement had not be announced. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Gardner, Yankees finalize $12.5M, 1-year contract

Jan. 13, 2020 10:58 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees finalized his $12.5 million, one-year contract on Saturday. New York agreed to the deal Dec. 13 during the winter meetings, and the 36-year-old took a physical on Tuesday. His addition, following last month's $324 million, nine-year...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning in Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Houston. Judge agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, with the Yankees. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Judge gets $8.5M from Yankees; Paxton $12.5M, Sánchez $5M

Jan. 10, 2020 10:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge agreed to an $8.5 million, one-year contract Friday with the New York Yankees, who also reached a $12.5 million deal with left-hander James Paxton and a $5 million agreement with catcher Gary Sánchez. New York struck deals with all nine players eligible for salary...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnación runs down the first base line after hitting a double against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series in New York. The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with veteran slugger Encarnación, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. Encarnación is due $11 million in salary next season and a $1 million signing bonus, with the White Sox holding an option for the 2021 season. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Encarnación, White Sox complete $12 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 10, 2020 9:37 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Edwin Encarnación saw the young players the Chicago White Sox have and a bright future for a team eyeing a run at the AL Central championship after seven straight losing seasons. That's why he chose to be a part of it. Encarnación and the White Sox finalized a $12 million,...