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Toronto Blue Jays newly signed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, smiles as he speaks to media at a news conference announcing his signing to the team in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

LHP Ryu gives Blue Jays ace to pair with talented young core

Dec. 27, 2019 7:14 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is the ace the Toronto Blue Jays needed to pair with a lineup flush with “baseball royalty.” That’s the view agent Scott Boras has of the four-year, $80 million deal that brought the Korean left-hander north of the border. Ryu agreed to join the Jays last...

Barnes, Alexander reach deals with Dodgers, who cut García

Dec. 3, 2019 12:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who also reached an $875,000 deal with left-hander Scott Alexander on Monday. Los Angeles failed to offer a 2020 contract to Yimi García, allowing the right-hander to become a free agent....