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AP Source: Angels, Anthony Rendon reach $245M, 7-year deal

Dec. 12, 2019 12:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a $245 million, seven-year contract Wednesday, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced and was subject to...

Rendon follows Strasburg, Cole to free agent riches

Dec. 12, 2019 12:11 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Anthony Rendon is joining the Los Angeles Angels, quickly following mega-deals for Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg in a trifecta of nine-figure contracts for agent Scott Boras at a wild winter meetings. With baseball still buzzing over Cole's $324 million, nine-year agreement with the...

Angels to formulate plan for Ohtani’s throwing program soon

Dec. 12, 2019 12:09 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once Shohei Ohtani completes the final phase of his recovery from Tommy John surgery later this month, the Los Angeles Angels will confer with surgeon Dr. Neal ElAttrache and the team's medical staff to determine how to proceed with the Japanese two-way star's throwing program. Ohtani...

Yankees harpoon Cole, Cashman's `white whale,' on 3rd try

Dec. 11, 2019 11:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Meeting with Gerrit Cole and the pitcher's wife for the first time last week at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach, Brian Cashman tossed out a literary reference that prompted laughter. "You're my white whale," the New York Yankees general manager told him. "He was someone we...

Ken Harrelson wins Frick Award for broadcast excellece

Dec. 11, 2019 11:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ken “Hawk" Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. “It’s just such an honor,” Harrelson said. “I’ve always considered myself...

AP source: Anthony Rendon and Los Angeles Angels agree to $245 million, seven-year contract

Dec. 11, 2019 10:46 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — AP source: Anthony Rendon and Los Angeles Angels agree to $245 million, seven-year contract.

Rockies, Oberg agree to $13 million, 3-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 9:43 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Scott Oberg and the Colorado Rockies agreed Wednesday to a $13 million, three-year contract with a club option for 2023 that could make the deal worth $21 million over four seasons. Oberg gets $2 million next season, $4 million in 2021 and $7 million in 2022, and the Rockies'...

AP source: Mets nearing deal to add Wacha to rotation

Dec. 11, 2019 9:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Mets and right-hander Michael Wacha are nearing an agreement on a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the contract told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal was not yet complete. The Mets have been in the market for...

AP source: Reliever Blake Treinen, Dodgers reach 1-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 7:17 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Blake Treinen reached agreement on a $10 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers just more than a week after Oakland declined to offer him a contract. A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations confirmed Treinen's deal, speaking to The Associated Press on...

World champ Nats switch around some duties on coaching staff

Dec. 11, 2019 6:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The World Series champion Washington Nationals shifted around some duties among members of manager Dave Martinez's coaching staff. The team announced Wednesday that Tim Bogar will move to bench coach from first base coach, Bob Henley goes across the diamond to first base coach after...