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White Sox finalize $12 million, 1-year deal with Clevinger

Dec. 04, 2022 12:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and right-hander Mike Clevinger have finalized a $12 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal on Sunday. Clevinger will make $8 million in 2023, and there is a mutual $12 million option for 2024 that includes a $4 million buyout....

AP source: Orioles, RHP Kyle Gibson agree to 1-year contract

Dec. 03, 2022 21:40 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Kyle Gibson, adding a veteran arm to their pitching staff ahead of the winter meetings. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Saturday night...

Candelario guaranteed $5M in 1-year deal with Nationals

Dec. 03, 2022 17:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Infielder Jeimer Candelario is guaranteed $5 million under his one-year contract with the Washington Nationals. He can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses for plate appearances as part of the deal announced Tuesday: $200,000 for 200 and each...

DeGrom's deal with Rangers could be worth $222M for 6 years

Dec. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EST

Jacob deGrom's $185 million, five-year contract with Texas includes a pair of conditional options, one that protects the Rangers against an arm injury and another that would make the deal worth $222 million over six seasons if he is remains a top pitcher at the end of 2027. The deal...

Texas Rangers sign ace Jacob deGrom to $185M, 5-year deal

Dec. 02, 2022 23:15 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jacob deGrom is headed to the free-spending Texas Rangers, who believe the health risk is worth the potential reward in trying to end a six-year run of losing. The two-time Cy Young Award winner agreed to a $185 million, five-year contract Friday, leaving...

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom signs five-year contract with Texas Rangers

Dec. 02, 2022 20:12 PM EST
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom signs five-year contract with Texas Rangers.

Mariners get 2B Kolten Wong from Brewers for Winker, Toro

Dec. 02, 2022 20:01 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Right before the start of baseball's winter meetings, the Seattle Mariners checked off another offseason need, this time with a Gold Glove second baseman. Seattle acquired Kolten Wong from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in a trade for outfielder Jesse Winker and...

Tampa Bay Rays enter bid to redevelop Tropicana Field site

Dec. 02, 2022 19:14 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays, in partnership with a global real estate investment and development firm, have submitted a bid to redevelop Tropicana Field and surrounding land on the edge of downtown St. Petersburg. The club said Friday that in addition to a new...

Brewers promote Marti Wronski, say MLB's only female COO

Dec. 02, 2022 13:41 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted Marti Wronski to chief operating officer, making her the franchise’s highest-ranking female executive since Wendy Selig-Prieb was the president and chair of the board in the early 2000s. Brewers officials also said Wronski is...

Rays moving spring camp due to damage caused by hurricane

Dec. 01, 2022 23:40 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are relocating their spring base for 2023 due to extensive damage to team training facilities caused by Hurricane Ian. The Rays have trained since 2009 in Port Charlotte, Florida, about 90 minutes south of St. Petersburg, and intend to...