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Mancini, Cubs finalize $14 million, 2-year contract

Jan. 21, 2023 16:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Trey Mancini and the Chicago Cubs finalized a $14 million, two-year contract. He gets $7 million in each of the next two seasons and has a conditional right to opt out after this season if he has at least 350 plate appearances. Mancini, a cancer...

D-backs trade Varsho to Blue Jays, receive Moreno, Gurriel

Dec. 23, 2022 23:06 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired one of the top prospects in baseball, adding catcher Gabriel Moreno and veteran outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. in a Friday swap that sent slugger Daulton Varsho to the Toronto Blue Jays. The 22-year-old Moreno made the majors last...

Slugging Abreu joins Astros team looking to repeat as champs

Nov. 29, 2022 14:42 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu has spent his entire nine-year MLB career with the Chicago White Sox, but Astros owner Jim Crane isn’t worried about how the newly signed first baseman will fit in with his teammates in Houston. “José pulled out his phone last night and had the phone...

Free agent Abreu signs $58.5M. 3-year deal with Astros

Nov. 29, 2022 09:57 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros agreed to a $58.5 million, three-year contract Monday, adding another powerful bat to Houston's lineup. Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, gets $19.5 million in each of the next three seasons. He spent his first...

Astros' offseason involves Baker contract, free agents

Nov. 06, 2022 16:16 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros may have won their second World Series in six years and been a consistent presence in the playoffs, but there are a lot of questions the team will need to address in the offseason. Manager Dusty Baker and general manager James Click aren’t yet...

Houston 1B Yuli Gurriel out for rest of World Series

Nov. 05, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will miss the rest of the World Series after spraining his right knee in Game 5, an injury that led to the surprise activation of rookie catcher Korey Lee. “He wasn’t crying, but he had tears in his eyes," Astros manager Dusty...

Verlander gets World Series win, Astros lead Phillies 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Verlander beamed like a first-time big leaguer, and the Houston Astros feted the 244-game winner like a baby-faced rookie. “They put me in the cart and rolled me in the shower and just doused me with all sorts of stuff," he said. "And it was one of the...

Astros' McCormick, Mancini show off glovework, stop Phils

Nov. 04, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trey Mancini saved the Houston Astros with the play of the game. Until teammate Chas McCormick topped him with the play of a lifetime. No matter how many potential game-changers the Philadelphia Phillies smashed in the late innings during Game 5...