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Rangers finalize $5.2M deal with OF Kole Calhoun

Nov. 30, 2021 21:21 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers finalized their $5.2 million, one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Kole Calhoun on Tuesday. Calhoun's deal includes a $5.5 million club option for 2023. “We believe Kole will bring an outstanding...

Pirates sign Quintana, bring back OF Gamel on 1-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Quintana still believes he can be an effective starting pitcher. The Pittsburgh Pirates will give him an opportunity to prove it. The Pirates signed the veteran left-hander to a one-year contract Monday, hoping he can steady a pitching staff that...

Angels sign reliever Aaron Loup for 2 years, $17 million

Nov. 22, 2021 18:55 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Left-handed reliever Aaron Loup has agreed to a $17 million, two-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels. The club announced the deal Monday for Loup, adding one of the most effective relievers on the free agent market to right-handed starter Noah...

Tyler Wade traded from New York Yankees to Angels

Nov. 22, 2021 13:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Speedy utility player Tyler Wade was traded from the New York Yankees to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday for a player to be named or cash. Wade was designated for assignment Friday when the Yankees needed roster spots to protect prospects ahead of the...

Correa, Freeman, Scherzer among baseball's top free agents

Nov. 22, 2021 04:08 AM EST

With a possible lockout on the horizon, it's been mostly business as usual on the free agent market — so far. Detroit signed left-hander Eduardo Rodríguez. Houston retained star righty Justin Verlander. Noah Syndergaard went from the Mets to the Angels on an expensive...

Eppler, joining Mets, embraces return to `intimidating' NYC

Nov. 19, 2021 16:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Eppler embraced the bright lights of the big city, promising on his first day as Mets general manager to pursue pricey free agents and create a perennial World Series contender. Hired late Thursday by owner Steve Cohen and team president Sandy...

Syndergaard says Angels flew in while Mets were distracted

Nov. 19, 2021 15:32 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Noah Syndergaard got a qualifying offer and not much else from the New York Mets over the past two months. That's one big reason he's switching coasts to join Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels. The imposing...

Eppler gets 4-year deal to become Mets general manager

Nov. 18, 2021 22:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets finally found a general manager, hiring Billy Eppler in a move announced Thursday night following their long and ridiculed search. Eppler was fired as GM of the Los Angeles Angels a little more than a year ago after five unsuccessful...

Ohtani voted AL MVP for 2-way season, Harper wins NL honor

Nov. 18, 2021 21:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shohei Ohtani’s two-way season was so incredible, MVP voters filled out the top of their ballots only one way. Ohtani was a unanimous winner of the American League MVP award Thursday for a hitting and pitching display not seen...

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has been named the unanimous AL MVP

Nov. 18, 2021 18:51 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way star Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels has been named the unanimous AL MVP.