Latest Aaron Nola News

Catcher Austin Nola signs $975,000 deal with Royals to provide depth behind Salvador Perez

Feb. 23, 2024 12:25 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed Austin Nola to a one-year contract Friday, adding a veteran catcher to provide some insurance behind Salvador Perez alongside young backup Freddie Fermin. Nola gets a $975,000 salary while in the major leagues and $175,000 while...

Aaron Nola happy to stay with Philadelphia Phillies

Feb. 16, 2024 18:58 PM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Nola never felt pressure to sign a long-term contract during spring training last year, instead becoming a free agent after the season and quickly agreeing to a $172 million, seven-year deal to remain with the Philadelphia Phillies. “It’s...

Zack Wheeler says his agents are 'chatting' with the Phillies about a new contract

Feb. 15, 2024 09:47 AM EST

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — At spring training last year, a key question surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies was whether pending free agent Aaron Nola would return after his contract expired. Now, it's Zack Wheeler's turn. The right-hander has been worth every penny...

MLB's free agent market begins to thaw, Soler agrees to $42 million deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 20:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and slugger Jorge Soler agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations, taking one of the remaining marquee free agents off the market as most of the 30 teams reported for spring training...

Spring training preview: The Dodgers won the offseason. Will it buy them a championship?

Feb. 12, 2024 11:32 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Money can buy lots of things, including Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto, a pair of Japanese superstars that set the Los Angeles Dodgers back more than $1 billion. Now the journey begins to see if it'll buy them a championship. Major League...