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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...

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...

NCAA: 'Highly probable' Congress passes athlete comp rules

Dec. 11, 2019 5:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday it is “highly probable” Congress will set national guidelines for how college athletes can be compensated for the use of their names, images and likenesses. Emmert, who spoke at a forum sponsored by the Sports Business Journal, said he...

Cole mine: Gerrit, Yankees strike record $324M, 9-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 10:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gerrit Cole quickly ended Stephen Strasburg's tenure as baseball's highest-paid pitcher. Cole agreed to a $324 million, nine-year contract with the New York Yankees on Tuesday night, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...

AP source: Gregorius, Phillies agree to $14M, 1-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 3:23 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia, agreeing with the Phillies on a $14 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement,...

AP source: Yanks land ace Cole on record $324M, 9-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 1:43 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Yankees landed the biggest prize of the free agent market, adding Gerrit Cole to their rotation with a record $324 million, nine-year contract on Tuesday night, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the...