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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...

Rockies, Oberg agree to $13 million, 3-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 6:59 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'...

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...

Jets net 3 goals in 2-minute span, deal Detroit 12th loss

Dec. 11, 2019 12:17 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Laurent Brossoit was glad the Winnipeg Jets didn't ease up against the reeling Detroit Red Wings. Blake Wheeler, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in a two-minute span in the second period and the Jets dealt the Red Wings their 12th straight loss, 5-1 on Tuesday night....

AP source: Gerrit Cole and New York Yankees agree to $324 million, nine-year contract

Dec. 11, 2019 12:15 AM EST
AP source: Gerrit Cole and New York Yankees agree to $324 million, nine-year contract.

Adam Jones, Orix agree to $8M, 2-year contract

Dec. 10, 2019 11:36 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League have agreed to an $8 million, two-year contract. The longtime Baltimore Orioles star played with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, hitting .260 with 16 homers and 67 RBIs. “They have expressed to my family...

Gomes, Kendrick officially back to World Series champ Nats

Dec. 10, 2019 11:27 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Doing their best to keep as much of their World Series roster intact as possible, the Washington Nationals announced they re-signed catcher Yan Gomes and infielder Howie Kendrick on Tuesday, a day after bringing back Stephen Strasburg for $245 million. Gomes agreed to a $10 million,...