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FILE - In this screen grab taken from video, Major League baseball player Francisco Lindor answers questions during a virtual press conference introducing him as the New York Mets new shortstop, in this Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, file photo. Lindor is among roughly 125 players who entered Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, eligible to exchange salary arbitration figures with their teams. (New York Mets via AP, File)

Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

Jan. 16, 2021 2:05 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 to swap salary arbitration figures during a slow offseason in the aftermath of the financial carnage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The deals...

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31 2020 file photo, Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz (23)} waits to bat against the Chicago White Sox in a baseball game in Minneapolis. Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli has made no secret of the team's desire to re-sign designated hitter Nelson Cruz. Baldelli took his interest in the 40-year-old free agent a step further by taking a few seconds out of his video conference call with reporters to make a pretend pitch to the six-time All-Star. Cruz has batted .308 with 57 home runs, 141 RBIs and a 1.020 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in 173 games with the Twins. He's been their best hitter over Baldelli's two seasons and a significant reason why they’ve won the AL Central both years. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Twins' Baldelli to Cruz: 'We'd love to see you in spring'

Dec. 15, 2020 7:09 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli was discussing the state of his roster in baseball's so-far quiet offseason, making no secret of the team's desire to re-sign designated hitter Nelson Cruz. Baldelli pushed his interest in the 40-year-old free agent a step further, taking a few...

Today in History

Dec. 8, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 8, the 343rd day of 2020. There are 23 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. On this date: In 1863,...