Latest Manny Machado News

AP source: Ottavino, Yankees agree to $27M, 3-year contract

Jan. 18, 2019 12:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — While shying away from high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the New York Yankees are boosting their bullpen. Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Yankees agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday....

Yanks newcomer LeMahieu on his role: 'Bring a lot of gloves'

Jan. 16, 2019 5:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu is putting away his mittens and packing more mitts. A star second baseman for Colorado, LeMahieu is set to join a crowded New York Yankees infield. "I was told to bring a lot of gloves," he said Wednesday on a conference call. That's fine with LeMahieu, who became a free agent...

Phillies hire infield coach and first base coach

Jan. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have finalized their coaching staff by hiring infield coach Bobby Dickerson and first base coach Paco Figueroa. Dickerson spent the past six seasons with the Baltimore Orioles as third base coach and worked closely with Manny Machado, an All-Star free agent the Phillies are...

Britton prefers setup role on Yanks than to close elsewhere

Jan. 11, 2019 2:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Britton preferred to be a setup man for Aroldis Chapman on the New York Yankees rather than close for a team less likely to win. "I had been closer and I knew that I could do that at a high level. I felt like it wasn't something I needed to prove myself," Britton said Friday after...

Outfielder Jon Jay, White Sox finalize $4M, 1-year contract

Jan. 10, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Jay sees the rebuilding Chicago White Sox poised for big things with promising young players. He's looking forward to being a part of it. "It's a great organization, a great city," he said. The free agent outfielder and the White Sox finalized a $4 million, one-year contract on Thursday....

Long and short of it: Tulowitzki happy if Yanks add Machado

Jan. 7, 2019 6:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki would be happy if the New York Yankees add Manny Machado to their infield, even if the move costs the 34-year-old shortstop playing time. "Hey, I signed up to be a Yankee because I wanted to play with the best players," Tulowitzki said during a conference call Monday. "So if...

Giants acquire utility player Valera from Orioles for cash

Jan. 5, 2019 8:14 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants have acquired switch-hitting infielder and outfielder Breyvic Valera from the Baltimore Orioles for cash, adding another former Dodgers player Saturday who new San Francisco president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi had in Los Angeles. Valera batted .234 with eight RBIS...

Tulowitzki to play shortstop for Yanks until Didi returns

Jan. 5, 2019 12:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees view Troy Tulowitzki as their starting shortstop until Didi Gregorius returns from Tommy John surgery this summer. Still, general manager Brian Cashman won't rule out trying to sign Manny Machado, one of the top free agents on the market. And, in his first question-and-answer...

AP source: Tulowitzki agrees to 1-year deal with Yankees

Jan. 2, 2019 11:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have obtained a low-cost infield replacement, agreeing to a one-year contract with shortstop Troy Tulowitzki for the major league minimum $555,000, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity...

Andrew McCutchen eager to play in hitter friendly ballpark

Dec. 18, 2018 5:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen returned to his home state to join his third team in less than 12 months, intent on regaining his old hitting stroke. The Philadelphia Phillies introduced their newest outfielder at a news conference Tuesday, a week after giving him a $50 million, three-year contract...