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AP source: RHP Alex Cobb closes in on contract with Giants

Nov. 29, 2021 20:20 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Alex Cobb is close to finalizing an agreement with the San Francisco Giants, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Cobb still must pass a physical to complete...

Braves pick up former All-Star Kirby Yates for bullpen

Nov. 29, 2021 20:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves bolstered their World Series-winning bullpen Monday by signing right-hander Kirby Yates to a two-year, $8.25 million deal. Yates led the majors with 41 saves for the San Diego Padres in 2019. He didn't pitch this past season for the...

AP source: Rangers land SS Seager on $325M, 10-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:49 PM EST

Corey Seager agreed to a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday and will now play his home games in the stadium where he was twice a postseason MVP, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition...

AP Source: Mariners finalizing deal with Cy Young winner Ray

Nov. 29, 2021 17:05 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are finalizing a contract with American League Cy Young Award winner Robbie Ray, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on the condition of anonymity because Ray still...

Steven Matz finalizes $44M, 4-year contract with Cardinals

Nov. 29, 2021 14:59 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Left-hander Steven Matz and the St. Louis Cardinals finalized a $44 million, four-year contract on Monday. Matz gets a $2 million signing bonus, payable within 30 days of the deal's approval by the commissioner's office, and salaries of $8 million next...

Toronto tops Ducks, ties team mark for consecutive road wins

Nov. 28, 2021 23:58 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Michael Bunting, Alexander Kerfoot and William Nylander each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs completed the most successful month in franchise history by beating the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Sunday night. The Maple Leafs went...

AP source: Rangers agree with Semien (7 yrs), Gray, Calhoun

Nov. 28, 2021 23:11 PM EST

The Texas Rangers have reached an agreement on a seven-year contract with Gold Glove second baseman and potential shortstop Marcus Semien, according to a person familiar with the deal, and the team has also come to terms with right-handed starter Jon Gray and outfielder Kole Calhoun. ...

AP source: Blue Jays reach deal with pitcher Kevin Gausman

Nov. 28, 2021 22:18 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have reached an agreement with right-hander Kevin Gausman on a five-year, $110 million contract, pending a physical, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press late Sunday. The 30-year-old Gausman was 14-6 with a 2.81...

Celtics beat short-handed Raptors for 4th win in 6 games

Nov. 28, 2021 21:42 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Smart scored 21 points, Al Horford had 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 109-97 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak. Josh Richardson scored 18 of Boston’s 32 bench points. Jaylen...

Goran Dragic leaves Raptors because of personal matter

Nov. 28, 2021 17:19 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Goran Dragic has left the Toronto Raptors because of a personal matter. The Raptors said Sunday before their game against Boston Celtics that the 35-year-old guard — acquired along with Precious Achiuwa in the offseason deal that sent Kyle Lowry to...