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Phillies avoid arbitration with six players, not Aaron Nola

Jan. 12, 2019 12:39 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with six players, including second baseman Cesar Hernandez and third baseman Maikel Franco. All-Star right-hander Aaron Nola didn't reach an agreement with the team. The Phillies offered $4.5 million and Nola is seeking $6.75 million....

Phillies agree on 1-year deals with pitchers Neris, Eickhoff

Jan. 10, 2019 10:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies avoided arbitration with a pair of right-handed pitchers, agreeing to one-year deals with former closer Hector Neris and starter Jerad Eickhoff. Neris will earn $1.8 million while Eickhoff gets $975,000. Neris was 1-3 with 11 saves and a 5.10 ERA last year. He...

Robertson, Phillies agree to $23 million, 2-year contract

Jan. 3, 2019 6:49 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Robertson got himself a new deal in a new pair of pinstripes. The 33-year-old right-handed reliever and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to a $23 million, two-year contact on Thursday. Robertson gets $10 million this year and $11 million in 2020, and the Phillies have a $12...

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...

AP source: Wilson Ramos, Mets agree to $19M, 2-year deal

Dec. 16, 2018 8:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have agreed to a $19 million, two-year contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The agreement signals an end to the Mets' pursuit of Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. Instead, New York turned to a two-time All-Star...

Free agent Justin Bour, Angels finalize $2.5M deal

Dec. 15, 2018 3:17 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — First baseman Justin Bour and the Angels have finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract, giving Los Angeles depth while Albert Pujols recovers from surgery. Bour can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances under the deal announced Saturday:...

AP source: Free agent first baseman Bour, Angels reach deal

Dec. 12, 2018 10:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Justin Bour is set to bring the Los Angeles Angels key depth they need until stars Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are fully recovered from surgery. The Angels and the free agent first baseman have reached a deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on...

McCutchen, Phillies finalize $50M, 3-year deal

Dec. 12, 2018 9:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized a back-loaded $50 million, three-year contract on Wednesday, a deal that includes a team option for 2022. McCutchen gets $10 million next season, $17 million in 2020 and $20 million in 2021. The Phillies have a...

The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels

Dec. 12, 2018 9:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 6:10p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is pending a physical said...

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

Dec. 12, 2018 10:13 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go. The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce...