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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Luke Weaver looks at the baseball after giving up a home run to the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

D-backs avoid salary arbitration with Weaver, Kelly

Jan. 16, 2021 12:51 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to one-year contracts Friday with right-hander Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly and left-hander Caleb Smith that avoided salary arbitration. Weaver's deal is for $1.95 million, Kelly $1.7 million and Smith $1,465,000. No other Arizona players remain eligible...

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

Jan. 15, 2021 11:46 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and ace Jack Flaherty have not agreed to terms on a 2021 contract and they swapped figures for salary arbitration Friday. The 25-year-old Flaherty asked for $3.9 million and the team offered $3 million. The sides can come to an agreement until an arbitrator hears...

Giants sign RHP John Brebbia to 1-year contract

Dec. 21, 2020 6:39 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants signed John Brebbia to an $800,000, one-year deal Monday, taking a chance on the right-handed reliever coming off Tommy John surgery. The 30-year-old Brebbia spent his first three seasons with St. Louis, but he was non-tendered by the Cardinals on Dec. 2. He is...

White Sox-Angels open ESPN Sunday night slate on April 4

Dec. 18, 2020 1:26 PM EST

ESPN will open its “Sunday Night Baseball” schedule on April 4 when the Los Angeles Angels host the Chicago White Sox. The game will feature the last two American League MVPs, with the Angels' Mike Trout facing reigning MVP and White Sox first baseman José Abreu. The following week will feature...

FILE - New York Mets starting pitcher Michael Wacha winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, in this Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, file photo. The American League champion Tampa Bay Rays signed right-hander Michael Wacha to a $3 million, one-year contract on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, to fill a void in the rotation with the departure of Charlie Morton. The 29-year old Wacha has a 60-43 record with a 4.01 ERA over eight seasons. After seven years with the St. Louis Cardinals, he went went 1-4 with a 6.62 ERA with the New York Mets in 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Rays sign pitcher Michael Wacha to $3 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 18, 2020 11:39 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The American League champion Tampa Bay Rays signed right-hander Michael Wacha to a $3 million, one-year contract on Friday to fill a void in the rotation with the departure of Charlie Morton. The 29-year old Wacha has a 60-43 record with a 4.01 ERA over eight seasons. After...

FILE - Dick Kaegel, editor of the Sporting News, is shown during a press conference in St. Louis, in this Jan. 25, 1982, file photo. Kaegel, who covered the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals and edited The Sporting News during a career of more than 53 years, has won the Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during induction weekend from July 23-26 in Cooperstown, New York. (AP Photo/Fred Waters)

Dick Kaegel wins Spink Award for baseball writing

Dec. 8, 2020 5:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick Kaegel, who covered the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals and edited The Sporting News during a career of more than 53 years, has won the Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during induction...

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Lance Lynn winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros in Arlington, Texas. Late Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said the Texas Rangers are trading right-hander Lynn to the Chicago White Sox. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Rangers trade RHP Lance Lynn to White Sox

Dec. 8, 2020 3:08 PM EST

The Chicago White Sox acquired a big workhorse for their starting rotation. Lance Lynn was traded from the Texas Rangers to the White Sox on Tuesday for right-hander Dane Dunning and lefty Avery Weems. The deal was agreed to at the end of the first day of Major League Baseball’s virtual winter meetings....

FILE - Former Philadelphia Phillies' Dick Allen waves to the crowd before a baseball game against the New York Mets in Philadelphia, in this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, file photo. Dick Allen, a fearsome hitter who was a seven-time All-Star, the 1964 NL Rookie of the Year and the 1972 AL MVP, has died. He was 78. The Philadelphia Phillies, the team Allen started out with, announced his death on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Dick Allen, fearsome hitter and 7-time All-Star, dies at 78

Dec. 7, 2020 7:03 PM EST

Dick Allen hit the ball so hard, fans in Philadelphia started showing up in batting practice during his rookie season just to watch him hammer shots over the Coca-Cola sign atop the left-center field roof at Connie Mack Stadium. The rousing attention, he got that early. The rightful acclaim, sadly, he had to wait...

FILE - St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright smiles after throwing a simulated inning during baseball practice at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, in this Sunday, July 5, 2020, file photo. Longtime St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has won the Roberto Clemente Award, given annually by Major League Baseball for community involvement and philanthropy. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Adam Wainwright wins MLB's Roberto Clemente Award

Dec. 7, 2020 4:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has won the Roberto Clemente Award, given annually by Major League Baseball for community involvement and philanthropy. Wainwright’s Big League Impact foundation and recording artist Garth Brooks’ Teammates for Kids...

Evans leads No. 5 Louisville to 85-67 win over UT Martin

Dec. 6, 2020 4:27 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As the only senior on Louisville’s squad, Dana Evans has embraced the role of team leader. On Sunday, that meant providing the offense on a day when her teammates were struggling. The preseason All-American scored 26 points to lead the No. 5 Cardinals to an 85-67 victory over...