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33 players left in arbitration as 170 reach agreements

Jan. 14, 2023 14:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A total of 170 major league players agreed to contracts in the hours before Friday night's arbitration deadline to exchange proposed salaries with teams, and just one reached a multiyear deal: Minnesota right-hander Chris Paddack. After agreeing to a $2.4 million,...

New Marlins assistant GM Oz Ocampo sees Miami's potential

Nov. 09, 2022 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Oz Ocampo already sees a similarity between the Miami Marlins and the two teams that just played in the World Series. Miami’s new assistant general manager — who came to the Marlins from Houston — cites a stat that suggested that the World Series champion Astros...

Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils

Nov. 06, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a moon shot that sent Space City into a frenzy, and the Houston Astros to their second World Series title. While the stain on Houston’s first championship might never completely fade, Alvarez’s majestic three-run homer helped fashion a fresh...

Astros aim to close out World Series over Phillies in Game 6

Nov. 04, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker has been here before. It’s hard not to think of the last time the Astros’ manager was up 3-2 in the Fall Classic as he leads the team back to Houston Saturday night for Game 6 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies needing just one win...

World Series viewing turning into a participation sport

Nov. 04, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Houston's Lance McCullers Jr. says he wasn't tipping pitches during his Game 3 five-homer meltdown in the World Series. The internet disagreed. Advantage, internet. We may never know exactly what Phillies slugger Bryce Harper told Alec Bohm when he called the third...

Verlander gets World Series win, Astros lead Phillies 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Verlander beamed like a first-time big leaguer, and the Houston Astros feted the 244-game winner like a baby-faced rookie. “They put me in the cart and rolled me in the shower and just doused me with all sorts of stuff," he said. "And it was one of the...

World Series: Astros head home to Houston leading Phils 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

Trey Mancini and Chas McCormick buoyed the Astros with clutch defensive plays in Game 5 of the World Series. Defend home turf, and Houston will again be world champions. The Astros and Phillies travel Friday to Texas, where Game 6 will be played a night later. Houston...