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Colin Poche, Rays go to arbitration just $125,000 apart

Feb. 07, 2023 20:06 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Reliever Colin Poche went to salary arbitration with the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday with the sides just $125,000 apart. The gap between the $1.3 million the pitcher asked for and the $1,175,000 the team offered was the smallest among the 33 players who...

Berti, Marlins settle as Thompson, Rays go to arbitration

Feb. 06, 2023 22:10 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Thompson went to arbitration with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, while Miami's Jon Berti reached a deal with the Marlins for $2,125,000 that avoided a hearing. Berti, an infielder and outfielder, gets a $2.1 million salary this year under an...

Kinsler back with Rangers as special assistant to GM Young

Feb. 06, 2023 15:22 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler returned to the team as a special assistant to general manager Chris Young, his teammate in the organization's minor league system nearly two decades ago. Young said Monday that Kinsler, who was part of the...

Ohtani set for WBC in Japan, but Angels future uncertain

Feb. 04, 2023 17:01 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Shohei Ohtani's long-term future with the Los Angeles Angels is decidedly uncertain as he heads into the final season under contract, the two-way superstar's plans for the spring are all set. Ohtani will make one start on the Cactus League mound this...

AP source: MLB forms economic group as regional TV in peril

Feb. 03, 2023 14:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerned about a possible bankruptcy for the company that owns local broadcasting rights to 14 of the 30 Major League Baseball teams, the league has formed a new economic study committee that will gather next week at the owners’ meetings in Palm Beach, Florida. ...

Dexter Fowler retires at 36 after 14 major league seasons

Jan. 31, 2023 14:07 PM EST

Dexter Fowler says he is retiring at age 36 after 14 major league seasons. An All-Star outfielder in 2016 when he won a World Series title with the Chicago Cubs, Fowler hit .259 with 127 homers and 517 RBIs. A 14th-round pick by Colorado in the 2004 amateur draft, Fowler played for...

Hunter Renfroe, Angels in 1st arbitration hearing this year

Jan. 30, 2023 21:33 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Hunter Renfroe went to salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels on Monday in the first case to be argued this year. Renfroe, who turned 31 on Saturday, requested a raise from $7.65 million to $11.9 million and the Angels asked...

Chip Caray follows grandpa's footsteps as voice of Cardinals

Jan. 30, 2023 15:40 PM EST

Longtime broadcaster Chip Caray is taking over as the television play-by-play voice of the St. Louis Cardinals, more than five decades after his grandfather and Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Caray became a baseball staple with the same club. Bally Sports Midwest announced Caray's...

Arte Moreno takes Angels off market, will continue as owner

Jan. 23, 2023 18:31 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno has decided not to sell the team. Moreno took his franchise off the market Monday after announcing his plan to explore a sale of the team last August. The 76-year-old owner met with prospective buyers during the winter. ...

Mike Trout says back is pain-free ahead of spring training

Jan. 20, 2023 16:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Trout feels pain-free as the start of spring training approaches. The Los Angeles Angels' three-time AL MVP was sidelined between July 12 and Aug. 19 last year by an injury to his upper back and ribcage. After returning, he hit .308 with 16 homers and 29 RBIs...