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Kennedy, Frazier among 5 to sign minor deals with Rangers

Jan. 27, 2023 21:31 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and outfielder Clint Frazier were among five players the Texas Rangers signed Friday to minor league contracts that included invitations to major league spring training. Left-hander Danny Duffy, right-hander Reyes Moronta...

Mariners sign IF Tommy La Stella to 1-year deal

Jan. 19, 2023 19:54 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners signed infielder Tommy La Stella to a one-year contract on Thursday, adding another versatile veteran to their roster. La Stella spent the past two seasons with San Francisco but was designated for assignment by the Giants in late December. La...

AP source: Brewers reach $3.5M deal with ex-Marlin Anderson

Jan. 18, 2023 10:45 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers have agreed to a $3.5 million, one-year contract with former Miami Marlins third baseman/right fielder Brian Anderson, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because...

AJ Pollock, Seattle Mariners finalize $7M, 1-year contract

Jan. 12, 2023 23:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Outfielder AJ Pollock and the Seattle Mariners finalized a $7 million. one-year contract Thursday, setting up a potential platoon situation in left field for the upcoming season. Pollock can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses for plate appearances:...

Mariners to induct Félix Hernández into team Hall of Fame

Jan. 11, 2023 14:33 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will induct Félix Hernández into the team’s Hall of Fame during the 2023 season, the team announced Wednesday. Hernández, widely regarded as one of the best pitchers in franchise history, will be the 11th inductee for the club. The ceremony...

Ex-catcher Stephen Vogt joins Mariners as new bullpen coach

Jan. 10, 2023 13:52 PM EST

Retired catcher Stephen Vogt is joining the Seattle Mariners as a bullpen and quality control coach, fulfilling his goal to go right into coaching. The 38-year-old Vogt called it a career after his 10th major league season in 2022. He will join the staff of manager Scott Servais,...

Mariners acquire right-hander Justin Topa from Brewers

Jan. 07, 2023 20:53 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners on Saturday acquired Justin Topa from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Joseph Hernandez in a trade of right-handed pitchers. Topa, who turns 32 on March 7, went 0-0 with a 4.91 ERA in seven appearances for the Brewers last season. Topa also...

Texas A&M hit with rare tech before tip-off for jersey error

Jan. 05, 2023 00:36 AM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Texas A&M trailed before the opening tip at Florida, a scenario neither coach had experienced or even knew was a possibility before Wednesday night. Shortly after leaving the court following final warmups, the Aggies realized managers had left their...

NHL Winter Classic to feature Seattle hosting Vegas in 2024

Jan. 02, 2023 17:50 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Selling the NHL on bringing the 2024 Winter Classic to the Pacific Northwest required the purchase of a protection plan — a retractable roof. Next year’s version of the NHL’s New Year’s Day showcase will be played outdoors in Seattle with the Kraken hosting...

Blue Jays' newest addition Varsho excited for opportunity

Dec. 24, 2022 16:52 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Despite the initial shock, Daulton Varsho views his trade to the Toronto Blue Jays as potentially being one of the best things that could happen to him. The former Arizona Diamondbacks slugger was sent to Toronto for veteran outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and...