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Red Sox sign reliever Chris Martin to $17.5M, 2-year deal

Dec. 08, 2022 18:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Right-handed reliever Chris Martin and the Boston Red Sox finalized a $17.5 million, two-year contract on Thursday. Martin gets a $4 million signing bonus, of which $1 million is payable this month, $1.5 million next June and $1.5 million in June 2024. He has salaries...

Dodgers sign OF Jason Heyward to minor league deal

Dec. 08, 2022 16:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jason Heyward to a minor league deal on Thursday and invited him to spring training. The 33-year-old was released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this offseason. Heyward, who was injured at times last season,...

Judge goes back to Yankees; Padres grab SS Bogaerts

Dec. 08, 2022 01:07 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Farhan Zaidi got a text message from Aaron Judge's representatives early Wednesday morning. And just like that, it was over. It was time to move on. With Judge returning to the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, the San Francisco...

AP source: Cardinals, Contreras agree to 5-year contract

Dec. 08, 2022 00:21 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Willson Contreras is going to St. Louis to replace Yadier Molina at catcher, agreeing to an $87.5 million, five-year contract with the Cardinals on Wednesday. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of...

AP source: Cubs, RHP Taillon agree to 4-year contract

Dec. 07, 2022 18:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have added Jameson Taillon to their rotation, agreeing to a four-year contract with the right-hander that is worth roughly $68 million. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of...

Longtime Cubs radio voice Hughes wins Frick Award

Dec. 07, 2022 16:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pat Hughes, the longtime radio voice of the Chicago Cubs, won the Hall of Fame’s 2023 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting on Wednesday. The 67-year-old Hughes is the third Cubs broadcaster to receive the award, joining Jack Brickhouse in...

AP sources: Walker, Bellinger, Bell move; Giants add Haniger

Dec. 06, 2022 22:20 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cole Kuiper saw a report on Twitter: Aaron Judge was nearing a deal with the San Francisco Giants. Cole called his father, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper, to share the good news. Then the report was scrubbed, and Cole had to get back to his vacationing dad. ...

AP source: Cody Bellinger, Cubs agree to $17.5M, 1-year deal

Dec. 06, 2022 19:01 PM EST

Former National League MVP Cody Bellinger and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $17.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement was subject to a successful...

Jeimer Candelario agrees to 1-year contract with Nationals

Nov. 29, 2022 17:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Infielder Jeimer Candelario agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, giving the club someone to compete for the starting job at third base. The 29-year-old Candelario is a switch-hitter who is coming off a down year for the Detroit...

Giolito, McCullers among 6 elected to MLBPA leadership roles

Nov. 28, 2022 16:56 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association has elected six new players to its eight-member executive subcommittee. Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr., Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty, Cubs outfielder Ian Happ, Giants outfielder Austin Slater, White Sox...