Latest Juan Soto News

Marcus Stroman has first outing with Yankees. Mets' Senga won’t throw for at least 3 weeks

Feb. 25, 2024 17:34 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Marcus Stroman threw 2 1/3 innings in his first spring training start with the New York Yankees on Sunday, giving up three runs on four hits and a walk while striking out two. The 32-year-old right-hander — who grew up on Long Island about 55 miles from Yankee...

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb. 20, 2024 17:28 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe when he crashed into the right-field fence at Dodger Stadium last June 3, a big reason the Yankees fell from postseason...

Latest Yanks star arrives for spring training wearing T-shirt saying: 'The generational Juan Soto'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:50 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Juan Soto gave some new meaning to pride of the Yankees. On his first day with his new team, the 25-year-old star outfielder walked into a news conference in the tent behind third base wearing a navy T-shirt with white print that proclaimed: “The generational...

At 34 and after 5 seasons of injuries, Yanks' Stanton says he's 'got to change the narrative'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:27 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's condition was dissected on his first day back at Yankees spring training much like pastrami at a New York deli: how lean? A markedly slimmer Stanton stood by his corner locker after arriving in the refurbished clubhouse and discussed his...

Padres, GM A.J. Preller under pressure to produce despite an expected lower payroll

Feb. 17, 2024 23:28 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A.J. Preller had the benefit of a free-spending and patient owner during his past few seasons as general manager of the San Diego Padres. That might not be the case anymore. Eric Kutsenda has taken over as the San Diego Padres control person...

Spring training preview: The Dodgers won the offseason. Will it buy them a championship?

Feb. 12, 2024 11:32 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Money can buy lots of things, including Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto, a pair of Japanese superstars that set the Los Angeles Dodgers back more than $1 billion. Now the journey begins to see if it'll buy them a championship. Major League...

Wandy Peralta finalizes a $16.5 million, 4-year deal with the Padres

Feb. 09, 2024 15:17 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Wandy Peralta and the San Diego Padres finalized a $16.5 million, four-year contract on Friday. The contract contains opt-outs after each of the first three seasons. The 32-year-old left-hander spent the last three seasons with the New York...

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. headlines 18 players scheduled for salary arbitration hearings

Jan. 29, 2024 16:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. headlines 18 players scheduled for salary arbitration hearings that start Tuesday and run through Feb. 16 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Guerrero has asked for $19.9 million and been offered $18.05 million by the Blue Jays. If the case...

Juan Soto, Yanks agree to $31 million deal, record for arbitration-eligible player

Jan. 12, 2024 01:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto and the New York Yankees agreed Thursday to a $31 million, one-year contract, breaking Shohei Ohtani's record for an arbitration-eligible player. All 10 Yankees eligible for arbitration reached agreements on the day players and teams were set to exchange...

Soto gets record $31 million, 1-year deal with Yankees. Guerrero asks for $19.9M from Blue Jays

Jan. 12, 2024 00:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto and the New York Yankees agreed Thursday to a $31 million, one-year contract that broke Shohei Ohtani’s record for an arbitration-eligible player. Toronto slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. filed for $19.9 million, the high among 23 players who exchanged...