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Cody Bellinger is returning to the Cubs on an $80 million, 3-year contract, AP source says

Feb. 25, 2024 15:30 PM EST

Cody Bellinger is going back to the Chicago Cubs, agreeing to an $80 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The slugger can opt out of the deal after each of the first two seasons, according to the person who spoke to the AP on...

Cleats left behind after Jackie Robinson statue was stolen to be donated to Negro League Museum

Feb. 23, 2024 19:23 PM EST

The bronze Jackie Robinson cleats that were left behind when a statue of the first player to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier was stolen from a Kansas park are being donated to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Thieves cut the statue off at its ankles last month,...

Mets owner Cohen says he expects Alonso to explore free agency but wants to keep him

Feb. 23, 2024 18:56 PM EST

New York Mets owner Steve Cohen doesn’t anticipate a resolving Pete Alonso’s future with the team until after the season. The 29-year-old three-time All-Star is eligible for free agency after the World Series. He hired Scott Boras as an agent last fall and avoided arbitration...

MLB players miffed at sport's new see-through pants, relaying concerns to league

Feb. 22, 2024 22:50 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — MLB's new uniform reveal hasn't gone very well. Now some of the rampant criticism has moved below the belt. Major League Baseball Players Association deputy executive director Bruce Meyer confirmed on Thursday that the organization is relaying concerns from...

Keller getting biggest contract for Pirates pitcher while Mets shut down Senga, their All-Star RHP

Feb. 22, 2024 17:20 PM EST

One National League All-Star right-hander is getting the biggest contract ever for a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, and another is expected to miss the start of the season for the New York Mets. Mitch Keller and the Pirates have agreed to a new $77 million, five-year contract, a person...

Mets pitcher Kodai Senga is dealing with some arm fatigue after throwing at spring training

Feb. 21, 2024 18:16 PM EST

New York Mets right-hander Kodai Senga experienced some arm fatigue after throwing a side session during spring training. Mets manager Carlos Mendoza said Wednesday that Senga was being examined by the team's trainers. Mendoza wasn't sure if the Japanese pitcher would have an MRI. ...

Rays and infielder Amed Rosario agree to $1.5 million, 1-year contract

Feb. 20, 2024 23:13 PM EST

The Tampa Bay Rays and veteran infielder Amed Rosario have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract. Rosario can make an additional $500,000 in incentive. The 28-year-old can play shortstop, second base and in the outfield. He spent last season with Cleveland and...

Premium talent is still available on MLB's free-agent market, but GMs don't seem in a hurry

Feb. 20, 2024 19:26 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's new manager, Stephen Vogt, isn't sure why this year's free agent market has entered a deep freeze even as temperatures heat up during spring training in Arizona and Florida. He just wants to see it thaw as quickly as possible. ...

Trout says he wants to stay with Angels. Rendon discusses where baseball ranks on his priority list

Feb. 20, 2024 09:57 AM EST

Mike Trout discussed his future and Anthony Rendon talked about his priorities as the Los Angeles Angels stars spoke Monday when position players started workouts at spring training camps across Arizona and Florida. Trout, a three-time MVP and 11-time All-Star who has played in only...

Ohtani takes live batting practice with Dodgers in his latest step forward in comeback from surgery

Feb. 19, 2024 18:26 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani took live batting practice with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time this spring training as he recovers from elbow surgery. The Dodgers posted video on social media Monday of the two-time AL MVP homering. Ohtani signed a...