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Juan Soto traded to New York Yankees from San Diego Padres in 7-player blockbuster

Dec. 07, 2023 02:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto is headed to the New York Yankees in their first big move following the team's worst season in three decades. They hope at least one more will follow. New York acquired Soto and Gold Glove center fielder Trent Grisham in a blockbuster trade...

Yankees get Soto from Padres. Ohtani and Yamamoto still up for grabs as winter meetings end

Dec. 07, 2023 01:44 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juan Soto found a new home with the New York Yankees as the winter meetings ended Wednesday night, while Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto were still up for grabs as team officials headed home with the bulk of their offseason business yet to be done. ...

Eduardo Rodriguez and Arizona Diamondbacks agree to $80 million, 4-year deal, AP source says

Dec. 07, 2023 00:24 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks and pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez agreed to an $80 million, four-year contract, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the team had not...

New York Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Juan Soto in trade with San Diego Padres, AP sources say

Dec. 06, 2023 23:13 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New York Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Juan Soto in trade with San Diego Padres, AP sources say.

Pitchers dominate winter meeting draft with 8 of 10 players taken, 3 from Yankees' system

Dec. 06, 2023 22:20 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Major League teams stocked up on pitching Wednesday in the big league phase of the winter meeting draft of unprotected players, taking pitchers with eight of the 10 selections — including three from the New York Yankees' system. The Yankees lost a pair of...

Baltimore Orioles add reliever Craig Kimbrel to bullpen on 1-year, $13 million deal

Dec. 06, 2023 21:52 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles added reliever Craig Kimbrel to their bullpen Wednesday on a one-year contract for $13 million. The deal completed on the final day of baseball's winter meetings also includes performance bonuses for the right-hander, who turns 36 in...

Rangers add veteran reliever Kirby Yates to bolster bullpen for World Series champs

Dec. 06, 2023 20:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Texas Rangers signed veteran reliever Kirby Yates to a $4.5 million, one-year contract Wednesday to bolster the bullpen of the World Series champs. Yates, who will be 37 on opening day, was 7-2 with five saves and a 3.28 ERA last season in helping the...

Mets owner Steve Cohen went to Japan to meet with pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Dec. 06, 2023 19:17 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New York Mets owner Steve Cohen and president of baseball operations David Stearns went to Japan before the winter meetings to speak with free agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto and his family. “I think it demonstrates Steve’s commitment to do everything...

Bryce Harper's agent says Phillies star would agree to new deal beyond 2031

Dec. 06, 2023 17:28 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bryce Harper's agent says the Philadelphia Phillies star would be willing to accept a contract that goes beyond the expiration of his current deal in 2031. Harper agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract ahead of the 2019 season and agent Scott Boras has...

Yadier Molina gets front-office job with the St. Louis Cardinals

Dec. 06, 2023 15:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Yadier Molina will remain with the St. Louis Cardinals as a special assistant to John Mozeliak, their president of baseball operations, after the longtime catcher wrapped up his 19-year big league career in 2022. The 41-year-old Molina was a 10-time All-Star...