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Zack Wheeler and Phillies reach $126 million, 3-year deal for 2025-27

Mar. 05, 2024 00:21 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler turns 34 in May and just celebrated with his wife the birth of the couple's third child. He has more games to win for the Philadelphia Phillies and a World Series title to chase for Citizens Bank Park. But Wheeler doesn't want to pitch deep into...

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...

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...

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

Feb. 22, 2024 19:06 PM EST

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

Mets expect RHP Kodai Senga to start season on IL because of right shoulder strain

Feb. 22, 2024 12:06 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets expect right-hander Kodai Senga to begin the season on the injured list after having to shut him down in spring training because of a shoulder strain. Mets president of baseball operations David Stearns said Thursday that an MRI was...

Woodruff staying with Brewers on backloaded 2-year deal worth $17.5 million

Feb. 21, 2024 18:31 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Woodruff is staying with the Milwaukee Brewers after all. The right-hander has finalized a backloaded $17.5 million, two-year contract with Milwaukee that includes a mutual option for the 2026 season. The deal was completed three months after the Brewers...

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. ...

NHL's Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium increases total to 41 played outdoors

Feb. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The two Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium this weekend increased the NHL's total of outdoor games to 41. Each of the four teams featured five players who previously played in a pro game in the open air. “Outdoor experiences,...

Shohei Ohtani won't play in Dodgers' spring training opener, stays away from live batting practice

Feb. 18, 2024 18:58 PM EST

Shohei Ohtani did not participate in live batting practice Sunday, and his Los Angeles Dodgers spring training debut is on hold. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Ohtani, who is coming back from elbow surgery, will not play in Thursday's opener against the San Diego Padres. The...

Tanner Scott beats Marlins in last salary arbitration case. Players finish 9-6

Feb. 17, 2024 14:54 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Tanner Scott beat the Miami Marlins on Saturday in the year's final salary arbitration case, leaving players with a 9-6 margin in decisions this year. Scott was awarded $5.7 million instead of the Marlins’ $5.15 million offer by Robert Herman,...