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Cincinnati Reds' Michael Lorenzen throws in the second inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Cincinnati, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Lorenzen, Castillo among 6 to reach deals with Reds

Jan. 16, 2021 1:23 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds reached one-year deals with all six of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday, agreeing with pitcher and outfielder Michael Lorenzen at $4,437,500 and with right-hander Luis Castillo at $4.2 million. Cincinnati also agreed with outfielder Jesse Winker at $3.15 million,...

Retro Baltimore: When the Clippers ruled the Civic Center

Jan. 9, 2021 9:00 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — It was, hands down, the most glorious year for Baltimore sports. Half a century ago, all four of the city’s pro teams won acclaim in a rare confluence of athletic success. In October 1970, the Orioles captured the World Series; three months later, the Colts won the Super Bowl. That...

Red Sox's Smith excited to be MLB's 1st Black female coach

Jan. 7, 2021 3:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bianca Smith has always wanted to work in baseball. And for years she followed a path she hoped might set her up to be a major league general manager. Instead, she’ll soon be breaking barriers on the field. In March, Smith will begin her new role as a Red Sox minor league coach,...

Warren sent from Rangers to Reds for $100,000

Jan. 6, 2021 5:04 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Art Warren was sent by the Texas Rangers to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday for $100,000. Texas claimed Warren off waivers from Seattle on Oct. 21 and designated him for assignment on Dec. 26 when the Rangers signed right-hander Kohei Arihara to a $6.2 million,...

FILE - In this Monday, July 27, 2020, file photo, Cincinnati Reds catcher Curt Casali (12) stands on the field during a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Cincinnati. Casali agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, a month after he was cut by the Reds. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)

Casali agrees to $1.5 million, 1-year deal with Giants

Jan. 4, 2021 7:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Curt Casali agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, a month after he was cut by the Cincinnati Reds. The 32-year-old Casali hit .224 with six homers and eight RBIs in 31 games and 93 plate appearances last year, when he earned...

Red Sox sign RHP Andriese to $2.1 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 23, 2020 8:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have signed right-hander Matt Andriese to a $2.1 million, one-year deal to bolster the back end of their starting rotation. Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom announced the agreement Wednesday. Andriese will earn a $1.85 million salary for 2021 and has a $3.5 million club option...

Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Cincinnati, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Giants sign RHP DeSclafani to $6 million, 1-year contract

Dec. 16, 2020 9:56 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Anthony DeSclafani signed a $6 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, giving the club a veteran option for the rotation alongside ace Johnny Cueto. The Giants still will look to add another top-tier starter, according to President of...

Outfielder Brian O’Grady agrees to deal with Padres

Dec. 9, 2020 12:26 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brian O’Grady and the San Diego Padres agreed Tuesday to a contract that pays $650,000 in the majors and $300,000 in the minors. The 28-year-old outfielder was 2 for 5 with a double in two games last season with the AL champion Tampa Bay Rays in early August. He spent most of the...

FILE - Cincinnati Reds' Raisel Iglesias throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Cincinnati, in this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, file photo. The Los Angeles Angels have acquired closer Raisel Iglesias from the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Noé Ramirez and a player to be named or cash. The clubs announced the deal Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster, File)

Angels acquire closer Raisel Iglesias from Reds in trade

Dec. 7, 2020 3:09 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired closer Raisel Iglesias from the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Noé Ramirez and a player to be named or cash Monday in the first trade of the week of baseball's winter meetings. Iglesias has been the Reds' closer for the past four seasons,...

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Archie Bradley throws during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Reds cut Bradley, Goodwin, Casali; agree to deal with Farmer

Dec. 4, 2020 12:05 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds declined to offer contracts to four players for the 2021 season, including reliever Archie Bradley, catcher Curt Casali and outfielder Brian Goodwin. The team also announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to a one-year major league deal with infielder Kyle Farmer,...