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Shōta Imanaga is looking forward to transition to the major leagues with the Chicago Cubs

Jan. 12, 2024 20:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — On a snowy afternoon in downtown Chicago, Shōta Imanaga pulled on a Cubs cap and a crisp, pinstriped No. 18 jersey in the middle of a hotel ballroom. Then the Japanese left-hander quickly made a bunch of new friends. “Hey Chicago, what do you say?...

Seattle's Julio Rodríguez tops pre-arbitration bonus pool at nearly $1.87 million

Dec. 18, 2023 15:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle center fielder Julio Rodríguez will receive the largest amount in the $50 million pool for pre-arbitration players, earning $1,865,349 to bring his two-year total to $3,416,199. Arizona outfielder Corbin Carroll is second at $1,812,337, followed by...