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Braves acquire former All-Star reliever Jiménez from Tigers

Dec. 07, 2022 23:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves traded for former All-Star reliever Joe Jiménez on Wednesday night, sending two minor leaguers to Detroit to help restock a bullpen now minus Kenley Jansen. The Tigers acquired outfielder Justyn-Henry Malloy and left-hander Jake Higginbotham....

Judge goes back to Yankees as Giants, Padres examine options

Dec. 07, 2022 23:07 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Farhan Zaidi got a text message from Aaron Judge's representatives early Wednesday morning. And just like that, it was over. It was time to move on. With Judge returning to the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, the San Francisco...

Rosner scores 24 as Western Illinois defeats Iowa Wesleyan

Dec. 07, 2022 22:16 PM EST

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Alec Rosner had 24 points and Western Illinois beat Iowa Wesleyan 84-73 on Wednesday night. Rosner shot 9 for 11 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Leathernecks (5-4). Trenton Massner scored 21 points while going 7 of 17...

AP source: Aaron Judge, Yankees reach $360M, 9-year deal

Dec. 07, 2022 21:23 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Judge has issued his ruling: Court remains in session in the Bronx. Judge is staying with the New York Yankees on a $360 million, nine-year contract, according to a person familiar with baseball's biggest free agent deal ever. The person spoke...

Phillies select active duty Navy aviator in MLB Rule 5 draft

Dec. 07, 2022 19:55 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies took U.S. Navy aviator Noah Song in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, hoping the former top pitching prospect can still be effective once he completes his military service. There is no definitive date on when the 25-year-old Song might be able...

Giants' Jones, Slayton eager to face Eagles' Bradberry

Dec. 07, 2022 18:56 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones and Darius Slayton are looking forward to seeing former Giants teammate James Bradberry and to the challenge of going against one of the NFL's top cornerbacks when New York faces the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The three players spent...

AP source: Cubs, RHP Taillon agree to 4-year contract

Dec. 07, 2022 18:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have added Jameson Taillon to their rotation, agreeing to a four-year contract with the right-hander that is worth roughly $68 million. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of...

Longtime Cubs radio voice Hughes wins Frick Award

Dec. 07, 2022 16:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pat Hughes, the longtime radio voice of the Chicago Cubs, won the Hall of Fame’s 2023 Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting on Wednesday. The 67-year-old Hughes is the third Cubs broadcaster to receive the award, joining Jack Brickhouse in...

AP source: Jansen, Red Sox reach $32M, 2-year deal

Dec. 07, 2022 16:19 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veteran closer Kenley Jansen and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $32 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement was pending a...

AP source: Mets, Quintana agree to $26 million, 2-year deal

Dec. 07, 2022 15:47 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Mets and José Quintana agreed to a $26 million, two-year contract on Wednesday, adding another veteran arm to the team's rotation. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...