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Dexter Fowler retires at 36 after 14 major league seasons

Jan. 31, 2023 14:07 PM EST

Dexter Fowler says he is retiring at age 36 after 14 major league seasons. An All-Star outfielder in 2016 when he won a World Series title with the Chicago Cubs, Fowler hit .259 with 127 homers and 517 RBIs. A 14th-round pick by Colorado in the 2004 amateur draft, Fowler played for...

Red Sox trade Seabold to Rockies for player to be named

Jan. 17, 2023 13:33 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Right-hander Connor Seabold was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. The 26-year-old Seabold was designated for assignment last week to clear room on the 40-man roster following the signing of Corey Kluber...

Rockies claim reliever Nick Mears off waivers from Rangers

Jan. 06, 2023 16:48 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies claimed reliever Nick Mears off waivers from Texas on Friday. The right-hander was on the injured list for a good portion of the 2022 season after elbow surgery. Mears threw in 29 games over two stops through Pittsburgh's minor-league system. He...

Tigers acquire INF Tyler Nevin from Orioles for cash

Dec. 31, 2022 22:17 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Detroit Tigers acquired infielder Tyler Nevin from the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday for cash. The 25-year-old Nevin played in 58 games for the Orioles last season, hitting .197 with two home runs and 16 RBIs. He was originally drafted by the Colorado Rockies...

Mychal Givens back with Orioles after agreeing to $5M deal

Dec. 21, 2022 19:00 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Right-handed reliever Mychal Givens and the Baltimore Orioles finalized a $5 million, one-year contract on Wednesday, a deal that includes a mutual option for 2024. Givens began his big league career with the Orioles and was with them from 2015 until he was traded...

Pirates acquire OF Joe from Rockies for prospect Garcia

Dec. 18, 2022 21:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired outfielder Connor Joe from Colorado on Sunday in exchange for pitching prospect Nick Garcia. The 30-year-old Joe hit .238 with seven home runs and 28 RBIs in 111 games with the Rockies. Joe split time between left field, right...

Matt Adams back with Washington Nationals after missing 2022

Dec. 14, 2022 17:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — First baseman Matt Adams returned to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday via a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training after being out of baseball since July 2021. Adams has not been a full-time player in the majors since 2019, when he hit 20...

Rockies sign reliever Pierce Johnson to $5M, 1-year deal

Dec. 14, 2022 15:49 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies added right-hander Pierce Johnson to their bullpen as they signed the Denver native to a $5 million, one-year contract. Johnson spent the last three seasons with the San Diego Padres. He appeared in three postseason games last season for the...

Red Sox sign reliever Chris Martin to $17.5M, 2-year deal

Dec. 08, 2022 18:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Right-handed reliever Chris Martin and the Boston Red Sox finalized a $17.5 million, two-year contract on Thursday. Martin gets a $4 million signing bonus, of which $1 million is payable this month, $1.5 million next June and $1.5 million in June 2024. He has salaries...

A's get reliever Chad Smith from Rockies for minor leaguer

Dec. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Oakland Athletics picked up right-handed reliever Chad Smith in a trade with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. The Rockies acquired minor league pitcher Jeff Criswell in the deal. Smith made 15 appearances for the Rockies last season, going 0-1 with...