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Alex Wood returns to Dodgers with incentive-laden new deal

Jan. 16, 2020 1:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Left-hander Alex Wood has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The seven-time defending NL West champions announced the deal Wednesday night with Wood, who spent last season with Cincinnati after the Dodgers traded him away in December 2018. The...

Cheers, tears, prayers for 2020: A new decade is ushered in

Jan. 1, 2020 12:01 AM EST

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell to a decade that will be remembered for the rise of social media, the Arab Spring, the #MeToo movement and, of course, President Donald Trump. A look at how the world is ushering in 2020: ___ RIO DE JANEIRO About 3 million people welcomed 2020 at Brazil's iconic...

Toronto Blue Jays newly signed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, smiles as he speaks to media at a news conference announcing his signing to the team in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

LHP Ryu gives Blue Jays ace to pair with talented young core

Dec. 27, 2019 7:14 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is the ace the Toronto Blue Jays needed to pair with a lineup flush with “baseball royalty.” That’s the view agent Scott Boras has of the four-year, $80 million deal that brought the Korean left-hander north of the border. Ryu agreed to join the Jays last...

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu throws to a Washington Nationals batter during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series in Washington. Free agent pitcher Ryu and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $80 million, four-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical sometime after Christmas and had not been announced. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

AP source: Ryu, Blue Jays agree to $80 million, 4-year deal

Dec. 23, 2019 3:38 AM EST

Hyun-Jin Ryu is headed north of the border to a Toronto Blue Jays team in dire need of starting pitching. One that was willing to pay for it, too. Ryu and the Blue Jays agreed to an $80 million, four-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke late Sunday night on...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Julio Teheran throws during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $9 million, one-year contract with the right-hander, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Teheran spent the past seven seasons with Atlanta. The Braves declined his $12 million option. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

AP Source: Teheran, Angels agree to $9 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 19, 2019 5:14 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels added another arm to their rotation, agreeing to a $9 million, one-year contract with right-hander Julio Teheran, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press . The person spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal, first...

Baseball agent Scott Boras jokes during a news conference at the Major League Baseball winter meetings Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in San Diego. Nationals pitcher and World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg agreed to a record $245 million, seven-year contract on Monday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

MLB's winter meetings turned into the Scott Boras show

Dec. 12, 2019 3:32 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A mostly dreary winter meetings lacking spectacular swaps will be remembered as the Scott Boras show. Baseball's most prominent agent dominated each of the three full days of meetings with a nine-figure contract, deals for Stephen Strasburg, Gerrit Cole and Anthony Rendon that totaled $814...

Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during the Major League Baseball winter meetings Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Rendon follows Strasburg, Cole to free agent riches

Dec. 12, 2019 12:11 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Anthony Rendon is joining the Los Angeles Angels, quickly following mega-deals for Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg in a trifecta of nine-figure contracts for agent Scott Boras at a wild winter meetings. With baseball still buzzing over Cole's $324 million, nine-year agreement with the...