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AP source: Moustakas, Brewers nearing deal for $10M

Feb. 17, 2019 10:11 PM EST

Mike Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity because the agreement will be subject to a successful physical. The...

After Keller, Royals hope to hit again on Rule 5 picks

Feb. 17, 2019 3:52 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — As a rule five draft selection, Brad Keller was a surprising success with Kansas City last season. The rebuilding Royals are hoping to do it again with Chris Ellis and Sam McWilliams. Kansas City plucked Keller from the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the right-hander rewarded them with a...

Barzal, Lee score in 3rd period, Islanders beat Oilers 5-2

Feb. 16, 2019 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee energized the New York Islanders with a fight late in the second period, and then came through with a key goal late in the third after Edmonton pulled within one, helping his team get another win. Mathew Barzal and Lee scored in the Islanders' three-goal third period, and they...

Indians catcher Perez set to make most of opportunity

Feb. 16, 2019 9:20 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Roberto Perez waited for his turn and vows to make the most of his big chance. Perez figures to get plenty of time behind the plate for the Cleveland Indians after the AL Central champions traded All-Star Yan Gomes to Washington. The 30-year-old Perez is eager to get going. "I'm very...

Rockies relievers ready for strong bullpen minus Ottavino

Feb. 16, 2019 8:34 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies will be without the reliever who boasted he could strike out Babe Ruth, but they believe the bridge between their solid starting rotation and premier closer Wade Davis remains sturdy. Colorado is counting on a veteran bullpen group that includes Scott Oberg,...

The next big thing? Jimenez ready whenever White Sox call

Feb. 16, 2019 5:28 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Eloy Jimenez says he doesn't feel the pressure of expectations. Not even when fellow Chicago White Sox prospect Michael Kopech said he thinks Jimenez is "the Babe Ruth of our generation." "Yeah, he told me that in Triple-A," Jimenez said Saturday. "I feel proud and blessed and I...

Konecny's OT goal lifts Flyers past Red Wings 6-5

Feb. 16, 2019 4:55 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers were able to exhale after almost improbably coughing up two points. Konecny scored his second goal of the game 1:27 into overtime and Philadelphia bounced back from squandering a big lead to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-5 on Saturday. "It feels...

Pelicans fire GM Dell Demps amid Anthony Davis fallout

Feb. 15, 2019 7:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have decided to fire ninth-year general manager Dell Demps and start the process of finding someone to deal with the fallout of All-Star Anthony Davis' recent trade demand. Demps' dismissal comes after Davis said in late January that he would not sign an...

Catcher Tucker Barnhart glad Reds didn't pull off trade

Feb. 15, 2019 7:01 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Tucker Barnhart read about the Reds' interest in Miami catcher J.T. Realmuto and hoped that they wouldn't be able to swing a deal for the All-Star. Having endured the hardest part of a rebuild, he wanted to be in Cincinnati for a turnaround. Barnhart got his wish. Realmuto was dealt...

Matured Gonzales a building block for Mariners

Feb. 15, 2019 5:19 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Marco Gonzales is considered one of the Seattle Mariners' building blocks after a breakout 2018 season, but he does not define his role in those terms. He just wants to do his job and let the results speak for themselves. "In my mind, it has always been that I have to earn...