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Royals make official deal with veteran reliever Chapman

Jan. 27, 2023 16:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals signed veteran reliever Aroldis Chapman to a $3.75 million, one-year contract Friday, a week after agreeing to terms with the seven-time All-Star, who is coming off a lackluster season with the New York Yankees. Chapman was once known for...

AP source: Royals, Chapman agree on $3.75M deal for 2023

Jan. 19, 2023 20:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Aroldis Chapman have agreed to a $3.75 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal is pending a successful physical...

Edwin Díaz’s $102M from Mets not fully paid until 2042

Nov. 11, 2022 15:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Edwin Díaz’s $102 million, five-year contract with the New York Mets includes $26.5 million in deferred payments he won’t completely receive until 2042 and also has a club option for 2028 that could make the deal worth $118.25 million over six seasons. ...

Fake LeBron, Schefter accounts among those tweeting non-news

Nov. 09, 2022 23:00 PM EST

So if Twitter is to be believed, LeBron James wants to leave the Los Angeles Lakers, Adam Schefter says Josh McDaniels is done as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders, Aroldis Chapman is sticking with the New York Yankees, and Connor McDavid has been traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the New York...

Díaz, Mets ink $102M, 5-year deal, record for MLB closer

Nov. 09, 2022 21:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With a record contract for Edwin Díaz, his swift return to the New York Mets was music to their ears. Díaz and the Mets completed their $102 million, five-year deal Wednesday — the largest for a reliever in baseball history. The star closer can opt out after...

MLB GMs weigh bigger bets in Las Vegas than those at tables

Nov. 07, 2022 21:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the hallways and meeting rooms of Resorts World, baseball general managers are starting to weigh bigger bets than the wagers placed on tables and machines in the casino downstairs. A free-agent market that will be defined by Aaron Judge, Trea Turner, Dansby...

Yanks' Cashman plans to push ahead on Aaron Judge talks

Nov. 04, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Cashman is working on a handshake agreement following his contract's expiration and will push ahead with talks aimed at re-signing Aaron Judge. “We’d love to be able to bring Aaron Judge back and have him being able to maintain being a member of this...