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Rays and infielder Amed Rosario agree to $1.5 million, 1-year contract

Feb. 20, 2024 23:13 PM EST

The Tampa Bay Rays and veteran infielder Amed Rosario have agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract. Rosario can make an additional $500,000 in incentive. The 28-year-old can play shortstop, second base and in the outfield. He spent last season with Cleveland and...

An Elly De La Cruz foul ball leaves a crater in a window on Hunter Greene's car at Reds camp

Feb. 20, 2024 19:38 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Elly De La Cruz and Hunter Greene faced off in Cincinnati Reds camp on Tuesday and it took a toll — on a window on Greene's car. With Greene on the mound, De La Cruz hit a foul ball into the players' parking lot at the team's spring training facility. The...

Premium talent is still available on MLB's free-agent market, but GMs don't seem in a hurry

Feb. 20, 2024 19:26 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's new manager, Stephen Vogt, isn't sure why this year's free agent market has entered a deep freeze even as temperatures heat up during spring training in Arizona and Florida. He just wants to see it thaw as quickly as possible. ...

Rafael Devers lobbies Boston Red Sox front office for roster help

Feb. 20, 2024 18:06 PM EST

Rafael Devers is looking for some help — from the front office of the Boston Red Sox. With the Red Sox ramping up at the start of spring training, Devers made it clear Tuesday that he felt the franchise should have done more to improve the roster over the winter. ...

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb. 20, 2024 17:28 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe when he crashed into the right-field fence at Dodger Stadium last June 3, a big reason the Yankees fell from postseason...

Pitcher Jakob Junis guaranteed $7 million in 1-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers

Feb. 20, 2024 17:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Right-hander Jakob Junis is guaranteed $7 million as part of his one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers and could earn $12 million over two seasons. Junis gets a $4 million salary this year as part of the deal announced Feb. 7, and the agreement includes an $8...

Right-hander Liam Hendriks brings his Aussie accent to Boston. He agreed to $10 million, 2-year deal

Feb. 20, 2024 16:26 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Liam Hendriks grew up watching the Boston Red Sox a lot in Australia. He’s happy he’ll finally get a chance to pitch for them. Boston and Hendriks finalized a $10 million, two-year contract on Tuesday, a deal that includes a mutual option for 2026 and...

Blue Jays slugger Guerrero focused on his offseason preparation ahead of the 2024 season

Feb. 20, 2024 15:37 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the big winner earlier this month in salary arbitration. Now the Toronto Blue Jays slugger feels that his hard work during the offseason will propel him to big season on the field. “I believe I had a great...

Chris Caray hired as TV broadcaster for Oakland A's games

Feb. 20, 2024 13:11 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Caray has been hired as a play-by-play announcer for Oakland Athletics games on NBC Sports California, becoming the fourth generation of his family to work as an MLB broadcaster. Caray's father, Chip, is the TV play-by-play voice for the St. Louis...

Playing for the Oakland A's hasn't been glamorous for years. In 2024, it could be downright weird

Feb. 20, 2024 11:44 AM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Catcher Shea Langeliers made a little space to set down a cup of coffee in his locker, then gingerly turned around, careful not to disturb the belongings of teammates JJ Bleday and Max Schuemann that were all crammed into a corner of Oakland's spring training clubhouse. ...