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Twins start rotation rebuild, sign Dylan Bundy to $5M deal

Dec. 01, 2021 19:36 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins signed right-hander Dylan Bundy to a $5 million, one-year contract on Wednesday, taking their first step toward rebuilding a depleted rotation. Bundy will make $4 million in 2022. His deal comes with a club option for 2023 or a $1...

Rams remain confident with time running out to build winner

Dec. 01, 2021 19:17 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — With losses piling up and the doubters of their audacious plan growing louder, the Los Angeles Rams realize the clock is ticking on this midseason attempt to transform a good team into a star-studded Super Bowl contender. Von Miller still...

Jets' Riley a sudden starter motivated by loss of Army buddy

Dec. 01, 2021 19:13 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Riley's journey back home — and through the NFL — began with one of the saddest moments of his young life. The New York Jets safety was a freshman defensive back at Army five years ago when he received the stunning news his teammate...

Teams spend $1B on day MLB, union likely head to lockout

Dec. 01, 2021 19:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Before getting locked out, players loaded up Wednesday as big league teams unlocked their coffers for an unprecedented spending spree. Major league teams committed to over $1 billion in salaries in one day for the first time Wednesday, hours before the...

To the Max: Scherzer, Mets finalize $130M, 3-year deal

Dec. 01, 2021 19:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets owner Steve Cohen promised a max effort bringing a World Series back to New York. Enter Max Scherzer, the newest ace in Queens. The Mets and the three-time Cy Young Award winner finalized a $130 million, three-year deal...

D-backs add 4-time All-Star reliever Melancon on 2-year deal

Dec. 01, 2021 18:58 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks made a move to solidify the back end of their bullpen on Wednesday, adding four-time All-Star Mark Melancon on a two-year deal worth a reported $14 million. Now the D-backs have to get good enough to provide Melancon some games to...

Seahawks sign running back Adrian Peterson to practice squad

Dec. 01, 2021 18:41 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Desperate for depth at running back, the Seattle Seahawks signed 36-year-old Adrian Peterson to their practice squad on Wednesday. There’s no guarantee Peterson will be added to Seattle’s active roster ahead of Sunday’s game against San...

Safe at home: Buxton relishes comfort of staying with Twins

Dec. 01, 2021 18:21 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first offer came from the Minnesota Twins nearly five years ago, initiating their attempt to sign center fielder Byron Buxton to a long-term contract and keep a potential superstar from reaching free agency and a bidding frenzy on the open market. ...

Texas Rangers finalize mega-deals with SS Seager, 2B Semien

Dec. 01, 2021 18:20 PM EST

The Texas Rangers have finalized the contracts for their new half-billion dollar middle infield, wrapping up their deals Wednesday with two-time All-Star shortstop Corey Seager and Gold Glove second baseman Marcus Semien. The middle infielders are part of the Rangers’...

LAFC picks up short contract option on Carlos Vela

Dec. 01, 2021 17:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has picked up its short-term contract option on former MLS Most Valuable Player Carlos Vela. Vela's option extends to next summer. LAFC said it also exercised its options on forward Danny Musovski and midfielder Eduard Atuesta on...