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Red Sox sign reliever Chris Martin to $17.5M, 2-year deal

Dec. 08, 2022 18:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Right-handed reliever Chris Martin and the Boston Red Sox finalized a $17.5 million, two-year contract on Thursday. Martin gets a $4 million signing bonus, of which $1 million is payable this month, $1.5 million next June and $1.5 million in June 2024. He has salaries...

AP source: Bogaerts to Padres for 11 years, $280 million

Dec. 08, 2022 00:53 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Xander Bogaerts agreed to a blockbuster $280 million, 11-year contract Wednesday night, adding the All-Star slugger to an already deep lineup. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on...

Braves acquire former All-Star reliever Jiménez from Tigers

Dec. 07, 2022 23:28 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves traded for former All-Star reliever Joe Jiménez on Wednesday night, sending two minor leaguers to Detroit to help restock a bullpen now minus Kenley Jansen. The Tigers acquired outfielder Justyn-Henry Malloy and left-hander Jake Higginbotham....

Phillies select active duty Navy aviator in MLB Rule 5 draft

Dec. 07, 2022 19:55 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies took U.S. Navy aviator Noah Song in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, hoping the former top pitching prospect can still be effective once he completes his military service. There is no definitive date on when the 25-year-old Song might be able...

AP source: Jansen, Red Sox reach $32M, 2-year deal

Dec. 07, 2022 16:19 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veteran closer Kenley Jansen and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $32 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement was pending a...

Portland Sea Dogs are being sold, but sticking with Red Sox

Dec. 06, 2022 12:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Portland Sea Dogs are being sold to a group that owns several minor league baseball teams, ending nearly three decades of family ownership, the club announced Tuesday. The sale to Diamond Baseball Holdings is expected to be completed by year's end. The...

Phils' Gregg wins Fishel Award for MLB PR excellence

Dec. 05, 2022 23:11 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies executive Kevin Gregg has won the Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence. Major League Baseball made the announcement Monday at the winter meetings. Gregg is the vice president of baseball communications for the...

Jones, Maddux, Morris consider Bonds, Clemens for Hall

Nov. 28, 2022 13:03 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famers Chipper Jones, Greg Maddux, Jack Morris and Ryne Sandberg are among 16 members of the contemporary baseball era committee that will meet Sunday to consider the Cooperstown fate of an eight-man ballot that includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Rafael...

Red Sox acquire INF/OF Hoy Park in trade with Pirates

Nov. 23, 2022 19:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired infielder/outfielder Hoy Park in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. The Red Sox sent minor league left-hander Inmer Lobo to Pittsburgh for Park, who was designated for assignment Tuesday when the Pirates claimed first baseman...

Joely Rodríguez, Red Sox agree to 1-year, $2M contract

Nov. 23, 2022 13:40 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Joely Rodríguez agreed to a 2 million, one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, a deal that includes a team option for 2024. Rodríguez gets a $1.5 million salary next year, and the Red Sox option is for $4.25 million with a $500,000 buyout. ...