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Dodgers promote Brandon Gomes to general manager

Jan. 18, 2022 17:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers promoted former major league pitcher Brandon Gomes to general manager on Tuesday, filling a spot that had been vacant since 2018. Gomes had been an assistant GM with the team since 2019. The Dodgers last had a GM in 2018, when Farhan Zaidi...

Bob Melvin adds Matt Williams, Bryan Price to Padres staff

Dec. 20, 2021 15:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — New San Diego Padres manager Bob Melvin has rounded out his coaching staff with the addition of Matt Williams, a former All-Star third baseman and Washington Nationals manager, and Bryan Price, former manager of the Cincinnati Reds. Williams, best known for his 10...

After twice turning down Toronto, righty Gausman joins Jays

Dec. 02, 2021 11:41 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — In each of the past two offseasons, pitcher Kevin Gausman spurned free agent advances from the Toronto Blue Jays and general manager Ross Atkins. When Atkins called again this winter, Gausman couldn’t say no any longer. Gausman and...

Giants bring back left-hander Alex Wood on two-year contract

Dec. 01, 2021 17:37 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Alex Wood is staying with the San Francisco Giants, reaching agreement Wednesday on a $25 million, two-year contract. He gives manager Gabe Kapler two starters named Alex in the rotation after Tuesday's addition of right-hander Alex...

Giants, Cobb finalize $20M, 2-year deal with club option

Nov. 30, 2021 23:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and right-hander Alex Cobb agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract with a club option for 2024. The team announced the deal Tuesday for the 34-year-old pitcher, who was 8-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 18 starts for the Los Angeles...

AP source: RHP Alex Cobb closes in on contract with Giants

Nov. 29, 2021 20:20 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Alex Cobb is close to finalizing an agreement with the San Francisco Giants, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Cobb still must pass a physical to complete...

Pirates sign Quintana, bring back OF Gamel on 1-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Quintana still believes he can be an effective starting pitcher. The Pittsburgh Pirates will give him an opportunity to prove it. The Pirates signed the veteran left-hander to a one-year contract Monday, hoping he can steady a pitching staff that...

DeSclafani, Giants reach agreement on $36M, 3-year contract

Nov. 22, 2021 21:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Anthony DeSclafani reached agreement Monday on a $36 million, three-year contract to remain with the San Francisco Giants. DeSclafani emerged as a key member of manager Gabe Kapler's rotation during the NL West champion Giants'...

Giants' Posey, O's Mancini win Comeback Players of the Year

Nov. 22, 2021 19:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey and Baltimore Orioles slugger Trey Mancini were named baseball's Comeback Player of the Year Award winners on Monday night. Posey, the National League winner, sat out the 2020 season after twin girls adopted by...

Correa, Freeman, Scherzer among baseball's top free agents

Nov. 22, 2021 04:08 AM EST

With a possible lockout on the horizon, it's been mostly business as usual on the free agent market — so far. Detroit signed left-hander Eduardo Rodríguez. Houston retained star righty Justin Verlander. Noah Syndergaard went from the Mets to the Angels on an expensive...