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O'Day retires following 15 seasons for 6 major league teams

Jan. 30, 2023 15:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Darren O'Day, who posted a 4.15 ERA in 28 games with the Atlanta Braves in 2022, announced Monday he is retiring after 15 seasons for six teams in the major leagues. O'Day said on his Twitter account “it's finally time to hang 'em up.” ...

Cleveland drummer, baseball fixture John Adams dies at 71

Jan. 30, 2023 14:32 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Adams barely missed a game and never the beat for nearly 50 years. A dedicated baseball fan, Adams became a Cleveland sports fixture while pounding away in the cheap seats during games to rally his beloved home team. Adams, who spent five...

Trocheck, Halak lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Golden Knights

Jan. 27, 2023 23:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Vincent Trocheck had a goal and an assist, Jaroslav Halak stopped 33 shots and the New York Rangers beat the struggling Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 on Friday night. Chris Kreider, Filip Chytil and Jimmy Vesey also scored for the Rangers, who are 8-2-3 in their last 13...

Kennedy, Frazier among 5 to sign minor deals with Rangers

Jan. 27, 2023 21:31 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and outfielder Clint Frazier were among five players the Texas Rangers signed Friday to minor league contracts that included invitations to major league spring training. Left-hander Danny Duffy, right-hander Reyes Moronta...

RHP Fairbanks, Rays agree to $12 million, 3-year contract

Jan. 27, 2023 20:06 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Reliever Pete Fairbanks and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided arbitration when they agreed Friday to a $12 million, three-year contract that could be worth up to $24.6 million over four seasons. The deal includes salaries of $3,666,666 this year and $3,666,667...

Jeffrey Springs, Rays agree to $31 million, 4-year contract

Jan. 25, 2023 20:38 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander Jeffrey Springs became the first of the 33 players who exchanged proposed arbitration salaries with their teams to reach a deal, agreeing Wednesday to a $31 million, four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays that could be worth $65.75 million over five...

Nelson Cruz, Padres finalize $1 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 23, 2023 19:05 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Longtime slugger Nelson Cruz and the San Diego Padres finalized a $1 million, one-year contract on Monday. The sides agreed to the deal on Jan. 11, pending a physical. The right-handed-hitting Cruz, who turns 43 on July 1, is expected to platoon at...

Brothers of Soto, Guerrero among MLB international prospects

Jan. 19, 2023 11:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominican outfielder Elian Soto, the 17-year-old brother of All-Star Juan Soto, agreed to a $225,000 signing bonus as part of a minor league contract reached last weekend with the Washington Nationals. Dominican outfielder Pablo Guerrero, the 16-year-old brother of...

Padres sign 16-year-old catching prospect Salas for $5.6M

Jan. 15, 2023 20:47 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres signed 16-year-old catcher Ethan Salas of Caracas, Venezuela, to a $5.6 million bonus on Sunday, the first day of the international signing period. Salas is the consensus top overall prospect in this year’s class. The left-handed hitter is...

Cards president: Holliday's surprise departure 'not ideal'

Jan. 14, 2023 13:52 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The resignation of Matt Holliday as the St. Louis Cardinals bench coach caught team President of Baseball Operations John Mozeliak by surprise, but he’s happy with the hiring of Joe McEwing. Mozeliak addressed the media Saturday morning at Busch Stadium during...