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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. ...

NHL's Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium increases total to 41 played outdoors

Feb. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The two Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium this weekend increased the NHL's total of outdoor games to 41. Each of the four teams featured five players who previously played in a pro game in the open air. “Outdoor experiences,...

Rangers 3B Josh Jung to have MRI after left calf discomfort while fielding ground balls

Feb. 16, 2024 15:50 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Josh Jung will have an MRI after experiencing left calf discomfort while fielding ground balls on Friday, the team said. It's a tough blow for Jung, who has been hampered by injuries since he was selected by Texas with the No. 8...

MLB cracking down on obstruction in an effort to encourage more aggressive baserunning

Feb. 16, 2024 15:45 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. and Corbin Carroll just got a little more dangerous. Same for Bobby Witt Jr., Elly De La Cruz and the rest of baseball's fastest players. Major League Baseball wants umpires to crack down on obstruction, and the commissioner's office...

Championship parades likely to change in wake of shooting at Chiefs Super Bowl celebration

Feb. 15, 2024 17:29 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — With back-to-back Super Bowl victories for the hometown Chiefs, Kansas City football fans gathered for another championship parade and a second celebratory pep rally in a row. Don’t expect there to be a third. Not because the Chiefs, with star...

At least 8 children among 22 hit by gunfire at end of Chiefs' Super Bowl parade; 1 person killed

Feb. 15, 2024 00:12 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eight children were among 22 people hit by gunfire in a shooting at the end of Wednesday's parade to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win, authorities said, sending terrified fans running for cover as yet another high-profile public event was marred by gun...

World champion Rangers among 18 teams that get going with pitchers and catchers on the field

Feb. 14, 2024 18:27 PM EST

The new sign outside the Texas Rangers’ training facility in Surprise, Arizona, became a favorite photo opportunity on Wednesday. “World Series Champions. 2023.” “I’ve gotten even a deeper appreciation of what these guys did. It was just incredible year with...

Angels start workouts without Shohei Ohtani and with new manager Ron Washington

Feb. 14, 2024 18:18 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angels Angels started spring training without Shohei Ohtani for the first time since 2017 and with a new manager in Ron Washington. Ohtani, the unprecedented two-way star, left for a record $700 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers....

Manager Torey Lovullo, Diamondbacks shake off World Series pain, work to make it back to October

Feb. 14, 2024 15:51 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Torey Lovullo watched on television as San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan trudged off the field following last weekend's Super Bowl, crestfallen that his team lost to the Kansas City Chiefs on the sport's biggest stage. The Arizona Diamondbacks manager...

MLB's free agent market begins to thaw, Soler agrees to $42 million deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 20:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and slugger Jorge Soler agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations, taking one of the remaining marquee free agents off the market as most of the 30 teams reported for spring training...