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Diamondbacks and RHP Miguel Castro reach $3.5M 1-year deal

Dec. 03, 2022 17:53 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks signed hard-throwing reliever Miguel Castro to a $3.5 million, one-year contract that could be worth $9.5 million over two seasons. Castro, who turns 28 this month, has already spent eight years in the big leagues, most recently with the New...

Catcher Luke Maile joins hometown Reds with 1-yr, $1.2M deal

Dec. 03, 2022 17:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Catcher Luke Maile has a $1,175,000 salary as part of a one-year contract with his hometown Cincinnati Reds. He would earn a $25,000 performance bonus for 80 games played. The 31-year-old went to Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky. He...

Candelario guaranteed $5M in 1-year deal with Nationals

Dec. 03, 2022 17:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Infielder Jeimer Candelario is guaranteed $5 million under his one-year contract with the Washington Nationals. He can earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses for plate appearances as part of the deal announced Tuesday: $200,000 for 200 and each...

DeGrom's deal with Rangers could be worth $222M for 6 years

Dec. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EST

Jacob deGrom's $185 million, five-year contract with Texas includes a pair of conditional options, one that protects the Rangers against an arm injury and another that would make the deal worth $222 million over six seasons if he is remains a top pitcher at the end of 2027. The deal...

Texas Rangers sign ace Jacob deGrom to $185M, 5-year deal

Dec. 02, 2022 23:15 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jacob deGrom is headed to the free-spending Texas Rangers, who believe the health risk is worth the potential reward in trying to end a six-year run of losing. The two-time Cy Young Award winner agreed to a $185 million, five-year contract Friday, leaving...

If NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson's return would be on hold

Dec. 02, 2022 20:57 PM EST

If the NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson wouldn’t be playing this week or anytime this year. The league wanted to suspend Watson for at least one season over sexual misconduct allegations but settled for 11 games after an independent arbiter initially gave him a six-game ban. ...

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom signs five-year contract with Texas Rangers

Dec. 02, 2022 20:12 PM EST
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom signs five-year contract with Texas Rangers.

Tyreek Hill, Dolphins success shows value of elite WRs

Dec. 02, 2022 15:39 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins running back Jeff Wilson Jr. mostly practices wide receiver drills during his offseasons, partly because running back drills are second nature to him, but also because he understands the importance of being a pass catcher in today’s NFL. ...

Dodgers agree to 1-year deal with pitcher Shelby Miller

Dec. 02, 2022 14:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year deal with pitcher Shelby Miller for 2023. The 32-year-old right-hander was 0-1 with a 6.43 ERA in four games as a reliever with the San Francisco Giants last season. Miller spent most of the...

AP Source: RHP Eflin agrees to $40 million deal with Rays

Dec. 01, 2022 21:56 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Zach Eflin has agreed to join the Tampa Bay Rays on a three-year, $40 million contract that’s the largest the club has ever awarded in free agency, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The...