Latest MLB World Series News

D-backs revamp front office, add former Cubs exec McLeod

Dec. 16, 2021 18:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced more than two dozen changes to their front office staff Thursday, including the addition of veteran baseball operations executive Jason McLeod. McLeod's title is Special Assistant to D-backs Executive Vice President & General...

Full share on World Series champion Braves worth $397,391

Dec. 10, 2021 14:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason share on the World Series champion Atlanta Braves totaled $397,391 from a record player pool of $90.47 million. The Braves split $32.57 million into 66 full shares, 14.25 partial shares and 38 cash awards, the commissioner’s office said Friday....

Texas Rangers finalize mega-deals with SS Seager, 2B Semien

Dec. 01, 2021 19:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager and Marcus Semien were well aware of the 102 losses last year and five consecutive losing seasons for the Texas Rangers. As a half-billion dollar middle infield, they will now work together to turn things around in Texas. ...

Braves tender contract to OF Duvall, re-sign Arcia, Heredia

Dec. 01, 2021 10:31 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves tendered a contract to slugger Adam Duvall, ensuring the National League RBI leader returns to the World Series-winning club for another season. The tendering of Duvall by the Tuesday night deadline was among a flurry of moves for the...

Brewers sign Tellez plus 2 catchers, non-tender Vogelbach

Nov. 30, 2021 21:16 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed first baseman Rowdy Tellez and catchers Pedro Severino and Brett Sullivan to one-year contracts while non-tendering first baseman Daniel Vogelbach. Vogelbach, an All-Star in 2019 while playing for Seattle, hit .219 with...

Braves exercise 2024 option for manager Brian Snitker

Nov. 30, 2021 09:55 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have locked up manager Brian Snitker for three more seasons after he guided the team to its first World Series title since 1995. The Braves announced Tuesday they have exercised the option for the 2024 season on Snitker's contract, an...

Braves pick up former All-Star Kirby Yates for bullpen

Nov. 29, 2021 20:03 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves bolstered their World Series-winning bullpen Monday by signing right-hander Kirby Yates to a two-year, $8.25 million deal. Yates led the majors with 41 saves for the San Diego Padres in 2019. He didn't pitch this past season for the...

AP source: Rangers land SS Seager on $325M, 10-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:49 PM EST

Corey Seager agreed to a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday and will now play his home games in the stadium where he was twice a postseason MVP, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition...

MLB, union stopped blood testing for HGH due to pandemic

Nov. 29, 2021 18:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association stopped blood testing for Human Growth Hormone because of the coronavirus pandemic. Blood testing for HGH began in 2012, and 412 samples with no positive results were collected in the year ending with...

Key people and background in MLB labor negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 17:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT A five-year contract between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 1. ...