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Marlins acquire reliever Matt Barnes in trade with Red Sox

Jan. 30, 2023 22:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired reliever Matt Barnes in a trade with the Boston Red Sox on Monday. Miami sent left-hander Richard Bleier to Boston for Barnes, and the Red Sox will pay the Marlins $5,625,000 to cover more than half the $10.25 million Barnes is guaranteed....

Hunter Renfroe, Angels in 1st arbitration hearing this year

Jan. 30, 2023 21:33 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Hunter Renfroe went to salary arbitration with the Los Angeles Angels on Monday in the first case to be argued this year. Renfroe, who turned 31 on Saturday, requested a raise from $7.65 million to $11.9 million and the Angels asked...

Brad Wilkerson becomes Yankees assistant hitting coach

Jan. 30, 2023 21:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big leaguer Brad Wilkerson was hired as the New York Yankees' assistant hitting coach on Monday. He replaced Hensley Meulens, who left in November to become Colorado's hitting coach. Wilkerson and Casey Dykes will both be assistants to Yankees hitting coach...

MLB The Show '23 cover athlete is Marlins' Jazz Chisholm

Jan. 30, 2023 16:08 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr., the Miami Marlins’ Euro-stepping, home-run blasting all-star, has goals beyond his impressive stats. With every stolen base and acrobatic catch, Chisholm hopes to have an impact on the next generation of players. “I had Ken Griffey Jr., who was a...

Chip Caray follows grandpa's footsteps as voice of Cardinals

Jan. 30, 2023 15:40 PM EST

Longtime broadcaster Chip Caray is taking over as the television play-by-play voice of the St. Louis Cardinals, more than five decades after his grandfather and Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Caray became a baseball staple with the same club. Bally Sports Midwest announced Caray's...

Plan outlined for new Tampa Bay Rays ballpark, redevelopment

Jan. 30, 2023 15:39 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new ballpark for the Tampa Bay Rays will be built near the current one under plans unveiled Monday as part of a massive redevelopment project that also includes affordable housing, office space and retail in what was once a thriving Black neighborhood. ...

AP source: Royals agree with RHP Greinke on deal for 2023

Jan. 30, 2023 15:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals and Zach Greinke have agreed to a contract for the coming season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Monday, making it nine seasons over two stints in Kansas City for the six-time All-Star pitcher. The person spoke to the...

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...

Yankees, INF Gleyber Torres agree to $9.95M, 1-year contract

Jan. 29, 2023 19:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees agreed to a $9.95 million, one-year contract with Gleyber Torres, avoiding an arbitration hearing with the infielder by reaching a deal at the midpoint of proposed salaries. The team announced the deal on Sunday. The 26-year-old Torres hit .257...