Category Archives: MLB

Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization and the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. A total of 30 teams play in the National League and American League, with 15 teams in each league.

Basketball AP source: Adam Jones, Orix agree to $8M, 2-year contract

Basketball AP source: Adam Jones, Orix agree to $8M, 2-year contract

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Orix Buffaloes of Japan’s Pacific League have agreed to an $8 million, two-year contract. The longtime Baltimore Orioles star played with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, hitting .260 with 16 homers and 67 RBIs. “They have expressed to my family and I that they value everything…

Basketball Late Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo wins Spink Award

Basketball Late Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo wins Spink Award

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe was awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Tuesday, 10 months after he collapsed and died while covering the Red Sox during spring training. Cafardo received 243 of 427 votes cast by…

Basketball Star 3B Rendon, Angels complete $245 million, 7-year deal

Basketball Star 3B Rendon, Angels complete $245 million, 7-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All-Star third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels finalized a $245 million, seven-year contract on Friday, two days after the sides reached agreement at the winter meetings. The 29-year-old Rendon led the majors with 126 RBIs, then excelled in the postseason to help the Washington Nationals win their first…

Basketball Phillies finalize 1-year deal with Gregorius

Basketball Phillies finalize 1-year deal with Gregorius

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius finalized their $14 million, one-year contract Friday. Gregorius reunites in Philadelphia with manager Joe Girardi after spending the past five seasons with the New York Yankees, including the first three playing for Girardi. The 29-year-old Gregorius batted .238 with 16 homers and 61 RBIs this year,…

Basketball Rangers finish $16M. 2-year deal with pitcher Jordan Lyles

Basketball Rangers finish $16M. 2-year deal with pitcher Jordan Lyles

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers completed a $16 million, two-year contract with free agent right-hander Jordan Lyles, finalizing a deal that had been agreed upon before this week’s winter meetings. Texas agreed to a $585,000, one-year contract on Friday with left-hander Jeffrey Springs, designated for assignment by the Rangers 11 days earlier. The additions…

Basketball Edwards, Mariners finalize $950,000, 1-year contract

Basketball Edwards, Mariners finalize $950,000, 1-year contract

SEATTLE (AP) — Reliever Carl Edwards Jr. and the Seattle Mariners finalized a one-year contract on Wednesday with a $950,000 guaranteed salary. He can earn $500,000 in performance bonuses, half for games and half for games finished. He would get $50,000 for 30 games, $75,000 for 40 and $125,000 for 50 along with $50,000 for…

Basketball AP source: Junior Guerra, D-backs, agree to $2.65M deal

Basketball AP source: Junior Guerra, D-backs, agree to $2.65M deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Junior Guerra and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a one-year contract that guarantees $2.65 million. He gets a $50,000 signing bonus payable on Jan. 15 and a $2.5 million salary next year. Arizona has a $3.5 million option for 2021 with a $100,000 buyout, and the option price would escalate…

Basketball Twins finalize deals for Michael Pineda, Alex Avila

Basketball Twins finalize deals for Michael Pineda, Alex Avila

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins finalized a $20 million, two-year contract with suspended pitcher Michael Pineda on Tuesday and a $4.25 million, one-year deal with catcher Alex Avila. Pineda went 11-5 with a 4.01 ERA in 146 innings over 26 starts for the Twins in 2019, his first season with the team. He…

Basketball AP sources: Wheeler, Phillies agree to $118M, 5-year deal

Basketball AP sources: Wheeler, Phillies agree to $118M, 5-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies filled their biggest need quickly. Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Phillies agreed to a $118 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement, which is subject to a successful…

Basketball AP sources: Red Sox agree with LHP Pérez, SS Peraza

Basketball AP sources: Red Sox agree with LHP Pérez, SS Peraza

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have signed shortstop José Peraza, and according to a person familiar with the negotiations, the team also agreed to terms with left-hander Martin Pérez. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Friday because the Pérez deal had not yet been announced. Pérez is…