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The Mets have reportedly inked reliever Jeurys Familia to a three-year, $30 million contract.
The Nationals trade starting pitcher Tanner Roark to the Reds, plus the Yankees close in on a deal with left-hander J.A. Happ
Craig Breslow, a key member of the 2013 world champion Red Sox and a pitcher who has long appeared a strong candidate for a second life in baseball when his playing days are over, is about to make the jump.
D.J. Short goes over the biggest headlines from the third day of baseball's Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi could be just who the Giants need the most this offseason, and he might be interested in San Francisco.
Judging by what Dave Dombrowski said on Wednesday, the Red Sox probably won't be making any big moves before the conclusion of the Winter Meetings on Thursday.
No wonder Dave Dombrowski suggested that the Red Sox are most likely not going to bring Craig Kimbrel back next season, considering the closer's incredible asking price.
Justin Bour is set to bring the Los Angeles Angels key depth they need until stars Albert Pujols and Shohei Ohtani are fully recovered from surgery. The Angels and the free agent first baseman have reached a deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday night
As Brian Cashman tried to close a deal to keep left-hander J.A. Happ, the New York Yankees general manager made clear Wednesday he could shift his focus from pitching to high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado at any moment. ''We are prepared to pivot and react at any moment if
Andrew McCutchen joins the Philadelphia Phillies from the New York Yankees on a three-year, $50million contract.
Right-handed pitcher Lance Lynn agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Texas Rangers, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. Lynn, who has spent most of his seven-year career as a starter for the St. Louis Cardinals, pitched last season for the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees, combining
It intially appeared as if the Cubs were building momentum toward making a move during the Winter Meetings, but that no longer seems to be likely.
Charlie Morton was the top name to switch teams Wednesday, joining Tampa Bay for a $30 million, two-year deal after going 15-3 with Houston last season. Roark led the National League with 15 losses, but expected he would be part of a prime rotation that recently added All-Star Patrick Corbin to stars
The White Sox are selling their collection of young talent to the biggest names on the free-agent market. The team's future is undoubtedly bright, and it sounds as if these free agents and their representation know that very well.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera might play only a game or two each week at the start of spring training as he returns from season-ending biceps surgery. Manager Ron Gardenhire plans to check in regularly with Cabrera to determine his availability when Grapefruit League exhibition games begin in
With one season remaining on his contract, Bruce Bochy is blocking it out and trying to focus on the future.
The Reds acquired veteran starter Tanner Roark from the Nationals in exchange for reliever Tanner Rainey on Wednesday.
The Rangers are reportedly nearing a three-year, $30 million contract with starter Lance Lynn.
The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a two-year, $30 million deal with free agent right-hander Charlie Morton, according to multiple reports. The Rays aren't expected to formally announce the deal until Morton passes a physical. Morton, 35, posted career bests in victories, ERA and strikeouts last season
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local):
Detroit was pursuing a shortstop to replace free agent Jose Iglesias. Mercer, 32, batted .251 with six homers and 39 RBIs in 117 games last season. Mercer has a .256 career average with 55 homers and 277 RBIs over seven seasons with the Pirates.
The Tigers have reportedly inked shortstop Jordy Mercer to a one-year, $5.25 million contract.
Bob Melvin has a simple solution for teams to beat the shift, as he and A's general manager David Forst are firmly against a ban.
Who invited the Reds to the party?
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Al Helfer, who broadcast games on radio for the ''Mutual Game of the Day'' in the 1950s, has won the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting by baseball's Hall of Fame and Museum.
Keep an eye on pitching prospect Spencer Howard - not because the Phillies are eager to trade him but because his talent is coveted by other teams. By Jim Salisbury
The Yankees have won "only" one championship in 17 years. This makes some people miserable. It shouldn't.
Are the Los Angeles Dodgers smart to field offers for Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig, or is the franchise a bit worried that its World Series window is closing?
Happ would appear to be the final piece of the Yankees 2019 rotation
Could that open up a slot in Los Angeles for a big name outfielder like . . . Bryce Harper?
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Ask baseball managers what they think about the dreaded shift, and most of them have the same answer.
As the Boston Red Sox consider their next move, their rivals are very busy trying to unseat the World Series champions.
The Boston Red Sox reportedly have "continued interest" in Adam Ottavino, but they're not alone.
The Winter Meetings are here, and teams are preparing to offer big paydays for needed replacements and reinforcements ahead of the 2019 season.
Andrew McCutchen reportedly agrees to a three-year deal with the Phillies, plus the Blue Jays cut ties with Troy Tulowitzki
''The majority of the hitters, I'd say 90 to 95 percent, say to heck with it, I'm going to try to hit a homer and a double,'' said Kansas City manager Ned Yost. The shift, if you haven't noticed, is killing baseball.
The A's say they won't turn away from using the "opener" strategy anytime soon, as it makes its way across the majors.
Anthony Rizzo is the face of the Cubs franchise and Javy Baez emerged as a vocal leader in 2018, but how come the front office is still looking to add "leadership" to the roster?
Drew Silva breaks down the biggest headlines from the second day of baseball's Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
The Red Sox would have to be blown away by a deal in order to trade Xander Bogaerts and rumors that they're shopping established players are "overblown," a source tells Evan Drellich.
The A's are prepared to platoon Chris Herrmann and Josh Phegley behind the plate, but that doesn't necessarily mean Jonathan Lucroy is gone.
The Giants brought back Joe Panik, but they still could bolster their infield depth, including a right-handed-hitting second baseman.
The Red Sox added some outfield depth by agreeing to a minor-league contract with Gorkys Hernandez, according to a Boston Globe report.
Paul Goldschmidt's move from Arizona to St. Louis made Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts so happy, he was smelling roses. St. Louis acquired the six-time All-Star first baseman from the Diamondbacks last week for pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, minor league infielder Andy Young
Here along the Strip, the Boston Red Sox are placing their bets on a new leadoff man. AL MVP Mookie Betts will hit second next year, a season after he led the big leagues in batting average and slugging percentage from the top spot. Andrew Benintendi will move up a slot and hit first for the majors
The Red Sox have to know the poor message they would send to their fans if the team cut payroll after winning the World Series.
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has been cleared to do extensive upper body work and also has begun low-impact lower body exercises as he recovers from surgery on his left knee and right elbow. Pujols isn't yet ready to swing a bat but continues to progress as he works with a strength coach
Half a loaf is better than none for New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway when it comes to Robinson Cano. New York's new second baseman has been criticized at times for not running hard to first base when he hits infield grounders. Callaway says the 36-year-old is just protecting his body in a
The Oakland Athletics have signed veteran catcher Chris Herrmann to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Herrmann, 31, is expected to compete with returning catcher Josh Phegley in a backup role, although the team has not acquired a starter. Last year's primary catcher, Jonathan Lucroy
The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper remained on deck. There were reports the Baltimore Orioles, finally, were close to hiring a manager in Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde.