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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson hits a three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Toronto. The hot corner figures to be smoking Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 12, 2018 - 12:25 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million, one-year contact, a $6 million raise for the 2015 AL MVP. The 32-year-old, a three-time All-Star, rebounded from an injury-slowed 2016 to hit .270 last season with 33 homers and 78 RBIs in 113 games. The...
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January 11, 2018 - 8:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Outfielder Aaron Hicks agreed to a $2,825,000, one-year contract with the New York Yankees, who settled with reliever Tommy Kahnle at $1,312,500 in the first deals among the team's eight players eligible for salary arbitration. New York's luxury tax payroll rose to $124,837,500 for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson hits a three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Toronto. The hot corner figures to be smoking Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 11, 2018 - 8:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The hot corner figures to be sizzling Friday when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange...
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January 11, 2018 - 8:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The hot corner figures to be sizzling Friday when players and team swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Tommy Kahnle and the New York Yankees agreed to a one-year contract for $1,312,500, the first player to reach a deal among the team's eight who are eligible for salary arbitration. Kahnle's deal raised New York's luxury tax payroll to $122,012,500 for eight players with...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 28, 2017 file photo, New York Mets' Jay Bruce drives in two runs with a double off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Two people familiar with the negotiations say free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce is set to return to the New York Mets after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 because the deal is pending a physical and no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 11, 2018 - 12:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce and his proven bat are headed back to the New York Mets. The free-agent outfielder is set to return to the Big Apple after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The people spoke on condition of anonymity...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 28, 2017 file photo, New York Mets' Jay Bruce drives in two runs with a double off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Two people familiar with the negotiations say free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce is set to return to the New York Mets after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 because the deal is pending a physical and no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 10, 2018 - 11:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce and his proven bat are headed back to the New York Mets. The free-agent outfielder is set to return to the Big Apple after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The people spoke on condition of anonymity...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A baseball agent has been fired after an accusation he used a camera to surreptitiously record clients in a shower. CSE Talent, the agency headed by Lonnie Cooper, said in a statement Wednesday that it had fired Jason Wood, who had headed its baseball division since last April...
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Signs warning homeless residents they'll need to move out of a two-mile long encampment are posted in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Orange County has long announced plans to clear the area of tents and tarps and officials say they will start doing so on Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
January 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California on Monday notified hundreds of homeless people camped out along a dusty riverbed near a baseball stadium that they must move starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment near the stadium of the Los Angeles Angels team...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo a cyclist passes the row of tents and tarps along the Santa Ana riverbed near Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. Orange County officials are putting hundreds of homeless camped out along the dusty riverbed near Angel Stadium on notice: they have to move out starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, said Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the county sheriff's department. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 08, 2018 - 3:48 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California's Orange County on Monday put hundreds of homeless camped out along a dusty riverbed near a baseball stadium on notice that they must move starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment near the stadium of the Los Angeles...
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