Major League Baseball

February 13, 2018 - 3:36 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — No longer the emotional wreck he was on that special day in December, Jack Morris settled into a director's chair inside the Baseball Hall of Fame's Plaque Gallery, a satisfied smile creasing his face. "You walk into this room and it's like the Holy Grail," Morris said...
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Miami Marlins baseball team CEO Derek Jeter talks with the media during a press conference at Marlins Park in Miami, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 2:25 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Speaking Tuesday at Marlins Park, Derek Jeter said he was about to jump in the car and head down to spring training, even though the Miami Marlins' camp is actually up in Jupiter, 90 miles north on Interstate 95. Now in his fifth month on the job, Jeter acknowledged he's still finding...
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February 13, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The San Diego Padres have placed reliever Jose Torres on the restricted list and say he won't report for spring training with the team in Arizona because of a pending court case stemming from his arrest in Phoenix in December. The Padres said in a statement Tuesday that the team is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman (39) works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto. The Orioles avoided an arbitration hearing with pitcher Kevin Gausman, agreeing to a $5.6 million, one-year contract. The agreement was made Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
February 13, 2018 - 12:08 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles avoided an arbitration hearing with pitcher Kevin Gausman, agreeing to a $5.6 million, one-year contract. Gausman had asked for $6,225,000 and the Orioles had submitted $5.3 million when proposed salaries were swapped last month, making the settlement $162,500 below the...
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February 13, 2018 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Bouris has resigned as director of communications for the Major League Baseball Players Association after 19 years. Bouris told the union on Monday he was leaving. Union head Tony Clark says in a statement Tuesday that "he was a consummate communications professional, who...
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February 13, 2018 - 9:01 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Rochester Red Wings have signed a lease deal with Monroe County, New York, to keep the minor league baseball team at Frontier Field for at least another decade. WHEC reports that the lease agreement comes after months of uncertainty over the future of the Red Wings in...
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February 13, 2018 - 8:07 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Rochester Red Wings have signed a lease deal with Monroe County, New York, to keep the minor league baseball team at Frontier Field for at least another decade. WHEC reports that the lease agreement comes after months of uncertainty over the future of the Red Wings in...
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February 12, 2018 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have acquired utility player Matt Reynolds from the New York Mets in exchange for cash. The Nationals announced the move Monday night. The 27-year-old Reynolds made his major league debut with the Mets in 2016. He hit .230 with one homer and five RBIs in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2004, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Esteban Loaiza talks to reporters during a news conference at Yankee Stadium in New York. Former Major League Baseball pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested in California on suspicion of smuggling cocaine and heroin. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says Loaiza was booked into jail Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, evening and held in lieu of $200,000 bail.(AP Photo/Ed Betz)
February 12, 2018 - 3:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested on suspicion of trafficking drugs after packages containing a white powder believed to be cocaine were found at a home he rented in Southern California, officials said Monday. The 46-year-old former Major League Baseball...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, left, relief pitcher AJ Ramos, left, and right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, right, celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 during an interleague baseball game in Miami. Giancarlo Stanton and AJ Ramos, former teammates with the Miami Marlins and still close friends, are looking into living together this season now that both play in New York. It would seem to be a convenient arrangement, with at least one player on the road most of the time anyway _ except when Stanton and the Yankees face Ramos and the Mets in the Subway Series. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
February 12, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Talk about a house divided. Giancarlo Stanton and AJ Ramos, former teammates with the Miami Marlins and still close friends, are looking into living together this season now that both play in New York. It would seem to be a convenient arrangement, with one on the road...
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