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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:22:46 PST
Casilla is crossing the bay once again, re-joining the A's with an $11 million, two-year contract after seven seasons with the Giants. While the right-hander lost his job as closer in mid-September last season for the Giants' struggling bullpen, he provides A's manager Bob Melvin with some options of when to use him. ''To be able to sign an experienced late-inning reliever who has performed in multiple World Series games makes our bullpen deeper and obviously better,'' Melvin said by text message.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:15:25 PST
For the second year in a row, the Orioles negotiated a deal to keep the major league home run champion in Baltimore. Mark Trumbo's $37.5 million, three-year contract Friday was finalized Friday, a day after the sides reached agreement subject to a successful physical. Trumbo had a limited no-trade provision, allowing him to list seven teams each year he cannot be traded to without his consent.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:52:09 PSTSAN DIEGO (AP) -- Right-hander Trevor Cahill and the San Diego Padres have finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:43:10 PST
Yu Darvish marked his five-year anniversary as a Texas Ranger this week. ''It's not much about my contract, but coming back from Tommy John surgery,'' Darvish said through his interpreter at the Rangers' winter banquet Friday night. Darvish is entering the sixth and final year of the contract he signed with the Rangers in January 2012 after seven seasons in Japan.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:22:46 PSTMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Free agent right-hander Neftali Feliz has agreed to a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, who are looking for a closer in the bullpen.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:37:38 PST
Moments after Tim Raines spoke openly about overcoming cocaine abuse, Ivan Rodriguez tried to avoid discussing whether he had used steroids. Raines, Rodriguez and Jeff Bagwell sat together for a news conference Thursday, a day after they were elected to baseball's Hall. Jose Canseco wrote in a 2005 book that he showed Rodriguez how to inject steroids.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:10:15 PST
The New York Yankees plan to go to salary arbitration with reliever Dellin Betances, which would be the team's first hearing in nearly a decade. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Betances submitted a proposed $5 million salary last week and the Yankees filed at $3 million. ''We're not going to reach a resolution with Dellin,'' Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:12:13 PST
Replacing Jose Fernandez will be a collective task for the Miami Marlins, with 14-game winner Dan Straily joining the effort Thursday. Miami obtained Straily from the Cincinnati Reds for three minor leaguers, including right-handers Luis Castillo and Austin Brice, both highly regarded prospects in the Marlins' thin system. Outfielder Isaiah White was also dealt to Cincinnati.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:32:21 PST
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has passed the one-month mark since a heart and kidney transplant with no signs of rejection.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:38:39 PST
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said ownership got involved in the re-signing of veteran Jose Bautista. Atkins said Thursday the desire of Edward Rogers, the controlling shareholder of Rogers Communication, to help was ''abundantly clear.'' He said thanks to Rogers, they don't have to rebuild. A longtime fan favorite, Bautista hit 22 homers with 69 RBIs last year while batting .234 in an injury-slowed season.