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Eric Hosmer retires from baseball following a 13-year career and a World Series title

Eric Hosmer retires from baseball following a 13-year career and a World Series title

Feb 21, 2024 / 10:21 am

Eric Hosmer announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday following a 13-year career that included winning four Gold Gloves and helping lead Kansas City to...

Gleyber Torres enters final season ahead of free agency saying 'I want to be a Yankee for life'

Gleyber Torres enters final season ahead of free agency saying 'I want to be a Yankee for life'

Feb 21, 2024 / 9:16 am

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Starting what could be his final season with the New York Yankees, Gleyber Torres was clear about his intent. “I don’t want to...

Ex-Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu likely to return to South Korea's Hanwha Eagles

Ex-Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu likely to return to South Korea's Hanwha Eagles

Feb 21, 2024 / 3:47 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Hyun Jin Ryu looks set to return to South Korea after 10 years in Major League Baseball, South...

An Elly De La Cruz foul ball leaves a crater in a window on Hunter Greene's car at Reds camp

An Elly De La Cruz foul ball leaves a crater in a window on Hunter Greene's car at Reds camp

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:36 pm

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Elly De La Cruz and Hunter Greene faced off in Cincinnati Reds camp on Tuesday and it took a toll — on a window on Greene's car. With...

Premium talent is still available on MLB's free-agent market, but GMs don't seem in a hurry

Premium talent is still available on MLB's free-agent market, but GMs don't seem in a hurry

Feb 20, 2024 / 4:25 pm

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's new manager, Stephen Vogt, isn't sure why this year's free agent market has entered a deep freeze even as temperatures heat...

Pitcher Jakob Junis guaranteed $7 million in 1-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers

Pitcher Jakob Junis guaranteed $7 million in 1-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers

Feb 20, 2024 / 2:26 pm

PHOENIX (AP) — Right-hander Jakob Junis is guaranteed $7 million as part of his one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers and could earn $12 million over...

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb 20, 2024 / 2:17 pm

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe...

Rafael Devers lobbies Boston Red Sox front office for roster help

Rafael Devers lobbies Boston Red Sox front office for roster help

Feb 20, 2024 / 1:10 pm

Rafael Devers is looking for some help — from the front office of the Boston Red Sox. With the Red Sox ramping up at the start of spring training, Devers made...

Right-hander Liam Hendriks brings his Aussie accent to Boston. He agreed to $10 million, 2-year deal

Right-hander Liam Hendriks brings his Aussie accent to Boston. He agreed to $10 million, 2-year deal

Feb 20, 2024 / 12:34 pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Liam Hendriks grew up watching the Boston Red Sox a lot in Australia. He’s happy he’ll finally get a chance to pitch for them....

Jays slugger Guerrero Jr. says 'no hard feelings' with team after arbitration case

Jays slugger Guerrero Jr. says 'no hard feelings' with team after arbitration case

Feb 20, 2024 / 11:33 am

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Toronto Blue Jays used different approaches when it came to the delicate matter of salary arbitration with their two homegrown franchise...

Playing for the Oakland A's hasn't been glamorous for years. In 2024, it could be downright weird

Playing for the Oakland A's hasn't been glamorous for years. In 2024, it could be downright weird

Feb 20, 2024 / 8:36 am

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Catcher Shea Langeliers made a little space to set down a cup of coffee in his locker, then gingerly turned around, careful not to disturb...

Ohtani takes live batting practice with Dodgers in his latest step forward in comeback from surgery

Ohtani takes live batting practice with Dodgers in his latest step forward in comeback from surgery

Feb 19, 2024 / 3:20 pm

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani took live batting practice with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time this spring training as he recovers from elbow...

Philadelphia Phillies hope to sign Zack Wheeler to a long-term deal, Dave Dombrowski says

Philadelphia Phillies hope to sign Zack Wheeler to a long-term deal, Dave Dombrowski says

Feb 19, 2024 / 1:26 pm

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have spoken to Zack Wheeler’s representation about a new contract as the pitcher heads into the final...

Tucker says Astros are best team and he's open to signing a long-term deal along with Bregman

Tucker says Astros are best team and he's open to signing a long-term deal along with Bregman

Feb 19, 2024 / 1:15 pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston Astros right fielder Kyle Tucker is open to a long-term contract and says preliminary dialogue had begun. “Personally,...

Whit Merrifield and the Philadelphia Phillies finalize a $8 million, 1-year contract

Whit Merrifield and the Philadelphia Phillies finalize a $8 million, 1-year contract

Feb 19, 2024 / 1:00 pm

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Whit Merrifield was willing to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies for less guaranteed money and perhaps less playing time than he...

Newly signed Cuban right-hander Rodriguez hopes to start for Blue Jays this season

Newly signed Cuban right-hander Rodriguez hopes to start for Blue Jays this season

Feb 19, 2024 / 12:53 pm

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Newly signed Blue Jays right-hander Yariel Rodriguez drew a crowd for his first throwing session at the team's player development complex. ...

Washington Nationals are no longer for sale, principal owner Mark Lerner says

Washington Nationals are no longer for sale, principal owner Mark Lerner says

Feb 19, 2024 / 12:36 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals are no longer for sale, ending a search for a new owner after the team was on the market for...

Sandoval returning to Giants on minor league deal as he attempts to make a comeback

Sandoval returning to Giants on minor league deal as he attempts to make a comeback

Feb 19, 2024 / 11:39 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pablo Sandoval is returning to the San Francisco Giants for a third stint with the club, this time on a minor league contract that...

Latest Yanks star arrives for spring training wearing T-shirt saying: 'The generational Juan Soto'

Latest Yanks star arrives for spring training wearing T-shirt saying: 'The generational Juan Soto'

Feb 19, 2024 / 9:54 am

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Juan Soto gave some new meaning to pride of the Yankees. On his first day with his new team, the 25-year-old star outfielder walked into a...

At 34 and after 5 seasons of injuries, Yanks' Stanton says he's 'got to change the narrative'

At 34 and after 5 seasons of injuries, Yanks' Stanton says he's 'got to change the narrative'

Feb 19, 2024 / 9:01 am

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's condition was dissected on his first day back at Yankees spring training much like pastrami at a New York deli: how...

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