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AP sources: Phillies, 1B Santana agree to $60M, 3…

First baseman Carlos Santana became the first of the offseason's big-name free agents to find a new home, agreeing to a $60 million, three-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to two people familiar with the deal

Fernando Rodney, Twins finalize $4.5M, 1-year…

The Minnesota Twins have finalized their $4.5 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney

Stephen Piscotty thankful to play with A's near…

Gretchen Piscotty can still comfortably attend her son's big league baseball games nearly seven months after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, and far easier going forward to be a regular in the stands

Angels grab All-Star Zack Cozart with $38M…

All-Star infielder Zack Cozart has agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels and is likely to shift from shortstop to third base

Aaron Judge can't wait to play alongside…

Aaron Judge can't wait to get to spring training and start learning from new teammate Giancarlo Stanton

Column: Smooth on the field, Jeter struggles in front office

Column: Derek Jeter glided through two decades as a player and made it all look so effortless, but his first months as a baseball executive have been one blunder after another

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Marlins trade Ozuna to Cardinals for 4 prospects

Miami completed its trade that sent left fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, the third All-Star jettisoned by the Marlins this month in an unrelenting payroll purge under new CEO Derek Jeter

Angels get 2B Ian Kinsler from Tigers for 2 minor…

Second baseman Ian Kinsler has been traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Los Angeles Angels for two minor leaguers

Recovering Pineda, Twins agree to $10M, 2-year…

The Minnesota Twins agreed to a $10 million, two-year contract with former New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda, a right-hander recovering from Tommy John surgery

Costas wins Hall's Frick Award for baseball…

Bob Costas has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the baseball Hall of Fame for broadcasting excellence

Angels: Ohtani's sprained elbow will be healed by…

The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the Japanese right-hander and outfielder

Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop…

Agent Scott Boras says Derek Jeter and his ownership group are turning the Miami Marlins into a pawn shop

Orioles star Machado could move _ new position…

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado could be on the move

MLB ump Dale Scott retires rather than risk more…

Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott tells The Associated Press he's retiring rather than risk another concussion

Gehrig's 1931 contract sold at auction for $216,000

Lou Gehrig's 1931 contract with the New York Yankees has sold at auction for $216,000

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Who's on deck for baseball's next big deal? Red…

No matter how much their fans imagined Giancarlo Stanton bashing balls over the Green Monster, the Boston Red Sox never came close to getting the NL MVP

Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball…

Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame

Glow is gone for Derek Jeter as Marlins CEO after 2 months

Derek Jeter is now trying to revive the downtrodden Miami Marlins, and so far he appears out of his league as a CEO

Winter meetings warm up fast: Gregerson…

Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses are checking into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks

Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the…

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with 2-time MVP Mike Trout.

Giants, Cardinals say no trades for NL MVP…

NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton has ruled out the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals

Marlins' Dee Gordon traded to Mariners for 3…

Miami second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in a deal that marks the start of the Marlins' latest payroll purge, this time under new CEO Derek Jeter

Cubs agree to $38 million, 3-year deal with…

Right-hander Tyler Chatwood and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract