NEW YORK — Making a pair of low-cost deals to fill holes in their roster, the New York Yankees agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with second baseman Brian Roberts and a $7 million, two-year deal with left-hander Matt Thornton.
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have finalized a new posting system that caps the fee for players at $20 million, a deal that may lead to star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka going on the market.
NEW YORK — Joe Girardi is happy to see Jacoby Ellsbury in Yankees pinstripes instead of the uniform of the rival Boston Red Sox.
SEATTLE — Robinson Cano seemed to be next in line as the player to wear pinstripes for his entire career, all set to follow the path laid before him by mentors named Jeter, Posada and Rivera.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home plate collisions to guard their investments.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Pete Rose sounded bowled over.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The winter meetings got busy Tuesday with a three-team trade that sent slugger Mark Trumbo to Arizona, and Oakland dealt pitcher Brett Anderson to Colorado.
Cy Young winner Halladay retires after 16 seasons
That dang Rally Squirrel still haunts Roy Halladay.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — After all the trades and signings last week, baseball's annual winter meetings opened with relative quiet.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.And why not? They were going to the Hall of Fame together.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The baseball winter meetings are starting with a look back.
NEW YORK — As Robinson Cano got closer to leaving the New York Yankees, Hiroki Kuroda agreed to stay.Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said Friday the pitcher is returning for a third season in the Bronx.
NEW YORK — Curtis Granderson is heading across town, where the New York Mets hope his home run swing won't suffer at Citi Field.
Free agent appears headed to M's
SEATTLE — Even as the Seattle Mariners were remaining silent about a potential deal with free agent second baseman Robinson Cano, the New York Yankees were ready to move on.
NEW YORK — All-Star catcher Brian McCann completed his $85 million, five-year contract with the York Yankees in what the team called a “significant improvement to a key position.”
NEW YORK — Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday...
BOSTON — Free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Tuesday.
NEW YORK — As the big-money free agents negotiated, dozens of players with lower profiles waited to find out whether they would be dumped on the market by their clubs Monday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to strengthen a woeful rotation. The two parties have come together, hoping to help each other out.
SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Ryan Vogelsong is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Friday.Assistant general manager Bobby Evans said the deal is pending a physical, expected to happen later next week.
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez's lawyers updated his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, adding new criticism of the commissioner for not testifying in the union's grievance to overturn the 211-game suspension given to the New York Yankees...
LOS ANGELES — Dan Haren wanted to pitch for a World Series contender next season, and he was eager to get back to his native Southern California.Haren found everything he wanted at Dodger Stadium.
NEW YORK — Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and...
NEW YORK — Free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal worth around $85 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The outgoing mayor of St. Petersburg says he doesn't believe that Major League Baseball wants to stay in Pinellas County or even the Tampa Bay area.
PLAINS TWP. – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden made an appearance at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday to visit with fans and promote his new book “Doc: A Memoir” which was published in June of this...
NEW YORK — Now the waiting begins for Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball.
ST. LOUIS — Former World Series MVP David Freese was traded from his hometown St. Louis Cardinals to the Los Angeles Angels in a four-player deal Friday that reunites Albert Pujols with a pair of ex-teammates.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Baseball fans should expect to go through a metal detector to see their favorite team play in 2014.
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended Thursday when both sides rested their cases, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked out and decided not to testify in his own defense.