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.
Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of All-Star players that sent him to the Texas Rangers less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.
DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers and Texas agreed to a blockbuster trade Wednesday night that would send slugger Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez benched himself at his own grievance hearing.
NEW YORK — Jay Z, the new agent for Robinson Cano, had dinner Monday night with top officials of the New York Mets.
NEW YORK — Yankees President Randy Levine testified at Alex Rodriguez's grievance hearing Tuesday and denied conspiring with Major League Baseball on the 211-game suspension given to the New York third baseman last summer.
PHILADELPHIA — Carlos Ruiz and the Phillies have agreed to a $26 million, three-year contract that will keep the former All-Star catcher in Philadelphia, two people familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. The contract includes a club option for...
NEW YORK — All those who marvel at Miguel Cabrera can only wonder what he might've done this year if completely healthy.Even so, Cabrera was a huge hit in Motown.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Another baseball tradition is about to largely disappear: a manager, with a crazed look in his eyes, charging the field and getting into a face-to-face shouting match with an umpire.
Coughlin high school senior and baseball player Dave Marriggi signed on to continue his baseball playing at Towson University.
NEW YORK — Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers breezed Wednesday to baseball's Cy Young Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday after guiding their small-budget teams to charming turnarounds.