Sports

Royals agree with Minor, sign Taylor to $1.75M, 1-year deal

The Kansas City Royals agreed to a two-year deal with pitcher Mike Minor and finalized a $1.75 million, one-year contract with outfielder Michael Taylor as they piece together a roster in their rebuilding effort.
November 30, 2020, 12:20 PM

News

AP source: Phillies lost $145 million during pandemic season

A person familiar with the Philadelphia Phillies’ finances says the team lost $145 million during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season played without fans.
November 28, 2020, 4:30 PM

Sports

Bob Miller, “Whiz Kid” Phillie, Titans’ coach, dies at 94

Bob Miller, a right-hander for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1950 “Whiz Kids” National League pennant winner who went on to coach alma mater Detroit Mercy for 36 years, died Saturday.
November 28, 2020, 3:18 PM

World

Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena released in Mexico’s Yucatan

Tampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena has been released by Mexican authorities after his former partner told a judge in Yucatan state that she did not want to press charges.
November 26, 2020, 4:30 PM

Sports

RHP Charlie Morton returns to Braves, but memories are scant

Charlie Morton is back with the team where his big league career started.
November 25, 2020, 4:08 PM

Sports

Reds, Rockies swap three pitchers and an outfielder

The Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds have swapped three pitchers in a four-player trade.
November 25, 2020, 2:15 PM

News

SoftBank Hawks sweep Yomiuri Giants for Japan Series title

The Japanese baseball season started late and the schedule was cut back but the end result the same as usual.
November 25, 2020, 5:26 AM

News

Tampa Bay outfielder Arozarena arrested in Mexico’s Yucatan

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena has been arrested in Mexico’s Yucatan state for a situation involving an apparent custody dispute, two weeks after he won the Babe Ruth award for the Most Valuable Player in the postseason.
November 24, 2020, 9:11 PM

Sports

Braves boost rotation, sign Morton for a year at $15 million

The Atlanta Braves have added another veteran arm to their rotation by signing two-time All-Star Charlie Morton to a $15 million, one-year deal.
November 24, 2020, 12:21 PM

Business

Mets abandon baseball president search, to look for GM

The New York Mets have abandoned their search for a president of baseball operations and will instead focus on hiring a general manager who will report to team president Sandy Alderson.
November 23, 2020, 8:12 PM

News

New Cubs prez Hoyer’s goal: Retool team but stay competitive

Jed Hoyer has a new contract to go with his new position with the Chicago Cubs.
November 23, 2020, 1:15 PM

News

White Sox to host Yankees in Field of Dreams game on Aug. 12

The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game at Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12.
November 23, 2020, 10:55 AM

Sports

Indians manager Francona sets coaching staff for 2021

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has assembled his coaching staff for 2021, but it won’t include his longtime friend and bench coach Brad Mills.
November 23, 2020, 10:41 AM

Sports

Dan Marowski, official scorer for Detroit Tigers, dies at 65

Dan Marowski, who worked for over a decade as an official scorer, mostly for the Detroit Tigers, has died.
November 20, 2020, 6:14 PM

Sports

Pirates designate P Williams, OF/IF Osuna for assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated pitcher Trevor Williams and utility player José Osuna for assignment.
November 20, 2020, 4:38 PM

News

AL champion Rays designate Hunter Renfroe for assignment

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated outfielder Hunter Renfroe for assignment, helping clear room on the 40-man roster for three young prospects who were not part of the team’s run to the World Series.
November 20, 2020, 4:21 PM

Sports

Mets sign pitcher Sam McWilliams, was in minors with Rays

The New York Mets have signed right-hander Sam McWilliams, who’s spent six years in the minor leagues with three other organizations.
November 20, 2020, 3:20 PM

Sports

Red Sox tab Will Venable as bench coach in Cora’s return

The Boston Red Sox have hired Will Venable to be a bench coach on manager Alex Cora’s staff.
November 20, 2020, 3:20 PM

Sports

Yankees closer Chapman gets suspension reduced to 2 games

Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman’s suspension for throwing near the head of Tampa Bay’s Mike Brosseau was reduced from three games to two after he appealed the decision.
November 20, 2020, 3:17 PM