A crate of materials caught fire inside the new Texas Rangers' ballpark that is under construction, sending black smoke through the stadium's retractable roof Saturday. The Arlington Fire Department tweeted that the fire was located and contained in the upper sections of the stadium. The fire
Posted: December 15, 2019, 4:05 am
Fire broke out Saturday at the future home of the Texas Rangers, which is under construction in Arlington. Arlington Fire Department Lt. Mike Joiner said the blaze was brought under control and no injuries were reported. Manhattan Construction, the general contractor for the project, said in a statement
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 15, 2019, 12:09 am
Anthony Rendon and agent Scott Boras had just wrapped up the third baseman’s $245 million deal to join the Los Angeles Angels last Wednesday when Mike Trout began blowing up his phone. “Based on his exclamation points in his texts, he seemed really excited,� Rendon said with a grin. Two of the majors
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 11:23 pm
The Angels' new $245 million man said a scheduling mix-up forced him to miss the visit.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: December 14, 2019, 11:08 pm
The Nationals "love" Kris Bryant, put a potential holdup could stymie any talks between them and the Cubs.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 14, 2019, 10:17 pm
At least one witness interviewed by MLB admitted the team used a center-field video to decode and relay pitching signs in real time in 2017.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: December 14, 2019, 9:38 pm
Anthony Rendon spoke at his introductory press conference about why he decided against signing with the Dodgers, saying the organization and Hollywood lifestyle "didn't seem like it would be a fit for me and my family."
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: December 14, 2019, 7:28 pm
With the 2010s coming to a close, NBC Sports Chicago is unveiling its Cubs All-Decade Team, highlighting the players who made the biggest impacts on the organization from 2010-19.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 14, 2019, 5:46 pm
Gabe Kapler and Scott Harris believe their new coaching staff and player-development methods can get the most out of existing talent.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 14, 2019, 5:36 pm
The very public and increasingly nasty battle between the big leagues and the bush leagues took another turn last night
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 14, 2019, 1:26 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Veteran pitcher Dan Straily has signed a one-year contract worth $800,000 with the Lotte Giants, the Korea Baseball Organization club announced on Saturday.
Posted: December 14, 2019, 10:29 am
MLB's minor leagues agreement expires after 2020. What happens from there is anyone's guess.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: December 14, 2019, 6:40 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- All-Star third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels finalized a $245 million, seven-year contract on Friday, two days after the sides reached agreement at the winter meetings.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 4:56 am
Of course Clayton Kershaw would love for a proven postseason pitcher to come to the Dodgers.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 14, 2019, 3:30 am
The Brewers could benefit from an everyday first baseman and a left-handed bat.
Posted: December 14, 2019, 2:34 am
A third NL West rival is now linked to former Giants ace Madison Bumgarner.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 14, 2019, 2:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius finalized their $14 million, one-year contract Friday.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 2:13 am
The Rangers completed a $16 million, two-year contract with free agent right-hander Jordan Lyles, finalizing a deal that had been agreed upon before this week's winter meetings. Texas agreed to a $585,000, one-year contract on Friday with left-hander Jeffrey Springs, designated for assignment by
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 1:55 am
Yoenis Cespedes' salary for 2019 was cut in half and his pay for 2020 reduced as part of a settlement of a grievance between the injured outfielder and the New York Mets. The outfielder had surgery to remove bone calcification from his right heel on Aug. 2, 2018, and his left that Oct. 26. Mets
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 1:48 am
The Tampa Bay Rays are working to finalize a two-year contract worth about $12 million with Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Tsutsugo was made available to major league teams through the posting process by Yokohama of Japan's
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 1:43 am
Washington is desperate to find outside help at the position following Anthony Rendon's departure.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: December 14, 2019, 12:36 am
Right-hander Jesse Hahn returned to the Kansas City Royals just 11 days after he was let go, agreeing Friday to a $600,000, one-year contract. Hahn had Tommy John surgery in 2010, injured his ulnar collateral ligament again during spring training in 2018 and had what is called primary repair procedure
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 14, 2019, 12:06 am
Sogard spent six seasons with the A's and a lefty bat is what the team is searching for ...
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 13, 2019, 11:58 pm
Left-hander Brett Anderson is the latest addition to the quickly transforming Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing Friday to a $5 million, one-year contract. The 31-year-old left-hander was 13-9 with a 3.89 ERA in 31 starts with Oakland last season, when he had a $1.5 million base salary and earned $1 million
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 13, 2019, 11:24 pm
Brandon Morrow hasn't pitched in a big-league game since July 2018, but he'll get a shot at making a comeback next season.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 13, 2019, 11:05 pm
Mets outfielder Yoenis Céspedes spent most of the last three years on the sideline, playing in a combined 119 games in 2017-18 before missing the entire '19 campaign. The slugger battled heel injuries and also suffered an accident on his ranch, described as a "violent fall," that resulted
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 10:30 pm
Austin Romine tried to put his tussle with Miguel Cabrera in the past. Romine and the Tigers finalized a $4.15 million, one-year deal on Friday that gives the 31-year-old catcher a chance for a bigger role. It also puts him in the same clubhouse as Cabrera after the two were involved in a brawl in
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 13, 2019, 9:49 pm
We now know a little bit more about how the Giants plan to build their team.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 13, 2019, 9:32 pm
The free agency of Yasiel Puig is definitely different than we expected it might be even a few short years ago
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 9:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former All-Star right-hander Michael Wacha and the New York Mets completed a $3 million, one-year contract Friday that includes $8 million in performance bonuses.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 13, 2019, 9:00 pm
The Boston Red Sox have signed shortstop Jose Peraza, and according to a person familiar with the negotiations, the team also agreed to terms with left-hander Martin Perez. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Friday because the Perez deal had not yet been announced
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 13, 2019, 8:28 pm
Anderson was healthy and productive for the entire 2019 season, which has not often been the case for him.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 8:10 pm
McCullers missed the entire 2019 season due to Tommy John surgery
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 8:00 pm
The Red Sox utility man pick-ups at the winter meetings likely signal the end of the Brock Holt Era. John Tomase writes that the fan favorite's impact - particularly in the clubhouse and in the community - won't be forgotten.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: December 13, 2019, 7:54 pm
The Rangers are showing interest in Nicholas Castellanos, and signing him would impact Kris Bryant's trade market,
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 13, 2019, 6:26 pm
With some top free agents coming off the board at the Winter Meetings, GM Jed Hoyer and the Cubs feel like the time to make deals is coming soon.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 13, 2019, 5:29 pm
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Tampa Bay Rays have signed Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo to a two-year deal worth around $12 million. They Rays will also will have to pay a 20 percent posting fee to his old team, the Yokohama DeNa BayStars. Tsutsugo, 28, has averaged 33 homers
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 5:04 pm
The White Sox have stated goals to sign impact free agents, stated goals to spend big to do so. Yet Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg and Anthony Rendon all signed big deals at the Winter Meetings with no word on any South Side interest. Why?
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 13, 2019, 4:57 pm
With the 2010s coming to a close, NBC Sports Chicago is unveiling its Cubs All-Decade Team, highlighting the players who made the biggest impacts on the organization from 2010-19.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: December 13, 2019, 4:53 pm
The Phillies are about to sign a player with local ties and a resume chock-full of impressive - and important - accomplishments. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: December 13, 2019, 4:25 pm
Martin Perez apparently had a decent market in free agency before the Red Sox scooped him up.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: December 13, 2019, 4:12 pm
If there's a theme that's emerging in Chaim Bloom's first two months as Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer, it's collaboration.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: December 13, 2019, 3:30 pm
Baseball will now test for opioids, offer treatment rather than punishment
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: December 13, 2019, 3:19 pm
The Giants didn't spend much, but came across a lot of familiar faces in San Diego.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: December 13, 2019, 2:43 pm
A defensive-sounding Manfred accused Minor League Baseball of acting in bad faith.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: December 13, 2019, 12:00 pm
Outfielder Brett Gardner is staying with the New York Yankees after the best offensive season of his career, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $12.5 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The Yankees have a $10 million option for 2021 with a $2.5 million
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 13, 2019, 6:18 am