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Source: Kershaw agrees to 3-year Dodgers deal

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 17:08
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement that will see the ace stay with the NL champions for another three years for $93 million plus incentives, a source told ESPN's Alden Gonzalez.

Cora taking World Series trophy to Puerto Rico

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 16:04
Alex Cora is the first Puerto Rican manager to lead his team to a World Series championship, and Saturday he will bring the trophy to his hometown of Caguas.

Sources: Indians will listen to offers on veterans

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:20
The Indians will listen to trade offers for some of their veteran players this winter as they face the sort of difficult choices that small-market teams must address, according to sources.

Sources: Brantley won't receive qualifying offer

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 14:08
The Indians are not expected to tender a $17.9 million qualifying offer to outfielder Michael Brantley, sources told ESPN. After injury-plagued 2016 and 2017 seasons, Brantley hit .309 with 17 home runs in 2018.

Sources: Cubs keeping Hamels, trading Smyly

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:55
The Cubs are picking up the option on left-hander Cole Hamels' contract for the 2019 season and trading left-handed reliever Drew Smyly to the Rangers, sources told ESPN.

Source: Dodgers' Freese back with 1-year deal

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:29
David Freese is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a one-year, $5 million contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports.

Dodgers expected to retain Roberts as manager

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:06
Dave Roberts is expected to return as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as is the entirety of his coaching staff, front-office executives Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi suggested on Thursday.

Cubs pick up contract option on reliever Strop

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:06
The Chicago Cubs exercised their 2019 option, worth $6.25 million, on reliever Pedro Strop, the team announced Thursday.

Ex-Marlins pitcher Wayne gets 4-year sentence

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:28
A pitcher on the Florida Marlins team that won the 2003 World Series has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for taking part in an insurance scam.

Heyward, Melancon let opt-out deadline pass

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:06
The Cubs' Jason Heyward and Giants' Mark Melancon were among players to let the deadline pass for exercising opt-out provisions in their contracts.

World Series trophy repaired after beer bash

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:08
The Red Sox say their brand new World Series trophy has been repaired after getting beaned by a beer can during the championship parade.

The good, the bad ... and the O's: Ranking all 30 teams based on their 2018 goals

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:36
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.

AL East offseason preview: What is the biggest question for Red Sox?

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:23
What will Boston's bullpen look like in 2019? Is pitching help the No. 1 priority for the Yankees? We look at the one big question for every AL East team for the months ahead.

As free agency awaits, Machado thanks Dodgers

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:55
Manny Machado may not know where he'll sign as a free agent this offseason, but he seemed to bid farewell to the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans via an Instagram post on Wednesday.

Kershaw, Dodgers extend option deadline 'til Fri.

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 23:21
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to extend the deadline for Kershaw to decide on exercising or declining his contract option until Friday at 4 p.m.

Brewers pitching coach Johnson leaving team

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:34
Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson is leaving the team, the third departure on manager Craig Counsell's staff since the end of the season. Hitting coach Darnell Coles resigned last week, while bullpen coach Lee Tunnell was fired.

McCovey, HOFer and Giants legend, dies at 80

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:16
Hall of Fame slugger Willie McCovey, who played 19 seasons with the Giants and hit 521 homers in his career, died Wednesday at age 80.

Astros decline injury-plagued McCann's option

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:54
The Astros have declined their $15 million club option for 2019 on catcher Brian McCann, who hit .212 with seven homers and 23 RBIs last season.

Pirates decline 2019 options on Harrison, Kang

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:54
The Pirates will not pick up the 2019 options for second baseman Josh Harrison and third baseman Jung Ho Kang, it was announced.

Former MLB pitcher and coach Fischer dies at 88

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:07
Bill Fischer, who spent more than seven decades as a player and coach in professional baseball, died Tuesday. He was 88. He spent the past eight years as a senior adviser to the Kansas City Royals.

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