AP source: Baseball players reject pitch clock, mound limits 2018-01-19T10:37:01Z 2018-01-18T23:19:34Z 2018-01-19T10:37:01Z A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the players' association rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits.
Kendrick, Nationals finalize $7 million, 2-year contract 2018-01-18T23:08:22Z 2018-01-18T22:44:30Z 2018-01-18T23:08:15Z Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract.
Mets finalize 1-year deal with 1B Adrian Gonzalez 2018-01-18T22:27:06Z 2018-01-18T22:24:35Z 2018-01-18T22:27:04Z Free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and the New York Mets have finalized a one-year contract for the $545,000 major league minimum. Felipe Rivero finalizes $22M, 4-year deal with Pirates 2018-01-18T21:49:20Z 2018-01-18T19:04:21Z 2018-01-18T21:49:20Z Hard-throwing reliever Felipe Rivero finalized a $22 million, four-year contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a deal that includes two club options and could be worth $41 million over six seasons.
Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas 2018-01-18T14:04:19Z 2018-01-16T13:33:43Z 2018-01-18T14:04:19Z Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago. Slow market changed Bruce's outlook before return to Mets 2018-01-18T02:55:53Z 2018-01-17T16:33:46Z 2018-01-18T02:55:53Z Jay Bruce says he has "unfinished business" with the Mets, a factor in his decision to accept a $39 million, three-year contract to return to New York.
AP source: Cubs, Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year deal 2018-01-17T23:47:38Z 2018-01-17T20:24:07Z 2018-01-17T23:47:36Z AP Source: Chicago Cubs, LH reliever Brian Duensing agree to $7 million, 2-year contract.
Andrew McCutchen eager for challenge of a tough right field 2018-01-17T19:54:08Z 2018-01-16T23:43:26Z 2018-01-17T19:54:03Z Andrew McCutchen figures San Francisco's AT&T Park outfield is so big, playing right field will still make him feel like a center fielder all over again. Reliever Addison Reed, Twins finalize $16.75M, 2-year deal 2018-01-17T00:43:30Z 2018-01-15T23:13:17Z 2018-01-17T00:43:25Z Right-handed reliever Addison Reed and Minnesota have finalized a $16.75 million, two-year contract, putting another pitcher with closing experience in the back of the Twins' bullpen.
Bucs make "emotionally challenging" call to trade McCutchen 2018-01-16T06:25:47Z 2018-01-16T02:33:30Z 2018-01-16T06:25:46Z The Pirates have closed the book on the Andrew McCutchen era. West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates 2018-01-16T02:25:23Z 2018-01-15T23:54:23Z 2018-01-16T02:25:20Z The San Francisco Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.
Howie Kendrick and Nationals agree to $7M, 2-year contract 2018-01-15T23:05:34Z 2018-01-15T18:33:07Z 2018-01-15T23:05:34Z The Nationals have agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with outfielder Howie Kendrick, a deal subject to a successful physical. Hall of Fame ump Harvey, called 'God' by players, dies at 87 2018-01-15T08:54:59Z 2018-01-15T03:42:42Z 2018-01-15T08:54:58Z Hall of Fame baseball umpire Doug Harvey has died.
Ozuna excited to join playoff contender in St. Louis 2018-01-15T01:14:23Z 2018-01-15T01:12:47Z 2018-01-15T01:14:23Z Marcell Ozuna wasn't surprised by trade from Marlins, was happy with his destination in St. Louis. Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with 'Whoa, Nelly!' call, dies 2018-01-14T22:25:35Z 2018-01-13T17:51:51Z 2018-01-14T22:25:32Z Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89. Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace 2018-01-14T07:34:54Z 2018-01-14T00:42:05Z 2018-01-14T07:33:46Z World Series champion Houston Astros acquire Gerrit Cole in 5-player trade with Pittsburgh Pirates. LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball scoreless in pro debut in Lithuania 2018-01-14T03:33:34Z 2018-01-13T18:21:52Z 2018-01-14T03:33:32Z LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are scoreless in their regular-season pro debut in Lithuania.
Donaldson, Bryant set records ahead of arbitration swap 2018-01-13T22:45:55Z 2018-01-13T01:23:14Z 2018-01-13T22:45:50Z Third basemen Josh Donaldson and Kris Bryant set records when they were among 145 players who agreed to one-year deals rather than swap proposed salaries in arbitration with their teams.
Josh Donaldson agrees to $23M, 1-year deal with Blue Jays 2018-01-13T17:33:24Z 2018-01-12T17:42:09Z 2018-01-13T17:33:07Z Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million, one-year contact, a $6 million raise for the 2015 AL MVP.
Bryant gets $10.85M, record for 1st arbitration eligible 2018-01-13T06:24:28Z 2018-01-12T22:01:21Z 2018-01-13T06:24:27Z Kris Bryant has agreed to a $10.85 million, one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, a record for a player eligible for arbitration for the first time.
Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others 2018-01-13T04:52:55Z 2018-01-12T22:11:22Z 2018-01-13T04:52:07Z The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a $16 million contract with third baseman Manny Machado and a $12 million deal with injured closer Zach Britton, avoiding arbitration with both stars.
Column: What's the worst sports city in America? 2018-01-13T01:02:59Z 2018-01-12T23:25:22Z 2018-01-13T01:02:50Z Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix. Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner 2018-01-12T07:53:37Z 2018-01-12T01:20:51Z 2018-01-12T07:53:37Z Toronto's Josh Donaldson, Baltimore's Manny Machado, Washington's Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, a quartet of top third basemen, were among the more than 170 players set to exchange proposed salaries in arbitration. The future of esports arrives with Overwatch League launch 2018-01-12T06:04:30Z 2018-01-11T09:22:29Z 2018-01-12T06:04:30Z The Overwatch League has been launched in an audacious attempt to showcase esports within a traditional sports structure.
AP sources: Mets, Bruce agree to $39M, 3-year deal 2018-01-11T20:35:39Z 2018-01-11T05:10:18Z 2018-01-11T20:34:24Z Two people familiar with the negotiations say free-agent outfielder Jay Bruce is set to return to the New York Mets after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract. Baseball agent fired after report he placed camera in shower 2018-01-11T19:01:15Z 2018-01-11T02:10:17Z 2018-01-11T19:01:00Z A baseball agent has been fired after an accusation he used a camera to surreptitiously record clients.
California officials tell hundreds to leave homeless camp 2018-01-08T23:44:28Z 2018-01-08T20:58:39Z 2018-01-08T23:44:15Z Officials in Southern California's Orange County are putting hundreds of homeless camped out along a dusty riverbed notice that they have to move out starting in two weeks.
Giants interview Patriots coordinators Patricia, McDaniels 2018-01-06T05:57:44Z 2018-01-05T19:48:59Z 2018-01-06T05:57:43Z The New York Giants have interviewed New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia for their vacant head coaching job.
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