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  • Sergio Romo finalizes $15M, 2-year deal with Giants

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Romo tested free agency, had some offers and ultimately decided he wanted to stay put in San Francisco pitching for the only team he has known. The animated reliever finalized a $15 million, two-year contract with the Giants on Monday, keeping a key member...

  • Phil Hughes, Twins agree to $58M, 5-year contract

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. The Twins and the 28-year-old right-hander agreed Monday to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in...

  • Dodgers to pay Padres $18M of $32M next year in Kemp trade

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers owe the Padres $18 million next year as part of the $32 million they agreed to pay in last week's trade that sent outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego. Los Angeles will give San Diego six $3 million installments in 2015, payable on the first of...

  • Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro underwent back surgery that could end his career. Giants general manager Brian Sabean announced during a conference call Monday that Scutaro had the fusion procedure performed by Dr. Michael Wang in Miami on Friday...

  • Pirates win rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang. Pittsburgh has a 30-day window to sign the 27-year-old, who hit .354 with 39 homers last season for the Nexen Heroes while being named the MVP of the Korean Baseball Organization....

  • New Giants 3B McGehee eager to play back home

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Casey McGehee knows how much Pablo Sandoval meant to the Giants and the city of San Francisco. Even living across the country in Miami, he understood the affinity for the Kung Fu Panda in his native Bay Area. After a comeback year for the Marlins sparked by a...

  • Marlins consider 3B Prado an upgrade over McGehee

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins opted to replace NL comeback player of the year Casey McGehee with Martin Prado at third base because they want greater athleticism and a more favorable contract at the position. Even so, trading McGehee to the Giants wasn't an easy decision, Miami...

  • LA Dodgers chart new course with rebuilt roster

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman has thoroughly overhauled a 94-win team in his first two months running the Los Angeles Dodgers. None of his myriad moves made a bigger, more baffling splash than his trade of popular slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to a division rival for what...

  • A's release infielder Nick Punto

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have released infielder Nick Punto. The A's made the announcement Friday, saying Punto was released to clear room on the 40-man roster. A day earlier, Oakland acquired right-handers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international...

  • AP sources: Peavy, Giants agree to 2-year deal

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Jake Peavy joined the San Francisco Giants midseason, he brought an energy to the mound that added a new dimension to their rotation. Now, the Giants are keeping a key member of their World Series championship team, bringing back Peavy with hopes of another...

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