• Tigers Winter Caravan to make stop at Detroit nonprofit

    Published: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — The Neighborhood Service Organization will unveil a commemorative logo and preview plans for its 60th anniversary celebration during a stop by the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. The celebration kicks off Friday morning with a rally at the NSO Bell Building headquarters...

  • Outfielder Gregor Blanco finalizes two-year deal with Giants

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outfielder Gregor Blanco finalized his $7.5 million, two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, a deal that covers his final two arbitration seasons. Blanco will earn $3.6 million in salary this season and $3.9 million for 2016. With the...

  • Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride. Yes, the Detroit Tigers will miss Scherzer, one of the game's top right-handers. But his exit via free agency was by no means a shock. "Obviously you don't want to see a teammate go, but you...

  • Reds' Billy Hamilton getting stronger for encore season

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Billy Hamilton set a Reds rookie record by stealing 56 bases last season, tied for second-most overall in the major leagues. He also wore down as the months wore on, with his hitting and stealing showing a big drop-off. So the 6-foot, 160-pound outfielder is on a...

  • Mariners believe Jesus Montero still has future with team

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    SEATTLE (AP) — Jesus Montero still has a chance with the Seattle Mariners. Mariners' officials spent their pre-spring training luncheon on Thursday lauding the transformation of the once highly touted prospect, reporting that he had lost 40 pounds this offseason. Montero was part of...

  • Appel hopes to make MLB debut for Astros in 2015

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    HOUSTON (AP) — Mark Appel struggled in a forgettable 2014. As this season approaches, the Houston Astros believe the right-hander has grown because of that adversity, and general manager Jeff Luhnow says the top pick in the 2013 amateur draft could make his major league debut this...

  • White Sox agree to minor league deals with Soto, Penny

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former NL Rookie of the Year Geovany Soto and two-time All-Star pitcher Brad Penny have agreed to minor league contracts with the Chicago White Sox. Soto, the NL Rookie of the Year with the Cubs in 2008, appeared in just 24 games with Texas and Oakland last season. He...

  • Braves agree to minor league deal with Kelly Johnson

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Infielder Kelly Johnson and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a minor league contract. The 33-year-old Johnson will attend big league spring training as a non-roster invitee and compete for roster spot as a utility player. The agreement, confirmed by the Braves on...

  • Details of Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer's contract

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a present-day value of $191.4 million by the calculations of both Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. The...

  • Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner if he got swept up in the scene. Speaking after a news conference Wednesday to announce the addition — via a $210 million, seven-year contract — of 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, Lerner was thinking big...

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