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  • Tigers hoping familiar names can keep run going

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — It's not often a general manager has to defend bringing back the runner-up in the MVP race, but Detroit's Dave Dombrowski faced an obvious question after signing Victor Martinez to another four-year deal. Even though Martinez had perhaps his best season in 2014 at age...

  • Mariners' Cano breaks toe in Japan, out 3-4 weeks

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking a toe during the Major League Baseball All-Stars tour of Japan. Seattle said Saturday that Cano will not need a cast and the injury will heal with rest. He will likely be able to resume...

  • Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Martinez

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — When Mike Ilitch was asked about the ramifications of another huge financial commitment by his Detroit Tigers, the octogenarian owner looked down for a couple seconds as if checking his wallet. "Yeah, I'm OK," Ilitch said. "I've got some 20s in there." The Tigers...

  • Burnett back with Pirates for $8.5M, 1-year deal

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett believes his right arm has one — and only one — season left in it. The pitcher has no intentions of letting it go to waste. Spurning a chance to remain with floundering Philadelphia, Burnett agree to an $8.5 million, one-year deal with the Pittsburgh...

  • Tigers bring Hanrahan back on minor league deal

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers have re-signed reliever Joel Hanrahan to a minor league deal with a big league invite. Team president Dave Dombrowski confirmed the agreement Friday. Hanrahan, a former All-Star, has battled elbow problems of late. The right-hander had Tommy John surgery in...

  • Braves trade Kyle Wren to Brewers for Quintana

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have traded minor league outfielder Kyle Wren, the son of former Atlanta general manager Frank Wren, to the Milwaukee Brewers for right-hander Zach Quintana. Kyle Wren, currently playing in the Arizona Fall League, was an eighth-round draft pick from Georgia...

  • Rangers GM Daniels gets contract extension

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Jon Daniels was the youngest general manager ever in the major leagues when the Texas Rangers put him in that position nine years ago. Daniels now has a new contract that will take him into his 40s with the team he helped direct to its only two World Series appearances before an...

  • Frandsen agrees to $1 million deal with Nationals

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility player Kevin Frandsen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with a deal that raises his base salary by $100,000. The 32-year-old hit .259 with a club-high 11 pinch hits last season, his first in...

  • Cubs to host Cards in big league opener April 5

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs will host the St. Louis Cardinals in the Sunday night major league opener on April 5. Originally scheduled for April 6, the game was moved up to become ESPN's opening national telecast of the season. Chicago said Friday the remainder of the three-game...

  • Yankee Stadium fixture 'Bill the Baker' dies at 67

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A fan befriended by former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner who became a press box fixture for more than 30 years known as "Bill the Baker," has died. He was 67. The Yankees said Bill Stimers died Thursday at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx. They...

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