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Phillies Benoit Baseball
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit throws during a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Joaquin Benoit and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $7.5 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, because the agreement had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
Yankees Jeter Number 2 Retired baseball
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2014, file photo, New York Yankee Derek Jeter jumps after hitting the game-winning single against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game, in New York. It was Jeter's last home game of his career at Yankee Stadium. Jeter's No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees' single digits. The Yankees said Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother's Day game against Houston, and a plaque in his honor will be unveiled in Monument Park during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
Winter Meetings Baseball
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill hugs his son Brice Hill, age 5, after a media availability at Major League Baseball's winter meetings, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
BBN--Giants-Melancon
FILE - In a Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, Washington Nationals relief pitcher Mark Melancon throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the eighth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series, at Nationals Park, in Washington. The San Francisco Giants said Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, that they have agreed to a $62 million, four-year contract with closer Mark Melancon, pending a physical. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Yankees Holliday Baseball
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday sits in the dugout after leaving a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the ninth inning in St. Louis. A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent Holliday and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $13 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday night, Dec. 4, 2016, because the agreement had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Winter Meetings-Red Sox
FILE - In a Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, Boston Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski looks on during practice in Cleveland. The big-spending Boston Red Sox could be far more conservative this offseason because of baseball’s new luxury tax rules. President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, that the new collective bargaining agreement’s stricter penalties for spending above a certain payroll threshold could factor in to the team’s plans. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Astros Beltran Baseball
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2016, file photo, Texas Rangers' Carlos Beltran bats against the Houston Astros during a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent slugger Carlos Beltran and the Houston Astros have reached a one-year deal for $16 million. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, because there was no official announcement. ESPN first reported the agreement. (AP Photo/Mike Stone, File)
Nationals-Rizzo-Harper
FILE - In a Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 file photo, Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper waits to swing during batting practice before Game 5 of baseball's National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park, in Washington. Meeting with reporters Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at baseball's winter meetings, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo deflected a question about whether he's engaged Harper or agent Scott Boras about an extension for the slugger, who was the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year and 2015 NL MVP. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)