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  • Rockies send RHP Scahill to Pirates for RHP Carle

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have traded right-hander Rob Scahill to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league righty Shane Carle. The deal was announced Tuesday. The 27-year-old Scahill was 1-0 with a 4.80 ERA in 12 relief outings for Colorado this season. Scahill made his...

  • Larkin, Glanville latest candidates to manage Rays

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin and former major league outfielder Doug Glanville were added Monday to the list of candidates the Tampa Bay Rays are considering for their next manager. The team announced on Twitter that Larkin and Glanville were the...

  • Young can earn up to $6,325,000 with Yankees

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Young can earn up to $6,325,000 under his one-year contract with the New York Yankees. The outfielder is guaranteed a $2.5 million salary under the deal announced Sunday and can make $3,825,000 more in performance bonuses based on plate appearances. Young would...

  • Martin, Liriano nix qualifying offer from Pirates

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin and Francisco Liriano are going to test the market. Martin and Liriano declined $15.3 million qualifying offers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, meaning Pittsburgh will receive a compensatory draft pick if they sign a major league contract...

  • 14-plus years for Cuban ballplayer smuggler

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — The convicted ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the U.S., some of them baseball players including Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin, was sentenced Monday to more than 14 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Joan...

  • Almonte agrees to 1-year deal with Braves

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Former New York Yankees outfielder Zoilo Almonte has agreed to a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves. Right-hander Chien-Ming Wang and left-hander Donnie Veal agreed to minor league deals with the Braves on Monday. The 25-year-old Almonte hit .211 with two homers...

  • Tigers hire Newhan as assistant hitting coach

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers have hired David Newhan as their assistant hitting coach. Newhan joins the Tigers after a season in the Oakland organization as the manager for Class A Vermont. He also spent three seasons as the hitting coach for Lake Elsinore, a Class A affiliate of the San...

  • Pinstripes missing on new Twins home uniforms

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins unveiled new home uniforms Monday that omit the pinstripes the team has worn since 1987. The 2015 jerseys also added a gold edging to the lettering and a logo on uniforms and caps. The Twins called it "Kasota Gold," named for the type of...

  • Reds promote Jim Riggleman to third base coach

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds promoted Jim Riggleman to third base coach on Monday, replacing Steve Smith. It's the only change on Cincinnati's coaching staff following an 86-loss season that was their worst since 2008. Riggleman joined the Reds in 2012 as manager of their Double-A team....

  • Yankees sign OF Young to 1-year contract

    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have signed outfielder Chris Young to a one-year contract, rewarding him after his strong run in September. The Yankees announced the deal Sunday. The 31-year-old Young started this year with the New York Mets and was released in early August...

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