Orioles, LHP Matusz agree to $3.9 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have reached agreement with left-hander Brian Matusz on a $3.9 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

Matusz went 1-4 with a 2.94 ERA in 58 appearances out of the...

Marlins sign infielder Don Kelly to minor league deal

MIAMI (AP) — Infielder Don Kelly has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins, with an invitation to major league spring training.

Kelly turns 36 on Feb. 15. He appeared in only two games with...

Cespedes says staying with Mets always was his preference

NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes says he chose happiness over more dollars.

Of course, the lower offer was a $75 million, three-year contract that kept him with the New York Mets.

"It's not always about...

Mets willing to consider long-term deals for young pitchers

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that most of this offseason's business is complete, the New York Mets may turn their attention to long-term deals for the hard-throwing young starting pitchers who helped the team reach the...

Familia and Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia.

The deal Wednesday was $50,000 above the midpoint between the...

Blue Jays will have dirt infield in time for coming season

TORONTO (AP) — The Blue Jays are installing a dirt infield at the Rogers Centre for the first time but say it is too early to determine whether they would replace artificial turf with grass in some future...

Expected rebuild will still test patience of Brewers owner

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers owner Mark Attanasio talks to his general manager like a fan whenever his rebuilding club makes another move.

The remodeling of the franchise, while long anticipated, is still testing...

Seattle signs Korean slugger Dae-Ho Lee to minor league deal

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have signed Korean slugger Dae-Ho Lee and catcher Steve Lerud to minor league contracts two weeks before the start of spring training.

Seattle announced the roster moves...