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...

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...

Pirates acquire former first-round pick Biddle from Phillies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired pitching prospect Jesse Biddle from the Philadelphia Phillies.

The deal, announced Tuesday, sends Biddle to the Pirates in exchange for right-handed...

Dodgers hire Maddux and Ibanez as special assistants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have hired Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux and 19-year veteran Raul Ibanez as special assistants to Andrew Friedman in the team's front office.

The team said Tuesday that...

Brendan Ryan agrees to minor league deal with Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Infielder Brendan Ryan has agreed to a minor league contact with the Washington Nationals and will report to big league spring training.

Ryan was with the New York Yankees from September...

Carlos Quentin to try comeback with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Outfielder Carlos Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career.

The deal, announced Tuesday, would give...

Sano ready for move to right field with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Minnesota Twins start spring training later this month, Miguel Sano will trot his muscular frame out to right field for an audition at his new position.

It's not the ideal spot for...

Reliever George Kontos, Giants agree to $1.15M, 1-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Reliever George Kontos and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $1.15 million, one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.

Monday's agreement was $50,000 above the midpoint...