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  • Padres win bidding for rights to Korean pitcher

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The San Diego Padres have won the bidding for rights to South Korean pitcher Kwang Hyun Kim with a $2 million offer and have 30 days to reach a deal with the 26-year-old left-hander. Major League Baseball said Thursday the Padres had submitted the highest bid for Kim,...

  • Francoeur agrees to minor league deal with Phils

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Gold Glove outfielder Jeff Francoeur has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The club announced the deal Thursday along with minor league agreements for seven other players, including outfielder Xavier Paul and infielder Andres...

  • AP source: Tigers reach 4-year deal with Martinez

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Victor Martinez has agreed to a $68 million, four-year contract to stay with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Thursday because the agreement has not been...

  • Tigers acquire OF Gose from Blue Jays for prospect

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers acquired speedy outfielder Anthony Gose from the Toronto Blue Jays for second base prospect Devon Travis on Wednesday night. One of Detroit's priorities this offseason was to address center field after Austin Jackson was dealt to Seattle last summer....

  • Former A's first baseman Moore dies in Georgia

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) — Former Oakland Athletics first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57. The A's confirmed Wednesday, with information provided by the family, that Moore died Sunday in Georgia of cardiac arrest. He had multiple...

  • Hernandez "disappointed" finishing 2nd in Cy Young

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — If he needed any extra incentive going forward, Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez found some on Wednesday when he finished second in the AL Cy Young voting. "I don't know what to say. That was tough," Hernandez said after finishing 10 points behind Cleveland's Corey...

  • Yankees agree to deal with left-hander De Paula

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Jose De Paula has agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees after spending 2014 with San Francisco's Triple-A team. He would get paid at a rate of $510,000 while in the major leagues and $150,000 while in the minors. De Paula is guaranteed...

  • Twins hire Glynn, Hernandez for coaching staff

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have hired third base coach Gene Glynn and assistant hitting coach Rudy Hernandez. The Twins announced their one-year contracts Wednesday. Glynn managed the team's Triple-A affiliate, the Rochester Red Wings, the last three seasons. The...

  • Nats bring back all 7 coaches on Williams' staff

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals are bringing back all seven coaches from NL Manager of the Year Matt Williams' staff. It's the first time since 2007-08 that the Nationals kept their entire coaching staff for consecutive seasons. The club announced Wednesday that bench coach Randy...

  • Girardi not sure what to expect of A-Rod in 2015

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — When the New York Yankees take the field against Toronto for their opener on April 6, it will be 556 days since Alex Rodriguez last played in a major league game. Will he resemble the star who won three MVP awards? Or will he look more like the broken-down third...

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