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Yu Darvish finalizes $126 million, six-year deal with Cubs

When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs' officials last December in the Dallas area, the pitcher liked what he heard. "The Cubs really stood out, and everyone was sincere at the meeting," Darvish said Tuesday through a translator after finalizing a $126 million, six-year contract. The agreement is ...

Masahiro Tanaka ready to 'go out and battle' with Yankees

/ Feb 8, 2018

Masahiro Tanaka ready to 'go out and battle' with Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka went with his heart when deciding not to opt out of the final three seasons of his $155 million, seven-year contract signed in January 2014 with the New York Yankees. "We went into battle with these guys, last year especially," Tanaka said Wednesday ...

Todd Frazier agrees to deal with Mets

/ Feb 6, 2018

Todd Frazier agrees to deal with Mets

A person familiar with the deal tells AP that free agent third baseman Todd Frazier and the New York Mets have agreed on a two-year contract for $17 million. The person spoke Monday night on condition of anonymity because the deal was still pending a ...

Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel retires

/ Feb 2, 2018

Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel retires

The No. 1 overall pick of the 2013 draft has walked away from baseball without every throwing a pitch in the major leagues. Mark Appel, a hard-throwing pitcher from Stanford taken by the Houston Astros with the No. 1 pick in the 2013 Major League ...

Brewers add Lorenzo Cain to retooled outfield

/ Jan 27, 2018

Brewers add Lorenzo Cain to retooled outfield

Lorenzo Cain felt comfortable back at Miller Park even if his new Milwaukee Brewers uniform seemed to fit a bit snugly over his dress shirt and tie. The former Kansas City Royals outfielder has returned to the organization that drafted him, his future secure after ...

/ Jan 26, 2018

Marlins deal Christian Yelich to Brewers for four prospects

Miami Marlins general manager Michael Hill was traveling Thursday to participate in a series of marathons when he swung the team's latest trade, sending center fielder Christian Yelich to the Milwaukee Brewers for four prospects. And so the Marlins' dismantling marathon continues. Yelich became the fourth ...

Cubs holding talks with free agent Yu Darvish

/ Jan 23, 2018

Cubs holding talks with free agent Yu Darvish

The Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free agent Yu Darvish, hoping to add the right-hander to their rotation as they try for a second championship in three seasons. The 31-year-old Darvish is one of the top players available in a slow-moving market this ...