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Rivera denies child support allegations

Baseball / MLB Feb 21, 2019

Rivera denies child support allegations

Just weeks after becoming baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, Mariano Rivera is defending himself from accusations in his native Panama that he has failed to support two children he had outside his marriage. The former New York Yankees' closer on Tuesday called the ...

Luis Severino, Yankees agree to deal

Baseball / MLB Feb 16, 2019

Luis Severino, Yankees agree to deal

Right-hander Luis Severino avoided an arbitration hearing with the New York Yankees, agreeing Friday to a $40 million, four-year contract. Severino's deal includes a team option for 2023 that could make the agreement worth $52.25 million for five seasons. If the option is not exercised, ...

White Sox make big play for top free agent Manny Machado

Baseball / MLB Jan 5, 2019

White Sox make big play for top free agent Manny Machado

The pursuit of free agent infielder Manny Machado by the Chicago White Sox appears to be heating up. The White Sox have plenty of payroll flexibility as they chase after Machado and his fellow free agent Bryce Harper. USA Today reported that Chicago offered Machado ...

Yankees' CC Sabathia had heart blocked that required stent

Baseball / MLB Dec 22, 2018

Yankees' CC Sabathia had heart blocked that required stent

Left-hander CC Sabathia had a stent inserted after a blockage was found in an artery from his heart, and the New York Yankees anticipate the 38-year-old pitcher will report to spring training on time. "CC was experiencing some chest pain which turned out to be ...

Trey Hillman among Miami Marlins' new coaching hires

Baseball / MLB Dec 6, 2018

Trey Hillman among Miami Marlins' new coaching hires

Former Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Trey Hillman has joined the Miami Marlins as the team's new first base and infield coach, it was announced on Wednesday. The Marlins also brought in Mel Stottlemyre Jr., formerly the Seattle Mariners pitching coach, and Jeff Livesey as ...

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Baseball / MLB Oct 9, 2018

Dodgers advance to NLCS; Astros, Red Sox record victories

Kenta Maeda worked a scoreless eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers bounce back and beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Monday for a spot in the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers won the NL Division Series 3-1 and will meet the Milwaukee ...

Yankees beat Red Sox to even ALDS at 1-1

Baseball / MLB Oct 7, 2018

Yankees beat Red Sox to even ALDS at 1-1

Masahiro Tanaka continued his strong postseason run, pitching the New York Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of their American League Divisional Series on Saturday. Tanaka (1-0) allowed a run on three hits and a walk over five ...

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Baseball / MLB Oct 6, 2018

Red Sox hold on to win Game 1

Chris Sale left the mound to a standing ovation and then waited along with anxious Red Sox fans while the Boston bullpen frittered away most of a five-run lead. Bases loaded in the sixth inning. Two runs. Bases loaded, nobody out in the seventh. The Yankees ...

Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Baseball / MLB Oct 4, 2018

Yankees cruise past A's in wild-card contest

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in. By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut, New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead. "We want Boston!" they chanted. Coming up next. "It's going to ...