MLB baseball

January 19, 2018 - 12:51 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Embiid leads Sixers UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have handed the Boston Celtics their second consecutive loss since a seven-game winning streak. Joel Embiid (joh-EHL' ehm-BEED') celebrated his first NBA All-Star selection with 26 points and matched a career best with 16...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:37 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas has been accused of reckless driving and criminal speeding after his car was clocked at 105 mph on a metro Phoenix freeway. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say troopers pulled over the 27-year-old Tomas...
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January 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers have signed three more players to minor league contracts that include invitations to major league spring training. Texas announced Thursday that it has signed catcher Curt Casali and re-signed outfielder Jose Cardona and right-hander Tayler Scott. The trio is...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:46 pm
All Times EDT March 29 St. Louis, 1:10 p.m. March 31 St. Louis, 1:10 p.m. April 1 St. Louis, 1:10 p.m. April 2 Philadelphia, 7:10 p.m. April 3 Philadelphia, 7:10 p.m. April 4 Philadelphia, 1:10 p.m. April 5 at Washington, 1:05 p.m. April 7 at Washington, 1:05 p.m. April 8 at Washington, 8:05 p.m...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing throws during the seventh inning of Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Chicago. The Cubs bolstered their revamped bullpen on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, bringing back Duensing with a $7 million, two-year contract. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
January 18, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the players' association has rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Washington. The Nationals have agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with Kendrick, a deal subject to a successful physical. Agent Pat Murphy confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outfielder Howie Kendrick and the Washington Nationals have finalized their $7 million, two-year contract. The 34-year old will make $3 million this year and $4 million in 2019, and he can earn up to $1.1 million each season in in performance bonuses based on plate appearances...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox may head to spring training without the middle-of-the-lineup hitter they have been seeking since David Ortiz retired at the end of the 2016 season. That's by necessity, not choice. After saying all winter that he would like a big bat to address the power outage that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez smiles after catching a Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler line drive in the eighth inning of a baseball game, in Detroit. Free agent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and the New York Mets have finalized a one-year contract for the $545,000 major league minimum. The 35-year-old batted .242 for the Los Angeles Dodgers last season, when he was limited to 71 games because of a herniated disk in his back. A five--time All-Star, Gonzalez has a .288 career average with 311 home runs in 14 major league seasons.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
January 18, 2018 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez vows to have a quiet voice with the New York Mets. A month after the first baseman was released by Atlanta from a contract that guaranteed him $21.5 million this year, Gonzalez finalized a one-year deal with the Mets on Thursday for the $545,000 major league minimum...
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