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CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians are nearing a deal to acquire outfielder Coco Crisp from the Oakland Athletics. The exchange has been agreed to by both teams, said the person who spoke Tuesday night to The Associated Press on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Tebow has taken his first big swing at a baseball career, showing off a powerful bat and a few areas of needed improvement in a workout for dozens of major league scouts. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback worked out at the University of Southern...
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Matz is not ready to come off the disabled list, and the New York Mets have scratched him from his scheduled start Thursday night against Miami. The rookie left-hander, sidelined with tightness in his pitching shoulder, says he felt discomfort while...
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HAPP ON TAP J.A. Happ (17-4, 3.19) tries for his 18th win as the Blue Jays and Orioles continue a pivotal series in Baltimore. Happ ended an 11-decision winning streak last time out in a 6-3 loss to the Angels — it was...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless controversies. And for him not being Derek Jeter. "When I'm amongst Yankee fans and the conversation turns to him, he's not held with great...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless controversies. And for him not being Derek Jeter. "When I'm amongst Yankee fans and the conversation turns to him, he's not held with great...
NEW YORK (AP) — By the time Alex Rodriguez collects his last payment as a player from the Yankees next year, he will have received $317,368,852 from New York, according to a review of his contracts by The Associated Press. Luxury tax caused by his deal totaled another $132...
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox star David Ortiz left Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees in pain after fouling a pitch off his right shin. Boston said X-rays were negative. The 40-year-old designated hitter, who has announced he will retire after this season, fouled a 98...
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox star David Ortiz left Wednesday night's game against the New York Yankees in pain after fouling a pitch off his right shin. The 40-year-old designated hitter, who has announced he will retire after this season, fouled a pitch from Dellin Betances off the...