The Minnesota Twins were smitten after one season of Carlos Correa's hitting, defense, intelligence, experience and leadership. The belief in those traits was strong enough to commit a franchise-record amount of guaranteed money for at least the next six years.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker, coming off the team's fifth consecutive NL East title, signed a contract extension on Friday that runs through the 2025 season.
The Oakland A's have been negotiating for a stadium in Oakland or Las Vegas. Oakland officials want to keep the A's, but they have been careful about spending public money. Las Vegas officials aren't likely to provide public funding. The A's also could explore other cities.
Left-hander Jeffrey Springs became the first of the 33 players who exchanged proposed arbitration salaries with their teams to reach a deal, agreeing to a $31 million, four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
Adrián Beltré highlights the first-time eligibles for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2024. Joe Mauer, Chase Utley, David Wright, José Bautista and Matt Holliday are also expected to make their debuts on the ballot next year.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Clevinger is being investigated by Major League Baseball following an allegation of domestic violence. Olivia Finestead publicly revealed the allegations in an Instagram post.
Slick-fielding third baseman Scott Rolen has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame with five votes to spare above the 75% needed. The seven-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove winner appeared on 297 of 389 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for 76.3%. He bec…
Slick-fielding third baseman Scott Rolen was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame with five votes to spare above the 75% needed. The seven-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove winner appeared on 297 of 389 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers' Association of America for 76.3%. A player needed 292 votes for election.
It looks as if Chicago White Sox slugger Eloy Jiménez could spend a lot of time at designated hitter this year. Jiménez himself has other plans. The 26-year-old said he is preparing to play more games in the outfield.
Scott Rolen could become just the 18th third baseman elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame, the fewest of any position. Rolen is one of the top contenders among 28 players in this year’s Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote that will be announced Tuesday night.
Who should join the Class of 2023? How will PEDs factor into voting? Those topics and more in advance of Tuesday's announcement.
Alan Porter and Adrian Johnson became the MLB's second and third Black umpire crew chiefs as the league announced 10 retirements along with promotions from the minors.
The Jaguars and Giants combined for seven wins last season. Now, they're two victories away from playing in the Super Bowl.
The Los Angeles Dodgers were hit with a $32 million luxury tax for the second straight season, among six teams paying a penalty as baseball payrolls rebounded after the lockout to a record $4.56 billion.
When Roberto Clemente Jr. woke on the morning of Dec. 31, 1972, he immediately tiptoed to his parents' bedroom to see whether his father was up.
After hitting 62 home runs to break an American League record that lasted six decades, Aaron Judge is the AP's Male Athlete of the Year.
When Puerto Ricans belt the name Roberto Clemente in song, they want the world to understand their pride, unity and culture. Clemente, for them, is the pinnacle of what it means to be a true Puerto Rican. His name is in their songs, and kids read about his story in school. His picture hangs in the houses of many Latino ballplayers.
In a wild twist overnight, Carlos Correa agreed to a $315 million, 12-year contract with the free-spending New York Mets.
Major league ballplayers aren’t the only ones securing big paydays.
Farhan Zaidi got a text message from Aaron Judge's representatives early Wednesday morning. And just like that, it was over.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cole Kuiper saw a report on Twitter: Aaron Judge was nearing a deal with the San Francisco Giants. Cole called his father, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper, to share the good news.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Verlander is going to the New York Mets. Trea Turner has agreed to a blockbuster deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. There are three more high-profile shortstops in free agency, along with ace pitcher Carlos Rodón.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, almost two decades after his final game, he got the question.
Baseball’s Steroids Era stands trial this weekend in San Diego at the 2022 winter meetings.
Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry died Thursday.
Barry Bonds was kept out of Cooperstown via the traditional route, but the Hall of Fame’s doors haven’t completely shut on baseball’s controversial home run king.
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