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Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others

BALTIMORE (AP) The Orioles agreed to a $16 million contract with third baseman Manny Machado and a $12 million deal with injured closer Zach Britton, avoiding arbitration with both stars. Machado, who can become a free agent after this season, hit .259 with 33 homers and 95 RBIs last year, when he made $11.5 million. He has been mentioned in ...

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Yankees settle with 6, on track to get under tax threshold

NEW YORK (AP) The Yankees reached one-year contracts with their remaining six players eligible for arbitration, leaving their projected luxury tax payroll at $177 million – $20 million below the threshold. Shortstop Didi Gregorius agreed at $8.25 million Friday, pitcher Sonny Gray at $6.5 million and setup man Dellin Betances at $5.1 million. Also reaching deals were relievers Adam Warren ...

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2018 Padres FanFest Details | FOX Sports

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced details for 2018 Padres FanFest presented by T-Mobile, taking place on Saturday, January 13, at Petco Park from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Admission to Padres FanFest is complimentary, with fans required to redeem entry tickets at www.padres.com/fanfest.  Fans may claim up to eight (8) complimentary tickets for the event and ...

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Donaldson, Machado, Bryant, Rendon in arbitration hot corner

NEW YORK (AP) The hot corner figures to be sizzling Friday when players and teams swap proposed salaries in arbitration. Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, Baltimore’s Manny Machado, Washington’s Anthony Rendon and the Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant were among the more than 170 players headed to the exchange. But most are likely to reach agreement Friday, the busiest day of the offseason. ...

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D-backs, Corbin reach $7.5M, 1-year deal to avoid arbitration

PHOENIX — Left-hander Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $7.5 million, one-year contract. The 28-year-old was 14-13 with a 4.03 ERA last season and made $3.95 million. He has a 45-47 record with a 4.13 ERA in five seasons with the Diamondbacks. After going 14-8 with a 3.41 ERA and making the All-Star ...

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AP sources: Mets, Bruce agree to $39M, 3-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) Jay Bruce and his proven bat are headed back to the New York Mets. The free-agent outfielder is set to return to the Big Apple after agreeing to a $39 million, three-year contract, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the deal is pending a physical ...

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Jeter imprint acquires book by Comfort Cases founder

NEW YORK (AP) The latest acquisition by Derek Jeter’s publishing imprint: A memoir by Robert Scheer, founder of the foster youth charity Comfort Cases. Jeter Publishing told The Associated Press on Thursday that Scheer’s ”A Forever Family: One Man, One Backpack, A World of Difference” will come out in November. The book tells of Scheer’s years in foster care as ...

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