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Rangers introduce lefty Mike Minor on a 3-year contract

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Free agent left-hander Mike Minor has agreed to a three-year contract with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers, who went into the offseason looking to replenish their starting rotation, introduced Minor on Wednesday. Minor was 6-6 with a 2.55 ERA in 65 relief appearances last season with Kansas City. He previously was a starter for Atlanta before ...

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Proposed site for A’s ballpark falls through

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Athletics’ proposed site for a new ballpark near an Oakland community college has fallen through, leaving the club to explore other options as it makes a new venue top priority. A statement from the board of the Peralta Community College District said it had directed the chancellor to discontinue talks about a possible ballpark near Laney ...

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Evans says Giants have parameters of potential Stanton trade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed on San Francisco’s flagship radio station KNBR that the club has reached the parameters of a potential trade for Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Evans said Giants executives gathered with the NL MVP and his representatives in ”a good meeting” last week. ”The specifics of the deal are not something that we ...

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Giants GM says parameters of Stanton trade have been reached

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed on San Francisco’s flagship radio station KNBR that the club has reached the parameters of a potential trade for Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Evans said Giants executives gathered with the NL MVP and his representatives in “a good meeting” last week. “The specifics of the deal are not something that ...

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Mariners, Angels each get $1 million for Ohtani from Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels each have acquired $1 million in international bonus pool money from the Minnesota Twins, aiding their pursuit of Japanese outfielder and pitcher Shohei Ohtani. The teams announced the deals Wednesday night. Seattle sent minor league catcher David Banuelos to Minnesota, while the Angels traded minor league outfielder Jacob Pearson to the ...

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Jeter says Marlins have made no decision about Stanton

MIAMI (AP) New Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter says the team has made no decision regarding right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who is on the trading block following an MVP season. The San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are considered front-runners to acquire Stanton, with both teams offering a package of prospects. But the major league home run champion can ...

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Jeter and Marlins have yet to make a decision regarding Stanton

MIAMI (AP) — New Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter says the team has made no decision regarding right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who is on the trading block following an MVP season. The San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are considered front-runners to acquire Stanton, with both teams offering a package of prospects. But the major league home run champion ...

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Cleveland Indians, Dan Atero agree to two-year deal

CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Indians Tuesday announced the club has signed Dan Otero to a two-year contract with a club option for the 2020 season. Otero, 32, has spent the last two seasons in the Indians bullpen, posting a combined record of 8-1 with a 2.14 ERA in 114 relief appearances (130.2IP, 117H, 31ER, 19BB, 95SO, .240 avg). In ...

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Barnette re-signs with Rangers; Gonzalez back on minor deal

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Reliever Tony Barnette has signed a $1.5 million, one-year deal to stay with the Texas Rangers. Barnette, who had a 3.75 ERA over 103 relief appearances the past two seasons, had become a free agent when the Rangers last month gave him a $250,000 buyout instead exercising their $4 million club option for the right-hander. Texas ...

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