MLB

Rangers trade Profar to A’s in 3-team deal involving Rays

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas traded infielder Jurickson Profar to the Oakland Athletics on Friday in a three-team deal that included Tampa Bay and netted the Rangers four prospects. Oakland also finalized a $15 million, two-year contract with free agent right-hander Joakim Soria, giving the A’s a reliable and versatile reliever. The 34-year-old Soria, a two-time All-Star, went 3-4 with ...

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Suit accuses Mariners of discrimination, targeting Hernandez

SEATTLE (AP) — A wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by the Seattle Mariners‘ former high-performance director alleges she went to team owners John Stanton and Buck Ferguson and CEO Kevin Mather as far back as March to complain about alleged discriminatory treatment. The lawsuit also says several Latino players complained to Dr. Lorena Martin about feeling excluded and that general manager Jerry ...

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Rockies bring in Daniel Murphy to play 1st base

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have brought in Daniel Murphy to play first base, signing the veteran to a $24 million, two-year deal. The 33-year-old Murphy started slow last season as he recovered from right knee surgery. He still hit .299 over 91 games with Washington and the Chicago Cubs. The plan is for Murphy to take over at ...

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Angels sign RHP Trevor Cahill to one-year contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have added to their pitching staff, agreeing to a $9 million, one-year deal with Trevor Cahill. Cahill can earn $1.5 million in performance bonuses based on innings: $250,000 each for 100, 110, 120 and 130, and $500,000 for 170. He would get a $250,000 assignment bonus the first time during the deal he is traded. ...

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Padres sign Kinsler to $8 million deal, DFA Richard

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kinsler finalized an $8 million, two-year contract Thursday with the San Diego Padres, who cleared space on the 40-man roster by designating veteran left-hander Clayton Richard for assignment. It’s expected that Kinsler will play second base, allowing rookie Luis Urias to play shortstop until top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. arrives in the big leagues sometime ...

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AP source: Daniel Murphy, Rockies agree to $24M, 2-year deal

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have brought in Daniel Murphy to boost an offense big on pop but lackluster in batting average. The veteran infielder has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract with the Rockies, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal ...

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Annual Cardinals Marathon airs Christmas Day on FOX Sports Midwest

FOX Sports Midwest will replay five of the most memorable Cardinals games of 2018 in its eighth annual Cardinals Christmas Marathon on Tuesday, Dec. 25. The games will also be streamed on the FOX Sports app and at FOXSportsGO.com. The Cardinals Christmas Marathon is presented by the Mid-America Chevy Dealers. This year’s games … Cardinals Christmas Marathon – Tuesday, Dec. ...

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Former MVP Terry Pendleton headlines newest Braves Hall of Fame inductees

Terry Pendleton played 593 games in an Atlanta Braves uniform and helped the franchise capture four of its record 14 consecutive division championships. The 1991 National League MVP and veteran leader on the Worst-To-First Braves is now heading to the Braves Hall of Fame. Pendleton will be joined in the class of 2019 by the posthumous induction of Baseball Hall of Famer Hugh Duffy, ...

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