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    A-Rod joins ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball

    A-Rod joins ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball


    ESPN announced Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez was joining its crew as an analyst. The former star slugger will become a rare, two-network announcer, continuing as a studio analyst for Fox Sports in the...

    ESPN announced Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez was joining its crew as an analyst. The former star slugger will become a rare, two-network announcer, continuing as a studio analyst for Fox Sports in the post-season.

    Blue Jays introduce outfield additions Grichuk, Granderson

    Blue Jays introduce outfield additions Grichuk, Granderson


    The Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday confirmed the signing of free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a one-year contract worth $5 million...

    The Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday confirmed the signing of free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson to a one-year contract worth $5 million US.

    Roy Halladay autopsy reveals morphine, amphetamine in system at time of death: report

    Roy Halladay autopsy reveals morphine, amphetamine in system at time of death: report


    The autopsy on former Toronto Blue Jay Roy Halladay revealed that he had morphine and amphetamine in his system at the time of his fatal plane crash in November, according to the report obtained by...

    The autopsy on former Toronto Blue Jay Roy Halladay revealed that he had morphine and amphetamine in his system at the time of his fatal plane crash in November, according to the report obtained by TMZ.

    Blue Jays trade for outfielder Randal Grichuk from Cardinals

    Blue Jays trade for outfielder Randal Grichuk from Cardinals


    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired outfielder Randal Grichuk in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team announced Friday in a...

    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired outfielder Randal Grichuk in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team announced Friday in a release.

    Players play hard ball with pitch clock, mound limits: reports

    Players play hard ball with pitch clock, mound limits: reports


    According to reports the players' association has rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed pace of...

    According to reports the players' association has rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed pace of games.

    Pirates continue firesale, trade Andrew McCutchen to Giants

    Pirates continue firesale, trade Andrew McCutchen to Giants


    The San Francisco Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 US in international signing bonus allocation on...

    The San Francisco Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 US in international signing bonus allocation on Monday.

    Blue Jays to extend protective netting at Rogers Centre

    Blue Jays to extend protective netting at Rogers Centre


    The Toronto Blue Jays will replace and extend the protective netting from behind home plate for the 2018 season, the team announced on...

    The Toronto Blue Jays will replace and extend the protective netting from behind home plate for the 2018 season, the team announced on Monday.

    Astros bolster rotation by acquiring Pirates ace Gerrit Cole

    Astros bolster rotation by acquiring Pirates ace Gerrit Cole


    The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player...

    The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade.

    Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays agree to record deal

    Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays agree to record deal


    Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed Friday to a $23 million US contract, the largest one-year deal for an arbitration-eligible...

    Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed Friday to a $23 million US contract, the largest one-year deal for an arbitration-eligible player.

    Blue Jays acquire Yangervis Solarte from Padres

    Blue Jays acquire Yangervis Solarte from Padres


    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in exchange for prospects Edward Olivares and Jared...

    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired infielder Yangervis Solarte from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in exchange for prospects Edward Olivares and Jared Carkuff.

    Wade Davis signs with Rockies for 3 years, $52M

    Wade Davis signs with Rockies for 3 years, $52M


    A person familiar with the negotiations says all-star reliever Wade Davis and the Colorado Rockies have agreed on a three-year, $52 million...

    A person familiar with the negotiations says all-star reliever Wade Davis and the Colorado Rockies have agreed on a three-year, $52 million contract.

    Joey Votto's home-run ball donated to late cancer patient

    Joey Votto's home-run ball donated to late cancer patient


    A man who snagged a Joey Votto home run ball during a Cincinnati Reds game in August has fulfilled his promise to give it to the family of a 6-year-old boy who witnessed the big hit weeks before dying of...

    A man who snagged a Joey Votto home run ball during a Cincinnati Reds game in August has fulfilled his promise to give it to the family of a 6-year-old boy who witnessed the big hit weeks before dying of cancer.

    L.A. Angels land Japanese star Shohei Ohtani

    L.A. Angels land Japanese star Shohei Ohtani


    Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with two-time MVP Mike...

    Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with two-time MVP Mike Trout.

    Marlins begin latest payroll purge by trading Dee Gordon to Seattle

    Marlins begin latest payroll purge by trading Dee Gordon to Seattle


    Miami second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in a deal that marks the start of the Marlins' latest payroll purge, this time under new CEO Derek...

    Miami second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in a deal that marks the start of the Marlins' latest payroll purge, this time under new CEO Derek Jeter.

    Blue Jays' Sanchez resumes throwing after season derailed by blister

    Blue Jays' Sanchez resumes throwing after season derailed by blister


    Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez is scheduled to resume throwing this week, almost three months after his 2017 season ended prematurely because of a sprained tendon and nagging blister on his middle...

    Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez is scheduled to resume throwing this week, almost three months after his 2017 season ended prematurely because of a sprained tendon and nagging blister on his middle finger.