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    Former Expos reliever Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charge

    Former Expos reliever Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charge


    John Wetteland, a former all-star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age...

    John Wetteland, a former all-star and World Series MVP, has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14.

    Yankees legend Mel Stottlemyre dies from cancer at 77

    Yankees legend Mel Stottlemyre dies from cancer at 77


    Longtime New York Yankees pitcher and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre died Sunday in Seattle from cancer. He was 77. Stottlemyre is survived by his wife, Jean, and two sons, Todd and Mel Jr., both former major league...

    Longtime New York Yankees pitcher and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre died Sunday in Seattle from cancer. He was 77. Stottlemyre is survived by his wife, Jean, and two sons, Todd and Mel Jr., both former major league pitchers.

    Blue Jays avoid arbitration with Stroman, Sanchez, Pillar, five others

    Blue Jays avoid arbitration with Stroman, Sanchez, Pillar, five others


    The Toronto Blue Jays have avoided arbitration and signed eight players, including mainstays Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez and Kevin Pillar, to one-year deals, the club announced...

    The Toronto Blue Jays have avoided arbitration and signed eight players, including mainstays Marcus Stroman, Aaron Sanchez and Kevin Pillar, to one-year deals, the club announced Friday.

    Toronto Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to L.A. Dodgers for prospects

    Toronto Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to L.A. Dodgers for prospects


    The Toronto Blue Jays have traded catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Martin, from Chelsea, Que., spent the last four seasons with the Blue Jays, batting .225 with 66 home runs and 211 runs batted in over that...

    The Toronto Blue Jays have traded catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Martin, from Chelsea, Que., spent the last four seasons with the Blue Jays, batting .225 with 66 home runs and 211 runs batted in over that span.

    Whitt, Walker prepare to defend Canada's Pan Am baseball gold

    Whitt, Walker prepare to defend Canada's Pan Am baseball gold


    Former Blue Jay Michael Saunders and triple-A outfielder Dalton Pompey headline Canada's 24-man roster for the Pan American Games qualifying tournament, Baseball Canada announced...

    Former Blue Jay Michael Saunders and triple-A outfielder Dalton Pompey headline Canada's 24-man roster for the Pan American Games qualifying tournament, Baseball Canada announced Wednesday.

    Jose Bautista's bat flip home run ball up for sale in online auction

    Jose Bautista's bat flip home run ball up for sale in online auction


    The ball that former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista launched into the stands before his legendary bat flip is up for auction. It's believed to be the most significant Blue Jays-related game ball ever put up for...

    The ball that former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista launched into the stands before his legendary bat flip is up for auction. It's believed to be the most significant Blue Jays-related game ball ever put up for sale.

    Yusei Kikuchi finalizes $50M, 4-year contract with Mariners

    Yusei Kikuchi finalizes $50M, 4-year contract with Mariners


    Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi has finalized four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that guarantees $50 million US and includes club options that would be make it worth $103 million over seven...

    Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi has finalized four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners that guarantees $50 million US and includes club options that would be make it worth $103 million over seven seasons.

    Ex-Blue Jay Tulowitzki agrees to 1-year deal with Yankees

    Ex-Blue Jay Tulowitzki agrees to 1-year deal with Yankees


    Former Toronto Blue Jay Troy Tulowitzki has reached a one-year agreement at the league-minimum contract with the New York...

    Former Toronto Blue Jay Troy Tulowitzki has reached a one-year agreement at the league-minimum contract with the New York Yankees.

    Blue Jays not done making moves just yet, says GM Atkins

    Blue Jays not done making moves just yet, says GM Atkins


    In the wake of acquiring pitchers Clayton Richard and Matt Shoemaker, Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins says he is still open to more moves. The priority remains more pitching...

    In the wake of acquiring pitchers Clayton Richard and Matt Shoemaker, Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins says he is still open to more moves. The priority remains more pitching depth.

    Blue Jays acquire left-hander Clayton Richard from Padres

    Blue Jays acquire left-hander Clayton Richard from Padres


    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres on Sunday for Canadian outfielder Connor...

    The Toronto Blue Jays acquired left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres on Sunday for Canadian outfielder Connor Panas.

    Blue Jays agree to 1-year deal with pitcher Matt Shoemaker

    Blue Jays agree to 1-year deal with pitcher Matt Shoemaker


    The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran right-hander Matt Shoemaker, a source told The Canadian Press on...

    The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran right-hander Matt Shoemaker, a source told The Canadian Press on Friday.

    Athletics re-sign Fiers to lead expected young starting rotation

    Athletics re-sign Fiers to lead expected young starting rotation


    Free-agent right-hander Mike Fiers has agreed to a two-year contract to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this off-season to help lead a young...

    Free-agent right-hander Mike Fiers has agreed to a two-year contract to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this off-season to help lead a young rotation.

    Dodgers send Puig, Kemp to Reds in blockbuster trade

    Dodgers send Puig, Kemp to Reds in blockbuster trade


    The Los Angeles Dodgers shook up their National League-championship roster Friday, trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and left-hander Alex Wood and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Homer...

    The Los Angeles Dodgers shook up their National League-championship roster Friday, trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and left-hander Alex Wood and cash to the Cincinnati Reds for right-hander Homer Bailey.

    Jays president unveils Dunedin makeover details, weighs in on 2019 plans

    Jays president unveils Dunedin makeover details, weighs in on 2019 plans


    Work crews were chipping away at projects outside Rogers Centre on Wednesday as Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro was busy weighing in on the team's construction plans inside the...

    Work crews were chipping away at projects outside Rogers Centre on Wednesday as Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro was busy weighing in on the team's construction plans inside the stadium.

    MLB, union, Cuba reach deal for players to sign without having to defect

    MLB, union, Cuba reach deal for players to sign without having to defect


    ​Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that...

    ​Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades.

    Yankees officially re-sign Happ for 2 years, $34 million US

    Yankees officially re-sign Happ for 2 years, $34 million US


    Left-hander J.A. Happ and the New York Yankees have finalized a two-year, $34-million US contract. Happ was acquired from Toronto on July 26 and went 7-0 with a 2.69 ERA in 11...

    Left-hander J.A. Happ and the New York Yankees have finalized a two-year, $34-million US contract. Happ was acquired from Toronto on July 26 and went 7-0 with a 2.69 ERA in 11 starts.

    Red Sox must pony up nearly $12M US in luxury tax

    Red Sox must pony up nearly $12M US in luxury tax


    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox owe $11,951,091 US in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner's office obtained by The Associated...

    The World Series champion Boston Red Sox owe $11,951,091 US in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner's office obtained by The Associated Press.

    Edwin Encarnacion traded to Seattle in 3-team deal

    Edwin Encarnacion traded to Seattle in 3-team deal


    Slugger Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to Cleveland in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa...

    Slugger Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to Cleveland in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay.

    Jays select pitcher Elvis Luciano in Rule 5 draft

    Jays select pitcher Elvis Luciano in Rule 5 draft


    The Toronto Blue Jays picked up right-handed pitcher Elvis Luciano from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday in the Rule 5 draft while losing Canadian right-hander Jordan Romano in the selection...

    The Toronto Blue Jays picked up right-handed pitcher Elvis Luciano from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday in the Rule 5 draft while losing Canadian right-hander Jordan Romano in the selection process.