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AP source: Dodgers, Kahnle agree to $5.25M, 2-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and right-handed reliever Tommy Kahnle have agreed to a $5.25 million, two-year deal, according to a person familiar with the contract. The p...

Mets make it official, hire Porter as GM with 4-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter and the New York Mets have finalized a four-year contract that makes him the 14th general manager in franchise history. The team announced the move on Su...

AP source: Mets to hire Dbacks assistant GM Porter as GM

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are finalizing a deal to hire Arizona Diamondbacks assistant general manager Jared Porter as their general manager, according to a person familiar with the talks. ...

Ex-Yankee Linz, key player in '64 harmonica flap, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Yankees infielder Phil Linz, who knocked a Game 7 home run off Bob Gibson in the 1964 World Series but made even more noise by hitting a few sour notes on his harmonica...

AP source: Catcher James McCann, Mets near $40M, 4-yr deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent catcher James McCann and the New York Mets were close to completing a $40 million, four-year contract Saturday as the team continues to upgrade its roster under new owner St...

Chicago White Sox slugger José Abreu wins AL MVP award

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox slugger José Abreu won the AL MVP prize Thursday, a reward for powering his team back into the playoffs for the first time since 2008. The first bas...

Gibson the Great: Rose, others recall the fearsome Cards ace

It was the summer of 1963, Bob Gibson was already well on his way to establishing himself as one of the most fearsome, intimidating pitchers in big league history. Pete Rose was a 22-year-old rookie, ...

Landis' name pulled off baseball MVP plaques after 75 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The name of the former baseball commissioner who never had a Black player in the majors during his long reign is being pulled off all future MVP plaques after more than 75 years. ...

Hall of Famer Larkin's postseason bat labels promote healing

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Larkin is gladly giving Major League Baseball a helping hand in these playoffs. Two of them, actually. Look closely at the bats being swung an...

Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped their last game to finish with a losing record. Guess what...

AP sources: MLB umpire tests positive for virus, crews shift

NEW YORK (AP) — A Major League Baseball umpire tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting a late shift in crew assignments in Florida this week, several people familiar with the situation told The...

Famed basketball coach Roy Williams pays tribute to Budig

A Hall of Famer with three national championships and a familiar face at the Final Four, it would seem Roy Williams was destined for big things in basketball. The way the North Carol...

Out of the box: Umps eject Nats GM Rizzo from luxury suite

Now this was an out-of-the-box ejection. Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was tossed for yelling at umpires from a luxury suite in Atlanta on Sunday, with longtime cre...

Congressional group wants Landis name pulled from MVP plaque

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of House Democrats called Tuesday for the name of former baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis to be pulled off future Most Valuable Player plaques, an idea endorsed by...

AP source: MLB will play 7-inning games in doubleheaders

NEW YORK (AP) — Shortened season, shorter games. Big league doubleheaders will now become a pair of seven-inning games, baseball’s latest radical rule change during a season reshaped...