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Taiwanese lawmaker advocates for better environment for job-seeking foreign graduates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People's Party Legislator Chiu Chen-yuan (邱臣遠) said Friday (Jan. 15) that the government should create a more welcoming environment for foreign students wishing...

Lorenzen, Castillo among 6 to reach deals with Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds reached one-year deals with all six of their arbitration-eligible players on Friday, agreeing with pitcher and outfielder Michael Lorenzen at $4,437,500 and with right-hande...

Padres avoid arbitration with Pham, 4 others

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres agreed to an $8.9 million, one-year contract with Tommy Pham, avoiding arbitration with the outfielder who was limited to 31 games last season because of injuries...

Mariners avoid arbitration with Crawford, Murphy and Montero

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners agreed to terms with infielder J.P. Crawford, catcher Tom Murphy and right-hander Rafael Montero, avoiding arbitration with all three players Friday. ...

D-backs avoid salary arbitration with Weaver, Kelly

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to one-year contracts Friday with right-hander Luke Weaver and catcher Carson Kelly that avoided salary arbitration. Weaver got $1.95 m...

Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 to swap salary arbitration figures during...

Freeland among Rockies to avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration with left-hander Kyle Freeland and five other players Friday as the team tries to get back on track after missing the playoffs the past two seaso...

Royals reach 1-year deals with Keller, Mondesi to avoid arb

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals agreed to one-year contracts Friday with right-hander Brad Keller and infielder Adalberto Mondesi and have no further players eligible for salary arbitra...

Tigers avoid arbitration with all 8 remaining players

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers agreed to a $6.5 million contract with Matthew Boyd, avoiding arbitration with the left-hander Friday after he struggled during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. ...

Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and ace Jack Flaherty have not agreed to terms on a 2021 contract and they swapped figures for salary arbitration Friday. The 25-year-old Fla...

Orioles have deal with Mancini, swap figures with Santander

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles agreed to a one-year deal with recovering slugger Trey Mancini on Friday but haven't come to terms yet with outfielder Anthony Santander. The O...

AL champion Rays avoid arbitration with Glasnow, 3 others

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays agreed to terms on contracts for next season with four of the team’s six arbitration-eligible players, including right-handed pitcher Tyler Glasnow. ...

Angels avoid arbitration with Bundy, 4 others

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels avoided arbitration with right-hander Dylan Bundy and four other players Friday. The Angels agreed to 2021 contracts with Bundy ($8,325,...

Cubs avoid arbitration with Bryant, Báez, Contreras

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs avoided arbitration with three of their biggest stars, agreeing to one-year deals with third baseman Kris Bryant, shortstop Javier Báez and catcher Willson Contreras on Friday....

McCullers, Díaz reach deals with Astros, who finalize Báez

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. and infielder Aledmys Díaz on Friday to avoid salary arbitration. Houston also f...