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Nationals sign former Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have signed former St. Louis Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a one-year contract with a conditional option for 2020. General manager Mike Rizzo announced the deal Saturday. The contract guarantees Rosenthal $7 million, and...

Prize pitchers: Price, deGrom honored by NY baseball writers

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price has won the Babe Ruth award as postseason MVP in voting by the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. After pitching the Boston Red Sox to their World Series title,...

Rangers hire Dodgers’ Woodward as manager

The Rangers have hired Dodgers third-base coach Chris Woodward as their new manager.

Reports: Rangers make Woodward new manager

The Texas Rangers have hired Los Angeles Dodgers third-base coach Chris Woodward as their new manager, according to reports.

Tigers claim Fernandez, Dixon off waivers

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers claimed reliever Jose Fernandez and infielder Brandon Dixon off waivers. The team announced the moves Friday. The 25-year-old Fernandez made his major league debut this year with Toronto, posting a 6.10 ERA in 13 relief...

Kershaw gets $93M deal, leaving Harper, Machado atop market

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs Friday, when Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to...

Keuchel, Harper among 7 to get qualifying offers

The seven major league players to receive qualifying offers Friday have 10 days to accept a $17.9 million salary for 2019 or become a free agent.

Braves decline to make qualifying offers, including Markakis

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves did not extend a qualifying offer to any of their free agents, including cleanup hitter Nick Markakis. If Atlanta had made $17.9 million, one-year offer to Markakis by Friday’s deadline, it would have been in...

Kershaw staying in L.A., out to disprove critics

Clayton Kershaw said his three-year extension with the Dodgers will give him "a chance to prove a lot of people wrong" after a season that ended disappointingly in the postseason.

Rangers decline options on 4 players, Andrus stands pat

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have declined their 2019 contract options for catcher Robinson Chirinos and three pitchers. Chirinos, the primary starting catcher, had a $4.5 million option for next season. That decision Friday was a bit of...

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