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Outfielder Maybin signs $3.25 million contract with Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Veteran outfielder Cameron Maybin had to correct himself Wednesday as he talked about rejoining the team that first made him...

Union concerned after payroll cuts by Marlins, Pirates

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerned after the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates cut major league payroll, the baseball players' association has taken the first...

Wheeler beats Mets in arbitration, Grimm loses to Cubs

PHOENIX (AP) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler beat the New York Mets in salary arbitration on Thursday and reliever Justin Grimm lost to the Chicago...

Reds’ Gennett wins in arbitration, players beat clubs 12-10

PHOENIX (AP) — Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett has won his salary arbitration case, giving players a final 12-10 margin over clubs this...

Players win 3 of 5 arbitration cases, lead teams 11-8

PHOENIX (AP) — Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, Houston's Collin McHugh and Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi won their salary arbitration cases Thursday, and Toronto's Marcus Stroman...

Cole excited to join Verlander, Keuchel on Astros staff

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces. "I was just tremendously excited," Cole said Wednesday, four days after the Houston...

Martinez rockets up Hall of Fame ballot as DHs gain respect

NEW YORK (AP) — Edgar Martinez is rocketing up the Hall of Fame ballot, boosted 13 years after his final swing by new-age statistical...

Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug...

Slow market changed Bruce’s outlook before return to Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce was surprised by the free-agent market. "The way the offseason kind of went and the slowness of it kind...

Surprised by trade, Souza take prime role with Diamondbacks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Surprised to be traded, Steven Souza Jr. heads to Arizona for what promises to be a key role on a...

AP source: Mets, Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal

Turns out, the New York Mets were ready and willing to spend this winter. More than just a few bucks, too. All-Star pitcher Jason Vargas...

Machado to move from 3B to SS for Orioles, Showalter says

BALTIMORE (AP) — Even if Manny Machado doesn't switch teams this season, he almost certainly will be changing his position in the infield. Baltimore Orioles...

Spring training roundup: Teams honor slain Florida students

Spring training got off to a solemn start as MLB teams wore hats to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where...

Former big league outfielder Oscar Gamble dead at 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Gamble, an outfielder who hit 200 home runs over 17 major league seasons and was famous during his playing...

Cole fire: Astros heat up hot stove by acquiring Pirates ace

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros already had two Cy Young winners on their staff. They're hoping Gerrit Cole can make it three. The World...

Lack of rings stings for new Hall of Famers

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman sat on a dais and were asked whether they would trade their new...

Manfred promises pace changes by next week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says proposed rules changes to speed pace of play will be in place by the...

Mets get bargains, like savvy shoppers at a season closeout

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier stood a few feet away, wearing the No. 21 Mets jersey of Cleon Jones, Carlos Delgado and Lucas...

Injured Arizona RHP Miller wins in arbitration; players 2-0

PHOENIX (AP) — Pitcher Shelby Miller won his salary arbitration case on Thursday against Arizona after missing most of last season because of a...

Royals scout kicked out as unusual free-agent camp opens

As teams started spring training workouts across Florida and Arizona, the players' association had a Kansas City Royals scout escorted out of the union's...

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