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9:58 PM ET The New York Yankees say infielder Gio Urshela is expected to be sidelined three months after having surgery Friday to remove a bone chip in his right elbow. According the Yankees, Urshela had the surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital by head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad. Urshela, 29, dealt with the bone chip
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11:19 PM ET ESPN News Services MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins and closer Taylor Rogers agreed to terms Thursday on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to multiple reports. Rogers compiled a 4.05 ERA in 21 appearances with nine saves and two blown chances during the abbreviated 60-game season. The left-hander was the last remaining
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10:52 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins declined Wednesday to offer a 2021 contract to Eddie Rosario, their regular left fielder for the past six seasons. The Twins also decided to non-tender reliever Matt Wisler prior to MLB’s deadline. They reached one-year deals with five of their arbitration-eligible players: right-handed starter Jose
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8:51 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — The Houston Astros offered contracts to arbitration-eligible shortstop Carlos Correa, infielder Aledmys Diaz and right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. on Wednesday. The Astros, who made the playoffs despite a 29-31 record in the pandemic-shortened season, also reached a one-year deal with righty Austin Pruitt. 2 Related Correa, 26, hit
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10:47 PM ET Corey Knebel, a 29-year-old reliever who was seemingly on his way to being let go by the Milwaukee Brewers, was dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers moments before the non-tender deadline came and went on Wednesday night. The reigning World Series champions will send a player to be named later or cash
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8:07 PM ET CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs non-tendered 2016 World Series hero Kyle Schwarber on Wednesday, making him a free agent after six seasons with the team, while tendering a contract to 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant as well as shortstop Javier Baez and catcher Willson Contreras. “He wasn’t surprised,” new Cubs president
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1:56 PM ET The New York Yankees plan to tender a contract to catcher Gary Sanchez on Wednesday, sources told ESPN’s Buster Olney. Wednesday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players for the 2021 season. Sanchez was replaced by Kyle Higashioka as the Yankees’ primary catcher in the playoffs after hitting
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3:14 PM ET The New York Mets have reached agreement on a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Trevor May, sources confirm to ESPN. The deal is pending a physical and could be official as soon as Wednesday, the sources said. May, 31, was 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA and two saves in 24 appearances for
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6:23 PM ET Associated Press PHOENIX — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the two drunken driving charges, is
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11:55 AM ET The Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year, $8.3 million deal for the 2021 season with left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez on Tuesday, a source confirmed to ESPN. Rodriguez, 27, had been eligible for arbitration. Tuesday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players. He did not pitch last season after
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10:54 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Major League Baseball is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft. The wood-bat MLB Draft League is launching with five teams and could add a sixth, MLB said Monday. Teams will play a 68-game regular season that includes an All-Star break
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5:38 PM ET CLEVELAND — The Indians sold side-arm reliever Adam Cimber to the Marlins on Monday for $100,000, and Miami designated right-hander José Ureña for assignment. Ureña, the Marlins’ Opening Day starter in 2018 and 2019, spent six seasons with the Marlins and had been with them longer than any other active player. He
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11:49 PM ET Left-handed starter Mike Minor and the Kansas City Royals are in agreement on a two-year deal that is pending a physical, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Minor returns to the city where he revitalized his career as a reliever in 2017. Minor, who turns 33 on Dec. 26, has since become
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4:52 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies lost $145 million during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season played without fans, a source told The Associated Press on Saturday. The Phillies are searching for a general manager to replace Matt Klentak and face important decisions regarding catcher J.T. Realmuto and shortstop Didi Gregorius. Both players are
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2:10 PM ET Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena was released in Mexico’s Yucatan state Thursday prior to a scheduled hearing following allegations of domestic violence, sources told ESPN’s Victor Alvarez. Legal sources in Yucatan state told ESPN that Arozarena was released from all charges when he reached an agreement with his former partner, who
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