Closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a one-year contract worth $11,325,000, avoiding salary arbitration. Acquired from Cincinnati in December, Chapman had asked for $13.1 million and had been offered $9 million when the…
Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time. The commissioner's office said Friday that…RONALD BLUM (AP Baseball Writer)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Pitcher Tommy Hunter and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract.
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, says he feels perfectly healthy but isn't sure when he'll make his first regular-season start. ''Can't really…MARK DIDTLER (Associated Press)
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles have hired Joe McIlvaine as senior adviser of player personnel.