MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that.JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Several people familiar with the deal say Major League Baseball and its umpires have reached agreement on a five-year labor contract.BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brian Wilson was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- When Jake Peavy joined the San Francisco Giants midseason, he brought an energy to the mound that added a new dimension to their rotation.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night.BERNIE WILSON (AP Sports Writer)