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)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro underwent back surgery that could end his career.JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang.
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.