Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball/MLB’ Category

Marlins continue fire sale, dealing Ozuna to Cardinals: reports

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

A person familiar with the negotiations says Miami has agreed to trade left-fielder Marcell Ozuna to the St. Louis Cardinals, the third all-star jettisoned by the Marlins this month in an unrelenting payroll purge under new CEO Derek Jeter.

Yankees trade Headley, Mitchell to Padres for prospect

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Third baseman Chase Headley and pitcher Bryan Mitchell have been traded by the Yankees to the San Diego Padres, giving New York added payroll flexibility and room for infield prospects.

Yankees officially announce Giancarlo Stanton acquisition

Monday, December 11th, 2017

The New York Yankees have made the biggest splash of the major league off-season, acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins. A news conference will be held Monday at 2 p.m. ET.

Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins: reports

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. The Yankees and Jeter's Miami Marlins have agreed to a trade that would send NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said Saturday.

L.A. Angels land Japanese star Shohei Ohtani

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with two-time MVP Mike Trout.

Blue Jays’ Sanchez resumes throwing after season derailed by blister

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez is scheduled to resume throwing this week, almost three months after his 2017 season ended prematurely because of a sprained tendon and nagging blister on his middle finger.

Rogers considering sale of Blue Jays: report

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Rogers Communications Inc. is reportedly considering the sale of such assets as baseball's Toronto Blue Jays and a stake in media company Cogeco Inc. to free up capital for other investments.

Gregg Zaun apologizes after being fired for ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Monday, December 4th, 2017
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?Former Sportsnet broadcaster Gregg Zaun apologizes "for any harm or distress which may have been caused by my comments with any female colleagues over the recent past."

Blue Jays, Yankees, Red Sox eliminated from Ohtani sweepstakes

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

The Blue Jays, Yankees and Red Sox are among the teams that pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has ruled out, and it seems the Japanese star will likely pursue a smaller market nearer to the West Coast.

Aaron #!&% Boone? Report says former Yankee will be team’s next manager

Friday, December 1st, 2017

A person familiar with the decision says the New York Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager.