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Nationals Extend GM Mike Rizzo, Manager Dave Martinez Through 2023

Jul 2, 2022 5:23 PM

Dave Martinez and Mike Rizzo are signed through the 2023 season after the Washington Nationals exercised their contract options for the World Series-winning manager and GM.

Managing principal owner Mark Lerner announced the moves Saturday before the team's 80th game of a season that has already included 50 losses.

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Blue Jays Sign Veteran Reliever Sergio Romo

Jun 28, 2022 8:48 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed reliever Sergio Romo to a Major League deal.

Romo was released by the Seattle Mariners last week. He had a 8.16 ERA in 14 innings.

The 39-year-old will join a Toronto bullpen that has been hampered by injuries.

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Mets, Ender Inciarte Agree To Minor League Deal

Jun 21, 2022 8:33 AM

The New York Mets have agreed to a Minor League deal with Ender Inciarte.

Inciarte spent the first part of the season with the New York Yankees' Triple-A affiliate but was released last week.

The outfielder will earn a prorated $1.1 million salary for any time he spends with the Mets.

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Mariners, Jesse Winker Agree Upon Two-Year Deal

Jun 17, 2022 8:30 AM

The Seattle Mariners have agreed to a two-year deal with Jesse Winker, avoiding arbitration.

The contract runs through the 2023 season. He will then become an unrestricted free agent.

Winker's deal is worth $14.5 million -- $6.25 million this season and $8.25 million in 2023, according to multiple reports.

"I don't want to say I was really thinking about it a lot. But I think no matter what you kind of are, somewhere in your mind," he said. "But it's nice to not have to think about any more. I really enjoy it here and this is this is where I want to be. So I'm excited about that."


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Astros, Yordan Alvarez Finalize Six-Year, $115M Deal

Jun 7, 2022 7:42 AM

The Houston Astros have finalized Yordan Alvarez's new six-year, $115 million contract.

"A cornerstone player," general manager James Click said of the outfielder. "It allows us to build the roster around him, build a lineup around him. And that sort of security, both for him and for us as we continue to try to compete for World Series championships is huge, knowing that we're going to have a player of that caliber anchoring our lineup for the foreseeable future."

The contract covers 2023 through 2028. The 24-year-old has a one-year deal for 2022 calling for $764,600 while in the major leagues and $304,500 should he be assigned to the minors.

"There's a lot of hard work that's gone into it and seeing the fruits of the labor really means a lot," Alvarez said in Spanish through an interpreter.

Associated Press

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Zach Eflin, Phillies Agree Upon One-Year, $5.7M Deal

May 25, 2022 8:20 AM

The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year, $5.7 million deal with Zach Eflin.

Eflin receives a $5.55 million salary this year, and the deal includes a $15 million mutual option for 2023 with a $150,000 buyout. The right-hander can also earn more through performance bonuses.

The Phillies and Eflin had been scheduled for an arbitration hearing on Wednesday. He had asked for a raise from $4.45 million to $6.9 million and had been offered $5.15 million.

Associated Press

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Mets Sign Chris Bassitt To One-Year, $8.65M Deal With $19M Option

May 22, 2022 11:51 PM

New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt has an $8.65 million salary this season as part of a one-year contract.

Bassitt is guaranteed $8.8 million as part of the deal, which avoided an arbitration hearing set for Monday.

The deal includes a $19 million mutual option for 2023 with a $150,000 buyout.

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Mariners Sign Veteran Justin Upton

May 22, 2022 12:31 AM

Looking to boost their lineup, the Seattle Mariners signed veteran slugger Justin Upton to a one-year contract Saturday.

Upton, a four-time All-Star, was released by the Los Angeles Angels on April 8 heading into the final season of a $106 million, five-year guaranteed contract. Seattle must pay him only a prorated share of the $700,000 major league minimum.

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Robinson Cano Signs With Padres

May 14, 2022 1:22 AM

Veteran infielder Robinson Cano has signed with the San Diego Padres, it was announced Friday.

The New York Mets released the 39-year-old Cano on Sunday after designating him for assignment a week earlier.

The Padres likely will use the left-handed-hitting Cano at designated hitter, hoping he can improve their offensive production at the position.

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Yusmeiro Petit Signs Minor League Deal With Padres

May 4, 2022 1:36 PM

Yusmeiro Petit and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract.

The right-hander from Venezuela would get a $1.5 million salary while in the major leagues if added to the 40-man roster and would have the chance to earn $500,000 in performance bonuses for games pitched.


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Julio Teheran Signs With Staten Island FerryHawks

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Pirates Sign Bryan Reynolds To Two-Year Contract


Red Sox Sign Garrett Whitlock To Four-Year, $18.75M Extension

M's Sign J.P. Crawford To Five-Year, $51M Deal

Orioles Nearing Minor League Deal With Matt Harvey

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Rays, Manuel Margot Reach Two-Year, $19M Deal

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Marlins, Jesus Aguilar Agree Upon $7.5M Deal

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White Sox Signing Johnny Cueto To Minor League Deal


Blue Jays Extend Manager Charlie Montoyo Through 2023 Season

Twins Sign Chris Archer To One-Year Deal


M's Sign Sergio Romo To One-Year, $2M Deal

Garrett Richards Signs One-Year Deal With Rangers

Tigers Sign Michael Pineda To One-Year Deal

Carlos Correa, Twins Agree To Three-Year, $105.3M Deal

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Braves Sign Kenley Jansen To One-Year, $16M Deal

Zack Greinke Signs One-Year, $13M Deal With Royals

Cubs, Seiya Suzuki Agree To Five-Year, $85M Deal


Phillies To Sign Kyle Schwarber

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Braves Sign Collin McHugh To Two-Year, $10M Deal

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Brad Boxberger Agrees To One-Year Deal With Brewers