LEADING OFF: NL contenders square off, Britton joins Yankees

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: OCTOBER PREVIEW Several top teams in the National League are matched up against fellow playoff contenders. Arizona wraps up a four-game series at Wrigley Field versus the Cubs. Max Muncy and the Dodgers host Atlanta. And it’s Milwaukee in San Francisco to face rookie Dereck Rodriguez. … Continue reading LEADING OFF: NL contenders square off, Britton joins Yankees

BALTIMORE | Yankees get Britton from O’s for trio of minor league arms

BALTIMORE — The Yankees have acquired left-hander Zach Britton from the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles for three prospects, a deal that will bolster New York’s bullpen for the stretch run. Right-hander Dillon Tate is going to the Orioles along with left-hander Josh Rogers and right-hander Cody Carroll. The teams announced the deal Tuesday night. The 30-year-old … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Yankees get Britton from O’s for trio of minor league arms

BALTIMORE | AP source: Yanks close to deal to acquire Britton from O’s

BALTIMORE — A person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press the Yankees are close to agreement on a trade to acquire left-hander Zach Britton from the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles for three prospects, a deal that would bolster New York’s bullpen for the stretch run. The trade would send right-hander Dillon Tate to the … Continue reading BALTIMORE | AP source: Yanks close to deal to acquire Britton from O’s

Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others

BALTIMORE/January 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Orioles agreed to a $16 million contract with third baseman Manny Machado and a $12 million deal with injured closer Zach Britton, avoiding arbitration with both stars. Machado, who can become a free agent after this season, hit .259 with 33 homers and 95 RBIs last year, when he made … Continue reading Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton, 3 others

Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton

BALTIMORE /January 12, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Orioles agreed to a $16 million contract with third baseman Manny Machado and a $12 million deal with injured closer Zach Britton, avoiding arbitration with both stars. Machado, who can become a free agent after this season, hit .259 with 33 homers and 95 RBIs last year, when he made … Continue reading Orioles avoid arbitration with Machado, Britton

Mercy’s CEO, Lynn Britton, Recognized as Trailblazing Leader

St. Louis, MO (STL.NEWS) It’s not the first time Lynn Britton, Mercy’s president and CEO, has been recognized for his innovative, forward-thinking leadership. But beyond a can-do spirit in a challenging national health care environment, Britton also leads with a collaborative, kindhearted and compassionate spirit. Together, those visionary qualities were applauded by Catholic Health Association … Continue reading Mercy’s CEO, Lynn Britton, Recognized as Trailblazing Leader

Assessing the bullpens after a wild trade deadline

Now that the dust has settled after the trade deadline, here’s some quick trivia: Which team does Zach Duke pitch for? How about Darren O’Day? Or Seunghwan Oh? It seemed like every contender wanted to add another arm or two in the bullpen, making the hours and days leading up to last week’s non-waiver trade … Continue reading Assessing the bullpens after a wild trade deadline

NEW YORK | Gray, Yankees flop in 7-5 loss to lowly Orioles

NEW YORK — Sonny Gray was chased in the third inning by the team with worst record in the majors, big league-loss leader Alex Cobb ended a nine-start winless streak and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Wednesday. Despite what appeared to be a midgame lecture in the dugout by third base … Continue reading NEW YORK | Gray, Yankees flop in 7-5 loss to lowly Orioles