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LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lynn, Rangers reach deal on 3-year contract

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on Major League Baseball‘s winter meetings (all times local): 10:57 a.m. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says free agent right-hander Lance Lynn and the Texas Rangers have reached a deal on a $30 million, three-year contract. The deal is pending a physical, says the person, who was … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lynn, Rangers reach deal on 3-year contract

BOSTON | Red Sox exercise $15 million 2019 option on ace Chris Sale

BOSTON — The Red Sox have exercised the 2019 option on ace left-hander Chris Sale. Sale will earn $15 million in the final season of the five-year contract he signed with the White Sox in 2013. He can become an unrestricted free agent in 2020. The 2017 AL Cy Young runner-up and a seven-time All-Star, … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox exercise $15 million 2019 option on ace Chris Sale

LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up vs Astros

A look at what’s happening around the majors Sunday: TRY AGAIN The Red Sox send David Price to the mound for Game 2 of their AL Championship Series against Houston hoping for a bounce-back performance from the entire club. Price hasn’t pitched since allowing three runs in 1 2/3 innings in a Game 2 Division … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Red Sox seek to clean things up vs Astros

NEW YORK | Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

NEW YORK  — The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since the 1910s. Aaron Boone’s rookie season as a manager ended in failure when New York fizzled in the AL Division Series against Boston and was eliminated in four games. “You’re always chasing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Yankees in danger of decade without World Series

LEADING OFF: Yanks’ Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A’s

A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: TRY AGAIN Luis Severino gets a wild-card do-over when he starts for the Yankees against Oakland in a winner-take-all matchup. Severino allowed three runs and got just one out in last year’s wild-card game against Minnesota before New York rallied for an 8-4 victory. Severino was … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yanks’ Severino gets wild-card do-over vs A’s

LEADING OFF: Yanks defend turf, Phillies-Braves, Scherzer up

For the third night in a row, the Red Sox attempt to clinch the AL East championship at Yankee Stadium. Boston entered the three-game set needing one victory over rival New York to secure its third consecutive division crown. But the Yankees have put the party on hold with two wins, including a 10-1 rout … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yanks defend turf, Phillies-Braves, Scherzer up

NEW YORK | Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

NEW YORK —Yankees slugger Aaron  Judge had 11 at-bats in a simulated game and New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw 22 pitches, perhaps the last steps before both are cleared to return to full action. The team said Judge faced right-handers A.J. Cole and Chance Adams along with minor league left-hander Phillip Diehl at Yankee … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge, Chapman work out, could return to Yankees this week

OAKLAND, Calif. | Canha homers as A’s gain ground on Yankees in wild-card race

OAKLAND, Calif.— Mark Canha homered and Matt Chapman hit an RBI double to back Trevor Cahill, leading the Oakland Athletics past the New York Yankees 6-3 on Monday in a matchup between two teams in the AL wild-card race. The A’s jumped on CC Sabathia early and pulled within 3 1/2 games of New York … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Canha homers as A’s gain ground on Yankees in wild-card race