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Report: Veteran C Mathis agrees to join Rangers

The Texas Rangers and veteran catcher Jeff Mathis have agreed to a two-year contract, The Athletic reported Thursday.The deal is pending a physical.Mathis, who turns 36 in March, is regarded as one of the game's top defensive catchers. That...

Newly crowned MVP Mookie Betts staking a claim as MLB’s best player

When you win a World Series, everybody remembers the big home runs and the clutch pitching performances, but the little plays can be just as important. Take Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. The Boston Red Sox...

Yanks’ Cashman mum on Machado hustle debate

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman refused to enter the Manny Machado hustle debate Thursday, telling ESPN New York Radio that the bottom line is putting together "the best team we possibly can."On Wednesday, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner...

Hot 2nd half propels Brewers’ Yelich to NL MVP

Christian Yelich's outstanding debut season with the Milwaukee Brewers has ended with the outfield slugger winning the National League MVP award.Yelich topped fellow finalists Nolan Arenado of the Colorado Rockies and Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs when the...

Betts adds AL MVP to successful Red Sox season

Mookie Betts couldn't draw up a dream season much more perfect than this: a batting title, a 30/30 campaign, a World Series championship and now the American League MVP award.The understated Boston Red Sox star hit .346 with 32...

Marlins forging new identity with colors, logo

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins have unveiled new colors and a new logo in a rebranding effort under Derek Jeter's year-old ownership regime, and the old orange is out.Blue, black, red and gray are the new colors. The logo...

Pick a color: MLB eases restrictions for spikes

WASHINGTON -- Peace in baseball is at hand -- well, at feet.Major League Baseball and the players' association ended a footwear flap Thursday, agreeing to loosen restrictions on the colors of spikes that may be used.Ben Zobrist, Kyle Schwarber...

Baseball owners extend Manfred’s contract

ATLANTA -- Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred after two days of meetings in Atlanta.The owners put off any decision Thursday on changes that might speed games. Manfred said they prefer to reach a consensus...

Stadium worker who spit on pizza gets probation

DETROIT -- A food service worker at the Detroit Tigers' stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.Jaylon Kerley, 21, also was ordered Thursday to take...

Japan beats MLB All-Stars in final exhibition

NAGOYA, Japan -- Sosuke Genda drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-1 in the final of their six-game exhibition series on Thursday.Genda tripled down the right field line off MLB starter...