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RHP Tyson Ross, Tigers agree on 1-year deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free agent right-hander Tyson Ross and the Detroit Tigers have reached a one-year deal for $5.75 million.The agreement came Monday at the winter meetings.Ross went a combined …

Schoop, Twins agree to $7.5 million, 1-year contract

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Second baseman Jonathan Schoop and the Twins agreed to a $7.5 million, one-year contract on Thursday, another step in an offseason remake of Minnesota's infield.Schoop's …

Moore finalizes $2.5M, 1-year deal with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Left-hander Matt Moore and the rebuilding Detroit Tigers finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract on Tuesday that allows him to earn an additional $1 million in performance …

Hamilton, Garcia, Schoop cut loose; Cubs keep Russell

NEW YORK (AP) — Speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton and 2017 All-Stars Avisail Garcia and Jonathan Schoop became free agents Friday when they were among 43 players cut loose by teams that failed …

Tyler Thornburg, Red Sox agree to $1.75M, 1-year deal

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Tyler Thornburg on a one-year deal worth $1.75 million on Friday.Thornburg, who earned $2.05 million this past …

Brewers don't offer Schoop contract for next season

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers allowed former All-Star second baseman Jonathan Schoop to go free, failing to offer a 2019 contract.The 27-year-old spent his entire career with Baltimore before …

Brewers and catcher Erik Kratz avoid salary arbitration

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Veteran catcher Erik Kratz and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a $1.2 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration and includes a $300,000 guarantee.Kratz …

Indians OF Martin cleared to work out after medical scare

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has been cleared to resume physical activities after a major health scare.The 30-year-old became extremely ill this summer shortly …

Brewers round out staff, add Steve Karsay as bullpen coach

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers have rounded out manager Craig Counsell's staff, bringing in Steve Karsay as bullpen coach to work with new pitching coach Chris Hook.Hook was promoted from …

Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he's won a batting title, World Series and Most Valuable Player award with Boston."I enjoy being kind of a …

Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers wins NL MVP award with 29 of 30 first-place votes

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers wins NL MVP award with 29 of 30 first-place votes.

Orioles-Nats TV dispute back before baseball committee

NEW YORK (AP) — The dispute between the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over television rights fees returned to a committee of baseball executives Thursday after a lengthy court …

Detroit stadium worker gets probation for spitting on pizza

DETROIT (AP) — 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 …

Mariners agree to deal with infielder Dylan Moore

SEATTLE (AP) — Infielder Dylan Moore has agreed to a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners after splitting last season at Double-A and Triple-A in the Milwaukee Brewers' organization.The …

Friedman: Machado's lack of hustle was not a secret

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Friedman knew he was getting a player who didn't hustle all the time when he traded for Manny Machado. Still, the Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball …

Tigers claim Fernandez, Dixon off waivers

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers claimed reliever Jose Fernandez and infielder Brandon Dixon off waivers.The team announced the moves Friday.The 25-year-old Fernandez made his major league …

Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson leaving team

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson is leaving the team, the third departure on manager Craig Counsell's staff since the end of the season.General manager David …

Moose is loose from Brewers; Soria also elects free agency

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Mike Moustakas is becoming a free agent again, and so is reliever Joakim Soria.In addition, the Brewers exercised a $3,175,000 option on …

Dombrowski adds Red Sox title to 1997 Marlins championship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man ahead of his time more than 40 years ago, Dave Dombrowski studied to become a general manager.Going into his junior year at Western Michigan's Lee Honors College in …

Machado's first World Series one to forget for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' hopes that Manny Machado would help deliver the Dodgers' first World Series title since 1988 ended up falling way short.Machado struggled against the Boston …