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  • Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

    CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after the statue of the Hall of Famer was placed…

  • A letter to Commissioner Manfred

    WASHINGTON — On the afternoon of Jan. 25, I returned to my apartment after receiving an email from you, Rob Manfred, the new commissioner of Major League Baseball. You addressed the present and the future of…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Marlins announce 1-year deal with OF Ichiro Suzuki

    MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year deal with the Miami Marlins. The Marlins made the announcement Tuesday night. Suzuki signed the deal in his native Japan.…

  • Red Sox send Anthony Ranaudo to Rangers for Robbie Ross

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers acquired right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Robbie Ross. With the deal Tuesday night, the Rangers got the 6-foot-7 right-hander who didn’t sign after…

  • Crawford agrees to $3.1 million contract with Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and shortstop Brandon Crawford have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $3,175,000. The agreement Tuesday gives Crawford a raise from the $560,000 he earned…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • The different levels of long on the PGA Tour

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Clark was wrong about one thing. He’s not the shortest hitter on the PGA Tour. Justin Leonard earned that distinction last season on the PGA Tour by finishing at No.…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Former Mets Carson among 5 suspended for positive drug tests

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Robert Carson was among five players suspended 50 games each under baseball’s minor league drug program. The 26-year-old left-hander, on the roster of the Los Angeles…

  • Royals, Dyson agree at $1,225,000 and avoid arbitration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000. Dyson, who is expected to be the Royals’ fourth outfielder, can also make…

  • AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place…

  • Red Sox All-Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette dies at 78

    BOSTON (AP) — Bill Monbouquette, an All-Star pitcher who threw a no-hitter and had a 20-win season for his hometown Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 78. Monbouquette died Sunday at Brigham and Women’s…

  • Free Agents

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 75 free agents who have signed, with name, position, former club if different, and contract. The contract information was obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources:For players…