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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton stands on the field during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Miami.  A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins are working on a trade that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York and infielder Starlin Castro to Miami.  The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, because no agreement has been completed. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) **FILE**

Yankees get NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from Marlins

- Associated Press

The New York Yankees announced Monday they’d acquired Stanton from the Miami Marlins, getting the NL MVP and cash from Miami for Starlin Castro and two minor leaguers, right-hander Jorge Guzman and infielder Jose Devers.

FILE - In this June 23, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hits a home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Miami.  A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins are working on a trade that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York and infielder Starlin Castro to Miami.  The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, because no agreement has been completed. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) **FILE**

Winter meetings warm up fast with relievers in demand

- Associated Press

Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses checked into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks. The market for relievers quickly warmed Sunday, even before many teams got down to business.

Marlins’ Dee Gordon traded to Mariners for 3 prospects

- Associated Press

The two-time All-Star second baseman was traded Thursday to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in the first big deal involving new Marlins CEO Derek Jeter. He wants to cut payroll by more than 20 percent to $90 million or less, which is why NL MVP Stanton is also on the trading block.

The Supreme Court in Washington is seen here on April 7, 2017. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Supreme Court refuses to hear lawsuit by minor leaguers

Associated Press

The Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages, leaving intact a District Court ruling that dismissed the case.

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2003, file photo, New York Yankees' Aaron Boone, center, celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the 11th inning to beat the Boston Red Sox in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in New York. Boone became the first person with no experience as a manager of coach to interview to become Joe Girardi's successor with the New York Yankees. The 44-year-old interviewed Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, becoming the fourth to go through the process after Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson, former Cleveland and Seattle manager Eric Wedge, and San Francisco bench coach Hensley Meulens. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

AP source: Boone picked by Yankees as next manager

- Associated Press

The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York’s decision told The Associated Press.

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Chase Headley hits a double during the sixth inning of Game 5 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, in New York. Third baseman Chase Headley and pitcher Bryan Mitchell have been traded by the Yankees to the San Diego Padres, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, giving New York added payroll flexibility and room for infield prospects. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Headley, Mitchell dealt by Yankees to Padres for prospect

- Associated Press

The Yankees traded third baseman Chase Headley and pitcher Bryan Mitchell and $500,000 to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, giving New York added payroll flexibility and room for infield prospects.

Sheldon Ocker wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

Associated Press

Sheldon Ocker, who covered the Cleveland Indians from 1981-2013 for the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing.

AP source: Martin headed to Rangers after 2 years in Japan

- Associated Press

The Texas Rangers are bringing another pitcher back from Japan to try to bolster their bullpen, and this time it's a homegrown talent who took a long road to his first shot at the majors three years ago.

Milwaukee Brewers Manager Craig Counsell talks with media representatives during the Major League Baseball winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)

Brewers ace Nelson not throwing until spring training

Associated Press

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has reiterated that ace Jimmy Nelson will not resume throwing until spring training and won't be ready for opening day as he comes back from a shoulder injury.