Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that creates more financial flexibility for the reigning NL champions.
The Nationals’ All-Star second baseman did not specify a date for his return, but his new manager said they are working toward Opening Day.
Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.
Bringing Kintzler back gives Washington back-end of the bullpen clarity it desperately lacked at the start of last season.
With Bryce Harper a year from free agency, the agent for Washington’s star opened contract talk with the Nationals.
George Steinbrenner died seven years ago. But he must be smiling as the Yankees begin to resemble the franchise he owned for nearly four decades.
Derek Jeter owns five World Series rings, which may be the reason agent Scott Boras had jewelry on his mind when discussing the Miami Marlins’ new ownership.
In the end, Miami dealt the National League MVP to the New York Yankees. The trade was made because Stanton didn’t want to be part of the Marlins’ latest rebuilding, Jeter said Monday.
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.
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.
Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown.
Bryce Harper’s Yankee dream likely suffered a fatal blow with the news that home run king Giancarlo Stanton was traded by the Miami Marlins to the New York Yankees.