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January 15, 2019 5:47 PM Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland arrested on child sexual abuse charge

Former major league closer John Wetteland was arrested Monday on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, police records show. The 52-year-old was released from custody after posting a $25,000 surety bond according to the Denton County (Texas) Sheriff's Office. In 12 seasons, Wetteland was 48-45 with a 2.93 ERA and 330 saves. He was a member 2431

January 14, 2019 9:45 PM Kyler Murray enters name in NFL draft, but A's can still negotiate with Heisman Trophy winner

The Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner has given himself the option to choose the NFL over Major League Baseball, for which he has a contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes a $4.66 million signing bonus. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Murray actually submitted the paperwork Friday. The A's, who selected 120

January 9, 2019 4:40 PM Ex-Cardinals OF Duncan battling brain cancer

Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Chris Duncan is battling a recurrence of brain cancer and has left his radio show in the city to fight the disease. “If you pray, please keep him in your prayers,” said a tweet from Duncan’s radio show, The Turn, in St. Louis. “If you don’t, keep him in your thoughts.” Duncan, 37, was first diagnosed with glioblastoma 112

December 31, 2018 1:34 PM Kyler Murray: Oklahoma quarterback has tough decision to make after Orange Bowl loss

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) walks off the field after his helmet came off on a play, during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Kyler Murray, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who nearly led Oklahoma to a comeback victory 122

December 23, 2018 2:21 AM Report: A's bring back RHP Fiers on 2-year deal

The Oakland Athletics and free agent right-hander Mike Fiers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, according to a report from MLB.com on Saturday. Fiers will receive between $14 million and $15 million on the deal, according to the report. Fiers, who joined the Athletics after an August waiver trade with Detroit, went 5-2 with a 3.74 ERA in 10 games 141

December 21, 2018 11:26 PM Report: Raiders in talks to play at AT&T Park in 2019

With Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos likely the Oakland Raiders’ final game played at Oakland Coliseum, the Raiders’ home for next season is still up in the air before the franchise moves to Las Vegas in 2020. Currently entangled in a lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland, which would seem to remove the option of one more season at the Coliseum 113

December 19, 2018 9:44 PM MLB Agreement Will Let Cuban Players Sign Contracts Without Defecting

(HAVANA) — Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades. The agreement, which runs through Oct. 31, 2021, allows Cubans to sign under 86

December 18, 2018 7:20 PM Reports: Yankees hire Beltran as special assistant to GM

Former nine-time All-Star Carlos Beltran is poised to join the New York Yankees as a special assistant to general manager Brian Cashman, MLB.com and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday. Beltran, who played with the Yankees from 2014-16, is expected to play a role in the recruitment of superstar free agent Manny Machado, according to the reports 97

December 10, 2018 5:50 PM Royals, outfielder Billy Hamilton agree to one-year deal

The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a one-year deal worth $5.25 million, according to ESPN's Buster Olney and multiple reports. Hamilton, who spent the first six years of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, can also make an additional $1 million in incentives, according to Olney. Hamilton, 28, is one of the fastest 83

November 29, 2018 9:30 PM Portland group seeking MLB team proposes waterfront ballpark site

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A group seeking to lure a Major League Baseball team to Portland announced that it has signed an agreement in principle to develop a 45-acre waterfront site. The agreement with the Port of Portland was announced Thursday by the Portland Diamond Project. The group also released artist renderings of a new ballpark at the port's Terminal 74