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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 2725

January 12, 2019 10:25 PM Blue Jays sign RHP Phelps to 1-year, $2.5M deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed right-hander David Phelps to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with a club option for the 2020 season, the team announced Saturday. Phelps, 32, missed the 2018 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 26. The reliever was 4-5 with a 3.40 ERA in 55 2/3 innings with the Miami Marlins and Seattle Mariners in 2017. In six seasons 148

January 10, 2019 12:18 AM Dustin Ackley returning to Mariners with minor league deal

SEATTLE -- Former No. 2 overall pick Dustin Ackley is returning to the Seattle Mariners on a minor league deal after spending the past two seasons in the minors with the Los Angeles Angels, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced 117

January 3, 2019 6:35 PM Steady reliever David Robertson signs two-year deal with Phillies

Free-agent reliever David Robertson has signed a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies that includes a third-year club option, the team announced Thursday. Robertson will make $10 million in 2019 and $11 million in 2020, a source told ESPN. A $12 million option for 2021 includes a $2 million buyout. The 33-year-old is expected to slot into the back end of the Phillies' 101

December 28, 2018 2:20 PM Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

(Reuters) - The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The baseball team, which owns 20 percent of Yes, has also been talking to other potential partners including 131

December 22, 2018 8:46 PM Cubs, Kendall Graveman agree to deal

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a deal with free-agent right-hander Kendall Graveman, a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers on Saturday. The 28-year-old Graveman, who is still rehabbing after having Tommy John surgery in late July, will receive at least $575,000 for 2019 and has a $3 million club option for 2020, according to multiple reports. The signing 77

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 105

December 18, 2018 2:39 AM Manny Machado gets chance to explain infamous comments to Yankees this week

A long-anticipated meeting will finally take place this week in the city Manny Machado may one day call home. The shortstop will get the chance to explain his broken down “Johnny Hustle” comments face-to-face with Yankees brass on Wednesday in New York, an industry source confirmed to The Daily News’ Kristie Ackert. The Yankees will be the first stop on Machado’s 119

December 17, 2018 11:41 PM Yankees pay Sabathia's $500K bonus despite ejection in finale

CC Sabathia gave up half a million dollars to show he had his teammate’s back. Instead, the New York Yankees paid their veteran left-hander for his loyalty. The 38-year-old pitcher was two innings from receiving a $500,000 for pitching 155 innings last season when he was ejected for throwing at the Tampa Bay Rays’ Jesus Sucre in the sixth inning of Sabathia’s 107

December 13, 2018 12:45 AM Lance Lynn agrees to 3-year, $30 million deal with Rangers

Right-hander Lance Lynn has agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Texas Rangers, according to multiple reports. Lynn, 34, was 10-10 with a 4.77 ERA last season in 29 starts and four relief appearances between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees. Lynn, who spent the first six seasons of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals, was an All-Star 83