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Michael Pineda, Twins reach agreement on $20M, 2-year deal

Right-hander Michael Pineda is returning to the Minnesota Twins as the sides have reached an agreement on a two-year, $20 million contract, sources tell ESPN.FOX 9 of Minneapolis was the first to report on the agreement.Pineda will begin the...

Osich will have $850K salary in majors, Hernández $650K

BOSTON (AP) -- Left-hander Josh Osich will have an $850,000 salary while in the major leagues as part of his 2020 contract with the Boston Red Sox, and infielder Marco Hernandez will have a $650,000 salary while with the...

Anderson gets $1,775,000 from Giants, could earn $2,625,000

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Left-hander Tyler Anderson has a $1,775,000 salary as part of his contract with the San Francisco Giants and would earn $2,625,000 if he is healthy for most of the season and pitches 130 or more...

Mets acquire Marisnick from Astros for pair of prospects

NEW YORK (AP) -- Outfielder Jake Marisnick was acquired by the New York Mets from the Houston Astros on Thursday for two prospects -- left-hander Blake Taylor and outfielder Kenedy Corona.Marisnick is an excellent defender with speed but hasn't...

Astros trade Jake Marisnick to the Mets

The Mets and Astros have announced that they’ve completed a trade. The Mets will get outfielder Jake Marisnick from the Astros in exchange for outfielder Kenedy Corona and lefty Blake Taylor.Marisnick, a seven-year big league veteran, has never hit...

South Korean players Kwang-Hyun Kim and Jae-Hwan Kim made available to MLB teams

NEW YORK -- Two 31-year-old players from the South Korean League have been posted by their clubs and made available to major league teams.Negotiations may start Friday with left-hander Kwang-Hyun Kim of the SK Wyverns and outfielder Jae-Hwan Kim...

Mets acquire OF Jake Marisnick in trade with Astros

The Houston Astros have traded outfielder Jake Marisnick to the New York Mets in exchange for two prospects, it was announced Thursday.Marisnick, 28, a smooth-fielding center fielder, wasn't an everyday player for the Astros because of his inconsistency at...

Brewers fill need at catcher, acquire Omar Narvaez from Mariners

The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a trade with the Seattle Mariners to acquire catcher Omar Narvaez in exchange for minor league pitcher Adam Hill and a competitive balance draft pick, a source confirmed to ESPN.The Brewers had a...

M-E-T-$ — Impending sale could unleash a new big-money, big-market power

Fred and Jeff Wilpon love baseball the way a 14-year-old loves video games, the way some folks are obsessed with cars and LeBron James cherishes basketball.Their ownership of the Mets is not a case of really wealthy people buying...

Brewers to acquire catcher Omar Narváez from the Mariners

Ken Rosenthal reports that the Milwaukee Brewers are close to acquiring catcher Omar Narváez from the Mariners in a trade. The deal is not yet done, but Rosenthal says that Seattle will receive at least one minor leaguer in...

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Sherfield leads Wichita St. over Cent. Arkansas 95-69

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Grant Sherfield had 15 points to lead five Wichita State players in double figures as the Shockers rolled past Central...