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Yankees get Paxton from Mariners for Sheffield, 2 others

NEW YORK — James Paxton spent the first two months of the 2016 season in the minor leagues after an awful spring training caused his demotion. When he returned to the majors, he quickly emerged as the Mariners’ ace, and now the Yankees hope he can bolster the thin rotation that contributed to New

Jeff Mathis deal with Rangers 2 years, $6.25 million, per reports

The Texas Rangers deal with catcher Jeff Mathis is two years, $6.25 million, per the National guys on Twitter. Mathis is reportedly getting $3.25 million in 2019 and $3 million in 2020. At that price, with Mathis likely slated for backup duty, it seems…

2018 Arizona Diamondbacks Player Reviews: #28, Jake Lamb

2018 RATING: 4.02 2017 RATING: 7.36 2018 SALARY: $4,275,000 2018 PERFORMANCE: 56 G, 207 AB, 34 R, 46 H, 6 HR, 31 RBI, 26 BB, 65 SO, .222 BA, .655 OPS, 72 OPS+, 0.8 bWAR 2019 STATUS: Arbitration – 2 (estimated $4,700,000) To say that Jake Lamb had a ter…

AP source: Yankees agree to acquire Paxton from Mariners

NEW YORK — James Paxton spent the first two months of the 2016 season in the minor leagues after an awful spring training caused his demotion. When he returned to the majors, he quickly emerged as the Mariners’ ace, and now the Yankees hope he can bolster the thin rotation that contributed to New

Monday’s MLB: Rivera, Halladay top newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

New York — Career saves leader Mariano Rivera and late pitcher Roy Halladay are among 20 new candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, joined by 15 holdovers headed by Edgar Martinez. Left-hander Andy Pettitte and infielders Todd Helton, Michael Young

11/19/18: MLB.com FastCast

The Yankees acquire James Paxton from the Mariners for three prospects, plus Mariano Rivera headlines the 2019 Hall of Fame ballot

Yankees get Paxton from Mariners for Sheffield, 2 others

NEW YORK — James Paxton spent the first two months of the 2016 season in the minor leagues after an awful spring training caused his demotion. When he returned to the majors, he quickly emerged as the Mariners’ ace, and now the Yankees hope he can bolster the thin rotation that contributed to New

Blue Jays prospect Conine suspended 50 games for drug violation

Toronto outfielder Griffin Conine, a son of former major league outfielder Jeff Conine, has been suspended for the first 50 games of next season under the minor league drug program for a positive test for the banned stimulant ritalinic acid. New York Y…

Yankees ace Rivera joins Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

New York Yankees ace relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, a member of five World Series champions, was among the star players named Monday to their first Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. The 48-year-old Panamanian right-hander retired in 2013 with a Major Leag…

Hey Boston, the Yankees are coming for you

New York acquired Mariners ace James Paxton in a blockbuster deal both to improve itself and to remind its biggest rival that it’s never OK with being second-best.