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AP source: Ottavino, Yankees agree to $27M, 3-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Adam Ottavino and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal was subject to a successful physical. Ottavino is a 33-year-old New Yorker who […]
Tags: New York, News, Ap, Mlb, Associated Press, New York Yankees, Adam Ottavino, Ottavino Yankees


Yankees sign Adam Ottavino to add to already-potent bullpen

Adam Ottavino has come a long way since being drafted in 2006 and 2018 might've been his best season yet. Adam Ottavino, the hard-throwing reliever coveted by many around Major League Baseball, has reportedly agreed to join the New York Yankees' already-potent bullpen. ESPN's Jeff Passan says Ottavino's deal with the Yankees is done and worth $27 million over three years.
Tags: News, Mlb, Espn, Yankees, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Adam Ottavino, Jeff Passan


Hoornstra: If winning begets revenue in baseball, where’s the hope in this offseason?

Let’s talk about salary caps in baseball. Seems like a timely topic. The National League instituted one on Jan. 15, limiting each team to $11,000 per month on player payroll. The details were reported in the New York Sun. NL owners, meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, first considered a proposal from the Dodgers owner of a $9,000 per-month, per-team cap. The ensuing negotiations were “turbulent.” In the end, representatives from only two teams – the Giants and Cubs – did not vote to approve th...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Russell Martin, Mls, Mlb, NHL, North America, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Ucla, Forbes, Waldorf Astoria


Dodgers announce 2019 minor-league coaching staffs

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers have set their minor-league coaching staffs for 2019, featuring new managers leading five of the seven affiliates. Not returning are Drew Saylor (Baseball America’s Minor-League Manager of the Year at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga last season) and Bill Haselman (manager at Triple-A Oklahoma City the past three seasons). Haselman will remain in the organization as a roving instructor. Here are the 2019 minor-league coaching staffs: Triple-A Oklahoma City Manager — Travis Ba...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Russell Martin, Mlb, Los-angeles-dodgers, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dodgers, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Scott Coolbaugh, John Shoemaker, The Dodgers, Chris Gutierrez, Bill Haselman


Manny Machado's agent releases statement slamming 'reckless' rumors about his client

Everything we think we know about Manny Machado's free agency and the Chicago White Sox pursuit of him just blew up. Machado's agent, Dan Lozano, released a scathing statement Wednesday calling out two national MLB writers by name for spreading what he calls “inaccurate and reckless” rumors about Machado's market and the White Sox's level of interest in him. The rumors in question are that the White Sox have an offer of $175 million over seven years on the table for Machado, ...
Tags: News, Mlb, Chicago White Sox, White Sox, Manny Machado, Machado, Dan Lozano


Who Will Buy Universal Music Group? [Mark Mulligan]

Vivendi has been clear that it would like to sell up to half of its Universal Music Group at a valuation of between $22 billion and $33 billion, and an army of investment bankers are out courting potential buyers. MIDiA's Mark Mulligan looks at who may want and can afford to acquire a major stake in the world's largest music group. __________________________________________ By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry blog Vivendi continues to look for a buyer for a portion of...
Tags: Music, Japan, UK, Germany, US, Sony, Mlb, Universal, Atlanta Braves, Vivendi, Access Industries, Music Business, Providence, Major Labels, Umg, Bruce Houghton


Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will retire after 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds play-by-play broadcaster Marty Brennaman will retire after the 2019 season, his 46th in Cincinnati. The team made the announcement Wednesday. The 76-year-old Brennaman joined the Reds’ radio team in 1974 and soon became known for his sign-off line after each win: “And this one belongs to the Reds.” He and former […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Mlb, Reds, Cincinnati, Brennaman, Marty Brennaman


Kyler Murray the latest example of why kids should play multiple sports

There are many examples of people who shined in multiple sports before reaching the apex of their craft (LeBron James and Allen Iverson both played high-school football). Plus, the benefits package for going the two-sport route is hard to pass up.
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Mlb, College sports, College Football, Lebron James, Seahawks, Mariners, Allen Iverson, Kyler Murray


Angels acquire hard-throwing reliever John Curtiss from Twins

The Angels acquired another hard-throwing reliever with a penchant for strikeouts when they picked up right-hander John Curtiss from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league infielder Daniel Ozoria on Tuesday. The Angels designated Parker Bridwell for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Curtiss. Curtiss, 25, has pitched 15 innings for the Twins over the past two seasons, with 17 strikeouts. He has allowed 12 runs. In the minors, Curtiss has a career 2.94 ERA over five sea...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Yankees, Twins, Los Angeles Angels, Minnesota Twins, Luis Garcia, Billy Eppler, Bridwell, Curtiss, Parker Bridwell, John Curtiss, Tommy John Jamie Moyer


MLB rumors: Phillies "have visions" of Bryce Harper, Craig Kimbrel, Dallas Keuchel moves

MLB rumors: Phillies "have visions" of Bryce Harper, Craig Kimbrel, Dallas Keuchel moves originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Philadelphia Phillies were expected to be big spenders over the MLB offseason with several marquee players hitting the free-agent market. So far, however, the Phillies have not made a major splash, but a couple huge moves could be on the horizon. USA TODAY's Bob Nightengale provided some insight Tuesday with a tweet on the Phillies' current situation.
Tags: Usa, News, Mlb, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Bob Nightengale, Bryce Harper Craig Kimbrel Dallas Keuchel


Former major leaguer Wetteland charged with child sex abuse

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Former major league pitcher John Wetteland has been charged in Texas with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. Denton County jail records show the 52-year-old Wetteland was arrested Monday and freed on $25,000 bond. Authorities have not released details of the investigation into the Texas Rangers Hall of […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Nation, Mlb, Denton County, DENTON Texas AP, John Wetteland, Texas Rangers Hall, Wetteland


NFL teams aren't sold on Murray's MLB future

NFL decision-makers are beginning to do their due diligence on Kyler Murray, and some are walking away with the feeling that he's not a home run baseball prospect.
Tags: News, NFL, Mlb, Murray, Kyler Murray


Here's why NFL teams don't view MLB as a threat for Kyler Murray

In a football evaluation that is just beginning for the Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, a few NFL teams shared an interesting early opinion after Murray declared for the league's draft on Monday. Simply put: Despite being selected ninth overall by the Oakland A's in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft, Murray's budding baseball future isn't nearly as secure as many are assuming. We've spoken to some people [in Major League Baseball] and honestly, he was a ...
Tags: News, NFL, Mlb, Heisman Trophy, Oklahoma, Major League Baseball, Murray, Kyler Murray


Deion Sanders to Kyler Murray: Pick up the bat, don't look back

There are few people in the world who have lived the choice Kyler Murray was and is up against: MLB or NFL. One of those people is Deion Sanders, the only athlete to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. Sanders gave his advice for the 2018 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback during an interview with ESPN's Cari Champion on Monday.
Tags: News, NFL, Mlb, Espn, Sanders, Deion Sanders, Kyler Murray


Michael Kopech and Dylan Cease both rank in top five of MLB Pipeline's list of top right-handed pitching prospects

Michael Kopech and Dylan Cease both rank in top five of MLB Pipeline's list of top right-handed pitching prospects originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com It's that time of year again, when MLB Pipeline goes position-by-position leading up to the unveiling of their preseason top-100 prospects list at the end of the month. Well, once again the White Sox are going to be well represented on the list, landing two guys in the top five of the first position: right-handed pitchers. Michae...
Tags: News, Mlb, Chicago White Sox, White Sox, Michael Kopech, Dylan Cease, MLB Pipeline


2019 Dodgers spring training preview: Starting rotation

As the Dodgers head toward the first workout of spring training on Feb. 13, we are providing breakdowns of how they stand with their roster by position groups. This week, the starting rotation: 2018 RECAP Despite losing their ace, Clayton Kershaw, to two extended stays on the DL – his third consecutive season with recurring back problems – the Dodgers’ starting pitchers had the lowest ERA in the National League (3.19), strikeouts per nine innings (9.46), the second-lowest batting average again...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Russell Martin, Mlb, Ferguson, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati, Indians, Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber, Alex Wood, Buehler, Trevor Bauer


2019 Angels spring training preview: Starting rotation

As the Angels head toward the first workout of spring training on Feb. 13, we are providing breakdowns of how they stand with their roster by position groups. Players acquired this winter include the method of their acquisition in parentheses. Today, the starting rotation: 2018 RECAP The Angels began the season with a six-man rotation, although more precisely it was a five-man rotation with a sixth starter added occasionally. By the end, they could barely piece together any kind of rotation at...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Marlins, Meyer, Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, Tampa Bay Rays, Southern California, Dodgers, Keuchel, Heaney, Pena, Jesus Suarez


Source: White Sox offer to Manny Machado 'was for less than eight years'

Despite reports that the White Sox have made an eight-year offer to Manny Machado, their offer to the free-agent infielder "was for less than eight years and less money than has been reported," a source told NBC Sports Chicago. The financial details of that offer are not completely known, but I'm told the White Sox have not changed their stance on either money or terms since making their initial offer, thought to be around $200 million. At $30 million, Scherzer's is the third-highest a...
Tags: News, Mlb, Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, White Sox, Manny Machado, Zack Greinke, Machado, NBC Sports Chicago


Mel Stottlemyre was a great pitcher and coach, and a firm believer in doing the right thing

Former Yankees pitcher and MLB pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was compassionate, loyal and proud of his Washington state roots.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Mlb, Yankees, Mariners, Mel Stottlemyre


Heisman Trophy winner, first-round MLB pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Though the A's are pushing him to pursue baseball, Kyler Murray is keeping his options open for the NFL as he joins the pool of early entrants.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, NFL, Mlb, Usa Today, Kyler Murray


The plays that helped turn Kyler Murray into an NFL prospect

Oklahoma football was just going to be a stop on Kyler Murray's eventual MLB journey. Instead, he became a sensation and NFL prospect.
Tags: Football, NFL, Mlb, Oklahoma, Kyler Murray


Giant keep lefty Derek Holland with $7M, 1-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Derek Holland is staying with the San Francisco Giants, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees $7 million. With all the injuries to the rotation last season, keeping the versatile Holland provides a big boost to the pitching staff. “For me, it was just an easy decision to come back […]
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FSN analyst Jim Petersen: 'Oppressive' Thibodeau told assistants not to talk to me

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where the full truth doesn't usually come out for a while. Let's get to it: *Jim Petersen, one of the most refreshingly honest analysts working on local TV, had some interesting comments on a recent Raised By Wolves podcast in the aftermath of head coach/president Tom Thibodeau being fired. Petersen, who has been around the team for more than two decades, has seen several different regimes. All of them operated somewhat differently, but according to P...
Tags: Minneapolis, NFL, Chicago, Mlb, Saints, Twins, Eagles, Petersen, Don, Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau, White Sox, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Jim Petersen, Ryan Saunders


FSN analyst Jim Petersen: 'Oppressive' Thibodeau told assistants not to talk to him

Welcome to the Monday edition of The Cooler, where the full truth doesn't usually come out for a while. Let's get to it: *Jim Petersen, one of the most refreshingly honest analysts working on local TV, had some interesting comments on a recent Raised By Wolves podcast in the aftermath of head coach/president Tom Thibodeau being fired. Petersen, who has been around the team for more than two decades, has seen several different regimes. All of them operated somewhat differently, but according to P...
Tags: Minneapolis, NFL, Chicago, Mlb, Saints, Twins, Eagles, Petersen, Don, Tom Thibodeau, Thibodeau, White Sox, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Jim Petersen, Ryan Saunders