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Bogaerts, Padres reach deal for 11 years, $280 million (source)

12:25 AM EST

The Padres and shortstop Xander Bogaerts have agreed to an 11-year contract worth $280 million, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the deal, which does not have opt-outs and includes no-trade protection, according to MLB.com's Jon Morosi. The starting shortstop for the Red Sox for

Mega-deals wrap up busy Meetings; who's still available?

1:27 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- Wednesday began with Aaron Judge agreeing to a mega-deal with the Yankees, ending the suspense as to where the reigning American League MVP would land. Then, around 9:30 p.m. PT, after most of the baseball world had departed the Manchester Grand Hyatt to return home, the Padres

Sox close Meetings with two big moves, one departure

1:11 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- The Winter Meetings started slowly for the Red Sox, but then they ended in a frenzy, with the club adding two key new players but losing a franchise cornerstone. On Wednesday morning, the Sox reached agreement on a two-year, $32 million deal with veteran closer Kenley Jansen.

5 big questions raised by Judge's massive deal

@williamfleitch
12:41 AM EST

At the end of the day, Aaron Judge had to stay a Yankee, didn’t he? Whatever changes the organization may or may not have gone through over the last decade, if the Yankees -- the Yankees! -- were outspent on their best, most beloved, most iconic player … well, would

Rumors: Swanson, Correa, Cards, Yanks, Mets

LATEST FREE AGENT & TRADE RUMORS
12:31 AM EST

We're keeping track of all the latest free agent and trade rumors.

Braves bolster bullpen, acquire Jiménez from Tigers

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Braves strengthened their bullpen by adding one of the American League’s top strikeout pitchers from this past season. As the Winter Meetings came to a close on Wednesday, the Braves acquired Joe Jiménez and cash considerations from the Tigers in exchange for Minor League outfielder Justyn-Henry

2022 Rule 5 Draft results: Pick by pick

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The return of the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings for the first time since 2019 brought a packed house and plenty of activity in the Major League phase on Wednesday afternoon. A total of 15 players were taken in that portion of the Rule 5,

Contreras, Cardinals agree to 5-year deal (source)

@JohnDenton555
12:55 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- A Cardinals franchise determined to leave MLB’s Winter Meetings with a catcher for the 2023 season and one to replace legend Yadier Molina landed star free-agent Willson Contreras on Wednesday morning. The deal has not yet been announced by the club. By agreeing to a five-year deal

Big-market club targeting Swanson?

12:56 AM EST

Dansby Swanson is a free agent for the first time in his career, and MLB.com is tracking the latest rumors surrounding the shortstop. Read all about Swanson here.

Here are the largest free-agent contracts in MLB history

@_dadler
1:08 AM EST

We've seen some massive free-agent deals signed in recent offseasons, but Aaron Judge set a new standard when he reached a nine-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees (per a source) at the 2022 Winter Meetings. The previous record for the largest free-agent deal in MLB history belonged to Bryce

Judge, Yankees agree to 9-year, $360M deal (source)

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- All Rise! Aaron Judge is keeping his Yankees pinstripes, the Judge’s Chambers will remain open for business and the captaincy could be on deck. The 2022 American League Most Valuable Player Award winner has agreed to a nine-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees, a source told

José Quintana agrees to 2-year deal with Mets (source)

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Mets may not be done adding to their rotation, but before leaving the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, they made a significant move to edge closer to that goal. The team and José Quintana agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $26 million, a source with

Red Sox agree to deal with Japanese OF Yoshida (source)

12:26 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- The Red Sox completed a productive final day of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday by making an international splash, acquiring the corner-outfield bat they needed in Masataka Yoshida. A source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand that the Sox agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal with the Japanese

What's next for Giants with Judge off the board?

12:42 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- The Giants’ search for a superstar continues, as top free-agent target Aaron Judge agreed to a landmark nine-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand on Wednesday. The Yankees were viewed as the favorites to retain Judge, but the Giants seemed to

Every move of the 2022-23 offseason, tracked

December 7, 2022

The Major League Baseball offseason is here, and MLB.com's team of writers will have quick-hit analysis of each major transaction in a running list here.

Ng amazed by number of women in baseball 'just blossoming'

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Marlins general manager Kim Ng knows more than anyone how far Major League Baseball has come in supporting women in the industry over the past decade or so. When Ng first started working in baseball more than 30 years ago, most women who worked in front offices

Where do Dodgers go from here as Winter Meetings end?

@juanctoribio
December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers have made significant splashes in each of the last three offseasons, but president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman and company have been quiet this winter, at least for now. Coming into the Winter Meetings this week, the Dodgers were linked to just about every top

Mets make 2-year pact with Verlander official

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Upon learning late last week that Jacob deGrom had decided to leave for Texas without giving his old team a chance to counter, general manager Billy Eppler sent deGrom a congratulatory text message. The two had spoken regularly in late November, and Eppler understood the possibility that

Correa the top priority for this club (report)

12:25 AM EST

Carlos Correa opted out of his contract with the Twins to become a free agent, and MLB.com is tracking the latest rumors surrounding the 28-year-old shortstop. Read all about Correa here.

Not done yet: Mets to seek more after busy Winter Meetings

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- The Mets came to the Winter Meetings needing to remake their roster, so it came as little surprise to the baseball world when they did precisely that. The first team to strike a significant deal at the Meetings, the Mets agreed to terms with Justin Verlander on

Red Sox add closer Jansen on 2-year deal (source)

12:42 AM EST

SAN DIEGO -- The Red Sox got the centerpiece of their revamped bullpen on Wednesday’s final day of the Winter Meetings, agreeing to terms on a two-year, $32 million contract with veteran righty Kenley Jansen, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. ESPN’s Jeff Passan was first to report the signing,

How Judge's new contract could play out

@AndrewSimonMLB
December 7, 2022

Aaron Judge's next contract is no longer a mystery. Judge agreed to a nine-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees early on Wednesday, per a source, bringing an end to a pursuit the baseball world had been anticipating for months. Now the question is how well Judge’s performance will match

Judge could be one of longest-tenured Yankees ever

@_dadler
December 7, 2022

Aaron Judge's historic nine-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees could keep him in New York until 2031. It gives him the chance to be a Yankee for life. If Judge plays out the full length of his deal, he'll have played with the Bronx Bombers for 16 seasons. He'll

Mets trade for Rays lefty reliever Raley

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Edwin Díaz has a new member of his supporting cast. The Mets on Wednesday acquired lefty reliever Brooks Raley from the Rays for pitching prospect Keyshawn Askew, New York announced. Raley, 34, is coming off a year that saw him produce a 2.68 ERA over 60 appearances

This team is 'highly interested' in Rodón

December 7, 2022

Carlos Rodón has opted out of the final year on his two-year, $44 million contract with the Giants and is now a free agent. MLB.com is tracking the latest rumors surrounding the left-hander. Read all about Rodón here.