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

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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. The starting shortstop for the Red Sox for the past nine seasons, it didn’t take long for Bogaerts to emerge into an

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

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

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
December 7, 2022

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

5 big questions raised by Judge's massive deal

@williamfleitch
December 7, 2022

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

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)

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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

Big-market club targeting Swanson?

December 7, 2022

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.

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

December 7, 2022

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

Analyzing every big move: Judge, Contreras, Bellinger & more

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

Correa the top priority for this club (report)

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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

Rumors: Swanson, Correa, Cards, Yanks, Mets

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

December 7, 2022

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

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

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

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

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.

Mets remain in hunt for top SP; Nimmo still in play?

December 7, 2022

MLB.com is keeping track of all the latest trade and free-agent rumors involving the Mets right here.

White Sox win 2022 Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence

December 7, 2022

SAN DIEGO -- Jerry Reinsdorf frequently has been asked to name the best thing about owning a baseball team during his 41 years as White Sox chairman. And what usually is Reinsdorf’s answer? “Really, it’s not winning ballgames,” said Reinsdorf from the Winter Meetings on Wednesday, after his organization received

As Meetings close, how will Braves address key needs?

All is quiet on Swanson front, while Atlanta also seeks outfield and pitching staff upgrades
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SAN DIEGO -- Some Braves fans may have grown concerned as their team stayed quiet while the Mets and Phillies made significant additions during this year’s Winter Meetings. Others may have just remembered their team has won five straight National League East titles without winning the offseason. It was another