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1/21/2015

Scherzer's $210M, 7-year deal with Nationals is finalized

Scherzer's $210M, 7-year deal with Nationals is finalized

Posted 12:44 PM 1/21/2015 by The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer is being introduced by the Washington Nationals as the newest member of their talented pitching rotation after finalizing a $210 million, seven-year contract.

The Nationals announced the agreement with the free agent on Wednesday and are holding a news (More)...

1/20/2015

Cardinals to honor late Taveras with uniform patches

Cardinals to honor late Taveras with uniform patches

Posted 8:02 AM 1/20/2015 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will wear uniform patches this season to honor the late Oscar Taveras.

The rookie outfielder died last October in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

Cardinals uniforms will feature patches with Taveras' initials and his No. 18. Team chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. said the club also is renovating a field in Taveras' hometown of Sosua.

1/19/2015

Reports say Max Scherzer, Nationals agree to 7-year contract

Reports say Max Scherzer, Nationals agree to 7-year contract

Posted 6:59 AM 1/19/2015 by The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Various reports say 2013 AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals.

Neither the Nationals nor Scherzer's agent immediately responded to requests for comment Sunday night.

Scherzer, a 30-year-old right-hander (More)...

1/18/2015

Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

Posted 3:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press

OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.

On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)...

1/16/2015

Royals relievers Coleman, Collins avoid arbitration

Royals relievers Coleman, Collins avoid arbitration

Posted 12:41 PM 1/16/2015 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Relief pitchers Louis Coleman and Tim Collins agreed to one-year contracts with the Kansas City Royals on Friday, allowing both of them to avoid arbitration.

Collins agreed at $1,475,000 and Coleman at $725,000.

The 25-year-old Collins, a left-hander, had a 3.86 (More)...

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