33 players left in arbitration as 170 reach agreements
— Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease ($5.7 million), right-hander Lucas Giolito ($10.4 million), right-hander Michael Kopech ($2.05 million), right-hander Reynaldo López ($3,625,000) and right-hander José Ruiz ($925,000). — Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber ($10.01 million), right-hander Aaron Civale ($2.6 million), right-hander James Karinchak ($1.5 million), first baseman/outfielder Josh Naylor ($3.35 million), right-hander Zach Plesac ($2.95 million), right-hander Cal Quantril ($5.5 million) and shortstop Amed Rosario ($7.8 million). — Houston outfielder Mauricio Dubón ($1.4 million), right-hander Phil Maton ($2.55 million), right-hander Ryne Stanek ($3.6 million), left-hander Blake Taylor ($830,000), right-hander José Urquidy ($3,025,000) and left-hander Framber Valdez ($6.8 million). — New York Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes ($3.2 million), right-hander Domingo Germán ($2.6 million), catcher Kyle Higashioka ($1,462,500), right-hander Clay Holmes ($3.3 million), right-hander Michael King ($1.3 million), right-hander Jonathan Loáisiga ($2,262,500), right-hander Frankie Montas ($7.5 million), left-hander Wandy Peralta ($3.35 million) and catcher Jose Trevino ($2.36 million). Davis ($4.21 million), second baseman/shortstop Thairo Estrada ($2.25 million), right-hander Jakob Junis ($2.8 million), right-hander Tyler Rogers ($1,675,000), outfielder Austin Slater ($3.2 million), outfielder LaMonte Wade ($1,375,000) and right-hander Logan Webb ($4.6 million).wftv.com
Gausman shuts down Red Sox, Blue Jays hold on for 3-2 win
Blue Jays Red Sox Baseball Toronto Blue Jays' Bo Bichette runs toward first after hitting an RBI single allowing Blue Jays' Gosuke Katoh to score in the third inning of a baseball game against Boston Red Sox, Thursday, April 21, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) (Steven Senne)BOSTON — (AP) — Kevin Gausman took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Jordan Romano escaped with a save on Thursday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2. Red Sox: Manager Alex Cora tested positive for COVID-19 in the morning and did not manage the series finale. The Red Sox said Cora, who is vaccinated and boosted, was suffering from mild symptoms. Red Sox: RHP Michael Wacha (0-0) opens a three-game series against Tampa Bay RHP Corey Kluber (0-0).wftv.com
Báez to Detroit, MLB teams race to finish biz before lockout
Javier Báez agreed to bring his high motor to the Motor City, while other teams around the majors raced to finish up business before Tuesday’s deadline to tender contracts and a likely roster freeze coming when baseball's collective bargaining agreement expires Wednesday.
The Latest: Prescott starts fast, Cowboys still trail Pats
Cowboys Patriots Football Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) warms up prior to an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots lead 14-7 early in the second quarter. Le’Veon Bell scored on a 2-yard run early in the second quarter to give Baltimore a 14-0 lead over Los Angeles in this matchup of first-place teams. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback’s pass went through Tyreek Hill’s hands and was picked off by Washington cornerback Kendall Fuller in the second quarter Sunday. The Dolphins (1-4) have dropped four straight headed into the NFL's second game this season in London.wftv.com
The Latest: Red Sox use ALCS off day to watch Patriots
The off-day for the Boston Red Sox in the AL Championship Series was especially well-timed for about a dozen football fans on the roster. Le’Veon Bell scored on a 2-yard run early in the second quarter to give Baltimore a 14-0 lead over Los Angeles in this matchup of first-place teams. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback’s pass went through Tyreek Hill’s hands and was picked off by Washington cornerback Kendall Fuller in the second quarter Sunday. McCaffrey, who has already missed two games this season due to the hamstring, will miss at least the next three games. The Dolphins (1-4) have dropped four straight headed into the NFL's second game this season in London.wftv.com
Orioles-Red Sox opener at Fenway postponed because of rain
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)BOSTON – The pandemic-delayed 2020 season is being followed up by a rain-delayed start to 2021 for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox postponed their opener against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Thursday because of rain that was forecast to last all day. "One day, two days, three days — I really don't care, to be honest with you," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. The Red Sox made the announcement at 9 a.m., about five hours before the scheduled first pitch. “The decision to postpone our first game of the season was not made lightly,” Red Sox President Sam Kennedy said.