9:54 PM ET ESPN News Services Second baseman Tommy La Stella and the San Francisco Giants are finalizing a contract, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The deal is expected to be for three years. The Oakland Athletics, needing an everyday second baseman who could provide consistent offensive production, acquired La Stella
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7:35 PM ET Associated Press The Baltimore Orioles filled a hole in their infield by agreeing Tuesday with free agent Freddy Galvis to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Galvis broke into the big leagues with Philadelphia Phillies in 2012 and spent the past two years with Cincinnati Reds. The 31-year-old hit .220 with seven homers
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7:52 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Ron Johnson, who worked 25 seasons as a minor league manager, most recently for the Triple-A Norfolk Tides in the Baltimore Orioles‘ system, died on Tuesday. He was 64. Johnson appeared in 22 major league games with the Kansas City Royals and Montreal Expos from 1982 to ’84,
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8:40 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph knows his worth, and he won’t be granting any discounts ahead of his 11th season in the NFL. In an appearance on the “Unrestricted with Ben Leber” podcast, Rudolph expressed displeasure with his role in the Vikings’ offense over the past two seasons, having
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10:58 AM ET The midweek round of fixtures sees the majority of Premier League clubs enter the home stretch of the 2020-21 season, with 12 of 20 teams passing the halfway stage of the campaign. It has been one of the most unpredictable seasons in Premier League history, with a combination of the late start
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3:04 PM ET Catcher J.T. Realmuto and the Philadelphia Phillies are in agreement on a five-year, $115.5 million contract, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Realmuto, 29, continues to be one of the best all-around catchers in the majors, hitting .266 with 11 homers and 32 RBIs with the Phillies during the pandemic-shortened season. He
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6:16 PM ET Infielder Marcus Semien is in agreement with the Toronto Blue Jays on a one-year, $18 million contract, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. 2 Related Coming off a career year, Semien struggled in 2020 while dealing with a rib injury, as the shortstop hit just .223 with 7
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