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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Yonder Alonso hits a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game in Chicago. A person familiar with the deal says the White Sox have acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso in a trade with the Indians. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
December 15, 2018 - 11:59 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have made another offseason move, trading first baseman Yonder Alonso to the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland gets 24-year-old outfielder Alex Call in a deal made official Saturday. Call has yet to make his major league debut. The Indians also rid themselves of...
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File- This Oct. 28, 2018, shows Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, partially hidden at left, and chairman Tom Werner holding the championship trophy beside manager Alex Cora, right, after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The World Series champion Red Sox owe $11.95 million in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner's office obtained by The Associated Press. The only other team that owes is the Washington Nationals, who must pay $2.39 million. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 15, 2018 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston should be happy to pay this tax bill. The World Series champion Red Sox owe $11,951,091 in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll, according to final calculations by the commissioner's office obtained by The Associated Press. The only other team that owes is the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Yonder Alonso hits a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game in Chicago. A person familiar with the deal says the White Sox have acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso in a trade with the Indians. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
December 15, 2018 - 12:10 am
CHICAGO (AP) — First baseman Yonder Alonso was traded to the Chicago White Sox by the Cleveland Indians on Friday in a deal between AL Central rivals that could have broad implications for both teams the rest of the offseason. A person familiar with the trade confirmed it on condition of anonymity...
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December 14, 2018 - 4:06 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles hired Brandon Hyde to be their new manager Friday, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help the team move forward while in rebuilding mode. Hyde takes over for Buck Showalter, who was fired after Baltimore finished 47-115 — the worst record in the...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, Detroit Tigers' James McCann hits an RBI-double during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Kansas City, Mo. A person with direct knowledge of the situation says catcher James McCann has agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox. The 28-year-old McCann hit .220 with eight homers and 39 RBIs in 118 games last season with Detroit. The person spoke Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, on condition of anonymity because the contract is pending a physical. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
December 14, 2018 - 3:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox answered one of their offseason questions on Friday, agreeing to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with catcher James McCann. The White Sox had an opening at the position after trading Omar Narvaez to Seattle on Nov. 30 for reliever Alex Colome. They also lost...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will open Major League Baseball's first series in Britain with a night game and conclude the next day in the afternoon. MLB said Friday that the June 29 game at London's Olympic Stadium will start at 6:10 p.m. local...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 file photo,Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joe Kelly throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning in Game 3 of the World Series baseball game in Los Angeles. Reliever Joe Kelly agreed Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 to a $25 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
December 13, 2018 - 7:32 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reliever Joe Kelly agreed Thursday to a $25 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced. A 30-year-old right-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana (41) connects for a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the fourth inning in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, in New York. Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to the Indians in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay. The Rays got infielder Yandy Diaz and minor league right-hander Cole Slusser from Cleveland. The Indians also acquired first baseman Jake Bauers. The swap came Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at the close of the winter meetings. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
December 13, 2018 - 7:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto was in a hospital, making a trade from a bed. Cleveland counterpart Chris Antonetti was boarding a plane headed back home, trying to finalize the deal before the flight pulled away from the gate. They managed to complete the swap as the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion follows through on his second two-run home run of the night, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, in Boston. Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to the Indians in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay. The Rays got infielder Yandy Diaz and minor league right-hander Cole Slusser from Cleveland. The Indians also acquired first baseman Jake Bauers. The swap came Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at the close of the winter meetings. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
December 13, 2018 - 5:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Carlos Santana and Jeurys Familia found friendly landing spots, Edwin Encarnacion took off for a more uncertain future. Joe Kelly joined the team he helped beat in the World Series, the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their imposing bullpen. The winter meetings wrapped up Thursday with a...
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DREAMSTIME
The Drive
December 13, 2018 - 4:46 pm
Arnie Beyeler and Russ Morman, former Wichita State University baseball players, join Bob and Jeff on this segment of The Drive.
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