- The longest-tenured players from the 4 major US pro sports Updated: Dec-01-15 2:16 am
Kobe Bryant has announced that this season, his 20th with the Los Angeles Lakers, will be his last. Bryant is the first NBA player to spend that many years with one franchise, though it's not completely uncommon across the other pro sports in the United States.
- Royals and reliever Tim Collins agree to 1-year deal Updated: Dec-01-15 1:23 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Relief pitcher Tim Collins and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract for $1,475,000.
- Zimmermann's arrival signals Tigers' willingness to spend Updated: Nov-30-15 8:24 pm
DETROIT - Jordan Zimmermann's arrival in Detroit is encouraging news for Tigers fans because of what he can bring to the starting rotation - and what his contract signals about the team's willingness to spend.
- Kansas City Royals' World Series share worth $370,000 Updated: Nov-30-15 1:01 pm
NEW YORK - A full postseason share for the World Series champion Kansas City Royals was worth $370,069, just under the record $388,606 set by the San Francisco Giants last year.
- Royals GM Dayton Moore to help with KC Christmas tradition Updated: Nov-26-15 2:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The general manager of the World Series champion Royals is helping with an annual Christmas tradition in Kansas City.
- Catcher Alex Avila and White Sox reach $2.5 million deal Updated: Nov-25-15 2:34 pm
CHICAGO - Free agent catcher Alex Avila and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.
- White Sox acquire RHP Kahnle from Rockies for minor leaguer Updated: Nov-24-15 5:31 pm
- McClendon hired to manage Triple-A Toledo Updated: Nov-23-15 5:23 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Lloyd McClendon is returning to the Detroit organization as manager of the Tigers' Triple-A team.
- White Sox hire Rowand as minor-league instructor Updated: Nov-23-15 3:30 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have hired 2005 championship team center fielder Aaron Rowand as minor-league outfield and base-running instructor.
- Park leads South Korea to 8-0 win over US in Premier12 final Updated: Nov-21-15 9:48 am
TOKYO - Byung Ho Park bolstered his MLB credentials with a three-run homer in the fifth inning as South Korea routed the United States 8-0 Saturday to win the inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament.
- Maybin heading back to Tigers in deal for 2 left-handers Updated: Nov-20-15 7:08 pm
DETROIT - Cameron Maybin was once a prospect for the Detroit Tigers, with enough potential that they were able to trade him in the deal that brought Miguel Cabrera to Motown.
- Red Sox DH Ortiz to retire after 2016 season Updated: Nov-18-15 3:52 pm
BOSTON - Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Boston's beloved "Big Papi" who helped the cursed franchise end its dynasty of disappointment and cursed out the bombers who attacked his adopted city, said on Wednesday he will play one more year before retiring.
- Tigers acquire closer Rodriguez in trade with Milwaukee Updated: Nov-18-15 3:21 pm
DETROIT - The Tigers are turning to Francisco Rodriguez in their latest attempt to shore up the back end of their bullpen.
- White Sox agree to minor league deal with Hairston Updated: Nov-18-15 2:20 pm
CHICAGO - The White Sox and veteran outfielder Scott Hairston have agreed to a minor league contract.
- Twins' Molitor finishes 3rd in AL Manager of Year voting Updated: Nov-17-15 6:55 pm
- For Hicks, criticism by Twins in 2014 was wakeup call Updated: Nov-12-15 3:36 pm
BOCA RATON, Florida - Aaron Hicks was hitting .161 for the Minnesota Twins 1 1/2 months into the 2015 season when manager Ron Gardenhire and assistant general manager Rob Antony took the unusual step of criticizing him publicly.
- Twins announce plans for 2016 TwinsFest at Target Field Updated: Nov-12-15 2:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins have announced details of next year's TwinsFest at Target Field.
- Renteria: No ill will toward Cubs for awkward firing Updated: Nov-11-15 5:46 pm
CHICAGO - New Chicago White Sox bench coach Rick Renteria insisted he has no ill will toward the Cubs for his awkward firing as their manager last fall.
- Yankees acquire Hicks from Twins, trade Pirela to Padres Updated: Nov-11-15 5:43 pm
BOCA RATON, Florida - Yankees general manager Brian Cashman followed through on his vow to aggressively transform his team this offseason, acquiring switch-hitting outfielder Aaron Hicks from Minnesota for catcher John Ryan Murphy on Wednesday and dealing infielder Jose Pirela to San Diego for a minor league pitcher.
- Royals teammates Perez, Escobar, Hosmer win Gold Gloves Updated: Nov-10-15 8:45 pm
NEW YORK - World Series MVP Salvador Perez and Kansas City Royals teammates Eric Hosmer and Alcides Escobar have won Gold Gloves.
- D-Backs acquire Herrmann from Twins for prospect Palka Updated: Nov-10-15 6:41 pm
- Pirates claim reliever Knudson from Tigers Updated: Nov-09-15 6:13 pm
- Twins win bidding for rights to Korean slugger Updated: Nov-09-15 2:56 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins have won the bidding for negotiating rights to Byung Ho Park, a 29-year-old first baseman who totaled 105 home runs over the past two seasons in the hitter-friendly Korea Baseball Organization.
- Indians' Brantley has shoulder surgery, may miss '16 opener Updated: Nov-09-15 2:18 pm
CLEVELAND - Indians outfielder Michael Brantley will likely miss the start of next season following right shoulder surgery.
- White Sox extend 1-year qualifying offer to Samardzija Updated: Nov-06-15 4:31 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to right-hander Jeff Samardzija.