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Daily Archives: 19th February 2018

Report: D-Backs, Dyson agree to 2-year, $7.5M deal

Having lost out on bringing J.D. Martinez back, the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a two-year, $ 7.5-million contract with outfielder Jarrod Dyson, according to <a href="https://twitter.com/JonHeyman/status/9… MLB | theScore

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Padres prepare to unveil Hosmer on Tues.

PEORIA, Ariz. — The Padres are expected to introduce Eric Hosmer, their shiny new first baseman, in a news conference Tuesday morning at the Peoria Sports Complex. Hosmer, who agreed with the Padres on an eight-year contract that includes an opt-out after five seasons, arrived in Arizona on Monday to take his physical. The club is awaiting those results and ...

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Motte is 'back at home' in second stint with Cardinals

JUPITER, Fla. — Beard and all, a most familiar face is back in the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse. “Once I walked in, seeing the guys, seeing the coaches, it’s like being back at home,” reliever Jason Motte said Monday. “This is where I started my career. This is where everything began.” After signing a minor league deal over the weekend, ...

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Fergie responds to anthem backlash: 'I love this country and honestly tried my best'

The national anthem is as traditional in American sports as the first pitch, tip off and kick off. So getting the chance to perform the anthem before a major event, such as the NBA All-Star Game, is a huge honor. Unfortunately for Fergie, Sunday’s performance left her in infamy. It wasn’t particularly good and led to <a href="https://www.cbssports.com/n… CBSSports.com NBA ...

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Giants finalize deal with reliever Tony Watson

Left-hander Tony Watson and the San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract that includes a player option for 2020, a deal that guarantees the former All-Star reliever $ 9 million. Great to be teaming it up with Watty(Tony Watson) again! Let’s get it bro! @SFGiants &mdash;<a href="https://… CBC | MLB News

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Austin Dillon's Daytona 500 victory is an extended family affair

5:38 PM ET Jayski.com Staff DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Richard Childress Racing team decided to steal a page from the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates, it would be entirely appropriate. The theme song of the world champion Pirates was “We Are Family,” a contemporaneous hit by Sister Sledge. In 1979, th… NASCAR on Yahoo! Sports – News, ...

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Trout hopes upcoming Angels' season can match his offseason

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Mike Trout is hoping his 2018 season can match a tremendous offseason: He got married, watched his beloved Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl and participated in the Angels’ successful recruitment of Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani. Trout, who took part Monday in the team’s first full-squad workout, said he tried to persuade Ohtani that the Angels were ...

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Missouri Kids' Baseball Team Will Raffle Off AR-15 Despite Criticism

NEOSHO, Mo. — A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism it received after a similar gun was used to kill 17 in a Florida high school. Coach Levi Patterson told the Kansas City Star the fundraiser for the third-grade team in Neosho, Missouri, had been planned before last week’s shooting ...

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