APNewsBreak: Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12M in…

APNewsBreak: Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12 million in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll

Orioles hire Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager

Orioles hire Brandon Hyde to be their new manager, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help Baltimore move forward while in rebuilding mode

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AP source: McCann agrees to 1-year contract with…

Person with direct knowledge of the situation tells the AP that catcher James McCann agrees to 1-year contract with Chicago White Sox

Encarnacion, Santana go, 3-team trade wraps…

Carlos Santana and Jeurys Familia found friendly landing spots, Edwin Encarnacion took off for a more uncertain future

Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in…

Jose Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

N. Carolina teacher, MLB player's daughter dies after drill

Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim "Catfish" Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill

Bringing Yankees-Red Sox to London shows how MLB…

As one of the most storied rivalries in baseball comes to the UK, Jackie Bradley Jr says it shows how serious the MLB are about expanding worldwide.

Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at…

Charlie Morton to Rays and a Tanner-for-Tanner trade at winter meetings

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

AP PHOTOS: Dozens arrested during pro-migrant rally at U.S.-Mexico border, Venezuelan baseball players honor former major leaguers killed in car crash, River Plate fans celebrate Argentine club's championship in violence-marred competition

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Bradley Jr excited for 'special' MLB game in…

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr says the MLB has the chance to create something special when baseball comes to London in June.

Al Helfer, radio pioneer, wins Hall of Fame's Frick Award

Al Helfer, who broadcast games on radio for 'Mutual Game of the Day' in the 1950s, wins Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting by baseball's Hall of Fame and Museum

Today in History for December 14th

George Washington dies at age 67; Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his group reach South Pole; Leaders of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia sign an internationally-brokered peace treaty; Baseball's Roger Maris dies at age 51. (Dec. 14)

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at…

Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go

Column: It's time for baseball's shift to go

Column: One of the easiest ways to make baseball better is to make the shift go away

Cubs' Maddon studying 'Managing Millennials for Dummies'

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is studying the book "Managing Millennials for Dummies." Maddon turns 65 just before spring training and is heading into the final season of his contract

Callaway says it's OK for Cano not to run out grounders

New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway says it's OK for Robinson Cano not to run out grounders,

Heisman winner Murray thrills A's, except when he…

Whenever Kyler Murray scrambles, the Oakland Athletics cringe. They don't want their prized baseball prospect hurt on the football field.

Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays, owed $38…

Troy Tulowitzki released by Toronto Blue Jays, who owe oft-injured shortstop $38 million for remaining 2 years of contract

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Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll in majors

The champion Boston Red Sox aren't looking to cut the biggest payroll in the big leagues

ESPN signs Jessica Mendoza to multiyear extension

Jessica Mendoza has signed a multiyear extension with ESPN

Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

Jayson Stark wins Hall of Fame's JG Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing