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Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez
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BOSTON (AP) -- Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar....

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz on Hall of Fame ballot
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot....

Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Kung Fu Panda is moving to Boston....

AP Source: Seager, M's agree on $100M, 7-year deal
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SEATTLE (AP) -- Kyle Seager has cashed in on the best season of his young career, becoming the third Seattle Mariners player to reach the $100 million threshold....

Ibanez, Cash, Wakamatsu finalists to manage Rays
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays....

Mike Schmidt: Marlins' Stanton too rich too early?
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In the 1970s and again in `80s, I signed that era's version of the Giancarlo Stanton deal....

Dodgers acquire Peralta from Rays
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Reliever Joel Peralta was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade....

Ex-coach's lawyer seeks MLB records in drug case
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MIAMI (AP) -- A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez....

Sex assault case reinstated against pitcher Reed
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DETROIT (AP) -- A judge reinstated a sexual assault case against pitcher Evan Reed on Friday, overturning a decision by another judge who found inconsistencies in the alleged victim's story....

Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred, who will succeed the longtime commissioner early next year....



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