It was only a few years ago, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve sat at a table during the team’s annual FanFest and greeted a handful of fans who strolled past him looking for autographs. That’s a stark contrast to the scene Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
The Cubs on Friday avoided arbitration with five players, including third baseman Kris Bryant, who signed for $10.85 million, a record for a first-year arbitration-eligible player.
The Blue Jays and third baseman Josh Donaldson have agreed to a $23 million contract for next season to avoid arbitration, according to multiple reports. Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi was first to report the news. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to […]
Josh Donaldson’s 2018 salary is a record for a player in arbitration, surpassing Bryce Harper.
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mike Brey insists he is more concerned about starting 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference than he is a much bigger number that he has been building for the past 17-plus years at Notre Dame. ''It's more important than 394,'' Brey said Tuesday by the Purcell Pavilion basketball court where […]
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Colorado's three-year, $52million deal will pay Wade Davis an average of $17.33m – a record for a relief pitcher in MLB.
When the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in November to win their first title in franchise history, it was widely celebrated, but not everyone was happy about the outcome. Vegas sports books lost $11.4 million on baseball in November, largely due to the Astros' 5-1 victory over the Dodgers in Game 7 of […]
Major League Baseball's end-of-year salary for its players has never been higher. Final calculations released by the players' association claimed the end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to ESPN. The final overall number was $4,097,122, which marked a 3.3 percent increase from the season prior. Among the 963 players on […]
Major league baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association.
NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association.