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Free-agent third baseman Todd Frazier has signed a two-year, $17 million deal with the Mets, a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal, first reported by the Athletic, is pending a physical. Frazier, 31, had inked a $12 million, one-year deal with the White Sox last season. They traded him to the Yankees in late
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ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers have signed 44-year-old Bartolo Colon to a minor league contract and invited the pitcher to big league spring training. “Bartolo brings a track record of durability and success in the major leagues,” Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said in a statement. “He pounds the strike zone and provides quality
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Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel says he is taking an “indefinite break” from baseball. The only player selected in the draft before Kris Bryant four years ago was still mired in the minors in 2017, and may never reach his own major league moment. “I don’t know what the future holds. I’m pursuing
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PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized an $8.25 million, two-year contract with free-agent catcher Alex Avila. Avila fills a roster spot vacated by Chris Iannetta, who shared the catching duties last year and left for an $8.5 million, two-year deal with Colorado. The 31-year-old Avila, a son of Detroit general manager Al Avila, hit
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