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AP Source: Stanton Agrees to $325M Deal With Miami

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 14:48 GMT
A person familiar with the negotiations says Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to terms with the team on a $325 million, 13-year contract. It's the most lucrative deal for an American athlete.

Braves Trade Jason Heyward to Cardinals and Acquire Shelby Miller

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 13:05 GMT
The deal involving Heyward, an outfielder who never lived up to expectations after a brilliant rookie season, and Miller, a pitcher, signals the start of an overhaul by Atlanta.

Heyward to Cards, Braves Get Miller in 4-Man Deal

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 12:03 GMT
The Atlanta Braves dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.

For Dodgers G.M. Farhan Zaidi, New Team Affords New Possibilities

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 10:08 GMT
For Dodgers G.M. Farhan Zaidi, New Team Affords New Possibilities
Zaidi spent 10 years in Oakland, where he earned the admiration of General Manager Billy Beane. With Los Angeles, which hired Zaidi this month, he will have vast resources to exploit.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: M.L.B. All-Stars Win

published Sun, Nov 16 2014 23:54 GMT
Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer and Chris Capuano pitched five strong innings in Tokyo as the Major League Baseball All-Stars beat Japan, 6-1, for the first win of their five-game postseason tour.