Jorge Soler - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Jorge Soler Thames, Braun power Brewers past struggling Cubs 6-3 CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have found a left-handed complement for Ryan Bryan in the batting order, and everything is right in their world at the moment. Early season sensation Eric Thames homered in his club record-tying fifth straight game and the streaking Brewers turned back the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night. The victory was their sixth in the last seven games. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 04:26:00 GMT 2017-04-18T04:26:00Z Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely out to start season Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely will begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which revealed a Grade 1 strain. He'll rest for five to seven days before slowly resum... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:13:00 GMT 2017-03-28T04:13:00Z Yankees SS Didi Gregorius out 6 weeks; Bonds rejoins Giants New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season after straining his right shoulder while away at the World Baseball Classic. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday that Gregorius is likely to be sidelined six weeks. Opening day for the Yankees is April 2 at Tampa Bay. Grego... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:53:00 GMT 2017-03-22T05:53:00Z AP source: Royals, LHP Wood agree to $12M, 2-year deal KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just a week ago, Royals general manager Dayton Moore sat deep within Kauffman Stadium and admitted that he was probably finished building his starting rotation ahead of spring training. He decided Monday that there was one more move to make. The Royals and left-hander Travis Wood agreed to a $12 million, two-year contract, a person... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 01:23:00 GMT 2017-02-14T01:23:00Z Royals depart for spring training after tragic offseason KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dayton Moore was almost finished assembling a team he thought was capable of getting back to the playoffs, one that addressed many of the holes that plagued them a year ago. Then, he received a phone call on the way to the airport. At first he thought it was a mistake, the news that young Kansas City pitcher Yord... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:57:00 GMT 2017-02-10T17:57:00Z Chicago Cubs loaded, ready for World Series title defense CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant is back. Same for Anthony Rizzo and Jon Lester, too. Even 1908 is back in the picture. That was the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series before Bryant and company ended the drought last November, beating the Cleveland Indians in a Game 7 classic . Now 1908 is the last time the franchise repeated as champions — and the goal beginning next... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:59:00 GMT 2017-02-09T16:59:00Z Royals, Herrera agree to $5,325,000 deal, avoid arbitration KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals felt comfortable trading star closer Wade Davis in part because they had Kelvin Herrera, a two-time All-Star in his own right, ready to assume the job this season. Now, they're closer to paying Herrera like a star closer. Kansas City and his representatives agreed to a $5,325,000, one-year contract Fri... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:24:00 GMT 2017-02-03T18:24:00Z Royals, left-hander Duffy agree to $65M, 5-year contract KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Royals and Danny Duffy thought Kansas City sports fans could use some good news. The team announced a $65 million, five-year contract with the popular left-hander on Monday, ensuring he will remain with the Royals through the 2021 season. Duffy was eligible for arbitration and could have become a free agent after the upcoming season. ... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:00:00 GMT 2017-01-16T20:00:00Z Royals acquire right-hander Karns from Mariners for Dyson KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals were interested in Seattle right-hander Nathan Karns going back to the winter meetings, but the Mariners were reluctant to give up a power arm under club control through 2020. That changed on Friday. After the Mariners traded outfielder Seth Smith to the Baltimore Orioles for veteran right-hander Yovani Gallardo, the ide... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 23:20:00 GMT 2017-01-06T23:20:00Z Cubs agree to $6 million, 1-year deal with Koji Uehara CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs made another addition to their bullpen following the departure of Aroldis Chapman, agreeing to a $6 million, one-year contract with reliever Koji Uehara. Chicago now has the pitchers who got the final out of three of the last four World Series — Mike Montgomery (this year), Wade Davis (2015) and Uehara (2013). Davis, who figures to take over a... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 23:00:00 GMT 2016-12-14T23:00:00Z Winners, losers and trends at baseball's winter meetings OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — All-Star closers Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon and Wade Davis moved to different bullpens. Chris Sale boosted a big rotation in Boston. And the Washington Nationals got their fans talking — a lot. As teams packed up along the Potomac River and headed home Thursday, a look at what did and didn't happen this week at the winter meeting... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:10:00 GMT 2016-12-08T19:10:00Z Cubs get Davis, Yankees get Chapman, Nats trade 3 young arms OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The champion Chicago Cubs filled their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis. He'll take the spot of closer Aroldis Chapman, who locked down a spot by returning to the New York Yankees with a whopping $86 million deal. As for the Washington Nationals, well, they opened quite a debate Wednesday by trading not one, not t... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:56:00 GMT 2016-12-08T07:56:00Z Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wade Davis already had closed out a World Series. And that was part of his appeal for the Chicago Cubs. In a trade between the last two champions, the Cubs acquired the All-Star reliever from the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday for outfielder Jorge Soler. Davis immediately takes over the spot held by Aroldis Chapman, who became a free agent after the Cu... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:36:00 GMT 2016-12-08T04:36:00Z