Tigers reach $9.95 million deal with Castellanos for 2019

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers agreed on a $9.95 million deal with the outfielder Nicholas Castellanos for 2019. The 26-year-old Castellanos hit .298 last year with 23 home runs and 89 RBIs, when he made $6,075,000. The Tigers today announced that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with OF Nicholas…

Oakland A’s to bring back Mike Fiers, Two-year deal

OAKLAND, California — According to MLB.com, the Athletics and Mike Fiers have agreed to a two-year contract for the right-hander to return to Oakland. The deal is pending a physical and could be worth up to $15 million. Fiers, 33, is coming off his best season (12-8, 3.56 ERA) as a major league starter, helping…

Tigers agree to one-year deal with RHP Tyson Ross

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers announced they have reached a one-year deal with free agent right-hander Tyson Rossfor $5.75 million. The 31-year-old Ross held righty hitters to a .176 batting average. “It was definitely early,” Ross said Tuesday of the one-year deal he signed with the Tigers, “but Detroit established themselves from the get-go…

Red Sox’s Steve Pearce earns World Series MVP honors

LOS ANGELES, California — Steve Pearce earned MVP honors on Sunday night after hitting two home runs that sent Boston over the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 — to claim the 2018 World Series. “This is the greatest feeling of my life. When you’re a kid, this is where you want to be….

Red Sox favored sover LA Dodgers in World Series

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Oddsmakers at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook have the Boston Red Sox as the favorites to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. The Red Sox are set as minus-135 favorites in early betting, with the Dodgers made plus-115 to win the Series. When the @Dodgers take on the…

Kanye and Saint West throw out the first pitch at White Sox Game

CHICAGO, Illinois — Kanye West has returned to Chi-town for good. As part of his homecoming resurgence back into the spotlight, Kanye West and his son Saint West tossed out the first pitch ahead of the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs game on Sunday. The Cubs defeated the White Sox 6-1. Homecoming. Cc: @kanyewest…

Brad Keller leads Royals to series split with Tigers

DETROIT, Michigan — The Kansas City Royals Brad Keller delivered seven strong innings to help the visitors hold on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. Keller, a rookie pitcher (9-6) allowed just one run on three hits — walking three and striking out two. “I was attacking them with my fastball, mostly,” Keller…

Verlander receives heroic ovation as he returns to Comerica Park

DETROIT, Michigan — The Houston Astros, Justin Verlander, returned to a crowd of 19,711 where he received three standing ovations while pitching lifting the opponents to to a 3-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night at Comerica Park. “It was almost normal until the tribute video, but that really got to me,” he said….

New York Yankees add Andrew McCutchen

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees have added former National League MVP Award winner, Andrew McCutchen, who was acquired from the Giants with cash considerations ($1.2 million) on Friday morning. “I think this [McCutchen trade] is something that just really helps us in the here and now,” Boone said. “And even when Aaron comes…

Detroit Tigers retire Alan Trammell’s No.3 jersey

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers, retired Hall of Famer Alan Trammell No. 3. Trammell was inducted into the Hall late last month, and now his name and number are on the brick wall beyond one of the bullpens at Comerica. Lou Whitaker was on hand for the ceremony. “The love that Lou has not…