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Sources: Seager, Rangers agree on $325M deal

Shortstop Corey Seager and the Texas Rangers are in agreement on a 10-year, $325 million deal, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The deal comes a day after the Rangers agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract with second baseman Marcus Semien, sources told Passan. Seager, 27, batted .295/.364/.501 with 100 home […]

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Sources: Ray, Mariners finalizing $115M contract

Reigning AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray and the Seattle Mariners are finalizing a five-year, $115 million contract with an opt-out after the third season, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Ray joins a Mariners team that surprised many last season by finishing second in the American League West with a 90-72 […]

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Sources: Mets, Scherzer finalizing 3-year deal

Star right-hander Max Scherzer and the New York Mets are finalizing a deal expected to be in the three-year, $130 million deal range, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN’s Jeff Passan. There are still details to be worked out and the numbers could change, the sources said. The Mets have gone on a spending […]

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Twins, Buxton find perfect balance in incentive-laden deal

Covers MLB for ESPN.com Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 For his first 24 games of 2021, Byron Buxton was the best baseball player on the planet. He hit for average. He hit home runs. He hit doubles. He stole some bases. He played center field like Hermes, only in […]