A total of 170 major league players agreed to contracts in the hours before Friday night’s arbitration deadline to exchange proposed salaries with teams, and just one reached a multiyear deal: Minnesota right-hander Chris Paddack.
Aaron Judge went homerless for the fourth straight game and remained one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record of 61 as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 to close in on their first AL East title since 2019.
A number of Tampa Bay Rays players decided not to wear rainbow-colored logos on their uniforms as part of the team’s annual “Pride Night” on Saturday that recognized the LGBTQ community.
Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale has suffered a setback in his recovery from a fractured rib cage suffered in late February.
New York Yankees ace Gerrit Cole has exited his start against the Toronto Blue Jays with two outs in the fourth inning because of left hamstring tightness.