Mets lock up batting champion McNeil on $50M, 4-year dealJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Batting champion Jeff McNeil and the New York Mets finalized a $50 million, four-year contract Tuesday that avoided a salary arbitration hearing.
Mets set to shatter payroll records, soar to about $350MDecember 14, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Cohen's New York Mets are on track to shatter spending records in his third season as owner, boosting payroll to about $350 million for purposes of the luxury tax and poised to pay a penalty of about $80 million.
Mets add latest pricey arm, land Japanese ace Senga for $75MDecember 11, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Japanese pitcher Kodai Senga and the New York Mets have agreed to a $75 million, five-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
The person spoke to The Associated Press early Sunday on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical.
NY Mets complete deals with LHP Quintana, RHP RobertsonDecember 10, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The active New York Mets took two more steps toward restocking their pitching staff Friday night, finalizing contracts with free agents José Quintana and David Robertson.
Quintana signed a $26 million, two-year deal that adds another veteran arm to the team’s revamped rotation.
Series saver Robertson gets 2nd Phils chance 3 years laterOctober 30, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Robertson walked off the mound after retiring Miami’s Miguel Rojas in April 2019. He wouldn’t throw another big league pitch for nearly 2 1/2 years.
He was a big bucks bust, his elbow shot less than a month into a $23 million, two-year contract with the Phillies.
Phillies’ Robertson injured celebrating, off NLDS rosterOctober 11, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies reliever David Robertson will miss the NL Division Series after injuring his right calf jumping to celebrate Bryce Harper's home run in their clinching wild-card victory at St.
Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Phillies, Twins addAugust 3, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and Brandon Marsh are heading to Philadelphia, and Joey Gallo is looking for a fresh start with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Phillies get Syndergaard, Robertson, Marsh in tradesAugust 3, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Noah Syndergaard, veteran reliever David Robertson and center fielder Brandon Marsh in three trades on Tuesday.
The Phillies sent minor league outfielders Mickey Moniak and Jadiel Sánchez to the Los Angeles Angels for Syndergaard, who returns to the NL East after spending his first six seasons with the New York Mets.
Wisdom homers again, Stroman finally wins as Cubs top GiantsJuly 30, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom homered again, Marcus Stroman pitched six scoreless innings for his first win in more than two months and the Chicago Cubs beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Friday night.
Suzuki homers to extend hot start, Cubs beat Rockies 6-4April 18, 2022 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Seiya Suzuki hit his fourth home run, extending an impressive start to his major league career, and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Sunday.
American League East Preview CapsulesMarch 31, 2022 GMT
Capsules of American League East teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Cubs RH David Robertson plans to be ready for opening dayMarch 29, 2022 GMT
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — David Robertson smiled as he joked around with Michael Hermosillo during a live batting practice session on an unseasonably cool day in Arizona.
If the Cubs veteran reliever was at all worried about ramping up in time for opening day, it was hard to tell.
AP source: Cubs, Seiya Suzuki agree to $85M, 5-year dealMarch 16, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs showed they're serious about competing again after selling off their stars last year, agreeing to a contract with Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki.
Suzuki agreed to an $85 million, five-year deal, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Overhauled Rays staff missing October magic in ALDSOctober 11, 2021 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Creative as they come at deploying their arms, the Tampa Bay Rays overhauled the pitching staff that bolstered an AL pennant winner in 2020 with their signature out-of-the-box approach.
Yarbrough goes 6 strong in relief, Rays beat Marlins 8-0September 25, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Yarbrough allowed two hits over six innings of splendid relief and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 8-0 on Friday night to close in on another AL East title.
Cabrera scheduled to start for Marlins at RaysSeptember 24, 2021 GMT
Miami Marlins (64-88, fourth in the NL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (94-59, first in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Edward Cabrera (0-2, 6.20 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Rays: David Robertson (0-0, 5.63 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 13 strikeouts)
Rays expected to add David Robertson to roster WednesdayAugust 31, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have added veteran reliever David Robertson to their taxi squad and are expected to recall him from Triple-A Durham on Wednesday.
Rays sign veteran reliever David RobertsonAugust 16, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays have signed 36-year-old reliever David Robertson to a major league contract and will have him report to Triple-A Durham.
Robertson pitched for the silver medal-winnng USA team in the Tokyo Olympics.