- Source: Bogaerts, Padres agree to $280M deal
- Sources: Red Sox shell out $105M in Yoshida deal
- Sources: Red Sox, Jansen close 2-yr., $32M deal
- Manfred hopes Angels sale done by Opening Day
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts and the Padres are in agreement on an 11-year, $280 million contract, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
— Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points, Malcolm Brodgon added 16 off the bench and the Boston Celtics embarrassed the Phoenix Suns 125-98 on Wednesday night.
— Taylor Hall scored twice and had an assist, Linus Ullmark stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Boston Bruins cruised to a 4-0 win over the banged-up Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night.
— Cormac Ryan scored 21 points, including five free throws down the stretch, and Notre Dame held off Boston University 81-75 on Wednesday night.
Outfielder Masataka Yoshida and the Red Sox have reached a five-year deal that's worth a total of $105.4 million, including posting fee, sources told ESPN.
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