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Xander Bogaerts and Padres agree to 11-year, $280M deal
Shortstop Xander Bogaerts and the Padres are in agreement on an 11-year, $280 million contract, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Braves acquire ex-All-Star reliever Joe Jimenez from Tigers
The Braves traded for former All-Star reliever Joe Jiménez, sending two minor leaguers to Detroit to help restock a bullpen now minus Kenley Jansen.
Phillies take Noah Song in Rule 5 draft; Thad Ward No. 1 to Nationals
The Phillies used the 11th pick of the Rule 5 draft on Noah Song, a once-promising starting pitcher who has spent the past three years in active military service.
Sources: Red Sox, Masataka Yoshida agree to 5-year deal
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.
Chicago Cubs radio voice Pat Hughes wins Frick Award
Pat Hughes becomes the third Cubs broadcaster to receive the Ford C. Frick Award, joining Jack Brickhouse in 1983 and Harry Caray in 1989.