The New York Yankees agreed to a seven-year deal worth $153 million with free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who helped lead the Boston Red Sox to a World Series championship in October, CBS Sports.com reported.
Cycling’s top official said he opposes the so-called World Series Cycling project that was aiming to generate more revenue by holding races in Asia, South America and the U.S., and he’ll look for other ways to support professional teams financially.
The St. Louis Cardinals traded third baseman David Freese and relief pitcher Fernando Salas to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for outfielders Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk, both teams said on their websites.
Glen W. Albanese, a former chief financial officer at brokerage firm Needham & Co., pleaded guilty to stealing $1 million to spend on wine, trips, decorating and a designer breed of dog known as a Labradoodle.
The San Francisco Giants signed pitcher Tim Hudson to a two-year contract, adding the 38-year- old, three-time All-Star to a starting rotation that includes Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum and Madison Bumgarner.