The Associated Press has learned from a person with knowledge of the deal that 40-year-old reliever Joaquin Benoit and the Nationals have agreed in principle to a one-year, $1 million major league contract, pending a physical. He had a breakthrough season previous year, hitting.303 and setting career highs with 45 home runs and 104 RBIs for the Tigers and Diamondbacks.
J.D. Martinez #28 of the Arizona Diamondbacks reacts at the end of the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2017 in Los Angeles. The Red Sox were last in the American League in homeruns and 27th overall in the MLB in 2017.
Taking a little - OK, a lot - from Player's "Baby Come Back," Carlen put together a song to bring out the emotions of D-backs fans that, frankly, the original hit couldn't. After arriving in Arizona, Martinez hit 29 home runs and 13 doubles in 62 games.
The veteran, who played last season with the Seattle Mariners after playing the first seven seasons of his career with the Kansas City Royals, ranked fourth among all center fielders last season in defensive runs saved (10). We had significant pitching that was injured a year ago.
In 80 games from May 12 through the end of the 2017 season, Núñez batted.337 (114-for-338) with an.883 OPS.
With Martinez likely entrenched in the DH spot, that leaves Hanley Ramirez and Mitch Moreland to share duties at first base. Martinez definitely could help Boston in that category.
After the Red Sox were ousted in the ALDS for the second year in a row, ownership fired manager John Farrell and let go all but one member of his coaching staff (bullpen coach Dana LeVangie, whose contributions to the organization predated Farrell, was retained and promoted to pitching coach under new manager Alex Cora).
Clearly, the Red Sox haven't had much luck signing free agents to big deals over the past few seasons.
With the addition of Martinez, the Red Sox look to repeat as AL East champs in 2018.
The loss was the Canadian men's first at the Games since Vancouver 2010 when they lost 5-3 to the U.S.in preliminary-round play. Canada looks to continue their dominance against the Czech Republic by scoring early in the game and protecting the lead.
The 6-foot-6-inch Bogdanovic was drafted in the first round of the 2014 draft by the Phoenix Suns , the 27th overall selection. The trade left Friday's Rising Stars Challenge as the only All-Star Weekend event with Laker participation.
It gave the rest of the team the confidence to settle into the game because it was all upwards for Chelsea after the first goal. Similarly, Emerson joined Antonio Conte's team towards the end of the transfer period from Roma.
Curling has a deeply ingrained ethos of good sportsmanship, and the rules dictate that players treat their opponents kindly. At the fifth end, South Korea earned two points to widen gap with Canada to 4-1 by pushing out two stones of their rivals.
The CDC called this flu season the worst in years, adding that any degree of protection with a vaccine is better than none. Most flu seasons start in the Southeast, in states like Florida, then move north and west.
Zhou earned personal best scores in both segments of the competition for a new personal best overall total of 276.69 points. Bychenko finished with 172.88 points in ninth place, sneaking in one place above United States fan favorite Adam Rippon.
Despite outshooting Canada by an nearly 2-1 margin (45-23), US could not find that game-breaker on Wednesday night. Slovakia pulled off an upset of its own in the first game, stunning tournament favorite OAR 3-2.
According to the Aluminum Association, there are five US smelting facilities that are operating with three partial curtailments. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross last month submitted his department's final reports to Trump on steel and aluminum.
It's not clear how Romney, a heavy favorite to win, would approach his role as a senator, particularly in the era of Trump. He figures Romney will take advantage of a new option created by the state legislature to get on the ballot by petition.
Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera
Play was suspended on the second round due to bad light, with American Sam Saunders tied for the lead through 15 on seven-under. It will be just his 25th career missed cut on TOUR in 330 starts once the second round is finished early Saturday.
Winter storm on the way for the Northeast
But wait - today's forecast from the National Weather Service is calling for partly cloudy skies and highs in the low-40s. Many areas will be dry, but places that got snow or rain during the day might well have wet pavement by Sunday evening.
Trump conspired to keep affair with Playboy model secret
The document states that Trump "immediately took a liking to me, kept talking to me - telling me how handsome I was, etc". A manager for Clifford has claimed the agreement is no longer valid because of Cohen's disclosure about the payment.
FCC inspector general investigating chairman over Sinclair
The question for the Inspector General: Was Pai's push for the new rules improper and were they timed to benefit Sinclair. He said he was appreciative to the FCC's inspector general that he has thought of taking up this vital investigation.