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Report: Tigers land Zimmermann for $110M

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DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have reportedly reached a deal with Jordan Zimmermann that would add the free agent right-hander to a starting rotation they were hoping to upgrade this offseason.

The 29-year-old Zimmermann went 13-10 with a 3.66 ERA last season for the Washington Nationals, striking out 164 with 39 walks. The previous year, he went 14-5 with a 2.66 ERA.

CBS Sports first reported the deal, which was pending a physical, on Sunday., citing an unidentified source, reported the financial terms at $110 million over five years.


Royals' full Series shares worth $370K

NEW YORK (AP) A full postseason share for the World Series champion Kansas City Royals was worth $370,069, just under the record $388,606 set by the San Francisco Giants last year.

The New York Mets set a record for a World Series loser at totaled $300,758, the commissioner's office said Monday.


Braves RHP Norris can earn $2.75M bonus

ATLANTA (AP) Right-hander Bud Norris can earn $2.75 million in bonuses based on starts in addition to his $2.5 million salary with the Atlanta Braves.

Norris can earn $250,000 for eight starts and $500,000 apiece for 12, 15, 20, 24 and 28. He also can earn $250,000 each for 40, 50 and 60 relief appearances


Minor league homer king Hessman retires

NEW YORK (AP) Minor league home run king Mike Hessman says he is retiring as a player and will pursue a career as a coach.

Hessman confirmed his decision in a text to The Associated Press on Saturday.


MLB to probe Puig's fight with bouncer

MIAMI (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig sustained a swollen eye and facial bruises during a fight with a bouncer.

Miami police spokesman Major Delrish Moss said the injuries happened Wednesday night as the Cuban slugger was leaving the Blue Martini bar at bouncers' request following an argument with his sister.


Jays bring back Happ for 3 years, $36M

TORONTO (AP) J.A. Happ is headed back to the Toronto Blue Jays.

The left-hander agreed to a $36 million, three-year contract on Friday, returning to the team he pitched for from 2012-14.


Former OF Otis Nixon arrested again

ATLANTA (AP) Jail records show that former Major League Baseball outfielder Otis Nixon was arrested on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and permitting an unlicensed person to drive.

Atlanta police spokesman Officer Kim Jones says 56-year-old Nixon was arrested Tuesday night. Jones did not provide any further details.


A's acquire INF Lowrie from Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Infielder Jed Lowrie is returning to Oakland after a one-year stay in Houston.

The Athletics acquired Lowrie from the Astros on Wednesday for minor league right-hander Brendan McCurry less than a year after Lowrie left Oakland to sign a three-year deal with Houston.


Braun optimistic following back surgery

MILWAUKEE (AP) Nearly two months after back surgery, Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun said he is feeling well and is optimistic that he will be back to 100 percent for spring training.

"The only surprise is the rehab is a little bit longer than I was anticipating," Braun said Wednesday at the team's annual holiday food drive at Miller Park. "Other than that, everything went as planned and as expected."


Diamondbacks name Magadan hitting coach

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Dave Magadan as their hitting coach.

The 53-year-old Magadan spent the last three seasons as hitting coach of the Texas Rangers. Before that, he was hitting coach for the San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox.

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