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Angels, Allen agree to 1-yr., $8.5M deal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) After seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians, Cody Allen is looking to rebound with a new team.

Allen and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $8.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal, first reported by The Athletic, is subject to a successful physical. The agreement includes $2.5 million in available bonuses.

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Reds, Braves prospects receive drug bans

NEW YORK (AP) Cincinnati outfielder Nate Scantlin has been suspended for 50 games and Atlanta pitcher Carlos Caminero for 25 games under baseball's minor league drug program.

Scantlin was disciplined following a second positive test for a drug of abuse, the commissioner's office said Friday. Scantlin was cited for an unspecified violation; 25 games matches the penalty for the first violation for use or possession of a syringe or any injectable substance.

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OF Garcia can earn up to $6M with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Avisail Garcia earn up to $6 million as part of his one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.

The team announced the deal Friday, an agreement that guarantees $3.5 million this season.

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Yankees, Ottavino agree on 3 years, $27M

NEW YORK (AP) While shying away from high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the New York Yankees are boosting their bullpen.

Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Yankees agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal is subject to a successful physical.

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BoSox's Cora unsure on White House visit

BOSTON (AP) Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, a Puerto Rico native who has been outspoken about its need for hurricane relief, indicated on Thursday that he may skip the World Series celebration at the White House over President Donald Trump's policies toward the island.

Cora previously said he would make the traditional champion's visit to Washington to argue for more help for the American island that was devastated by Hurricane Maria. But in the wake of reports this week that Trump tried to redirect funds from Puerto Rico to Florida and Texas, Cora repeatedly prefaced his comments on Thursday with, "If I go ...."

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Reds' Marty Brennaman to call final year

CINCINNATI (AP) Like his longtime broadcasting cohort used to say, Marty Brennaman is rounding third and heading for home.

The Reds play-by-play announcer said Wednesday that he'll retire after the 2019 season, his 46th in Cincinnati. His career started with a chance to call baseball history. It entered a final season with deep sighs and emotional moments.

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Royals' Skoglund gets 80-game PED ban

NEW YORK (AP) Kansas City Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund was suspended Monday for the season's first 80 games after testing positive for two performance-enhancing substances.

The commissioner's office said the positive tests were for selective androgen receptor modulators S-22 (Ostarine) and LGD-4033 (Ligandrol).

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Yanks' LeMahieu ready to play many roles

NEW YORK (AP) DJ LeMahieu is putting away his mittens and packing more mitts.

A star second baseman for Colorado, LeMahieu is set to join a crowded New York Yankees infield.

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Diamondbacks sign former Mets INF Flores

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year, $3.75 million contract with former New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement had not been announced. The deal includes a $6 million club option for 2020 with a $500,000 buyout.

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