• In this Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, file photo, New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia tosses the ball to throw out Colorado Rockies' Josh Rutledge at first base to end a baseball game in New York. Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under baseball's drug agreement testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time. Mejia tested positive for Boldenone, the commissioner's office said Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball’s drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

  • In a photo provided by the New York Yankees, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, left, and Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski appear at a fundraiser Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in New York. Dombrowski doesn't expect to be making a lot of trades with Cashman. During Dombrowski's 13 1/2 seasons as Detroit's GM, the pair made several notable swaps. (New York Yankees via AP)

    With Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Cashman could slow

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he’s with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn’t expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman.

  • In this March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive and former Detroit Tigers first baseman Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Tigers and the Washington Nationals in Lakeland, Fla. With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, Tony Clark concluded baseball's current system needs change.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    AP Interview: Union head Tony Clark pitches for more jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, union leader Tony Clark concluded baseball’s current system needs change.

  • In this Oct. 19, 2015, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson celebrates his two run home run against the Kansas City Royals during the third inning in Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Toronto. A person familiar with the negotiations says Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, Donaldson and the Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been finalized. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    AP source: Donaldson, Blue Jays nearing $28.65M, 2-year deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — AL MVP Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing agreement on a $28.65 million, two-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.