Some sad news via the Baltimore Sun: pitcher Bob Turley, who played in the Majors between 1951-63, died of liver cancer at the age of 82.
He won the Orioles’ first home game in 1954 and took home the 1958 Cy Young award with a 21-7 record and 2.97 ERA, beating out Warren Spahn, Lew Burdette, and Bob Friend.
Turley was a three-time All-Star, spending eight of his 12 big league seasons with the Yankees. He finished his career with 101 wins and a 3.64 ERA.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Free-agent ace Jacob deGrom and the Texas Rangers agreed to a five-year contract Friday.
The two-time Cy Young Award winner leaves the New York Mets after nine seasons — the past two shortened by injuries.
After making his first start last season in early August, deGrom went 5-4 with a 3.08 ERA. He helped the Mets reach the playoffs, then opted out of his contract to become a free agent.
Texas announced the signing Friday night after the 34-year-old deGrom passed his physical.