Winter meetings update
(AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are adding a five-time All-Star to their outfield.
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Andre McCutchen has agreed to a three-year, $50 million contract with the Phils.
McCutchen was an All-Star each season from 2011-15 and was the National League MVP in 2013. He spent nine years with Pittsburgh before he was traded to San Francisco last winter.
McCutchen hit .255 with 20 homers and 65 RBIs in 155 games overall for the Giants and New York Yankees this year.
In other MLB news:
— The Blue Jays have released oft-injured shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (too-loh-IHTS'-kee) with two years and $38 million remaining on his contract. The 34-year-old Tulowitzki hasn't played in the majors since July 2017, missing all of last season following right ankle surgery performed last spring. He has been a disappointment since coming to the Blue Jays in a trade with Colorado, batting .250 with 31 home runs and 105 RBIs in 197 games.
— The White Sox have acquired right-handed Ivan Nova from the Pirates for minor league pitcher Yordi Rosario and $500,000 in international signing bonus pool allocation. Nova was 9-9 with a 4.19 ERA in 29 starts this season, striking out 114 in 161 innings.
— The Cardinals have traded third baseman Patrick Wisdom to the for infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson. The 27-year-old Wisdom made his major league debut last season, hitting .260 with four home runs and 10 RBIs in 32 games. The 26-year-old Robinson batted .183 with three homers and nine RBIs in 47 games for Texas.
— The Orioles are denying reports that they are close to hiring Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as their manager. The team said those stories were premature and they wouldn't make a decision before leaving Las Vegas.