Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. EST:
For the second straight year, the biggest bat on the free-agent market is headed to the high-rolling Angels.
NEW YORK (AP) Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees are closing in on a contract that would guarantee the outfielder between $12 million and $13 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Josh Hamilton is heading to the Los Angeles Angels, lured with a $125 million, five-year contract that steps up the migration of high-profile stars to Southern California.