1. Red Sox' Pitching Pursuit Takes on Greater Urgency

    SAN DIEGO -- Even before Jon Lester chose the Cubs , the Red Sox knew they needed to acquire more than one new starting pitcher...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 242 reads 0 comments

  2. Red Sox' Lowball Offer Last Spring Led to Lester's Depature

    SAN DIEGO -- Officially, history will record that Jon Lester was lost to the Red Sox for good on either Dec. 9 or Dec. 10, depending on whether you live on the East Coast or the West, where the news first broke...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 237 reads 0 comments

  3. Lester: Boston Will Have 'Big Place in My Heart'

    Jon Lester is on the Cubs now. His last team wasn't even the Red Sox , it was the one Boston traded him to, the Athletics ...

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  4. Cashman Won't Close Door on Scherzer

    SAN DIEGO -- With many in baseball thinking the Yankees could be sleeping giants on the big-ticket starters -- most specifically Max Scherzer -- Brian Cashman refuses to squelch the rumors...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 261 reads 0 comments

  5. Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Tapes Workouts, Shows Joe Girardi

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 293 reads 0 comments

  6. Brian Cashman Denies Yankees Have Hired Assistant Hitting Coach

    SAN DIEGO — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday the report that the club has hired Marcus Thames as its assistant hitting coach is false.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  7. Why CC Sabathia Isn't Worried the Yankees Lost Robertson

    In the end, the Yankees picked adding Andrew Miller (and trusting Dellin Betances) over paying David Robertson. And whatever hole that leaves in the Bombers' bullpen, CC Sabathia said he is confident the current pair can fill it...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  8. What Is Red Sox's Best 'Plan B' After Digging Own Grave in Losing Jon Lester?

    When it comes to losing out on former ace Jon Lester , the free-agent left-hander they lowballed then traded away before lowballing again, the Boston Red Sox have no one to blame but themselves...

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  9. Report: Rays Are Getting Calls About Wil Myers

    It's believed that the Rays are most likely to trade Matt Joyce this offseason as he goes into his final year of arbitration, but Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that they ...

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  10. Report: Red Sox, Phillies Discussing Bastardo Trade

    SAN DIEGO -- The Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies haven't gotten very far in trade talks involving starter Cole Hamels, but they have made progress on a smaller deal involving some relief help for the Red Sox...

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  11. UPDATE: It Looks Like the Blue Jays Aren't Getting Rid of Paul Beeston Afterall

    It's possible that the Jays wanted to get new blood but no one wanted to let their top talent leave for Toronto . It's possible that they realized that, maybe, they don't want to part ways with the single most important executive in team history...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  12. Toronto in Pursuit of Royals Closer Greg Holland

    It seems like nearly every morning there is fresh news of the Toronto Blue Jays in pursuit of another piece to add to a team that looks to be vastly improved in 2015...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  13. Rumors: Omar Infante an Option for the Blue Jays?

    Could Omar Infante be a potential target for the Blue Jays ? Earlier today Ken Rosenthal tweeted that the Royals were making their second baseman available in trade...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  14. TOR Entertaining Trade Talks for Navarro

    SAN DIEGO -- The Blue Jays have been very open about the fact that Dioner Navarro is available through trade, but Alex Anthopoulos insists he won't make a deal that weakens his team...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  15. Duquette Meeting with Young's Agent

    SAN DIEGO - Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette is meeting today with the representative for free agent Delmon Young, and the club is viewed as a favorite to re-sign the veteran outfielder...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  16. Orioles out of the Running for Matt Kemp, Sources Say

    It appears that any visions of Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp wearing an Orioles uniform this upcoming season can be put to rest.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 15 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  17. Barnes Claimed off Waivers by Rangers

    SAN DIEGO -- The Orioles announced Monday that left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes was claimed off waivers by the Rangers .....

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  18. J. Upton Not Likely as Orioles Seek Outfield Help

    SAN DIEGO -- The Orioles ' main priority at the Winter Meetings is adding an outfielder -- preferably a left-handed bat -- and the club continued to strategize and move in the right direction toward making that happen Monday...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  19. Cash: Honored to Follow Maddon with Rays

    SAN DIEGO -- Kevin Cash says he is excited, rather than nervous, about replacing Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays .....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  20. Rays Owner Says Team Will Be Sold, Moved Without a New Stadium.

    Speaking with Marc Topkin this afternoon from San Diego 's Winter Meetings, Rays principal Stu Sternberg owner reflected on the deal announced this morning that would allow the Rays ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  21. Rays Looking to Sell Outfielders, Acquire Catcher

    Day one of the annual Winter Meetings in San Diego brought us the first media wide press conferences of Matt Silverman and Kevin Cash, who together followed in the foot steps of a cautious sounding GM and a super-laid-back Manager...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 198 reads 0 comments

  22. Rays Could Favor Internal Candidate for Bench Coach Job

    SAN DIEGO — As the Rays seek to fill their bench coach position, they may end up further shuffling their coaching staff...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  23. Report: Red Sox, Reds Discuss Cespedes Deal

    #RedSox and # Reds have discussed deal that would send Yoenis Cespedes to Cincinnati, but there's been no recent progress, sources say...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 16 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  24. Report: Jays to Retain CEO/Prez Beeston for 2015

    Source: #BlueJays expected to announce that Paul Beeston will remain prez/CEO for at least another year, as @elliottbaseball first said...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 16 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  25. Merloni: Who Should Sox Target If They Lose Lester?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 16 days ago 19 reads 0 comments