1. Rangers Looking for More Ground Balls

    When you evaluate what the Rangers are looking for in terms of a starting pitcher this offseason, ground balls become a constant theme...

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  2. Astros Sign Lowrie to 3-Year Deal

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  3. Watch: Astros Introduce Jed Lowrie at Presser

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  4. Astros Sign Veteran Johnson to Minors Deal

    Veteran first baseman Dan Johnson, who bounces around from Triple-A to the majors every season and occasionally comes up with a big hit on a big stage, has signed a minor-league deal with the Astros ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 100 reads 0 comments

  5. Reassessing Oakland A's Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

    The Oakland A's went into the winter meetings looking like they might contend again in 2015. They came out of the meetings three All-Stars lighter...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 12 days ago 5,857 reads 10 comments

  6. Angels Looking for Rebound Season from Hamilton

    ANAHEIM -- There was the last seven weeks of the 2013 season, a 44-game stretch that saw Josh Hamilton hit .327/.384/.500 to lift his spirits as he braced for the winter, and the first eight games of 2014, when he hit ...

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  7. Report: Astros and Draftee Nix Reach Settlement

    The Astros and unsigned draftee Jacob Nix have quietly and confidentially come to a monetary settlement over the team's decision not to follow through on an agreed-upon $1...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  8. Jed Lowrie to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Free-agent infielder Jed Lowrie has signed a three-year contract with the Houston Astros after spending the last two seasons with the Oakland Athletics ...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 12 days ago 11,314 reads 18 comments

  9. Is David Freese Un-Tradeable on Post-Howie Angels?

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  10. New Angels Pitcher Andrew Heaney Recalls Whirlwind Night of Trades

    head-spinning turn of events at baseball's winter meetings this week was a source of amusement for Andrew Heaney, the highly touted pitching prospect who was traded from the Miami ...

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  11. Why You Should Be Excited About Marcus Semien

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  12. What's the Oakland Athletics Outfield Plan in 2015?

    As the roster currently stands, the Oakland Athletics have a plethora of outfielders at their disposal heading into 2015. The two players we know (right now) have starting spots are Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick, manning center and right...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 12 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  13. Rangers to Sign Kyle Blanks

    The Rangers will sign Kyle Blanks to a split contract, Chris Cotillo tweets. We had discussed Blanks here as a potential replacement for Gaby Sanchez...

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  14. Report: Rangers Sign Fujikawa to 1-Year Deal

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  15. Errors Mounting for Texas Rangers Infielder

    Luis Sardinas, who had 27 starts in the Texas Rangers ' infield this season, had his second multi-error game in four days on Sunday in the Venezuela winter league...

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  16. Mariners Seek Creative Options for Right-Field Vacancy

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  17. Mariners Official: 'We're Not Looking to Trade' Brad Miller

    Though the Mariners had offered shortstop Brad Miller as part of a package in an effort to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp from the Dodgers recently, Mariners officials contend the club is not actively looking to move him...

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  18. Melky Cabrera Would Be Huge Boost to Mariners AL West Hopes

    Not every move is pulled off, not every need filled at the MLB Winter Meetings. For as much hype as the gathering produces, and rightfully so this year, there are teams that go ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 15 days ago 10,681 reads 29 comments

  19. Astros Introduce Upgrades to Back End of Bullpen

    It only took two questions into Friday's news conference at Minute Maid Park to introduce new Astros relief pitchers Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek for someone to ask manager A.J. Hinch who was going to be the closer in 2015...

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  20. Angels Expect to Get Last Laugh in Heaney Deal

    For all of the talk about Andrew Heaney, all of the praise and the high expectations, there is this: He has a 5.83 ERA in the major leagues...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 383 reads 0 comments

  21. Kyuji Fujikawa Reportedly Close to Deal with Rangers

    Texas Rangers rumors: Kyuji Fujikawa, a righthanded relief pitcher is reportedly close to a deal with the Texas Rangers on a contract for the 2015 season, which would include a 2015 team option, per T...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  22. After Kendrick Trade, Angels Need Hamilton to Be Great More Than Ever

    The 2014 Angels won the most games in baseball thanks mostly to their MLB -best offense. They led all of baseball by averaging 4.77 runs per game, and, among the playing time leaders at each position, they had no regular with a sub-102 OPS+...

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  23. Q&A: David Forst, Assistant General Manager, Oakland Athletics

    David Forst was appointed to his current position in February of 2004 after serving as an assistant to the general manager and coordinator of professional scouting for the Oakland Athletics ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 134 reads 0 comments

  24. Could the A's Be a Fernandez Away from Another "Contending Rebuild"?

    Trade a few All-Stars, sign a Cuban, take the AL West by surprise, make the post-season every year. It's a formula that worked in 2012 when Oakland swapped out three All-Stars (Andrew ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  25. Athletics Acquire Mark Canha from Rockies for Austin House and Cash

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 142 reads 0 comments