1. What Would Acquiring Cole Hamels Mean for the Indians?

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  2. Tribe Hopes First Move a Precursor to Many More

    SAN DIEGO -- It was a head-spinning Winter Meetings in terms of transactions. There was so much movement around baseball over the final few days that it would be easy to forget that it was the Indians who sparked the action with the first deal...

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  3. Could Erisbel Arruebarrena Be the Answer for the Mets at Shortstop?

    Before leaving the Winter Meetings on Thursday, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke again about the dearth of shortstops who are available via trade and suggested that the Mets might have to wait until January to find an upgrade...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 110 reads 0 comments

  4. Troy Tulowitzki to the Mets?

    SAN DIEGO — While the Mets did not shed a starting pitcher at the Winter Meetings, they did kill off the last vestiges of the rumors surrounding a possible trade for shortstop Troy Tulowitzki...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 176 reads 0 comments

  5. Minor Leaguer Seratelli to Play in Japan in 2015

    NEW YORK -- Anthony Seratelli, the infielder who attempted to become a 31-year-old rookie for the Mets last season, has signed on to play for the Seibu Lions in Japan. Seratelli announced the signing via Twitter...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  6. Phillies Notes: Phils Select Intriguing Outfield Prospect in Rule 5 Draft

    SAN DIEGO - The Phillies were an active participant in the annual Rule 5 draft even in years when they planned to contend for a division title...

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  7. Phillies Finally Setting a Course

    SAN DIEGO - For the first time in a few years, the Phillies departed the winter meetings looking as if they had a reasonable plan and the ability to execute it.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 6 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  8. Busy Week for Phillies, but Rebuild Just Starting

    SAN DIEGO -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. left the Winter Meetings on Thursday without a word.....

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  9. Padres Still Pursuing Justin Upton

    Despite the fact that they've struck a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the division-rival Dodgers , the Padres remain interested in adding Justin Upton to fill their other corner outfield slot, according to MLB ...

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  10. Although Quiet, Braves Working on Deals, Seek Value

    SAN DIEGO -- Though the Braves did not make much noise before this year's Winter Meetings concluded on Thursday, they headed home feeling confident that the patience they showed this ...

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  11. Reassessing Chicago Cubs' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

    After being disappointing for most of the offseason by missing out on a couple coveted free agents, the Chicago Cubs made their first major free-agent splash in five years...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 6 days ago 21,514 reads 40 comments

  12. Report: Padres Still Pursuing Braves' Justin Upton

    General manager A.J. Preller has been aggressive this offseason – striking out on offers to Pablo Sandoval and Yasmany Tomas – and the Padres reportedly remain one of ...

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  13. 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 6 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 6 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  16. Grading the Atlanta Braves' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    The 2014 MLB winter meetings saw many big splashes, but the Atlanta Braves were not a part of one of them. Despite rumors of the Braves being involved in trade talks, nothing materialized on that front...

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  17. All-Star Bid Is $1.5M for $80M

    City officials said Thursday that San Diego 's bid to host pro baseball's All-Star Game in 2016 is a small investment that will lead to a big payoff...

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  18. Theo Epstein Says Cubs Aren't Selling out to Win in 2015

    SAN DIEGO — Theo Epstein isn't buying the narrative that the Cubs are now all-in for next season.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 293 reads 0 comments

  19. Even with Lester, Cubs Won't Contend in 2015

    Because while the addition of Jon Lester obviously means the Cubs are serious about winning --€“ you know, just in case anybody ever doubted that Theo Epstein would take ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 1,706 reads 1 comments

  20. Cubs in Position to Make 'Back to the Future II' Prediction Come True?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. Trading Kemp All About Restoring Functionality

    SAN DIEGO -- One of the reasons the Los Angeles Dodgers hired this new group of well-educated, secretive men to overhaul their baseball operations department -- from its philosophies ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 177 reads 0 comments

  22. Dodgers Reliever Chris Withrow Undergoes Surgery for Herniated Disk Inback

    Dodgers reliever Chris Withrow already had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow back in June and now Ken Gurnick of MLB .com reports that he required surgery last week for a herniated disk in his back...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 141 reads 0 comments

  23. After unwisely trading Matt Kemp, heat is on Dodgers' Andrew Friedman

    Quick, somebody tear down that Matt Kemp billboard on the corner of Sunset and Elysian Park and throw up a new one featuring a stranger with a jackhammer.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 327 reads 0 comments

  24. Drew Sharp: 2015 Now All-or-Nothing for Tigers

    The Tigers stopped the narrowing window of championship contention from slamming shut on them with a dramatic final day at the winter meetings Thursday.....

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  25. Detroit Tigers Trade Means Steven Moya Likely to Start Season in Toledo

    SAN DIEGO -- The trade for Yoenis Cespedes will make it very difficult for prospect Steven Moya to make the opening day roster.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 days ago 137 reads 0 comments