1. Cards Sign Reynolds, Could Platoon with Adams

    The Cardinals went to San Diego and attended one of the most-frenetic baseball winter meetings in recent memory — complete with a last-day barrage of transactions that lit up the game like a fireworks show's finale...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 162 reads 0 comments

  2. Cincinnati Reds: Scouting Reports for Players Acquired at Winter Meetings

    The Cincinnati Reds made headlines Thursday with two big trades in which they parted with two of their five starting pitchers from the 2014 season...

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  3. Re-Grading the Cincinnati Reds' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    In the early a.m. on Thursday, I gave Walt Jocketty a C- for his participation in the winter meetings. This was clearly before Mr. Jocketty 's phone went nitro and things started to move...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 15 days ago 1,960 reads 1 comments

  4. Latos Not Shocked, Not Upset

    SAN DIEGO — Mat Latos was not surprised by his trade on Thursday, in fact, he was happy it finally happened...

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  5. Cubs' Signing of Jon Lester Impacts Reds, Johnny Cueto

    SAN DIEGO — On Monday, Walt Jocketty asked what the word was on free agent left-hander Jon Lester, and at that point the word was he was down to the Cubs and the Giants .....

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  6. Cubs Might Not Be Done Yet; Club Could Move Castillo, Chase Gomes

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  7. Cubs Make a Flurry of Moves in Rule 5 Draft

    The Cubs acquired Taylor Featherston in the Rule 5 Draft Thursday, but immediately spun the 25-year-old infielder to the Angels for cash.....

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  8. Bernie Video: Cubs' Good Offseason Will Boost Cards-Cubs Rivalry

    Bernie says the Jon Lester signing makes Max Scherzer's price go up, which makes him even less likely to join the Cardinals .....

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  9. Cardinals Saw Cubs Ready 'To Make a Splash'

    SAN DIEGO • With a ringside seat for the Chicago Cubs ' late-season surge, the Cardinals , who vaulted into first place because of wins by the Cubs against division foes, figured ...

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  10. Mark Reynolds to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals added some quality corner infield depth and pop Thursday, as they reached an agreement to sign Mark Reynolds...

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  11. Cardinals to Sign Mark Reynolds

    The Cardinals have agreed to a deal with free agent first baseman/DH Mark Reynolds, pending physical, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports on Twitter...

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  12. Grading the Cincinnati Reds' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    EDIT: A new edition was written following the trades made on Thursday December 11. Read the new grade here With the conclusion of the 2014 winter meetings, the Cincinnati Reds and the direction they're headed are no less ambiguous...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 16 days ago 7,275 reads 17 comments

  13. After Lester Signing, Buzz Picks Up on Cubs

    SAN DIEGO – It was "dig me" day for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at the winter meetings in Southern California...

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  14. Antonio Bastardo to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    On the heels of another solid season for the Philadelphia Phillies , relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo has been moved to the Pittsburgh Pirates . In return, the Phillies acquired J oely Rodriguez, a minor league arm...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 16 days ago 12,739 reads 11 comments

  15. Report: Pirates Close to Acquiring Antonio Bastardo

    The Pirates are close to acquiring southpaw reliever Antonio Bastardo from the Phillies , FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter link)...

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  16. Report: Bucs 'Close' to Acquiring Bastardo from PHI

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  17. Jonny Gomes Fits Cubs' Leadership Mission

    Jon Lester was the centerpiece of Plan A that centered on the Cubs ' efforts to accelerate their push toward playoff status...

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  18. Report: Pirates and Walker Have Talked Extension

    SAN DIEGO — The Pirates have had recent, introductory discussions with Neil Walker's camp about a multi-year extension, according to a source...

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  19. SiriusXM: Maddon 'Couldn't Be Happier' to Have Lester

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  20. Lynn Is in Line for a Big Raise

    SAN DIEGO • While acknowledging that they have significant “payroll muscle” to increase spending on the team in the coming years, one area where Cardinals officials ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 496 reads 0 comments

  21. Cardinals Ponder Using Stephen Piscotty as a RH 1B Platoon

    Per reports, the Cardinals may be interested in giving right-handed hitting Stephen Piscotty reps at first base in 2015...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 366 reads 0 comments

  22. Strauss: Cards Must Find New Way to Win

    SAN DIEGO • Mike Matheny showed up for Tuesday's interview put together in the 40-something manager's uniform — leather boots, designer jeans with untucked button-down framed by a sport coat...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 224 reads 0 comments

  23. Pat Neshek Was 'Seconds Away' from Signing with Pirates

    Pat Neshek agreed to a two-year, $12.5 million contract with Houston this morning, but the side-arming reliever admitted to Brian McTaggart of MLB .com that he “was probably seconds away from signing with Pittsburgh ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 17 days ago 291 reads 0 comments

  24. Why the Cubs Should Offer Max Scherzer a $200 Million Deal

    It’s official: Jon Lester is now a member of the Chicago Cubs after signing a six-year, $155 million deal. As Scott Miller of Bleacher Report recently wrote, the Cubs’ dreams of finally contending might be here ...

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  25. Cubs To Sign Jon Lester

    The bonus is in fact for $30MM, though it will be paid out over the life of the deal, Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reports (links to Twitter)...

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