1. 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...

    Daniel Kock Written by Daniel Kock about 7 days ago 12,311 reads 17 comments

  2. Report: Phillies Among Several Teams to Inquire About Cubs' Wood

    After spending $173 million on a pair of pitchers this week, the Chicago Cubs have a number of suitors should they want to trade Travis Wood...

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  3. Grading the New York Mets' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    With the 2014 winter meetings having come to an end, the New York Mets did not control the majority of the baseball headlines this week. The Mets, though, did not go into the winter meetings with a big agenda of tasks to complete...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 7 days ago 4,333 reads 4 comments

  4. Grading the Washington Nationals' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    The Washington Nationals entered the 2014 winter meetings with the potential to make the most noise of any club...

    Danny Garrison Written by Danny Garrison about 7 days ago 3,039 reads 5 comments

  5. Ian Desmond Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Nationals SS

    Coming off another great year, Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond is apparently being discussed in trade talks during the winter meetings. Jim Bowden of ESPN...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 days ago 1,793 reads 1 comments

  6. Nationals Need a Second Baseman, but It's Not so Simple at the Winter Meetings

    SAN DIEGO — The Washington Nationals need a second baseman. Actually, they desire an infielder, perhaps a young one who also can play shortstop and maybe hits left-handed. That has been clear since the offseason started...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: Rangers Acquire Detwiler from Nats

    The Texas Rangers acquired left handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals on the final day of the winter meetings, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 7 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  8. Korean Slugging Phenom Might Be Mets' Best Bet at Shortstop

    SAN DIEGO — Unless Derek Jeter reverses the aging process by 15 years, comes out of retirement and relocates to Citi Field, the Mets aren't going to find the perfect shortstop this winter...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 108 reads 0 comments

  9. Mets Sign Lefty Rice to Minor League Deal

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets have reunited with a popular clubhouse figure, signing left-handed reliever Scott Rice to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. General manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the deal on Thursday...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  10. Amaro: Family Lawsuit 'Had to Affect' Ryan Howard's Play

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. thinks the private legal battle between Ryan Howard and his immediate family during the 2014 season affected his play on the field.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  11. Are Dodgers Positioning for a Cole Hamels Mega-Deal?

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  12. With Teams Signing Starters, Cole Hamels Deal May Be Less Likely

    Heading into the Winter Meetings, Cole Hamels was Ruben Amaro Jr.'s top trade chip. He was a wanted man, and all that stood in the way of turning him into a handful of prospects was Amaro's evaluation of the potential return of a trade...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 11 reads 0 comments

  13. Rollins' Departure Momentous but Merciful

    THE FIRST instinct is to call it sad, but there is nothing sadder than what we would have witnessed next year if the players who ushered in the greatest era of Phillies baseball had been forced to endure its worst...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 7 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  14. Marlins' Mat Latos, Dee Gordon Trades Show They Smell Blood in NL East

    Remember when the Miami Marlins shed all those star players a couple years ago, effectively punting on trying to contend in the National League East in the near future? If you ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 days ago 18,193 reads 39 comments

  15. Mets to Sign John Mayberry Jr.

    The Mets have agreed to a major league contract with outfielder John Mayberry Jr., Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports on Twitter. Mayberry gets a $1.45MM deal, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 252 reads 0 comments

  16. Mat Latos to Marlins: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Coming off a disappointing 76-86 season and seeing other teams in the National League Central continue to get stronger, the Cincinnati Reds seem poised to start looking toward the ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 42,890 reads 52 comments

  17. Giancarlo 'Thrilled' with Gordon/Haren Trade

    SAN DIEGO -- Giancarlo Stanton structured his 13-year, $325 contract in such a way so that the Marlins could have money to build around him now. On Wednesday, the Marlins began that process by acquiring Dee Gordon and Dan Haren from the Dodgers ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 8 days ago 526 reads 0 comments

  18. Haren Issues Statement, Unsure Whether He'll Retire Following Trade from LA

    Dan Haren told Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles in November that he had “no interest in playing in a city away from my family” and would rather retire than pitch for a team other than the Dodgers or Angels ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 8 days ago 432 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Mets Haven't Ruled out Everth Cabrera as Shortstop Option

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson recently admitted his opportunities to acquire a shortstop via trade are "increasingly limited" this offseason...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 314 reads 0 comments

  20. Report: Mets Bring Back Rice on MiLB Deal

    The Mets and Scott Rice have a deal in place for the left-hander to return to the club, Newsday's Marc Carig reports...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  21. Bryce Harper Ready to Hit in the Middle of the Lineup, May Play Right Field

    No matter what the Washington Nationals do this winter, they are planning for next season with the expectation that an important player will shoulder a heavier load in all facets of the game...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 8 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  22. Dee Gordon to Marlins: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Andrew Friedman is settling into his new job as president of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers . The defending National League West champions have made a trade sending Dee Gordon to the Miami Marlins ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 83,162 reads 215 comments

  23. How the Lester Deal Could Impact the Nats

    SAN DIEGO - Day Two of the Winter Meetings finished with a flourish, as Jon Lester and the Cubs agreed to terms on a six-year, $155 million contract, a deal that could quickly shift ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 8 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  24. Souza's Stock Rising in Williams' Eyes

    SAN DIEGO - Nationals manager Matt Williams likes to plan things out, down to the smallest detail. From lineup combinations to how every minute in spring training drills will be accounted ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 8 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  25. Nats Think Harper Is Ready to Shoulder More Load

    SAN DIEGO — Matt Williams seemed to go out of his way this season to try to take pressure off Bryce Harper and not ask his 21-year-old outfielder to carry a Nationals lineup that featured plenty of other potent and experienced bats...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 8 days ago 22 reads 0 comments