1. Bryce Harper Skips NatsFest as Grievance Hearing Looms

    Bryce Harper was a no-show Saturday at NatsFest, deciding not to make a public appearance only three days before a scheduled salary grievance hearing between the star outfielder and the organization...

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  2. Introducing Noah Syndergaard, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

    A case can be made that the New York Mets possess the best collection of young pitching in the major leagues, with a projected 2015 starting rotation that includes right-handers ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 48,888 reads 93 comments

  3. Braves' Hart: 'It's Not Like I'm Breaking Up the '27 Yankees'

    John Hart was running on fumes late Thursday night. He had taken a red-eye flight back home from the draining Winter Meetings in San Diego , caught some semblance of nap, attended ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 16 days ago 379 reads 0 comments

  4. Report: Grievance Hearing Between Nationals, Harper Scheduled for Tuesday

    The Washington Nationals could head to a grievance hearing on Tuesday with Bryce Harper if the two parties are unable to reach an agreement regarding the youngster's arbitration eligibility before then, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post...

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  5. Marlins Sign Scott Sizemore

    CBS Sports' Jon Heyman writes that the Marlins have signed infielder Scott Sizemore to a minor league contract. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish first mentioned that a deal was likely to get done...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 16 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  6. Jerry Blevins on his experience in the Japan All-Star Series

    In November, Jerry Blevins joined other Major League All-Stars in a tour of Japan, the Japan All-Star Series.....

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  7. What Went Wrong with Detwiler?

    As much as I enjoy the Winter Meetings, it's always good to be back home. As I was settling into my aisle seat on Southwest Flight 144 out of San Diego yesterday afternoon, news broke that the Nationals had finally pulled off a trade...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  8. Nationals Stay Silent in Rule 5 Draft

    SAN DIEGO — A Winter Meetings that saw the Nationals sign zero free agents and make zero trades concluded Thursday morning with zero players selected and zero players lost in ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  9. Quiet Meetings Leave Nats Looking at Busy Couple Months

    SAN DIEGO -- There was a lot of talk about what the Nationals were going to do at the Winter Meetings, but other than a reported deal sending left-hander Ross Detwiler to the Rangers ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 16 days ago 186 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 16 days ago 249 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 16 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  13. 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...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 74 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 16 days ago 135 reads 0 comments

  15. 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.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 78 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 179 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 16 days ago 259 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 16 days ago 12,688 reads 17 comments

  19. 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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  20. 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 17 days ago 4,520 reads 4 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 17 days ago 1,832 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 17 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 17 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 17 days ago 177 reads 0 comments