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  • Sy Berger dies at 91; father of the modern-day baseball card

    Sy Berger dies at 91; father of the modern-day baseball card
    On a garbage scow off New Jersey, an executive for a powerful organization was getting rid of a costly problem. He watched in silence as a lever was pulled and box after box plunged into the dark waters: Goodbye, Mickey Mantle. Goodbye, Jackie Robinson....
  • Marlins acquire Prado from Yankees to replace SF-bound McGehee

    As President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill introduced three of the Miami Marlins' newest acquisitions at Marlins Park Friday afternoon, he had more trades simmering. The Marlins agreed to send right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, first baseman Garrett...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/20/2014 MLB Note - Boston Red Sox Hanigan, Ryan C Ryan Hanigan was acquired by the Boston Red Sox for 3B Will Middlebrooks from the San Diego Padres on Friday. Hanigan hit .218 with five home runs and 34 RBIs last season for the...
  • Scott Coolbaugh named Orioles hitting coach

    When Scott Coolbaugh was dismissed as Texas Rangers hitting coach after the 2012 season, primarily because club higher-ups were looking for a bigger name after a disappointing ousting by the upstart Orioles in that season’s wild-card playoff,...
  • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires

    Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires
    As the San Diego Padres were preparing to introduce Matt Kemp as their new star attraction Friday, Andrew Friedman explained the Dodgers' polarizing decision to trade the two-time All-Star. The Dodgers' president of baseball operations laughed when told...
  • Padres acquire Justin Upton, pursue Middlebrooks

    Padres acquire Justin Upton, pursue Middlebrooks
    The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster Friday, acquiring All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves and reportedly working to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox. The Padres announced they will...
  • Florida products Morse, Latos, Gordon relish chance to play close to home

    Florida products Morse, Latos, Gordon relish chance to play close to home
    MIAMI – The Marlins needed some questions answered before they completed the 'great Florida trifecta,' as General Manager Dan Jennings termed the group. Before heading to San Diego for last week's Winter Meetings, President of Baseball...
  • Pirates sign Corey Hart to one-year contract

    The Pirates signed first baseman Corey Hart to a one-year contract Friday in an attempt to solidify first base. Hart will make $2.5 million in 2015 with an additional $2.5 million available in incentives, according to an industry source. CBS Sports first...
  • Cubs add Motte, former Boston catchers

    The Sports Xchange Cubs add Motte, former Boston catchers The Chicago Cubs spent Friday working on their battery, reportedly finalizing a deal with reliever Jason Motte and adding former Boston Red Sox catchers David Ross and Ryan Lavarnway. Motte, one...
  • UCLA's David Berg, James Kaprielian, Kevin Kramer preseason All-Americans

    UCLA's David Berg, James Kaprielian, Kevin Kramer preseason All-Americans
    Time for pitchers and catchers to report … for the preseason All-American parade. UCLA’s David Berg, James Kaprielian and Kevin Kramer were named to Collegiate Baseball’s preseason All-American team. Berg was named to the first team,...
  • If Howie Kendrick walks after next season, trade could haunt Dodgers

    Having any trouble with this one? The Dodgers traded a bright pitching prospect, a former ninth overall pick, to the Angels for one year of 31-year-old second baseman Howie Kendrick. Andrew Heaney, a 23-year-old left-hander, could become a mainstay in...