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  • Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

    Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres
    The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal. The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: Josh Beckett comeback derailed by hip injury

    JOSH BECKETT, 34, starting pitcher. Final 2014 stats: 6-6, 2.88 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, .226 opponent batting average, 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings; 5-1 with a 2.28 ERA on the road. Contract status: Retired. The good: On May 25, Beckett completed his...
  • Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?

    Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?
    So much happened in such a flash for the Dodgers last week --- with the main focus justifiably centered on the trade of Matt KempĀ --- that much went by in a quick blur. Scrutiny was not exactly the order of the day. The official signing of right-...
  • MLB roundup: Orioles' Davis gets Adderall approval

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Orioles' Davis gets Adderall approval Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has received approval from Major League Baseball to use Adderall for the 2015 season. Davis, 28, was suspended 25 games in September for testing...
  • Cubs deal Justin Ruggiano for Double-A pitcher

    Cubs deal Justin Ruggiano for Double-A pitcher
    The Cubs acquired minor league pitcher Matt Brazis from the Mariners on Wednesday for outfielder Justin Ruggiano. Brazis, 25, has a career 2.89 earned-run average in 100 appearances, including a 1.64 ERA in 17 games in 2014 for Double-A Jackson. The...
  • Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal

    The Sports Xchange Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal The San Diego Padres continue to restock their outfield, agreeing on a three-team, 11-player trade that will bring in Wil Myers, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. Myers, 24,...
  • Mariners acquire outfielder Ruggiano from Cubs

    A Mariners trade was looming, and Seattle fans were in a mild frenzy of speculation and excitement. Names like Justin Upton, Ian Desmond, Marlon Byrd, Wil Myers and others were bandied about with hope. But no one mentioned outfielder Justin Ruggiano....
  • Dodgers designate Brian Wilson for assignment

    Dodgers designate Brian Wilson for assignment
    Think it’s not a very different world under the Dodgers’ new management team? Then you’d better hitch up the britches and get ready for an entirely new kind of wild ride. Tuesday the Dodgers designated Brian Wilson for assignment....
  • A's send Derek Norris to Padres for two pitchers

    OAKLAND, Calif. The Oakland A's offseason remodeling project continued unabated Thursday with the trade of catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres. Norris said he enjoyed his time in Oakland, but said the move down the coast would be a good...
  • A's trade All-Star C Norris to Padres

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update: deal officially completed A's trade All-Star C Norris to Padres The San Diego Padres acquired All-Star catcher Derek Norris from the Oakland Athletics on Thursday. The A's received right-handers Jesse Hahn and R....
  • Restoring relations with Cuba good for baseball, but time will tell how much

    Restoring relations with Cuba good for baseball, but time will tell how much
    The consensus within baseball circles is that President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba only can be a good thing for the sport — although it's too early to tell exactly what changes may occur. "We'll want to see...