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  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 12/12/2014 MLB Note - Boston Red Sox Masterson, Justin RHP Justin Masterson was signed to a one-year, $9.5 million deal Dec. 11. Masterson opted to sign a one-year contract after having his worst season in 2014. Masterson had his best...
  • Royals reel in DH Morales

    The Sports Xchange Royals reel in DH Morales The Kansas City Royals landed a replacement for departed Billy Butler on Thursday, signing free-agent designated hitter Kendrys Morales to a two-year, $17 million contract. According to reports, the deal...
  • Kendrys Morales close to signing two-year, $17 million deal with Royals

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. As the whirlwind final hours of baseball's Winter Meetings ticked away Thursday, the Royals at last collected a piece to complement their roster. The team has found a replacement for designated hitter Billy Butler, as they are closing in...
  • MLB roundup: Reds trade starters Latos, Simon

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Reds trade starters Latos, Simon The Cincinnati Reds traded two-fifths of his starting rotation on Thursday, sending right-hander Mat Latos to the Miami Marlins for right-hander Anthony DeSclafani and a minor leaguer, and...
  • A's look to trade for shortstop, pitching help

    Given their druthers, the A's would just as soon have gotten most of their offseason roster maneuvering done before Monday's start of baseball's winter meetings. But after signing designated hitter/first baseman Billy Butler and trading third baseman...
  • Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...
  • Beane: A's not rebuilding but reloading

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane had to know when he traded his best all-around player in third baseman Josh Donaldson to Toronto on Nov. 28 for a package that included...
  • Young Royals well-positioned to contend again

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH After a 29-year hiatus from postseason play, the Kansas City Royals took a wild and zany playoff ride that carried them to Game 7 of the World Series before then fell 3-2 to the...
  • Sam Mellinger: Royals will need to spend to hit 'Better Than 2014' goal

    The internal mandate is ambitious, but professional sports is no place for the shy, so here it comes: The Royals will be better on opening day 2015 than on the first day of the 2014 season, which ended with them in the World Series. That's the...
  • Medias Rojas y Marineros refuerzan ofensivas

     Medias Rojas y Marineros refuerzan ofensivas
    El mercado de agentes libres y de cambios de las Grandes Ligas apenas está calentando, pero varios equipos de forma agresiva han comenzado a realizar movimientos con miras a la próxima temporada. Los Medias Rojas de Boston, que se convirtieron en el...
  • Tim Kawakami: Why A's GM Billy Beane will keep on wheeling-and-dealing

    Yes, it sure is the same old A's story, retold and retold and retold with new names again and again, each time causing A's fans to shake their fists and ask why they should continue being fans of a team that is determined to trade away all of their...