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  • Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello

    Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello
    Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation. The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him. Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
  • 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...
  • Reports: A's agree to deal with DH Billy Butler

    Reports: A's agree to deal with DH Billy Butler
    In another big-money move by a traditionally low-payroll team, the Oakland Athletics agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with free agent designated hitter Billy Butler, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the San Francisco...
  • Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse

    Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse
    When the White Sox traded Adam Dunn to the A's last August, nobody worried about missing Dunn's strikeouts or his Mendoza Line batting average. Nobody wondered how the Sox would survive without Dunn, despite his knack for occasionally hitting the ball...
  • 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...
  • Royals whomp Giants 10-0 to force World Series Game 7

    Royals whomp Giants 10-0 to force World Series Game 7
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Moustakas smoked a double inside the right-field line, opening the flood gates. Nori Aoki slapped a single through the left side, Lorenzo Cain dropped a bloop single into center and Eric Hosmer bounced a double over a drawn-in...
  • World Series Game 6: A Royal Beating

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The San Francisco Giants lost. They lost a game, and with it they lost the chance to clinch their third World Series championship in five years. Losses happen. But the way the Giants lost, collapsing in one inning and losing...
  • Royals force Game 7 with 10-0 win over Giants

    Royals force Game 7 with 10-0 win over Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Moustakas smoked a double inside the right-field line, opening the flood gates. Nori Aoki slapped a single through the left side, Lorenzo Cain dropped a bloop hit into center and Eric Hosmer bounced a double over a drawn-in...
  • Giants Are World Series Champions

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – They made a mockery out of the home-field advantage. They finished six games out of first place. Their best player was missing in action during the World Series. Yeah, all that and $8 will get you a bunch of garlic fries at AT&...
  • Red Sox Re-sign Uehara To Two-Year Deal

    The Red Sox re-signed right hander Koji Uehara to a two-year contract on Thursday. The deal was reported by WEEI.com to be worth $18 million. The 39-year-old reliever finished the 2014 season with 26 saves and a 2.52 ERA with eight walks and 80...
  • Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away

    Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away
    It was an impulsive, almost whimsical decision, the kind college students make all the time. And so it was that Dayton Moore and his college buddy decided to pull off the freeway, head to the ballpark, and try to score a couple tickets for Game 7 of the...