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  • Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps

    Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps
    Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
  • 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...
  • Ryan Howard's days with the Phillies numbered?

    The general manager meetings are underway in Phoenix this week meaning that there will be a plethora of rumors fueling MLB's Hot Stove season. Just one full day into the meetings and Ryan Howard has found his name among those circulating in the rumors....
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Buck Showalter, Matt Wieters, GM meetings' rumors

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Buck Showalter, Matt Wieters, GM meetings' rumors
    On the night he won the American League Manager of the Year award for the third time, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was quick to make sure he didn’t relish the honor too much. While praising every level of the organization -- from the players...
  • 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...
  • 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&...