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  • A's trade Donaldson to Jays for Lawrie and minor leaguers

    OAKLAND, Calif. All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson said he always felt there was a chance he'd be traded by the Oakland A's someday. But he was stunned to be traded Friday to Toronto in a four-for-one deal that sees the A's getting third baseman Brett...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • MLB needs to rekindle fan interest in the World Series

    The pressure is off, America. The Fall-Over Classic is finished. No more baseball games, better known as Four Hours With Strangers. No more fourth-place teams battling fifth-place teams for a first-place trophy. No more rules chaos, home-field confusion...
  • Royals DH Butler becomes free agent

    Royals DH Butler becomes free agent
    Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler is a free agent after the team declined its $12.5 million option for next year. Butler will receive a $1 million buyout. Butler, 28, has spent his entire professional career with the Royals but the team'...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • 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...