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  • Royals sign right-hander Kris Medlen to two-year contract worth $8.5 million guaranteed

    In August 2010, Kris Medlen underwent Tommy John surgery and felt the frustration of any player who goes through the year-long recovery period. He worked his way back, first through the Atlanta Braves bullpen and then into the starting rotation, where he...
  • Royals fill potential rotation hole with Volquez

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals reportedly agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/18/2014 MLB Note - Atlanta Braves Markakis, Nick RF Nick Markakis underwent fusion surgery on a herniated disk in his neck Dec. 17, but he should ready to join the team for spring training in late February. Recovery time after...
  • Royals reportedly reach agreement with pitcher Edinson Volquez

    The Royals had three major priorities in the offseason, and they appear to be fulfilled. Edinson Volquez, who went 13-7 in 31 starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, has reached a two-year contract agreement for $20 million with the Royals,...
  • Reports: Royals agree to deal with Volquez

    The Sports Xchange Reports: Royals agree to deal with Volquez Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals reportedly agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez...
  • Pirates' future remains bright despite bitter playoff loss

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Pittsburgh Pirates - INSIDE PITCH In the latter stages of the regular season, Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neil Huntington was asked what would constitute a successful year. "A World Series championship," he...
  • Ron Cook: Liriano deal a sign of (good) times for Pirates

    My, how things have changed for the Pirates. It's not just that they finally will spend big money, agreeing to a three-year, $39 million contract Tuesday with pitcher Francisco Liriano. It's that they were able to keep a good player, a free agent who...
  • As winter meetings begin, holding pattern in market for starters

    As the Pirates front office arrives in California for baseball's annual winter meetings, the market for the players they need remains in gridlock. Not much has changed regarding the available starting pitchers between the start of free agency and the...
  • Ron Cook: Pirates are 1 for 2 in big offseason decisions

    The Pirates hit .500 with their latest roster decisions. They were right not to enter the Russell Martin Sweepstakes. They struck out by bringing back A.J. Burnett. Martin is one of baseball's good guys, a true pro whose energy, enthusiasm and...
  • Bumgarner, Giants shut out Pirates 8-0 to advance

    Bumgarner, Giants shut out Pirates 8-0 to advance
    PITTSBURGH -- Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in a postseason game, and Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hit shutout as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-...
  • Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball

    The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set. The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...