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  • Lester won't be a Giant; expected to choose Cubs or Red Sox

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. Jon Lester has taken his time while choosing his next team, but the end came quickly for the Giants on Tuesday night. "We did not receive a rose," assistant general manager Bobby Evans said. Lester, the star left-hander who has...
  • LHP Liriano stays with Pirates

    The Sports Xchange LHP Liriano stays with Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates reached agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract, according to reports Tuesday. The Pirates retained the free-agent left-hander who turned...
  • Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers

    Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers
    The Angels added more catching depth on Tuesday when they acquired veteran Drew Butera from the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash. Butera, 31, was designated for assignment after the Dodgers claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the...
  • Report: Pirates, Liriano agree on three-year deal

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. The Pirates are close to bringing back starter Francisco Liriano, according to two people familiar with the situation. MLB Daily Rumors and CBS Sports reported that the sides had agreed on a three-year deal worth $39 million, which...
  • MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching and landed two of the top arms on the market, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Giants top Cardinals in 10 innings, take 2-1 series lead

    Giants top Cardinals in 10 innings, take 2-1 series lead
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Brandon Crawford raced home from second base on a throwing error by reliever Randy Choate in the 10th inning Tuesday, allowing the San Francisco Giants to rebound after blowing a four-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 in...
  • Around MLB

    Around MLB
    American League Central Division White Sox: Are Chinese hackers responsible for Robin Ventura's bullpen decisions? Checking the bullpen phones. Indians: More fans gathering around LeBron James' house than watching Indians pretend they're contenders....