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  • Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season

    Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season
    Major League Baseball, 2014 in review: The highs •¬†Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
  • Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes

    Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes
    When a new professional athlete gets that first big paycheck, it can be hard to suppress the desire to splurge on a sports car, luxury condo or whatever catches his or her fancy. Friends, family and associates might come looking for a piece, whether it'...
  • 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 signed free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez on Dec. 29. The...
  • Mariners acquire Smith as possible platoon outfielder

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH After adding outfielder Justin Ruggiano in a mid-December trade, the Seattle Mariners continued bulking up their outfield just before the end of the year. Seattle acquired...
  • Yankees, Braves swap pitchers

    The Sports Xchange Yankees, Braves swap pitchers The New York Yankees dealt left-hander Manny Banuelos to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve, according to a report Thursday. Once a top prospect, the 23-year-old Banuelos...
  • Astros great Jeff Bagwell sells Texas mansion for $11.98 million

    Astros great Jeff Bagwell sells Texas mansion for $11.98 million
    Jeff Bagwell can cross at least one item off his list of New Year’s resolutions. The former Houston Astros first baseman and 1994 National League MVP has sold his mansion-estate at Memorial Village in Houston for $11.98 million. On and off the...
  • Some thoughts on Orioles' next moves after winter meetings

    Some thoughts on Orioles' next moves after winter meetings
    The Orioles returned from the winter meetings with nothing more than two selections in the Rule 5 draft, a high-upside project in right-hander Jason Garcia and a right-hander with a steady minor-league resume in Logan Verrett. Other than that, the...
  • Palm Beach County reconsiders $135 million baseball stadium deal

    Palm Beach County reconsiders $135 million baseball stadium deal
    After a failed stadium site search that reached from Boca Raton to Palm Beach Gardens, two Major League Baseball teams want Palm Beach County to take another swing at building in West Palm Beach. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have...
  • Jon Lester selects No. 34

    Jon Lester selects No. 34
    There was no chance that Jon Lester would get the opportunity to wear jersey No. 31 with the Cubs, especially after Ferguson Jenkins sported that number before being inducted into the Hall of Fame, and Greg Maddux wore the same number before the Cubs...
  • Palm Beach County agrees to negotiate stadium deal land swap

    Palm Beach County agrees to negotiate stadium deal land swap
    Palm Beach County is adding land to sweeten a $135 million stadium sales pitch aimed at landing two more spring training baseball teams. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have proposed moving to Palm Beach County for spring training if the...
  • Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?

    The Dodgers can no longer wait for Matt Kemp to rescue them with a home run. In the wake of a frenzied 24-hour period during which they traded the 2011 MVP runner-up to the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers returned from baseball's winter meetings with a...