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  • Angels claim LF/1B Marc Krauss off waivers from Astros

    The Angels’ first move of the winter meetings was a minor one, claiming left fielder/first baseman Marc Krauss off waivers from the Houston Astros on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Krauss hit .200 with a .274 on-base percentage, .341 slugging...
  • Angels add two to 40-man roster but leave former first-round pick off

    Angels add two to 40-man roster but leave former first-round pick off
    The Angels on Thursday added catcher Jett Bandy and right-handed pitcher Danny Reynolds to their 40-man roster, a move that will protect both prospects from being selected in the Rule 5 draft in December. To clear room for Bandy and Reynolds, pitcher...
  • Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff

     Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff
    The task of finalizing a coaching staff while accelerating the pursuit of free agents is in full force for the Cubs. Major changes on the staff don't seem likely under new manager Joe Maddon because of its current structure. Under Chris Bosio, the...
  • Angels send Hank Conger to Astros, get a reliever from Rays

    Angels send Hank Conger to Astros, get a reliever from Rays
    Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto checked two items off his off-season to-do list Wednesday, acquiring a veteran left-handed reliever and the type of young, cost-controlled starting pitcher he covets. Within two hours of trading backup catcher Hank...
  • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't go just by the numbers

    Dodgers' Andrew Friedman doesn't go just by the numbers
    Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations, is often described as a former investment banker who applied the analytic principles he learned on Wall Street to transform the small-market Tampa Bay Rays into a contender. That's...
  • Orioles' Tommy Hunter heading to Japan to play in MLB All-Star Series exhibition

    Orioles' Tommy Hunter heading to Japan to play in MLB All-Star Series exhibition
    Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter is joining a team of major leaguers that will travel to Japan this month to participate in the Japan All-Star Series throughout the country. Final rosters are expected to be announced Thursday, but Hunter is the only...
  • Ex-Orioles lefty Andrew Miller signs four-year deal with Yankees

    As the saying goes, bad news comes in threes, and this week has been a doozy for the Orioles. Lockdown left-handed reliever Andrew Miller reached an agreement on a four-year, $36-million deal with the New York Yankees on Friday, capping a week in...
  • No Phillies on Japan All-Star Series roster

    Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Players Association, released the MLB All-Star team roster that will be headed overseas for the Japan All-Star Series next week and no Phillies were selected. Two exhibition games - Nov. 11...
  • Silver Sluggers: Yan Gomes hace historia; Stanton sigue cosechando trofeos

    Silver Sluggers: Yan Gomes hace historia; Stanton sigue cosechando trofeos
    Houston (EEUU), 6 nov (EFE).- El béisbol profesional de las Grandes Ligas tuvo de nuevo como protagonistas a los peloteros latinoamericanos después que nueve recibieron hoy el premio de Bate de Plata, incluido el receptor brasileño Yan Gomes, de los...
  • Presencia de 10 peloteros latinos en equipo Grandes Ligas que viajó a Japón

    Presencia de 10 peloteros latinos en equipo Grandes Ligas que viajó a Japón
    Houston (EEUU), 7 nov (EFE).- La tradicional gira anual de un equipo de estrellas de las Grandes Ligas por tierras de Japón esta vez contará con la presencia de 10 peloteros latinoamericanos. El cierre de la competición oficial de la temporada regular...
  • How will qualifying offer affect Nelson Cruz's free-agent market value?

    How will qualifying offer affect Nelson Cruz's free-agent market value?
    The Orioles made slugger Nelson Cruz a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday, but it remains to be determined how that will affect Cruz’s free-agent market value going forward. This is the third year of the qualifying-offer process --...