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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Speeding up the game: Is resistance futile?

     Speeding up the game: Is resistance futile?
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — White Sox pitching prospect Francellis Montas found it impossible not to worry about the shining red digital numbers ticking down against him Wednesday night at Salt River Fields. As if taking on some of the most promising...
  • 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...
  • Clayton Kershaw edges Mike Trout as Sporting News player of year

    Clayton Kershaw edges Mike Trout as Sporting News player of year
    For the second time this week, Clayton Kershaw was honored as the major league player of the year. The Sporting News announced Kershaw as its winner Thursday, two days after Baseball America did the same. Kershaw edged Mike Trout for the Sporting News...
  • Barnes, Springer To Run Little League Baseball Clinic In Newtown

    Barnes, Springer To Run Little League Baseball Clinic In Newtown
    Matt Barnes finished the season with the Red Sox at Fenway Park. But he is not forgetting his roots. Barnes, from Bethel, and his former UConn teammate, George Springer, who is on the Astros, are going to run a clinic for Little Leaguers at the Newtown...
  • White Sox claim outfielder J.B. Shuck off waivers

    White Sox claim outfielder J.B. Shuck off waivers
    The Chicago White Sox claimed outfielder J.B. Shuck off waivers from the Cleveland Indians on Monday. Shuck, a 27-year-old left-handed hitter, spent most of the 2014 season with the Triple-A team for the Los Angeles Angels, hitting .320 with 18 doubles,...
  • Guantes de Oro: Molina logró séptimo premio seguido; ganan González, Lagares y Pérez

     Guantes de Oro: Molina logró séptimo premio seguido; ganan González, Lagares y Pérez
    Molina logró séptimo Guante de Oro seguido; ganan González, Lagares y Pérez Houston (EEUU), 4 nov (EFE).- La hora de los premios llegó a las Grandes Ligas y dos receptores latinos, el boricua Yadier Molina y el venezolano Salvador Pérez, junto al...