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James Shields

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  • Dodgers' new front office shows creativity with exciting moves

    Dodgers' new front office shows creativity with exciting moves
    The last general manager to win a World Series in Southern California was Bill Stoneman, the architect of the 2002 Angels. Stoneman was a Plan A guy. When he talked to another general manager, Stoneman had a pretty firm idea of what he wanted to do....
  • No Way Around It, Red Sox Blew It With Jon Lester

    As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet. We're talking about...
  • Jon Lester signing confirms Cubs ready to win now

    That creaking you heard in the wee hours of Wednesday morning was the Cubs’ championship window officially opening. ¬† Talk about an overnight sensation. While Chicago slept, left-handed pitcher Jon Lester agreed to a six-year, $155 million...
  • Report: Rangers meet with agent for James Shields

    SAN DIEGO The Rangers weren't involved in talks with Jon Lester and they won't be involved with Max Scherzer. But they are apparently at least testing the waters on the other "big name" free agent pitcher: James Shields. According to a report from...
  • 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...
  • Your move, Cubs: Sox owning this offseason

    White Sox general manager Rick Hahn isn't the most outspoken guy. But make no mistake, he and his front office are doing everything they can to get Chicago baseball fans' attention. Christmas came early on the South side, with Santa, aka Hahn,...
  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • 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...
  • Zack Greinke's contract could affect Dodgers' pursuit of free-agent pitcher

    Zack Greinke's contract could affect Dodgers' pursuit of free-agent pitcher
    As the first day of baseball's winter meetings came to a close Monday night, Jon Lester was believed to be close to deciding where he'll pitch next season. At first glance, the Dodgers looked like one of his most logical destinations. The Dodgers are in...
  • Ned Yost says AL Central will be wide open in 2015

    SAN DIEGO There were seven people here last year, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost observed, scanning a throng of media members standing around for his winter meetings briefing Monday. "What happened?" The short answer: last year. The long answer:...
  • Stove heating up at MLB Winter Meetings

    SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday. However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...