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  • Marlins focus on signing Stanton over free-agent pursuit

    Marlins focus on signing Stanton over free-agent pursuit
    As the major league free-agency sweepstakes heat up this week, the Miami Marlins are not among the shoppers in a rush to reel in any of the prominent names on the market. Michael Hill, the Marlins' president of baseball operations, made it clear...
  • Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'

    Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'
    Clearing nearly $41 million from last season’s player payroll, coupled with a lucrative television contract on the horizon, points to an aggressive shopping spree for the Chicago Cubs. And owner Tom Ricketts stated that available money will be...
  • Cubs and White Sox set for GM meetings

    Cubs and White Sox set for GM meetings
    Add and subtract. That's how the Cubs and White Sox, respectively, could improve when they accelerate talks with agents and officials from other teams starting Monday at baseball's general managers' meetings in Phoenix. Although GM Jed Hoyer has...
  • Boras shopping for 'max deal' for Scherzer

    Boras shopping for 'max deal' for Scherzer
    Max Scherzer will learn soon enough the consequences of shaking off the six-year, $144 million offer from the Detroit Tigers. Scherzer, 30, is a headline free agent on the starting pitching market with Oakland Athletics left-hander Jon Lester, James...
  • Phillies' Hamels to Cubs could jumpstart rebuilding like it did in Kansas City

    Phillies' Hamels to Cubs could jumpstart rebuilding like it did in Kansas City
    The last few offseasons the Phillies have wavered back and forth on whether they should rebuild or retool. Every year the answer was retool — until this year that is. Now that Philadelphia's front office has finally come to the realization...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Andrew Friedman is shaking up those 94-win Dodgers

    Andrew Friedman is shaking up those 94-win Dodgers
    Look at all those moving pieces. Excuse me, those reportedly moving pieces. Are you keeping up? Staying on top of this doesn’t figure to be easy, because despite Wednesday’s apparent flurry of Dodgers’ activity at the winter meetings,...
  • Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future

    Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else. "That's been the public commentary, the...
  • As baseball's Hot Stove League burns, are Dodgers fiddling around?

    The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too. The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball. It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...