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  • 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:...
  • As winter meetings begin, holding pattern in market for starters

    As the Pirates front office arrives in California for baseball's annual winter meetings, the market for the players they need remains in gridlock. Not much has changed regarding the available starting pitchers between the start of free agency and the...
  • 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...
  • Outfielders a top target for Orioles at this week's winter meetings

    The Orioles' offseason to-do list looked dramatically different a week ago. Re-signing outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis was paramount. Trying to get a one-year deal with veteran outfielder Torii Hunter was a potential fallback option. But in...