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  • Price gets $19.75 million as 95 in MLB arbitration settle

    Price gets $19.75 million as 95 in MLB arbitration settle
    NEW YORK — Detroit left-hander David Price set a record for the highest one-year contract for a player in salary arbitration, agreeing to a $19.75 million deal as 95 players reached agreements on the busiest day of baseball's offseason. Several...
  • White Sox, Dayan Viciedo agree to $4.4 million deal

    White Sox, Dayan Viciedo agree to $4.4 million deal
    The Chicago White Sox avoided one salary arbitration case Monday by agreeing to a one-year, $4.4 million contract with outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Viciedo, 25, set career highs in 2014 with 65 runs, 46 extra base hits and 32 walks in addition to hitting...
  • Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson among SoxFest additions

    Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson among SoxFest additions
    Several of the new players the Chicago White Sox added this offseason will come to Chicago for SoxFest on Jan. 23-25, including pitchers Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson, Zach Duke and Dan Jennings. The Sox announced Wednesday that left-hander John...
  • Both Cubs and White Sox enjoy basking in offseason spotlight

    Both Cubs and White Sox enjoy basking in offseason spotlight
    Late Tribune sports columnist Steve Daley once wrote "Baseball has no offseason in Chicago. Interest only starts to wane when the teams start to play their games." We do spend an inordinate amount of time discussing baseball in the winter, perhaps to...
  • General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game

    General manager Rick Hahn puts White Sox back in the game
    On a giant board inside his office, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn ranked his primary offseason targets at each position. Three names that topped those lists appeared on placards in an auditorium Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field as the Sox...
  • Traded away from Chicago, Chris Bassitt offers fans his White Sox gear

    Traded away from Chicago, Chris Bassitt offers fans his White Sox gear
    The Sox gave up right-handed pitcher Chris Bassitt in the six-player trade with the Athletics to acquire Jeff Samardzija on Tuesday, so Bassitt gave up his Sox gear the following day. Bassitt tweeted Wednesday that he would give away his Sox...
  • Is $46 million for a closer a smart move for White Sox?

    I love the idea that the White Sox are going for it in 2015. I just don’t get everything they’re doing. I get the idea of trading for Jeff Samardzija. That was the big win Tuesday, which almost matches the team’s win total from...
  • Who won the winter meetings? We'll find out in the fall

    SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals. This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
  • Chicago sports retailers pumped for Lester, Samardzija

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Chicago baseball fans — and retailers. This year's winter talks brought a lot of enthusiasm back to the Windy City with free-agent, left-hander Jon Lester signing with the Cubs. And on the South...
  • Around baseball

    Around baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up. Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
  • Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs

    Starter Jason Hammel excited about opportunity with the Cubs
    A series of reunions looks promising for the Cubs' 2015 rotation. "I knew this was a place for me and (knew I) would have a very good opportunity," Jason Hammel said Friday of his return after being traded in July to the A's. "Thankfully, (Cubs President...