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  • Are the free-spending Red Sox the new Yankees?

    The Boston Red Sox went on a bit of a spending spree Monday, signing two of the two biggest bats in this Major League Baseball offseason: Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval. Ramirez, the former Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop, was given a four-year, $88...
  • Reports: Giants to meet with Lester next week

    SAN FRANCISCO On the day Pablo Sandoval was introduced by the Red Sox, the Giants set their eyes on Boston's former ace. The front office will meet with free agent left-hander Jon Lester next week, per reports by ESPN and the Associated Press. The 30-...
  • Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights

    Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights
    Judging from the various degrees of interest, the only stress free agent left-hander Jon Lester will encounter will be saying ‘’no thanks’’ to the teams he’ll turn down. The interest in Lester, 30, has swelled and become...
  • Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse

    Adam LaRoche fills big hole in the White Sox lineup and in the clubhouse
    When the White Sox traded Adam Dunn to the A's last August, nobody worried about missing Dunn's strikeouts or his Mendoza Line batting average. Nobody wondered how the Sox would survive without Dunn, despite his knack for occasionally hitting the ball...
  • Could Red Sox now be the best fit for Cole Hamels?

    Could Red Sox now be the best fit for Cole Hamels?
    With the Boston Red Sox signing free agents Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez this week, they've helped turn the heat up on the MLB Hot Stove. The Red Sox are hoping the two signings will solidify the left side of their infield but they are still left...
  • Giants, Cubs express interest in Lester

    The Sports Xchange Giants, Cubs express interest in Lester The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs appear to be interested in landing free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, according to reports Tuesday. After the Giants lost third baseman Pablo...
  • MLB roundup: Red Sox welcome Sandoval

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Red Sox welcome Sandoval When Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston early Tuesday, the natives made sure he quickly recognized his new home. The switch-hitting third baseman was greeted at his introductory press conference...
  • 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...
  • Jon Lester looms larger in wake of reported Red Sox signings

    Jon Lester looms larger in wake of reported Red Sox signings
    Jon Lester remains available in the wake of the Red Sox's stunning signings of free agents Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. But whether the Cubs should still view the Red Sox as a formidable competitor for Lester is unclear. The Red Sox have committed...
  • Pickoff Move: Sox Change Course, Splurge On Sandoval, Ramirez

    Pickoff Move: Sox Change Course, Splurge On Sandoval, Ramirez
    In the end, what they do is much more important than what they say. In the end, the players they put on the field in April and October are much more important than the words they stuff into microphones in November and February. Still, it is head-...
  • Tim Kawakami: Pablo Sandoval will be sorely missed by Giants

    The Giants will never have another player like Pablo Sandoval nobody as interesting, nobody as confounding, nobody as dietarily challenged, nobody as unpredictable, nobody as versatile, nobody as loud, and almost certainly nobody as great at the plate...