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  • MLB roundup: Mariners sign Cruz for four years

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Mariners sign Cruz for four years Veteran outfielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has signed a four-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the deal were not announced, but...
  • Report: Fourth mystery team bidding on LHP Lester

    The Sports Xchange Report: Fourth mystery team bidding on LHP Lester The final bidding on ace left-hander Jon Lester involves more than just the previously reported Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants, according to an ESPN report on...
  • Braves decline to enter Jon Lester bidding war

    The Braves are out of the Jon Lester sweepstakes, which was a little too rich for the blood of a franchise in transition and rebuilding for 2017 and beyond. Bidding for the free-agent pitcher already climbed well above $20 million annually in six-year...
  • Talk on Max Scherzer could take time to heat up

    There hasn't been much Max Scherzer talk as of late. And there might not be for a while, maybe not until early in the New Year, given agent Scott Boras' propensity to play the market slowly for a better chance at a big deal. "Boras' negotiations often...
  • Giants, Jon Lester meeting in Atlanta

    SAN FRANCISCO Having lost Pablo Sandoval, the Giants have turned their attention to the pitching market. Members of the organization were visiting Jon Lester in Atlanta on Monday, and according to CSN Bay Area, the traveling party included manager Bruce...
  • MLB roundup: Cruz, Mariners agree on four-year deal

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Cruz, Mariners agree on four-year deal Veteran outfielder and designated hitter Nelson Cruz has agreed to a four-year, $57 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, ESPN.com reported Monday. The contract reportedly...
  • Tim Kawakami: Why A's GM Billy Beane will keep on wheeling-and-dealing

    Yes, it sure is the same old A's story, retold and retold and retold with new names again and again, each time causing A's fans to shake their fists and ask why they should continue being fans of a team that is determined to trade away all of their...
  • Highly sought Lester meets with Giants

    The Sports Xchange Highly sought Lester meets with Giants The San Francisco Giants became the most recent team to meet with free-agent left-hander Jon Lester on Monday. Giants manager Bruce Bochy reportedly was in Atlanta, Lester's hometown, to help in...
  • A's righty Samardzija getting interest from three clubs

    OAKLAND, Calif. It may be a while before Jeff Samardzija knows where he's going to pitch next season. He's currently a member of the A's starting rotation, and there is a chance he will remain there. But there is at least as big a chance that he will...
  • 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...