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  • 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...
  • After acquiring catcher Miguel Montero, Cubs await Jon Lester decision

    After acquiring catcher Miguel Montero, Cubs await Jon Lester decision
    SAN DIEGO — Theo Epstein is content playing the waiting game as marquee free agent left-hander Jon Lester is on the verge of finalizing a decision that likely will dictate the Cubs’ fortunes for several seasons. "This is his life and his...
  • On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident

    On The Fly: Panthers QB Cam Newton Injured In Auto Accident
    Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a two-car accident near the stadium in Charlotte early Tuesday afternoon and has two broken bones in his back. The driver of the other vehicle also has non-life-threatening injuries, according to various...
  • 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...
  • Angels president says luxury tax threshold 'not a line in the sand'

    It has been widely reported owner Arte Moreno is extremely reluctant to exceed the $189-million luxury tax threshold for 2015, and that Moreno's stance is preventing the Angels from pursuing expensive free-agent aces such as Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and ...
  • Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester

    Dodgers will not sign Jon Lester
    The Dodgers will not be adding Jon Lester to their rotation, a person familiar the situation said Tuesday night under the condition of anonymity. With Lester ruling out the San Francisco Giants as a destination, the free-agent left-hander appears to have...
  • Giants out, Cubs and Red Sox still in Lester bidding

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with new info, quotes Giants out, Cubs and Red Sox still in Lester bidding Coveted free agent left-hander Jon Lester narrowed the options for his future home Tuesday night, informing the San Francisco Giants...
  • 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,...
  • Cubs acquire catcher Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks

    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired two-time National League All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The left-handed hitting Montero was acquired for minor league pitchers Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley, a source confirmed...
  • Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision

    Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision
    SAN DIEGO — Amid conflicting reports regarding the decision of marquee free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, perhaps the most honest assessment Monday night came from Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. "I have no sense of timing on anything at this point,"...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/10/2014 MLB Note - Chicago White Sox Samardzija, Jeff RHP Jeff Samardzija was acquired by the White Sox from the A's along with RHP Michael Ynoa in exchange for RHP Chris Bassitt, C Josh Phegley, INF Marcus Semien and 1B Rangel...