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  • Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester

    Cubs sign free-agent ace Jon Lester
    SAN DIEGO — First it was Joe Maddon. And now it's Jon Lester. If there was any question about the Cubs' offseason commitment to becoming a playoff contender, they took a significant and historic step by signing Lester — the top left-hander...
  • 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...
  • Giants not optimistic about landing Lester

    The Sports Xchange Giants not optimistic about landing Lester As coveted left-hander Jon Lester sorts through multiple offers, the San Francisco Giants are not encouraged that they'll be the team he chooses. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans...
  • MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching and landed two of the top arms on the market, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics...
  • Orioles have shown interest in outfielder Jonny Gomes, source says

    Orioles have shown interest in outfielder Jonny Gomes, source says
    The Orioles have inquired about veteran free-agent outfielder-designated hitter Jonny Gomes, according to an industry source. Replenishing an outfield that lost Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis last week is a priority for the Orioles at this week's...
  • Winter meetings: Chicago teams make their move

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Winter meetings: Chicago teams make their move SAN DIEGO -- The Cubs and White Sox might not be ready to face off in a cross-town World Series next season, but they are at least allowing Chicago...
  • Dodgers' Andrew Friedman on Andre Ethier's desire to start: 'I get it'

    Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers president of operations, said he understands why Andre Ethier would want to be traded if he isn’t starting. “I get it,” Friedman said. “I think all guys that play this game want to play as much as...
  • Marlins seeking tangible upgrades in trade talks

    Marlins seeking tangible upgrades in trade talks
    The Miami Marlins were busy talking but deals were elusive on the first day of the baseball Winter Meetings. The only net result was the subtraction of former starting catcher Rob Brantly, who was claimed on waivers by the Chicago White Sox. The...
  • Dodgers keeping free-agent cards close to their chest

    As afternoon turned into evening on the shores of San Diego Bay, the general manager of each major league club briefed the reporters that cover his team. Brian Sabean, the general manager of the World Series-champion San Francisco Giants, assured fans...
  • 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...