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  • White Sox make biggest splash on Day 1 of winter meetings

    White Sox make biggest splash on Day 1 of winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — Ex-Cubs Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel left Chicago on the same July afternoon in a trade to the A's, and the two starters now may be returning to town at the same time. Hours after Hammel agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to...
  • Cubs could add some form to their work in progress at winter meetings

    As soon as renovations at Wrigley Field are completed and a new television deal is finalized, the Cubs could be a feared team in free agency instead of losing out on top players such as catcher Russell Martin, who signed with the Blue Jays. "We're not...
  • Winter meetings: Collins predicts big things for Mets

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Winter meetings: Collins predicts big things for Mets SAN DIEGO - Terry Collins has been saying since the end of last season that the New York Mets would contend in 2015, a bold statement coming...
  • Ryan Dempster recruiting Jon Lester for Cubs

    Ryan Dempster recruiting Jon Lester for Cubs
    Before President Theo Epstein was checking his cell phone for text messages between answers, Ryan Dempster revealed his sales pitch to Jon Lester in his new role with the Cubs. “Jon and I have talked about how great it is to play here,” said...
  • Red Sox owner visits Jon Lester: report

    Red Sox owner visits Jon Lester: report
    WEEI.com reports: Red Sox principal owner John Henry flew to the Atlanta area Friday for a one-on-one meeting with free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, according to multiple sources. Lester, who also is being courted by the Cubs and other teams, is expected to...
  • Jon Lester's numbers say he might be worth the long-term risk

    Jon Lester will turn 36 before the final year of a six-year contract that several suitors reportedly are offering. At that same age, Barry Zito is temporarily finished after failing to fulfill a lucrative seven-year contract in 2013. And at 34, CC...
  • Stove heating up at MLB Winter Meetings

    SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday. However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...
  • Jon Lester talks intensifying

    SAN DIEGO -- The Jon Lester sweepstakes are resembling a wild car chase. There were conflicting reports regarding Lester's final choice, a few hours after a source familiar with the pursuit of Lester said that the marquee free-agent left-hander would...
  • Lester expected to choose a team soon

    The Sports Xchange Lester expected to choose a team soon Although there are conflicting reports regarding which teams Jon Lester is still considering and when he will make his decision, it is evident that Lester's choice is imminent. Lester could...
  • As winter meetings begin, holding pattern in market for starters

    As the Pirates front office arrives in California for baseball's annual winter meetings, the market for the players they need remains in gridlock. Not much has changed regarding the available starting pitchers between the start of free agency and the...
  • MLB roundup: A's trade Moss to Indians

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's trade Moss to Indians The Oakland Athletics continued the demolition of the middle of their lineup Monday by trading first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for a minor leaguer as baseball's...