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  • Cubs interested in Miguel Montero

    SAN DIEGO -- The excitement over acquiring infielder Tommy La Stella last month would pale in comparison for the Chicago Cubs should they land two-time All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks. A source confirmed the Cubs'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baseball clubs look to improve title chances with trades

    Baseball clubs look to improve title chances with trades
    Hundreds of front-office executives, managers, coaches and scouts will descend upon San Diego this week for Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings, all with the singular purpose of molding their teams into World Series contenders. But what...