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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...
  • On The Fly: NJIT Scores Upset For The Ages

    Not long ago, the New Jersey Institute of Technology was a college basketball punch line. The Highlanders couldn't win a game. They literally couldn't win a game. They lost 51 in a row before finally winning in January 2009, cementing their place as the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...
  • 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...
  • 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...