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  • Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals can afford to keep Jason Heyward

    Let's begin by looking at the headline over this piece: "Cardinals can afford to keep Jason Heyward." Even though I wrote the headline, I realize it's flawed. Simple reason: we don't know the cost of keeping Heyward in St. Louis beyond 2015. The...
  • Reports: A's agree to deal with DH Butler

    The Sports Xchange Reports: A's agree to deal with DH Butler In another big-money move by a traditionally low-payroll team, the Oakland Athletics agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with free agent designated hitter Billy Butler, multiple media...
  • A's reportedly land slugger Billy Butler

    Filling a void for the right-handed power bat they lost when they traded outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, the A's reportedly agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with free agent designated hitter-first baseman Billy Butler on Tuesday. Butler, 28,...
  • Otani cutting his teeth in Japan but MLB beckons

    SAPPORO Japan (Reuters) - Shohei Otani has made waves in Japan by throwing strikes and smashing home runs for the Nippon Ham Fighters, but the 'Double Sworded Samurai' may have to give up one of his weapons if he is to realize his dream of making it big...
  • Beal could make season debut for Wizards tonight

    Beal could make season debut for Wizards tonight
    Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal was a full participant at practice Tuesday for the second straight day. He initially hoped to make his season debut against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, but coach Randy Wittman did not rule out the...
  • Ken Williams: White Sox want fans to 'dream again'

    Ken Williams: White Sox want fans to 'dream again'
    The White Sox made their first big move of the offseason in signing left-handed reliever Zach Duke on Tuesday afternoon, and Sox executive vice president Ken Williams called it “a good first step” in adding to a team he hopes can be...
  • Cubs make their pitch for premium free-agent starter Jon Lester

    Cubs make their pitch for premium free-agent starter Jon Lester
    The massive construction project underway at chilly Wrigley Field mirrors the ominous task facing the Cubs as they court Jon Lester. The marquee free-agent left-hander met team officials Tuesday, according to a source. Despite Lester's familiarity with...
  • Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential

    Steve Ballmer's Clippers purchase: Don't write off tax-break potential
    Baseball fans remember Bill Veeck mostly for his bizarre stunts. The maverick team owner once signed a player with dwarfism, then sent the 3-foot-7 batter to the plate to draw a walk. Another time, he let the crowd hold up placards to dictate in-...
  • Orioles sign right-hander Oliver Drake to major league deal

    Orioles sign right-hander Oliver Drake to major league deal
    The Orioles have kept relief pitcher Oliver Drake in the organization, signing the right-hander to a major league deal, the club announced Tuesday. Drake, 27, became a minor league free agent after this past season. By signing a major league deal, he...
  • Cubs acquire La Stella from Braves for Vizcaino

    The Sports Xchange Cubs acquire La Stella from Braves for Vizcaino The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and the No. 4 international signing bonus slot from the Atlanta Braves on Sunday for right-handed pitcher Arodys Vizcaino and three...
  • Angels sign two pitchers, two catchers to minor league deals

    Angels sign two pitchers, two catchers to minor league deals
    The Angels have signed starting pitcher Alex Sanabia, reliever Atahualpa Severino and catchers Charles Cutler and Raywilly Gomez to minor league deals with invitations to spring training, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed Tuesday. Sanabia, a 26-...