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  • Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers

    Angels acquire backup catcher Drew Butera from Dodgers
    The Angels added more catching depth on Tuesday when they acquired veteran Drew Butera from the Dodgers for a player to be named or cash. Butera, 31, was designated for assignment after the Dodgers claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the...
  • Three Cuban superstars still snubbed by Hall of Fame

    Three Cuban superstars still snubbed by Hall of Fame
    To better understand this column, readers should know I am a second-generation life-long journalist — my son is the third. All three of us were named Guillermo, and all of us religiously read the sports pages before we turned to the "important" news...
  • Twins sign Ervin Santana to four-year deal

    Twins sign Ervin Santana to four-year deal
    SAN DIEGO -- The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana on a four-year deal Wednesday. Yahoo Sports reported that the deal is worth $54 million and will include a fifth-year option that vests depending on innings...
  • On The Fly: Red Sox Attempt To Shore Up Pitching Staff

    On The Fly: Red Sox Attempt To Shore Up Pitching Staff
    Once the Red Sox lost out on Jon Lester, which was no great surprise, they moved quickly to fill their rotation, adding lefthander Wade Miley (Arizona) and righthander Rick Porcello (Detroit) in trades, then reaching an agreement with free agent...
  • Who won the winter meetings? We'll find out in the fall

    SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals. This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
  • Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello

    Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello
    Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation. The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him. Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
  • Around baseball

    Around baseball
    American LeagueCentral Division White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up. Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
  • Cal Ripken talks about shortstop J.J. Hardy and the Orioles' defense

    Cal Ripken talks about shortstop J.J. Hardy and the Orioles' defense
    When J.J. Hardy won his third consecutive American League Gold Glove Award earlier this month, he became only the second Orioles shortstop to win at least that many in a row. Mark Belanger won eight Gold Gloves in his career with the Orioles,...
  • Rock Cats To Hold Off-Season Festivities In New Britain

    Rock Cats To Hold Off-Season Festivities In New Britain
    NEW BRITAIN — The first weekend of December will bring what's likely to be the end of a tradition: The Rock Cats "Winterfest" at New Britain Stadium. In the heart of the off-season, the team holds an annual holiday-themed stadium tour with free...
  • Nelson Cruz agrees to terms on four-year deal with Seattle Mariners

    Nelson Cruz agrees to terms on four-year deal with Seattle Mariners
    From the moment the Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to a club-friendly, one-year contract in February, both sides knew the slugger would be able to test the free-agent market again this offseason, seeking the lucrative deal he didn't receive then. The...
  • Uncle Frank Viola's advice helps top volleyball player

    Uncle Frank Viola's advice helps top volleyball player
    The curly, red hair comes from her mother. The goofy sarcasm, that's from her father. Courtney Furlong owes her 4.1 GPA to her grandfather; he was the brains of the family. But what about the Oviedo volleyball player's 6-foot-2 stature, which is...