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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LHP Liriano stays with Pirates

    The Sports Xchange LHP Liriano stays with Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates reached agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract, according to reports Tuesday. The Pirates retained the free-agent left-hander who turned...
  • 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...
  • MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: White Sox land Samardzija, Robertson Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was focused on pitching and landed two of the top arms on the market, acquiring right-hander Jeff Samardzija from the Oakland Athletics...
  • Ned Yost says AL Central will be wide open in 2015

    SAN DIEGO There were seven people here last year, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost observed, scanning a throng of media members standing around for his winter meetings briefing Monday. "What happened?" The short answer: last year. The long answer:...
  • Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame SAN DIEGO -- Dick Allen and Tony Oliva barely missed the cut as the Hall of Fame's Golden Era Committee did not elect anyone for induction Monday....
  • Phillies' Allen, Oliva miss cut for Hall of Fame

    SAN DIEGO — Dick Allen and Tony Oliva barely missed the cut as the Hall of Fame's Golden Era Committee did not elect anyone for induction Monday. Candidates needed to be named on 75 percent of the ballots --- 12 of 16 --- and Allen and Oliva...
  • Dick Allen falls one vote shy on Golden Era Hall of Fame ballot

    Dick Allen falls one vote shy on Golden Era Hall of Fame ballot
    SAN DIEGO -- Former Chicago White Sox slugger Dick Allen fell one vote shy Monday on the Golden Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Golden Era Committee pitched a shutout, electing none of the 10 candidates, including former Sox outfielder...
  • Golden Era players shut out in Hall of Fame vote

    Golden Era players shut out in Hall of Fame vote
    Tony Oliva and Dick Allen each fell one vote short of election to the Baseball Hall of Fame as no candidates were elected Monday under the Golden Era balloting.   Nine players and one former executive whose careers were between 1947 and ’72...
  • 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...