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  • Gordon brings lightning to complement Stanton's thunder

    Gordon brings lightning to complement Stanton's thunder
    Dee Gordon is delighted to be returning to his home state. The Miami Marlins are excited about the prospect of the speedy leadoff hitter running home time and again in the coming years. No one more so than Giancarlo Stanton, who was "thrilled,"...
  • Cubs win World Series ... but only on film

    Cubs win World Series ... but only on film
    Perhaps it's in the nature of Cubs fans to cling to any omen -- good or ominous. So it's understandable that with the signing of free-agent ace Jon Lester, some foresee the kind of Hollywood ending that has been scripted many times over. "Back to the...
  • A.J. Burnett's return to Pirates follows plan of his own making

    While the Pirates were losing to the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game Oct. 1, A.J. Burnett watched from home. He turned to his wife, Karen, with a question. "Why am I not there?" "From then on," Burnett said Saturday at...
  • White Sox continue spending spree, agree to deal with Melky Cabrera

    White Sox continue spending spree, agree to deal with Melky Cabrera
    The Chicago White Sox's stealth pursuit of free agent Melky Cabrera paid off late Saturday when the former Blue Jays outfielder agreed to a three-year deal. MLB.com confirmed the 30-year-old Cabrera agreed to a deal worth an estimated $42 million to 43....
  • Red Sox acquire LHP Miley from D-backs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updated to reflect official move Red Sox acquire LHP Miley from D-backs After losing out on the free agent left-hander Jon Lester, the Boston Red Sox acquired a different southpaw Wednesday night. Wade Miley was dealt to...
  • Cubs' winning ticket: Lester-Montero battery

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH Since winning the 1908 World Series, the Chicago Cubs have enjoyed few days better than Dec. 9, 2014. First, the on-the-rise club acquired veteran catcher Miguel Montero from the...
  • Roenicke may not return after Brewers' collapse

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH For the Milwaukee Brewers to move forward and begin planning for 2015, they will need to take a look back -- a long, in-depth, maddening, disappointing and, in some cases,...
  • Road woes buried Rockies

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH The Colorado Rockies endured their fourth consecutive losing season, although they managed to end their streak of two consecutive last-place finishes in the National League West. That...
  • Braves fill right field opening with Markakis

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Atlanta Braves - INSIDE PITCH The Atlanta Braves found a replacement for departed right fielder Jason Heyward. Free agent Nick Markakis and the Braves agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal on Dec. 3. The 31-year-...
  • Nationals fail to get over hump again

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH The Washington Nationals won the National League East for the second time in three years and also for the second time in three years they had the best record in the National League...
  • Cardinals acquire Heyward to take over in right

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals - INSIDE PITCH Three weeks after the death of right fielder Oscar Taveras, the still-mourning St. Louis Cardinals made a roster move to fill his position. The Cardinals acquired right fielder...