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  • Marlins focus on signing Stanton over free-agent pursuit

    Marlins focus on signing Stanton over free-agent pursuit
    As the major league free-agency sweepstakes heat up this week, the Miami Marlins are not among the shoppers in a rush to reel in any of the prominent names on the market. Michael Hill, the Marlins' president of baseball operations, made it clear...
  • Sam Mellinger: Royals coming around to the idea of Butler at DH next season

    They wanted to trade him three months ago, and when that didn't work, they all agreed that Billy Butler would almost certainly be gone after the season. Then they had to rely on him, and when that did work, they began to rethink a divorce that had been...
  • Braves' Heyward, Simmons win Gold Gloves

    If Jason Heyward were under contract with the Braves for as long as Andrelton Simmons is, the duo could probably surpass the five consecutive seasons that Andruw Jones and Greg Maddux both won Gold Gloves as teammates. The current pair is that good....
  • Cubs won't be boring under Joe Maddon, but will they be winners?

     Cubs won't be boring under Joe Maddon, but will they be winners?
    We've already established that Joe Maddon is crazy, one of the prerequisites to taking the Cubs job in the first place. But we also found out Monday that Maddon wants his players to be just as crazy as him. "You have to have a little bit of crazy to...
  • Marlins eager to sign Stanton to long-term deal

    Marlins eager to sign Stanton to long-term deal
    The Miami Marlins are ready to aggressively pursue a multi-year contract for their most valuable commodity, slugger Giancarlo Stanton, with the hope of finalizing a deal over the next month. Asked about the possibility of an announcement by the Winter...
  • Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich wins Gold Glove

    He isn't the flashiest outfielder in baseball, but Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich now has the hardware to prove he's one of the best defensive players in the game. Tuesday night Yelich, 22, became just the sixth Marlins player ever and the...
  • Burnett won't return to Phillies, elects free agency

    Burnett won't return to Phillies, elects free agency
    After pitching his 27th start on Aug. 19 and increasing his player option to $10 million, A.J. Burnett began mulling retirement. He wavered on the decision to pitch next season as the year continued, struggling on the mound while dealing with an...
  • Quotable Joe Maddon's 11 most interesting lines Monday

    Quotable Joe Maddon's 11 most interesting lines Monday
    New Cubs manager Joe Maddon had a lot to say Monday, and some lines were better than others. Our list of his 11 most interesting quotes: “Don't ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure.”  “Sixty's the new 40.” "The...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw wins three Players Choice Awards

    Awards season started for Clayton Kershaw on Monday night. Kershaw became the first player ever to win three Players Choice Awards in a single season: Major League Baseball player of the year, National League outstanding pitcher and Marvin Miller Man of...
  • Brian Wilson will return to Dodgers in 2015, Scott Elbert won't

    Brian Wilson will return to Dodgers in 2015, Scott Elbert won't
    In addition to extending a qualifying offer to Hanley Ramirez, the Dodgers announced on Monday that Brian Wilson would return next season and Scott Elbert wouldn’t. Wilson exercised a player option for next season worth as much as $10 million,...
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 11/03/2014 MLB Note - Oakland Athletics Brown, Andrew OF Andrew Brown was claimed off waivers by the A's from the Mets on Oct. 31. Brown, 30, hit .182/.245/.341 with two homers and seven RBIs in 19 games for New York this year. He...