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MLB Winter Meetings Daily: Indians, Mariners and Rays pull off 3-way deal

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
The MLB winter meetings are going strong in Las Vegas, and rumors are swirling across baseball. Here is what we're hearing today.

Law: Bullpen overpays and the Rule 5 draft

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
The Dodgers may have needed bullpen help, but did they and the Mets go too far for Joe Kelly and Jeurys Familia?

Mariners GM Dipoto taken to hospital in Vegas

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto was taken by team officials to a local hospital in Las Vegas "out of an abundance of caution" on Wednesday, the team said.

Interest in making Negro Leagues bobbleheads

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:52
A Kickstarter campaign hopes to create a series of bobbleheads celebrating Negro Leagues stars.

Campaign tries to make Negro League bobbleheads

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:26
A Kickstarter campaign hopes to create a series of bobbleheads celebrating Negro League stars.

Encarnacion, Santana on move in 3-team trade

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:26
The Indians have re-acquired slugger Carlos Santana in a three-team deal with the Mariners and Rays that sends Edwin Encarnacion to Seattle and Yandy Diaz to Tampa Bay.

Orioles select SS Martin No. 1 in Rule 5 draft

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:26
Shortstop Richie Martin was selected No. 1 overall by the Orioles in the Rule 5 draft and 14 players overall, including 10 pitchers, were picked in the major league portion.

Rockies tab Magadan to fix batting average drop

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:09
Dave Magadan has been hired by the Rockies as hitting coach after the team finished with a franchise-worst .256 batting average in 2018.

Buster's Buzz: Kelly, Familia deals set tone for bloated bullpen market

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:09
Teams have tons of relief options this winter. They can afford to wait. The relievers? Maybe not so much.

Inside the weirdest winter meetings yet

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:06
This year's winter meetings were supposed to be a major event, a coronation for Vegas' hometown hero. Instead, even the rumor market crashed. The problem? Reality.

NL East Stock Watch: Which team is having the best winter?

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:06
The division's four contenders have made the biggest moves to restock their rosters, but they're far from finished.

How to make the winter meetings great again

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:06
The week went by with very little Las Vegas flair. Here are some ideas to turn baseball's annual offseason snoozefest into a spectacle worthy of its billing.

Ban the shift? Not if managers have any say

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:03
The men in the dugout aren't thrilled with rumors of rules changes to ban a defensive tactic they're using more than ever.

Canseco makes pitch to be Trump chief of staff

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:03
Jose Canseco tweeted to Donald Trump that he would be a good chief of staff.

Slime, roaches, mice found at stadium food venues

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:03
An Outside the Lines analysis of 16,000 routine food-safety inspection reports covering 111 pro sports venues found that, at about 28 percent of the venues, half or more of their food service outlets incurred one or more high-level food-safety violations.

Source: Dodgers agree to deal with reliever Kelly

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:41
Joe Kelly, who was lights out in relief for the Red Sox in their World Series run, agreed to a three-year, $25 million deal with the Dodgers, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Reports: Familia back to Mets for 3 years, $30M

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:41
Jeurys Familia, whom the Mets traded to the A's in July last season, is returning to the Mets on a three-year, $30 million deal, according to multiple reports.

Source: Angels agree with 1B Bour on 1-year deal

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 23:02
First baseman Justin Bour has agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a source confirmed to ESPN. Yahoo Sports first reported the deal, which could see Bour and Albert Pujols splitting time.

ESPN: Angels agree with 1B Bour on 1-year deal

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:43
First baseman Justin Bour has agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a source confirmed to ESPN. Yahoo Sports first reported the deal, which could see Bour and Albert Pujols splitting time.

Law: Lynn, Roark solid additions for Rangers, Reds

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:43
Texas and Cincinnati both clearly needed to bolster their rotations, and both got good value with a pair of smart moves.

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