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  1. Pirates still looking for a starter

    The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased an insurance policy on their starting rotation Friday, agreeing to a one-year, $8.5 million deal with right-hander A.J. Burnett. The deal was $4.25 million less than the player option he turned down with Philadelp...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  2. Will Markakis stay in Baltimore?

    Doug Mittler

    As expected, the Baltimore Orioles announced Friday that they declined their portion of the mutual option on right fielder Nick Markakis' contract. The club will pay a $2 million buyout rather than the $17.5 million option, and will continue nego...

    Blog | November 01, 2014
  3. Draft no 'crapshoot' for Giants and Royals

    Keith Law

    When I pointed out on Twitter after Game 5 that the two most important players on the Giants' roster, Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey, were both high first-round picks (10th and fifth overall, respectively, in consecutive drafts), a few readers mi...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  4. Can the Cardinals count on Adam Wainwright for Game 5 start? - ML...

    Mike Petriello

    Adam Wainwright is a true staff ace and proven winner, but in examining his recent peripherals, Mike Petriello unearths some odd trends showing not only a change in effectiveness but also in approach.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  5. Is Boston in on Yasmani Tomas?

    Joe Kaiser

    After inking Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, are the Boston Red Sox also in play for free agent Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas? That has been one of the big questions surrounding Tomas as of late, but on Tuesday the word out o...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  6. Zobrist staying in Tampa Bay?

    Doug Mittler

    One of the big offseason decisions for the Tampa Bay Rays involves a $7.5 million option on Ben Zobrist, who started at five positions plus designated hitter and led the club with a .354 on-base percentage. Zobrist, who turns 34 next season, has ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  7. The Jeter Tour has hurt the Yankees

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Some folks employed by the Baltimore Orioles in 1995 have spoken with reverence for what took place on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6, when Cal Ripken played in his 2,130th and 2,131st consecutive games. The response of the fans to Ripken, and the ...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  8. Rangers looking to Young?

    AJ Mass

    Because Ron Washington unexpectedly resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers on September 5, general manager Jon Daniels certainly didn't yet have a plan in place in terms of finding his replacement. Now that a few weeks have passed, the names of som...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  9. Simon to start in 2015?

    AJ Mass

    On July 9, Alfredo Simon of the Cincinnati Reds was 12-3 with a 2.70 ERA. Since that time, the starter has struggled mightily, going just 1-7 with a 5.27 ERA over his last ten starts. That said, Reds manager Bryan Price still sees a spot in the ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  10. Dodgers discover help for rotation?

    AJ Mass

    The Los Angeles Dodgers certainly can't be happy with the fact their bullpen allowed eight runs from the ninth inning on in their 8-5 loss in 14 innings to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday. However, the silver lining to be found may have come in...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  11. Colon to remain with Mets?

    AJ Mass

    After Bartolo Colon gave up six runs in 5 1/3 innings to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, chances are good that this outing will not be the pitcher's last in a New York Mets uniform. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, manager Terry Col...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  12. Jury still out on Jimenez as RP

    AJ Mass

    On Sunday, the Baltimore Orioles started recently-recalled right-hander Miguel Gonzalez after having "demoted" Ubaldo Jimenez -- who has gone 2-5 with a 5.43 ERA since May 18 -- to a bullpen role. The Orioles did bring the pitcher into Saturday's ...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  13. Giants ready to juggle lineup?

    AJ Mass

    After being shut out on Wednesday for the third time in their current homestand, and in the midst of a stretch of 21 games where they've gone just 5-16, the San Francisco Giants are finally ready to make some changes to their lineup. According to ...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  14. Reason to worry about Romo?

    AJ Mass

    After blowing saves and losing back-to-back games -- including Saturday's loss thanks to a Brandon Barnes inside-the-park home run -- Sergio Romo has now allowed runs in five of his last nine appearances and has seen his ERA skyrocket to 5.08 on the ...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  15. Rollins reconsidering potential trade?

    AJ Mass

    Back on June 5, the question was raised as to whether or not Jimmy Rollins might change his tune about whether or not he'd consider leaving the Philadelphia Phillies via a trade once he sets the team's record for most career base hits. On Saturday, R...

    Blog | June 15, 2014
  16. Yankees stuck with Beltran at DH?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Yankees got Carlos Beltran back in their lineup on June 5, but he's still unable to play in the field defensively due to continued problems with his right elbow that restrict his ability to throw a baseball. As a result, the team's lineu...

    Blog | June 12, 2014