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  1. GM awards for best trades, signings

    Jim Bowden

    I'm all packed with spring training just days away. So before I depart I thought it was time to give my offseason awards and hand out some hardware to the general managers for their offseason work. BEST OFFSEASON -- BIG-MARKET GM: Brian Cashman | ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  2. The GM stars of winter

    Jim Bowden

    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman certainly made the biggest splash this offseason, spending more than $440 million on free agents Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka. After trading for Prince Fielder and s...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. Six trades for David Price

    Jim Bowden

    There might be several quality free agent starting pitchers available this offseason, but the best pitcher on most teams' radars is a former Cy Young Award winner whose team simply can't afford him anymore. Tampa Bay Rays left-hander David Price ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  4. Rays face grim reality of trading Price

    Jim Bowden

    The Tampa Bay Rays have won at least 90 games five out of the past six seasons despite constant roster turnover because of financial constraints. Offseason after offseason they've watched players such as Carl Crawford and B.J. Upton depart as free ag...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  5. Rays should sign Myers long-term now

    Jim Bowden

    In 2011, Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Matt Moore and his electric left arm were lighting up the minor leagues. Between Double-A and Triple-A, Moore posted a combined 12-3 record with a 1.92 ERA and amassed a ridiculous 210 strikeouts in 155 innin...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  6. Wade Davis the key to trade for K.C.

    Buster Olney

    As soon as Wade Davis saw Andrew Friedman's phone number pop up on his caller ID on Sunday evening, he knew what it meant even before answering. Friedman explained that Davis had been traded, and the two spoke heartfelt words. Davis really likes...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  7. For Kansas City Royals Wade Davis is the key to trade with the Ta...

    Buster Olney

    When all is said and done, Wade Davis will be the key to the big trade the Royals just made with the Rays, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. Friedman is Astros dream candidate

    Jim Bowden

    The Houston Astros' house cleaning has begun in earnest. It should come as little surprise that the Astros announced late Sunday night general manager Ed Wade was fired and that president of baseball operations Tal Smith will retire. Wade's firing...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  9. Arizona Diamondbacks' exec Jerry Dipoto to be Los Angeles Angels ...

    Arizona Diamondbacks assistant general manager Jerry DiPoto will be the next GM of the Los Angeles Angels.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  10. Source -- Tampa Bay Rays' Andrew Friedman on Los Angeles Angels' ...

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels' search for a general manager is moving along at a brisk pace.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  11. MLB - Andrew Friedman, Theo Epstein should be coveted this winter...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that heading into an offseason with big names like Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder hitting the free-agent market, teams could gain an advantage by investing in front office personnel instead. Plus, playoff notes.

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  12. First MLB organizational rankings for 2011 have Kansas City Royal...

    Keith Law

    In his annual organizational rankings, Keith Law lauds the work done by Dayton Moore, GM of the Royals. Moore inherited a system that was a mess and has turned it around. Graduation hurt some systems, but other typically high ones remain.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  13. MLB: With Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Alex Rodriguez, CC Saba...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at the state of the AL East for 2011. Even before we know Cliff Lee's situation, the East is stacked against the Rays, Orioles and Jays. Is it time we investigate a new playoff format such that divisions don't matter? It may be.

    Blog | Conversation | December 12, 2010
  14. MLB - Deal-makers (GMs) dish on other deal-makers

    Buster Olney

    In many cases, midseason deals come down to the style of deal-makers (GMs) and how they get along. We polled a dozen GMs about the deal-making traits of their peers. Because who would know better? We let them yak anonymously. Because who wants PC answers?

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  15. Future is now for Daniels, Friedman

    Jerry Crasnick

    The phenomenon of young, aggressive "Moneyball" GMs hits close to home in Texas and Tampa Bay.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2005