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  1. Cespedes back on the block?

    AJ Mass

    The Boston Red Sox acquired Yoenis Cespedes at the trade deadline, in the deal that sent Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics. After just a few months, rumors that the team is now preparing to send the outfielder out of town are beginn...

    Blog | October 26, 2014
  2. Bits: Andrew Cashner's 2014 value

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has 22 home runs and 75 RBIs this season, and is owned in more than 92 percent of ESPN standard leagues. Rizzo is seen as one of the building blocks of the young Cubs, a middle-of-the-order presence for years ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. Rios knows he could be on trade block

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- It came as no surprise to Chicago White Sox right fielder Alex Rios to hear that teams are asking about his availability in the trade market. One of the messages came from a former teammate. "A.J. (Pierzynski) contacted me the other day...

    Blog | June 30, 2013
  4. Michael Young will be missed

    Richard Durrett

    I know there are some Texas Rangers fans pleased today that the club was able to move a player that declined in 2012 - by his lofty standards - and could possibly block the progress of some of the younger talent on the team. But while Michael Youn...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  5. Trade candidates for all 30 teams

    Jim Bowden

    Not every team will make a trade at this week's winter meetings in Nashville, but every team could. With that in mind, let's take a look at one player (or more) who could be on the trade block this week from each of the 30 teams. American League ...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  6. The homer and the block for Mike Napoli

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mike Napoli was busy for the Texas Rangers on Monday night. He smashed a three-run home run to right field, breaking a 1-1 tie, and his block of home plate in the eighth inning kept the Rangers with a little more cushion agains...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  7. Joe Nathan has efficient, solid inning

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan pitched back-to-back days for the first time this spring and reported that his arm felt stronger on Tuesday than it did Monday. "I had good building blocks yesterday and built on that," Nathan sai...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  8. Alfonso Soriano says Chicago Cubs can only deal him to contender

    Bruce Levine

    Alfonso Soriano says the Cubs can only deal him to a contending team.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  9. Garza on block? Maybe for right deal

    Bruce Levine

    If you believe what's being floated in other big-league cities, the Chicago Cubs may be ready to trade right-hander Matt Garza. The 28-year-old is still under the Cubs' control for two more seasons and will be arbitration eligible in 2012 and '13 ...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  10. Carlos Beltran of New York Mets won't rule out trade but wants NL...

    Adam Rubin

    Carlos Beltran wasn't ruling out a trade, but he made it clear that he'd prefer to stay in the NL and wouldn't want to be used as a designated hitter.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2011
  11. MLB Playoffs 2010: Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants and R...

    Tim Keown

    One way to look at the Game 1 mound matchup in the NLCS: old-school (that'd be Roy Halladay) versus new-school (that'd be Tim Lincecum).

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  12. Nolan Ryan, Mark Cuban face bidding war for Texas Rangers

    The auction for the Rangers is scheduled for Wednesday, and Fox has said it will not bid.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  13. Buster Olney: Why Jake Peavy could go to the White Sox

    We all thought Jake Peavy could end up in Chicago, but on the Sox? Buster says it could happen and then checks other deals that could be in the making. Plus notes, movements, analysis, injuries and why Brad Penny might be ripe for the trading block.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  14. Plenty of talent available for a reasonable price

    Keith Law

    One team's trash may be another's treasure. Here are 10 players -- out of favor with their clubs -- who are viable trade candidates.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2007
  15. Around the AL: Ortiz hurt, Hafner signs, Rangers on the block

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft examines news from each of the teams in the American League.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2007
  16. Burying the bias

    Jonah Keri

    This week's list from Page 2's Jonah Keri: Davey Johnson to the Orioles? Mark Teixeira on the trade block? Hot rookies, Jorge Posada, more.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2007