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  1. Does anyone want Scherzer?

    AJ Mass

    As we approach the end of 2014, it doesn't look like a deal will get done for free-agent pitcher Max Scherzer before the turn of the calendar page. In fact, at the present time, the list of teams that say they are interested in pursuing the former De...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  2. Is Yasiel Puig baseball's worst baserunner?

    David Schoenfield

    (Hal) McRae was the most aggressive baserunner of the 1970s, a man who left home plate thinking "double" every time he hit the ball. The rule allowing the second base umpire to call a double play if the runner from first leaves the baseline to take o...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  3. Verlander's best role could be as a reliever

    Diane Firstman

    In August, as part of a piece I wrote regarding Justin Verlander's first start after a two-week layoff due to shoulder inflammation, I wondered what the Tigers might need to do with him going into 2015. Verlander, who had three top-three Cy Young fin...

    Blog | December 21, 2014
  4. Most likely landing spots for Max Scherzer

    Jim Bowden

    Max Scherzer is considered the No. 1 free agent in this year's class and is expected to get the largest contract of the offseason. In fact, I predicted he will get a seven-year, $189 million deal, a prediction I stand behind despite the fact that he ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  5. Mid-December World Series odds

    David Schoenfield

    Courtesy of Bovada.lv ... Los Angeles Dodgers: 15/2 Boston Red Sox: 9/1 Washington Nationals: 15/2 Chicago Cubs: 12/1 Detroit Tigers: 12/1 Los Angeles Angels: 12/1 San Francisco Giants: 14/1 Seattle Mariners: 14/1 St. Louis Cardinals: 14/1...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  6. Cabrera an overpaid upgrade for Chicago

    Keith Law

    I've liked what the Chicago White Sox have done so far this offseason, as they've repositioned the major league club to make it more competitive while the Detroit Tigers, winners of four straight American League Central titles, seem to be sliding bac...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  7. Scherzer's fate in Yankees hands?

    AJ Mass

    While the Detroit Tigers are still not shutting the door on a possible return to the rotation from Max Scherzer, whether or not he returns to the team may simply come down to if the New York Yankees make the pitcher an offer he can't refuse. As An...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  8. The Marlins Maneuver, the Tigers Retool, the Phillies Accept Fate...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Major League Baseball's winter meetings came to a close Thursday, but not without another torrent of transactions. We've analyzed the Dodgers' day of trade/signing insanity and the Red Sox's new, unsexy starter...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  9. Quick thoughts: Dodgers upgrade their D

    David Schoenfield

    It was quite the exciting winter meetings. A few thoughts on some of those recent transactions ... 1. Dodgers trade Matt Kemp and Dee Gordon, acquire Howie Kendrick, Jimmy Rollins and Yasmani Grandal. It's risky blowing up a 94-win team, and al...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  10. Mets unwilling to make big moves?

    AJ Mass

    When the Boston Red Sox traded outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for Rick Porcello, there were some observers who wondered why the New York Mets weren't able to put together a more appealing option. According to David Le...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  11. Winners and losers of the winter meetings

    Buster Olney

    SAN DIEGO -- In keeping with tradition, the Rule 5 draft was held on the final morning of baseball's winter meetings Thursday, and typically, executives pull roller bags into and out of that room, dying to get to the airport after four boring days of...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  12. Lester Who? The Red Sox Rebuild With Three Solid (Albeit Not Sexy...

    Jonah Keri

    The Boston Red Sox moved quickly to make up for missing out on Jon Lester, landing three starting pitchers in the span of a few hours without sacrificing any premium prospects or raiding the vault for a massive free-agent deal. In the headlining d...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  13. Red Sox OF picture coming into focus

    Gordon Edes

    SAN DIEGO -- Thursday's trade of Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello provides some clarity to how the Red Sox outfield is expected to line up in 2015. Rusney Castillo was signed last August to be the center fielder. Han...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  14. Porcello, Cespedes have valuable arms

    ESPN Stats & Information

    After missing out on the Jon Lester sweepstakes, the Boston Red Sox continued the retooling of their pitching staff by obtaining Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers for Yoenis Cespedes and two minor leaguers. In need of a solid arm The Red So...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  15. Mat Latos could be bargain for Marlins

    Keith Law

    The Reds needed to clear some payroll to be able to make more changes to the major league roster, and moving Mat Latos, which they did Thursday, seemed to be a priority given dissatisfaction in Cincinnati with his makeup and the shoulder issues that ...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  16. Red Sox, Tigers address needs Thursday

    Keith Law

    The Red Sox's need for starting pitching drove them to trade for Wade Miley on Wednesday and now has led them to cash in some of their outfield surplus to land Rick Porcello, the somewhat forgotten member of the vaunted Tigers' rotation. Porcello rea...

    Blog | December 11, 2014