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  1. Cubs, Dexter Fowler agree to terms

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and newly-acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler agreed to a one-year contract to avoid arbitration, the team announced Friday. The Cubs picked up Fowler, 28, in a trade with the Houston Astros earlier this week for infielde...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  2. Five closer situations worth watching

    Eric Karabell

    Nothing against the awesome top tier of closers -- Atlanta Braves right-hander Craig Kimbrel, Cincinnati Reds lefty Aroldis Chapman, Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenley Jansen and Kansas City Royals right-hander Greg Holland -- but I'm far more i...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  3. Astros taking risky approach with lineup

    Buster Olney

    The 2015 Houston Astros will hit for a lot of power, with a whole lot of strikeouts, and newcomer Colby Rasmus, who, as Jerry Crasnick writes, will get $8 million in his one-year deal, will fit right in. Over the past two seasons, Rasmus banged 40 h...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
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  5. The market for Blackmon

    Doug Mittler

    There is plenty of buzz Monday morning that the Chicago Cubs are on the verge of acquiring outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros. Assuming the deal goes down, the ripple effect might be felt in Colorado. A weekend report on FoxSports....

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  6. Houston Astros trading outfielder Dexter Fowler to Chicago Cubs

    The Houston Astros have traded outfielder Dexter Fowler to the Chicago Cubs for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  7. Fowler on way out of Houston?

    AJ Mass

    The Houston Astros swung a deal with the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday that netted them Evan Gattis and a minor-league reliever in exchange for a trio of prospects. Prior to the announcement of the trade, there had been rumors circulating that Dexter F...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  8. MLB -- Strange But True in 2014

    Jayson Stark

    If you thought that the 2014 season wasn't packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark can explain where you're wrong, chapter and verse.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2014
  9. Rangers select Delino DeShields in Rule 5

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- The Texas Rangers selected a former big leaguer's son with their lone Rule 5 major league selection on the final day of the winter meetings Thursday. Texas snagged center fielder/second baseman Delino DeShields Jr. with the third pick...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  10. Will Astros deal Castro?

    On Wednesday, the Houston Astros traded for catcher Hank Conger of the Los Angeles Angels, in a move that probably didn't register too much on anyone's radar. However, there may well be ripple effects of that deal that will eventually draw a lot of n...

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  11. Ranking each team's worst position in 2014

    David Schoenfield

    As the offseason speeds ahead into full rumor mill hysteria, I thought it would be an interesting exercise to look at each team's biggest weakness in 2014 (excluding pitchers). This gives us a start on which positions teams might be most desperate to...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  12. Max Scherzer tops this year's free-agent rankings - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents in this winter's class, starting with Max Scherzer and Jon Lester.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  13. MLB - Future Power Rankings heading into 2014 free agency

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney

    Jim Bowden, Keith Law and Buster Olney bring you the latest installment of the Future Power Rankings, looking at how well each team is set up for sustained success.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  14. AL West: 2014 review/2015 preview

    Eric Karabell

    As the fantasy baseball offseason continues, it's time to recap/preview the American League West. Click here for the AL East and AL Central. Enjoy! Houston Astros Fantasy MVP: The best player in all the fantasy world was an Astro. No, really. Mike...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  15. Cubs hire Astros' Mallee as hitting coach

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs hired former Houston Astros hitting coach John Mallee to fill the same role for them after Bill Mueller quit earlier this week, the team announced on Thursday. First base coach Eric Hinske will take over as the new ass...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  16. Cubs' brimming potential brought a disturbing strikeout trend in ...

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Unless the Houston Astros set a record for strikeouts in a single game on Sunday -- they're 29 behind -- the Chicago Cubs will finish the season with the most K's in baseball. If you think it's unfair to compare the Cubs to an Americ...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  17. Examining the future of non-playoff-bound teams - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Several MLB teams are already focused on the future, and Paul Swydan looks ahead at what their primary objectives are.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014