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  1. Third-base options for the Giants

    David Schoenfield

    The Giants need a third baseman. Right now, the team's website lists Joaquin Arias as the starting third baseman, and that's not a good depth chart if you're counting on Joaquin Arias to be your starting third baseman. You know this, the Giants know ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  2. White Sox, Astros and Yankees add high-priced bullpen pieces

    Jerry Crasnick

    The White Sox, Astros and Yankees added some high-priced bullpen arms. Will their moves pay off?

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  3. Ten cool statistics from the 2014 season

    David Schoenfield

    Looking for a Christmas gift for the baseball fan in your life? Or maybe a little something for yourself? I recommend "The Bill James Handbook" from Baseball Info Solutions (available here). Yes, you can get all the basic stats you need and many m...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  4. Lowrie signs as SS options further dwindle

    Adam Rubin

    Jed Lowrie #8 SS Oakland Athletics 2014 STATS GM136 HR6 RBI50 R59 OBP.321 AVG.249 NEW YORK -- Jed Lowrie has reached a three-year deal with the Houston Astros, the team announced. That further reduces the available shortstops for the Met...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  5. Jed Lowrie reaches agreement with Houston Astros on three-year co...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Houston Astros have reached agreement on a three-year contract with infielder Jed Lowrie, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  6. White Sox plan 2005 reunion for July

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While the entire 2015 season will be spent honoring the 10-year anniversary of the Chicago White Sox's World Series victory over the Houston Astros, particular emphasis will be placed on the weekend of July 17-19. During a three-game ho...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Houston Astros add Luke Gregerson as closer

    The Houston Astros have agreed to a three-year, $18.5 million contract with Luke Gregerson and also have agreed to sign reliever Pat Neshek, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney, confirming multiple reports.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  9. Key issues on this year's Hall of Fame ballot

    David Schoenfield

    Hall of Fame season is kind of like Christmas season: It brings gifts and memories but also a lot of acrimony and stress, and it lasts way too long. Hall of Fame ballots were mailed out Monday to eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  10. Half-full, half-empty: Hanley Ramirez

    David Schoenfield

    How do we think of Hanley Ramirez these days? After winning National League Rookie of the Year honors with the Marlins in 2006, he was one of the best players in the game from 2007 to 2009, hitting .325 while averaging 29 home runs and 38 steals per ...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  11. Japan beats MLB All-Stars in exhibition game

    Yuki Yanagita drove in two runs in the eighth inning as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 6-4 Thursday in an exhibition game following their five-game postseason tour.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  12. Josh Donaldson of Oakland Athletics, Chris Carter of Houston Astr...

    Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson, Houston designated hitter Chris Carter and Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera are among 26 players with less than three years of major league service who have qualified for salary arbitration.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  13. Notes: Still searching for third-base coach

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- We're in mid-November and the Texas Rangers still don't have a third-base coach. After Gary Pettis left to take the same job with the Houston Astros, new manager Jeff Banister wanted someone whom he knew well and maybe had worked with h...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  14. Kenta Maeda blanks MLB All-Stars to help Japan win 2-0

    Kenta Maeda pitched five scoreless innings Wednesday to help Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 2-0 in the first game of a five-game postseason tour.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  15. Evan Longoria has grand slam to lead MLB All-Stars in Japan

    Evan Longoria hit a grand slam and the MLB All-Stars survived a late rally to beat a split Japan squad 8-7 in an exhibition game on Tuesday ahead of their five-game postseason tour.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  16. John Farrell of Boston Red Sox eager to see RHP Shohei Otani on J...

    Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell is looking forward to seeing Japanese pitching sensation Shohei Otani during Major League Baseball's all-star postseason tour of Japan.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2014