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  1. Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada cleared for free agency

    Keith Law

    Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, who left the country with the government's permission earlier this year, has been cleared by Major League Baseball to sign as a free agent, a source confirmed Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2014
  2. Milwaukee Brewers scouting director Bruce Seid, 53, dies

    Keith Law

    Milwaukee Brewers scouting director Bruce Seid died suddenly Tuesday night. He was 53.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  3. Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals out with torn thumb ligament...

    Keith Law

    Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb and is expected to be out until at least early July, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  4. Cubs do well in Matt Garza deal

    Keith Law

    After zeroing in on Matt Garza for a few days, the Texas Rangers acquired him from the Chicago Cubs on Monday for prospects Mike Olt and C.J. Edwards, right-hander Justin Grimm, and a player to be named later. The Rangers' need for a starter had ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Top draft prospect Jonathan Gray had positive test for Adderall

    Keith Law

    Jonathan Gray, the University of Oklahoma pitcher and No. 2 prospect heading into this year's MLB Rule 4 draft, tested positive for Adderall during baseball's predraft drug testing program, according to sources familiar with the details of Gray's test.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  6. Wil Myers way too much for Kansas City Royals to give up to get J...

    Keith Law

    Wil Myers was way too much for Kansas City Royals to give up to get James Shields from the Tampa Bay Rays, writes Keith Law.

    Blog | Conversation | December 09, 2012
  7. Washington Nationals prospect Lucas Giolito reinjures elbow

    Keith Law

    Right-hander Lucas Giolito, the Washington Nationals' first pick in the first-year player draft, has reinjured his elbow and will be evaluated this week to determine the extent of the injury, a team spokesperson said.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  8. Cubs get reasonable return for Dempster

    Keith Law

    Ryan Dempster could easily be worth two wins to Texas from now through the end of the season over what they would have gotten from the shattered remains of Roy Oswalt, which is being vacuumed off the Ballpark at Arlington mound as I write. That said,...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Law: Cubs score with Braves deal

    Keith Law

    Late Monday night it was announced that the Chicago Cubs had sent left-hander Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to the Atlanta Braves for right-handed pitching prospects Arodys Vizcaino and Jaye Chapman. Atlanta gets marginally better for th...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  10. Cubs get slight edge in deal with Padres

    Keith Law

    The Cubs-Padres trade of four young players, including two minor leaguers and one guy who just barely retained his rookie status for 2012, came about as a function of the Chicago Cubs' front office's recent exodus from San Diego. The deal helps the C...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  11. Quentin a mediocre fit in San Diego

    Keith Law

    The White Sox shed some salary they didn't need and get two useful minor league arms, while the Padres get one year of a player whose skills align poorly with their home ballpark. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  12. Pettitte looks sharp in Trenton rehab start

    Keith Law

    Andy Pettitte threw four quick, workmanlike innings in a rehab outing on Thursday night for Trenton, working at what I'd guess to be about 90% effort, since he looked like he was playing catch and didn't max out his velocity. His fastball was most...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  13. White Sox more competitive with Manny

    Keith Law

    Manny Ramirez is a clear upgrade for the White Sox, worth an extra win over Mark Kotsay (the current, impotent DH option for Chicago) over the remainder of the season, and a much better option for leveraged at-bats late in a close game. Read the ...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  14. Prep phenom Bryce Harper making right move to junior college

    Keith Law

    Bryce Harper could be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 draft, but in the meantime he's making the move to junior college for the competition.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2009
  15. Judge says NCAA appears to be in contempt of ruling

    Keith Law

    The Ohio Judge who struck down an NCAA bylaw prohibiting college baseball players from using legal advisors to negotiate with major league baseball teams has ruled that the NCAA appears to be in contempt of that ruling.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2009
  16. Holland recovers quite nicely

    Keith Law

    Texas left-hander Derek Holland, the No. 21 prospect in baseball this offseason, threw two solid innings Wednesday in a nice bounce back from a bad first spring outing. Holland faced eight batters, retired six and walked none, although he ran a lot o...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2009