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1822 results for "lefty"

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  1. 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
  2. Second lefty competition remains thin

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Veteran lefty reliever Dana Eveland reportedly has signed with the Boston Red Sox, leaving the competition for a second left-hander to complement Josh Edgin in the Mets bullpen relatively thin. Dana Eveland #61 RP New York Mets ...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
  3. Johan Santana attempting comeback from torn Achilles tendon

    Jerry Crasnick

    Johan Santana will pitch in the Venezuelan Winter League in a bid to attract MLB suitors, his agent said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2015
  4. Year in review: Rough season for Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    This was a season to forget for the Texas Rangers. It started with the loss of lefty Derek Holland to a knee injury, continued with more health issues, the resignation of manager Ron Washington, using a major league record 40 pitchers, and ending wit...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  5. Could the Tribe deal Murphy?

    Doug Mittler

    The Cleveland Indians have a surplus of lefty-hitting outfielders, and that could make David Murphy expendable, writes Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer. The Indians added Brandon Moss this offseason, joining a group of southpaw swingers that incl...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  6. Craig Breslow agrees to 1-year deal worth $2M with Boston Red Sox...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox turned to a familiar face to address their need for left-handed bullpen help, coming to terms with Craig Breslow on a one-year $2 million deal, according to agent Bob Baratta.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  7. New York Yankees re-sign lefty Chris Capuano

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have re-signed left-hander Chris Capuano to a one-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  8. For Cubs, Jon Lester, it was all about belief

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- At the end of the day, one word can describe the pursuit and acquisition of lefty starting pitcher Jon Lester for the Chicago Cubs: Belief. The Cubs believed in Lester enough to give him the richest contract in team history. Lester b...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  9. Brett Anderson, Los Angeles Dodgers agree to deal

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal with left-hander Brett Anderson, with $4 million in possible incentives, sources told ESPN.com's Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  10. Texas Rangers acquire lefty Ross Detwiler from Washington Nationa...

    The Texas Rangers completed a trade Friday to acquire left-hander Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals for two minor leaguers.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  11. Mets select lefty Gilmartin, lose 5 in Rule 5

    Adam Rubin

    Al Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesNewest Met Sean Gilmartin is a former first-round pick of the Atlanta Braves.SAN DIEGO -- The Mets added to their competition for a left-handed relief role, selecting 24-year-old southpaw Sean Gilmartin in the major leagu...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  12. Cubs lose lefty McKirahan in Rule 5 draft

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs selected Colorado Rockies shortstop Taylor Featherston in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday morning and then traded him to the Los Angeles Angels for monetary considerations. Meanwhile, the Cubs lost Double-A lefty Andrew McK...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  13. Lester's message to Red Sox Nation

    ESPNBoston.com

    Hours after choosing to sign with the Cubs over the Red Sox, lefty Jon Lester tweeted a message to a fan base that will sorely miss him:...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  14. Liriano, Pirates take the safe route

    Keith Law

    The Pittsburgh Pirates' re-signing of Francisco Liriano looks like a preemptive strike to lock him up before Jon Lester signs some kind of seven-year, $172 million deal that sends the losers in that market scurrying for the next-best available lefty....

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  15. Giants assistant GM: 'Probably in the backseat' on Lester

    ESPNBoston.com

    San Francisco Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans did not seem optimistic about his team's chances at landing free-agent lefty Jon Lester, telling reporters at the winter meetings in San Diego on Tuesday that he thought the Giants were "prob...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Does Andrew Miller's arrival mean David Robertson...

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have added lefty reliever Andrew Miller on a four-year deal. What it means: The Yankees could have the strongest -- and tallest -- setup duo in baseball. The 6-foot-7 Miller was as dominant as the 6-foot-8 Dellin Betances this past sea...

    Blog | December 05, 2014