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  1. Mark Trumbo living large in left

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- At 6-foot-4, 235 pounds, Mark Trumbo fits the physical profile of a first base masher more than a corner outfielder. But the Arizona Diamondbacks already have an elite first baseman in Paul Goldschmidt, so they've reached an info...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  2. Michael Weiner, executive director of the MLBPA, has passed away....

    Jerry Crasnick

    The late Michael Weiner brought his good will and calm demeanor to bear on an era of productive labor peace in Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  3. Aging hitters who remain unemployed

    Jerry Crasnick

    A number of previously high-profile bats are on still on the market, and they're finding it difficult to land jobs.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  4. Texas Rangers Mitch Moreland comes from nowhere to big stage of W...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Before Game 3, Mitch Moreland was little more than a rookie from a small town in Mississippi. A three-run homer that got the Rangers back in this World Series has changed his profile a bit.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2010
  5. Jerry Crasnick: Another hectic offseason for Boras

    Jerry Crasnick

    While Scott Boras waits for a contract offer to his liking for Manny Ramirez, the agent has once again been a big part of the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2009
  6. Grading last offseason's free agents

    Jerry Crasnick

    This week's edition of Starting 9 looks back at last winter's free agents, and assigns them grades from "A" through "F."

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2008
  7. Westbrook achieves sink-cess against Sox

    Jerry Crasnick

    With his sinker faithfully pounding the bottom edge of the strike zone, Jake Westbrook set the tone in Game 3.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2007
  8. Ohka moving to AL with Blue Jays

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free agent pitcher Tomo Ohka reached preliminary agreement on a one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, his agent said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2007
  9. Oliver leaves Mets to head to AL, Angels

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free-agent reliever Darren Oliver has reached preliminary agreement with the Los Angeles Angels on a one-year contract with an option for 2008, a baseball source told

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2006
  10. Source: Eaton's three-year deal with Phils worth $24M

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free agent pitcher Adam Eaton has reached preliminary agreement on a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies worth more than $24 million, a baseball source told

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2006
  11. Deal or no deal? Cubs' Ramirez seeks six-year contract

    Jerry Crasnick

    Third baseman Aramis Ramirez took advantage of an out clause in his contract to walk away from the two years and $22.5 million still owed him by the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2006
  12. Phillies hamstrung by Burrell's no-trade clause

    Jerry Crasnick

    Armed with a complete no-trade clause, Pat Burrell continues to hold the hammer over the Phillies, writes Jerry Crasnick.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2006
  13. Reversal of fortune? Lee changes mind on Boras

    Jerry Crasnick

    Just a few days after authorizing Scott Boras as his new representative, Carlos Lee apparently has changed course.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2006
  14. Power play? Carlos Lee picks Boras as new agent

    Jerry Crasnick

    Texas outfielder Carlos Lee, who will join Alfonso Soriano as one of the top offensive players on the market this winter, has told the Rangers that he is leaving agent Adam Katz and will now be represented by Scott Boras, two sources told

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2006
  15. Abreu suitors will have to flash cash to get outfielder

    Jerry Crasnick

    As trade rumors continue to swirl around Philadelphia outfielder Bobby Abreu, the $15 million owed him for 2007 stands as a potential deterrent to any club interested in making a deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2006
  16. Yankees add Ponson to help fill out rotation

    Jerry Crasnick

    Right-hander Sidney Ponson, who became a free agent when he was released by the St. Louis Cardinals, has reached agreement on a deal with the New York Yankees, has learned.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2006