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  1. Santana about to become free agent

    Adam Rubin

    The New York Mets plan to buy out left-hander Johan Santana's 2014 option in the next couple of days, while leaving open at least a small possibility of bringing back the two-time Cy Young Award winner on a modest deal. Read the full news story he...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  2. Sox, Sale agree to five-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Chicago White Sox and left-handed pitcher Chris Sale have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $32.5 million with two options years that could bring the deal up to $60 million, the team announced on Thursday. Read ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  3. White Sox to stay in pursuit of Youkilis

    Staff

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Thursday his team will stay in pursuit of Kevin Youkilis, who became a free agent when the White Sox declined to pick up his option earlier this week. Read the entire story....

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  4. Kerry Wood, Cubs agree on 1-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and Kerry Wood have agreed to a one-year contract with a club option for 2013, the team announced Friday at the Cubs Convention, the club's annual fan festival. The deal is worth $3 million, as is the club option. Read the enti...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  5. Source: Cubs, Wood close on 1-year deal

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Kerry Wood are close on a one-year deal with an option for 2013, according to a source familiar with the situation. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  6. Crafty left-handed pitchers just get it done

    Doug Glanville

    Soft-tossing left-handers like Darren Oliver have a certain quality about them that just keeps their careers going and going and going.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  7. Cubs decline $3M option on Samardzija

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs declined the $3 million option on right-hander Jeff Samardzija's 2012 contract. Samardzija, who is not arbitration eligible, will remain with the team for at least four more years unless he's released or traded. Read the enti...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. Sox pick up option on Frasor's contract

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox gave themselves one less move to make this offseason by picking up the 2012 option on reliever Jason Frasor for $3.75 million. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  9. Ramirez opts for free agency

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs have picked up the one-year, $16 million option on Aramis Ramirez's contract, but Ramirez will turn down the option and declare for free agency, according to his agent Paul Kinzer. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  10. Collins option picked up for 2013

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets have picked up Terry Collins' option for 2013, Sandy Alderson announced. The GM praised Collins' performance in Year 1 and said he did not want media portraying the manager as a lame duck next season. Read the news story here....

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  11. Yanks sign Silva to minor-league deal

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- The New York Yankees have signed right-hander Carlos Silva to a minor league contract, bringing in another option for their suspect rotation. Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  12. White Sox extend Matt Thornton's deal

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Chicago White Sox left-hander Matt Thornton, currently in a battle to be the team's primary closer, agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract extension Sunday with a club option for 2014. Read the entire story....

    Blog | March 06, 2011
  13. How do evaluators see Michael Young?

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's Buster Olney talked to five talent evaluators in the majors about Michael Young. You can read the entire entry here (if you have an insider account). But here's what a few of them said: * "We still see him as an everyday option for a co...

    Blog | February 06, 2011
  14. Wilpons: Stake in team may be for sale

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets announced that Madoff-related litigation has prompted them to hire a firm to explore options to potentially add a minority ownership partner. Read the news story here. Here's the team's statement: Fred Wilpon, Chairman and Chief Exe...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  15. Sox pick up 2012 option on Ozzie

    ESPNChicago.com

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox picked up the 2012 option on manager Ozzie Guillen, general manager Ken Williams said Friday. Read the entire story....

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  16. Konerko talks with White Sox hit a snag

    Doug Padilla

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams said Tuesday that negotiations with free agent Paul Konerko are at a standstill, prompting him to start seriously considering other options. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 07, 2010