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  1. Rangers move two relief pitchers

    Calvin Watkins

    The Rangers designated two relief pitchers for assignment Tuesday night to clear roster space for the free-agent signings of starter Colby Lewis and reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. Left-hander Scott Barnes and right-hander Ben Rowen were designated for a...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Rangers looking for more ground balls

    Calvin Watkins

    When you evaluate what the Rangers are looking for in terms of a starting pitcher this offseason, ground balls become a constant theme. With the Rangers trading for left-handed starter Ross Detwiler, they get a man who had fairly decent ground bal...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  3. Justin Masterson, Wade Miley want to bounce back strong in Boston...

    Joe McDonald

    Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington erased any doubts and made it perfectly clear that pitcher Justin Masterson will be in the starting rotation for the 2015 season.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  4. Boston Red Sox acquire pitchers Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson, ...

    Gordon Edes

    In a flurry of moves late Wednesday and early Thursday, the Boston Red Sox added three starting pitchers as they attempt to fill the rotation void left when Jon Lester decided to sign with the Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  5. Los Angeles Dodgers close to 4-year deal with free agent RHP Bran...

    Free-agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy has agreed to a four-year, $48 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources told ESPNLosAngeles.com's Mark Saxon late Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  6. Boston Red Sox acquire LHP Wade Miley from Arizona Diamondbacks

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox took the first step toward improving their 2015 rotation by acquiring left-hander Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster and a minor-leaguer yet to be identified, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  7. Cashman won't close door on Scherzer, etc.

    Andrew Marchand

    SAN DIEGO -- With many in baseball thinking the Yankees could be sleeping giants on the big-ticket starters -- most specifically Max Scherzer -- Brian Cashman refuses to squelch the rumors. "It is not in my best interest to say," Cashman said wh...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  8. Teams inquire about Rangers prospects

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN DIEGO -- Several teams are trying to obtain some of the Rangers' top prospects in trades. Right-handed starter Alex Gonzalez, considered one of the top prospects in the minor league system, has a chance to make the big league roster in 2015 as...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  9. Chicago White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija in trade with Oakland A...

    The Chicago White Sox pulled off Part 2 of their pitching staff coup Tuesday, trading for starter Jeff Samardzija in a deal with the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  10. Chicago White Sox acquire Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox have pulled off a major shake-up to their pitching staff, adding former New York Yankees closer David Robertson via free agency to go with a trade for starter Jeff Samardzija.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  11. Max deal: Cashman won't rule it out

    Andrew Marchand

    If the Yankees jump in on big free agents such as Max Scherzer, it should surprise no one. Privately, the Yankees have talked about not going after any of the Big 3 starters (Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields), but anyone who has been followi...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  12. Colby Lewis expected to pitch for Rangers in 2015

    Calvin Watkins

    Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday night he expected the club to finalize a deal to bring back right-handed starter Colby Lewis. Lewis' agent, Alan Nero, told ESPNDallas on Tuesday night he expected something to happen by the weekend. ...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  13. Rumors heat up on Samardzija-to-White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- In need of a right-handed starter with a proven track record, the Chicago White Sox appear to have strong interest in making a trade to add Jeff Samardzija into the fold. Multiple reports say that the White Sox have targeted the Oakland...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  14. KIA Tigers reject Rangers bid for pitcher

    Calvin Watkins

    The Kia Tigers have decided not to accept the Texas Rangers bid for Korean left-handed starter Hyeon-jung Yang, according to a news release issued by the team. Earlier this week, MK Sports along with former big league pitcher, CJ Nitkowski reporte...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  15. Los Angeles Dodgers acquire pitcher Juan Nicasio

    Mark Saxon

    The Dodgers acquire pitcher Juan Nicasio from the Rockies for a player to be named or cash.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  16. Rangers place bid for Korean pitcher

    Calvin Watkins

    According to a source, the Texas Rangers have placed a bid for Korean left-handed starter Yang Hyeon-Jong. MK Sports reported the Rangers have won the bidding at $1.5 million and former big-leaguer CJ Nitkowski, who played for the Rangers from 20...

    Blog | November 24, 2014