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  1. Carlos Martinez of St. Louis Cardinals to wear No. 18 to honor Os...

    St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez will wear No. 18 next season to honor his late friend and former teammate Oscar Taveras, who died in a car accident in October.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  2. Latest on the market for Melky Cabrera

    Joe Kaiser

    The Seattle Mariners continue to be tied to switch-hitting free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, and they are reportedly willing to pony up the big bucks to land him. However, they might not be alone. Here's the latest. According to Jon Heyman of C...

    Blog | December 06, 2014
  3. Half-full, half-empty: Melky Cabrera

    David Schoenfield

    Let's do one more half-full, half-empty look: left fielder Melky Cabrera, who hit .301/.351/.458 with 16 home runs in 139 games with the Blue Jays. The switch-hitting Cabrera enters free agency for his age-30 season. Buster Olney reports that whil...

    Blog | November 28, 2014
  4. Notes: Rangers in market for catcher

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- The Texas Rangers are committed to Robinson Chirinos as their starting catcher for the 2015 season. But who will be the the No. 2 catcher remains uncertain. Tomas Telis, a switch-hitter who showed nice pop with his bat but struggled to thr...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  5. Rangers working out Cuban infielder

    Calvin Watkins

    PHOENIX -- Continuing their search for international talent, the Texas Rangers sent a group of scouts to Guatemala on Wednesday to work out infielder Yoan Moncada, according to a source. Moncada, a Cuban defector, is a six-foot, 210 pound switch-h...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  6. Teams prepare to scout Cuban infielder

    AJ Mass

    Cuba is once again the birthplace of a baseball player who is expected to get a huge look from major league baseball teams this offseason, as a 19-year-old switch-hitting infielder prepares to burst onto the free-agent scene. Jesse Sanchez of MLB....

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  7. Red Sox offseason primer: Catching

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox have a "problem" many teams wish they had: not one, but two highly regarded young catchers. Christian Vazquez beat the projected timetable for his arrival to the big leagues and proved a defensive sensation; switch-hitting Blake...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  8. Rangers get 9th win in 10 games, 4-3 over Astros

    Rangers get 9th win in 10 games, 4-3 over Astros

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  9. Los Angeles Dodgers owners reach deal to buy Oklahoma City RedHaw...

    The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  10. Suggested rule for repeat PED violators

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- An injury has ended the season for a 10-year veteran, and a strong season it was: .301 batting average, .351 on-base percentage, 54 extra-base hits, 81 runs. He is 30 years old and a switch hitter, and he will have suitors. But the exte...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  11. John Lackey gives Pat Neshek a Babe Ruth ball for number switch o...

    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  12. Minor League report: Telis playing well

    Calvin Watkins

    Here's our weekly Texas Rangers Minor League Report. Triple-A Switch hitting catcher/first baseman Tomas Telis is hitting.337 in the last 23 games for Round Rock. Tellis hit a two-run homer in the Express' 4-2 loss at Nashville on Friday night....

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  13. Collins: No qualms about lifting Lagares

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Terry Collins offered no reservations about removing his sturdiest defensive outfielder on a double-switch when Jeurys Familia entered with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning on Thursday. Nieuwenhuis Lagares Chris ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  14. Jay Bruce starts for Joey Votto at first base for Cincinnati Reds...

    Four hours before the first pitch, right fielder Jay Bruce was taking ground balls at a position he hasn't played since high school.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  15. Rangers end eight-game skid with win over Twins

    Adrian Beltre homered, Shin-Soo Choo had three hits in his return to the leadoff spot and the Texas Rangers snapped their longest losing streak in nearly nine years, holding on to win 5-4 over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 27, 2014
  16. Girardi on Beltran: 'So far, so good'

    Douglas Tucker | Special to

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Although Carlos Beltran went 0-for-7 in his first two games back from the DL, Joe Girardi insists he is not worried about the 37-year-old switch-hitter. "So far, so good. He has come in every day and said he's felt good and tha...

    Blog | June 07, 2014