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  1. Switch-pitcher Venditte the talk of A's camp

    Jerry Crasnick

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Oakland Athletics have a smorgasbord of intriguing pitching stories in spring training. While Barry Zito is trying to return from a year's hiatus at age 36, the boyish-looking Sonny Gray is blossoming into an ace before their very ...

    Blog | February 28, 2015
  2. Castillo: Fellow Cuban Moncada '5-tool player'

    Rick Weber, Special to

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If the Red Sox complete the signing of 19-year-old switch-hitting Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, it will cost them a reported $63 million -- a bonus of $31.5 million plus a 100 percent overage tax for exceeding their allotment of i...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  3. Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada signs with Boston Red Sox

    Gordon Edes

    Yoan Moncada, a 19-year-old switch-hitting Cuban infielder, will officially become a member of the Boston Red Sox by Friday, according to his representative.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  4. Victor Martinez of Detroit Tigers has torn medial meniscus

    Detroit Tigers slugger Victor Martinez tore the medial meniscus in his left knee during workouts, the team announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2015
  5. Farrell: Craig could see time at third base

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox have spoken with Allen Craig about playing some third base in spring training, and the first baseman-outfielder was receptive to the idea, manager John Farrell said. Switch-hitting free agent Pablo Sandoval was signed to a fi...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  6. Fred Wilpon becomes MLB finance chair

    Adam Rubin

    Allison Joyce/Getty ImagesFred Wilpon (right) reportedly is MLB's new finance committee chairman. With the impending switch from Bud Selig to his hand-picked successor, Rob Manfred, as MLB's commissioner, Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon has not l...

    Blog | January 18, 2015
  7. Defense: 3 position switches that could help

    Garry Paskwietz

    As the Trojans wrap up the 2014 season and begin looking forward to spring ball, there will be discussion about any potential position switches that can be made. There aren't many holes in the returning USC depth chart that need to be filled, but the...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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