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  1. Braves seeking Shark?

    AJ Mass

    One of the quieter teams at the Winter Meetings was the Atlanta Braves, who did not make a single trade or free agent signing during the past four days. However, there's still plenty of time left this offseason for a significant move to be made. "...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. MLB -- Offseason winners and losers

    Jayson Stark

    Jayson Stark picks the winners and losers of the offseason to date, considering the winter meetings couldn't match the activity from the previous week.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  3. Cubs active but might need to wait

    Jesse Rogers

    Lake Buena Vista, Fla. -- As the winter meetings wind down, the Chicago Cubs are still hopeful to make some impactful moves for 2014 but might have to wait until later in the winter. "We have offers out for a starting pitcher in free agency, we ha...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  4. Scott Boras takes shots at Jay Z, MLB teams

    Scott Boras had a message for Jay Z.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  5. Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein says Jeff Samardzija trade no...

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs front office met with the agent of Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday and while there was no resolution to his long-term situation, team president Theo Epstein said Samardzija isn't going anywhere right now.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  6. Jerry Hairston Jr. retires from baseball after 16 seasons

    Jerry Hairston Jr. is retiring after spending the past two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  7. Winter Meetings Buzz

    AJ Mass

    You get a bunch of general managers in one place, and sometimes a multi-team deal actually does get done. Tuesday's three-way swap between the Los Angeles Angels, Chicago White Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks that ended with Mark Trumbo headed to the Na...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  8. Renteria aims for a clear message

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There's one word that keeps popping up whenever new Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria speaks publicly as he did on Day 2 of the winter meetings. Message. Renteria was hired in part for his ability to communicate, and ...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  9. Will Braves be favorite to land Samardzija?

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The lobby at the Swan & Dolphin hotel was full of energy -- and rumors -- on Monday night as the winter meetings got underway. It's the only time all year that executives, scouts and media members will mingle with tape r...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  10. Mark Prior retiring after injury-filled career

    Mark Prior has decided to call it a career, the oft-injured pitcher told reporters at the winter meetings on Tuesday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  11. Cubs' top prospects not untouchable

    Sahadev Sharma

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Over the past two seasons, the Chicago Cubs have taken their farm system from the bottom third of the league to arguably one of the best in all of baseball. Fans are waiting with bated breath as players like Javier Baez and ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  12. Cubs bullpen: 'One of our biggest regrets'

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Improving the Chicago Cubs' bullpen might not be the top priority for the organization at the winter meetings, but it should get more attention than it did last year at this time. "That was one of our biggest regrets from...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  13. NL Central: Three questions for each team

    David Schoenfield

    We continue our three questions series with the NL Central ... St. Louis Cardinals What do they need? Unless the Cardinals surprise everyone with a blockbuster trade, they're essentially done for the offseason. Jhonny Peralta was signed to play...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  14. Cubs Notes: No Rule 5 pick

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs introduced new manager Rick Renteria to the local media Thursday while the front office also held court in advance of the winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., next week. Here's some news and notes as the Cubs head to Disn...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  15. Four trades for Jeff Samardzija

    Jim Bowden

    Should the Chicago Cubs trade Jeff Samardzija? Certainly their priority is to re-sign their ace right-hander to a long-term contract. However, if they enter the winter meetings without closure to negotiations with Samardzija, don't be surprised if...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  16. Rebuilding could lead to Samardzija split

    Jesse Rogers

    As the Dec. 9-12 Winter Meetings near, it's becoming more likely that Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija will be available to the highest bidder. Although he is under team control for two more seasons, maxing out on a trade for him means moving him...

    Blog | November 26, 2013