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Gregorius Arrives in New York With Title: Sir Didi

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Derek Jeter earned five titles for the New York Yankees. His successor at shortstop already has one: Sir Didi Gregorius, proud member of Order of Orange-Nassau.

Major League Baseball Roundup

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Pittsburgh Pirates finalized an agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract Friday.

MLB Winter Meetings Things to Know

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Some things to know from Major League Baseball's winter meetings, which wrapped up on Thursday:

Major League Baseball Roundup

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Cincinnati Reds traded two-fifths of their starting rotation on Thursday, sending right-hander Mat Latos to the Miami Marlins for right-hander Anthony DeSclafani and a minor leaguer, and shipping right-hander Alfredo Simon to the Detroit Tigers for infielder Eugenio Suarez and right-handed pitching prospect Jonathon Crawford.

Old-Style Swaps Dominate MLB Winter Meetings

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Baseball's winter meetings ended with an old-style spurt of swaps, with All-Stars switching teams at a rapid pace and executives scrambling to fill roster voids.

On Baseball: Dodgers’ Biggest Moves: The People Making the Changes

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

With Stan Kasten, Andrew Friedman, Farhan Zaidi and Josh Byrnes in the front office, the Dodgers are operating with a sharper focus on analytics and efficiency.

Mets to Add John Mayberry Jr., Filling Need for Right-Handed Bat

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mayberry is expected to give the Mets some flexibility: He can play first and every outfield position, but will mostly play against left-handed pitching.

M.L.B. Roundup: Red Sox Fill Out Rotation With Deals for Wade Miley and Rick Porcello

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

After striking out with Jon Lester, who chose the Cubs, Boston reached deals with Wade Miley and Rick Porcello, and were close to agreeing with Justin Masterson.

Baseball-Trade Flurry Shakes Up Dodgers Roster

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Los Angeles Dodgers, not satisfied with division titles alone, made a flurry of moves as the Winter Meetings drew to a close on Thursday to shake up their roster in a quest to get win a World Series.

AP Source: Red Sox Agree to Cespedes-Porcello Swap

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello.

AP Source: Padres Acquire Kemp in Five-Player Deal

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A person with knowledge of the situation says the San Diego Padres have a deal in place to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz from the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers for catcher Yasmani Grandal and two pitch...

MLB Winter Meetings Things to Know

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Some things to know as Major League Baseball's winter meetings head into the final day on Thursday:

Dodgers Get Kendrick, Work to Add Rollins

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Dodgers acquired second baseman Howie Kendrick from the Los Angeles Angels and were working to obtain shortstop Jimmy Rollins from the Philadelphia Phillies in a remake of their middle infield.

David Robertson Not Surprised That Yankees Showed Little Desire to Keep Him

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Robertson, who had 39 saves as the Yankees’ closer last season, expressed excitement about the prospects of the White Sox, his new team.

Roundup: Phillies Are Said to Be Near Deal to Send Rollins to Dodgers

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Baseball Hall of Fame will recognize Dick Enberg, who has called baseball games in Southern California for many seasons but is better known for national broadcasts of other sports.

Yanks Say A-Rod Not Down to Spring Training Weight

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Alex Rodriguez remains over the weight the New York Yankees want him to be at when he reports to spring training in two months.

On Baseball: What Curse? Cubs’ Joe Maddon Savors His Luck

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The franchise has changed markedly since the Cubs’ last playoff appearance, in 2008, and it’s easy to understand the excitement.

Major League Baseball Roundup

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Philadelphia Phillies have traded shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to several reports.

Scherzer Could Be Seeking More Than Kershaw

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Clayton Kershaw is considered the top pitcher in baseball, with three Cy Young Awards in four years for the Los Angeles Dodgers, an NL Most Valuable Player award and a $215 million, seven-year contract.

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