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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.
The Pittsburgh Pirates finalized an agreement with pitcher Francisco Liriano on a three-year, $39 million contract Friday.
Some things to know from Major League Baseball's winter meetings, which wrapped up on Thursday:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan Jennings traded Dan Jennings.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Some things to know as Major League Baseball's winter meetings head into the final day on Thursday:
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.
Robertson, who had 39 saves as the Yankees’ closer last season, expressed excitement about the prospects of the White Sox, his new team.
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.
Alex Rodriguez remains over the weight the New York Yankees want him to be at when he reports to spring training in two months.
The franchise has changed markedly since the Cubs’ last playoff appearance, in 2008, and it’s easy to understand the excitement.
The Philadelphia Phillies have traded shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to several reports.
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.