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New Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins finding his way at winter meetings: Griffin

This is a difficult situation for Atkins, who is part of a three-headed leadership committee of Shapiro and GM runner-up Tony LaCava.

Alex Rodriguez looks to build upon ‘Cinderella-type season’

New York Yankees slugger hit 33 home runs with 86 RBIs last season after sitting out all of 2014 with a drug suspension.

Dodgers set to land Aroldis Chapman

The Cincinnati Reds agreed to trade hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers, pending approval of medical records.

Hall of Fame says ‘no’ to new pre-integration members at baseball winter meetings

Bullpen transactions popular, as ex-Jays Mark Lowe signs with Tigers, Dodgers deal for Reds’ closer Aroldis Chapman, Royals ink Joakim Soria.

The ins and outs of the National League: a winter meetings primer

The Mets lost Daniel Murphy and Yoenis Cespedes off their World Series team.

The ins and outs of the American League: a winter meetings primer

With closer Craig Kimbrel and starter David Price, the Red Sox believe they are AL East contenders again.

Zack Greinke signs record deal with Diamondbacks

Six-year, $206.5-million contract highest average salary in baseball history.

Blue Jays narrowing search for new GM

Interim general manager Tony LaCava and Cleveland Indians executive Ross Atkins are the apparent frontrunners.

Blue Jays prospect Rowdy Tellez turns heads in Arizona Fall League

Prodigious slugger with the unruly name hoping to impress Jays' press in prospects showcase.

Spotty history for mega pitching contracts in MLB

Sixteen starters are on contracts worth $100 million or more, and there likely will be three more this off-season. A look at some that have worked out, and others that failed miserably.

Bryce Harper unanimous NL MVP pick

Nationals outfielder led majors in key offensive categories at age 23.

Tigers trade for closer Francisco Rodriguez

Detroit hopes relief troubles end with K-Rod deal with Brewers.

Astros’ Dallas Keuchel wins AL Cy Young Award, Jays’ David Price 2nd

Houston left-hander wins award for top pitcher in the American League with 22 first-place votes, beating out Toronto left-hander and Athletics’ Sonny Gray.

Cubs' Joe Maddon wins third top manager award

Maddon also won the award with Tampa Bay in 2008 and 2011.

Blue Jays increase ticket prices by more than 10 per cent

The Ballpark Pass, which offered heavily discounted seats in the 500-level, is no longer available.

Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Astros’ Carlos Correa earn Rookie of the Year honours

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was the unanimous pick for NL Rookie of the Year.

Rasmus, Wieters, Anderson accept qualifying offers

The trio, who agreed to the $15.8 million (U.S.), one-year contracts Friday, were among 20 players given the offers Nov. 6.

Rasmus accepts qualifying offer; Blue Jays wait for Estrada’s decision

Astros outfielder is first to accept qualifying offer in four-year history of the compensation system rather than remain a free agent.

MLB to review runners coming off base on tag plays

Since the start of expanded video review for the 2014, more runners have been called out after fielders press their gloves against them.

MLB eyes spring training game in Cuba

U.S. teams played spring training games in Cuba before Fidel Castro’s revolution, but none appeared there from March 1959 until the Baltimore Orioles faced Cuba’s national team in Havana in March 1999.

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