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  1. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 11, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  2. Royals find Billy Butler replacement, sign Kendrys Morales

    Dec 11, 2014, 12:18 PM EST

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    Morales was awful in 2014 after turning down a qualifying offer.

  3. Kendrys Morales is looking for “Billy Butler money”

    Dec 8, 2014, 9:21 PM EST

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    Kendrys Morales hit just .218/.274/.338 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 98 games this past season between the Mariners and Twins, but the Scott Boras client is again aiming high on the free agent market.

  4. Red Sox non-tender Juan Francisco

    Dec 2, 2014, 4:50 PM EST

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    Boston claimed Francisco off waivers from Toronto on November 19.

  5. Great Moment in Fake Trade Rumors From Teen Reporters Who Aren’t Reporters

    Dec 1, 2014, 8:08 AM EST

    Olsen

    They keep causing people to freak out. Maybe we shouldn’t care so much?

  6. Billy Beane: Athletics unlikely to get a shortstop through free agency

    Nov 29, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    Jed Lowrie

    The Athletics will likely have to address their vacant shortstop position via trade as opposed to free agency according to GM Billy Beane.

  7. Athletics GM Billy Beane: “What we thought we had to do was do something that wasn’t timid”

    Nov 29, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Billy Beane

    Many were caught off guard by the big Josh Donaldson trade with the Blue Jays last night. Athletics GM Billy Beane did his best to explain his rationale.

  8. Josh Reddick perplexed by the Josh Donaldson trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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    The Josh Donaldson trade puzzled his now ex-teammate Josh Reddick.

  9. Billy Butler takes out a full-page newspaper ad to thank Royals fans

    Nov 27, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Billy Butler, now with the Athletics, thanked Royals fans for an “amazing ride” in Kansas City.

  10. Brandon Moss, Allen Craig on Marlins’ first base radar

    Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.

  11. Delmon Young wants a two-year deal

    Nov 20, 2014, 8:54 AM EST

    Delmon Young

    He was a nice pickup for the O’s last season. But do you give Delmon Young a multi-year deal?

  12. Video: Ken Rosenthal gives a nod to a 13-year-old for scooping him on the Billy Butler deal

    Nov 19, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    Ken Rosenthal doesn’t take what he does too seriously, even if he’s really good at what he does. That’s pretty darn refreshing.

  13. Billy Butler is gone, so the Royals are searching for a new designated hitter

    Nov 19, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Kansas City has already reached out to multiple replacement options.

  14. A’s sign Billy Butler to three-year, $30 million contract

    Nov 18, 2014, 10:32 PM EST

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    Robert Murray of MLB Daily Rumors reported it first: Billy Butler has agreed to a three-year, $30 million free agent contract with the Oakland Athletics.

  15. A’s in “serious talks” with free agent Billy Butler

    Nov 18, 2014, 9:21 PM EST

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    As first first reported by Cover Those Bases and then confirmed by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the A’s are in “serious talks” with free agent Billy Butler. Word is the two sides are “close” to an agreement.

  16. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  17. Report: The Royals have had internal discussions about Ryan Howard

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:22 PM EST

    Ryan Howard Getty

    The Royals have reportedly discussed Ryan Howard as a possibility to replace Billy Butler at DH.

  18. Billy Butler becomes free agent after Royals decline 2015 club option

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

    Billy Butler AP

    Butler batted .271 with just nine home runs and a career-low .702 OPS over 151 games this season.

  19. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  20. What’s in store for the Royals this winter?

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EST

    Dayton Moore, Ned Yost

    A look at the tough calls the Royals will have to make following their World Series run.

  21. Royals likely to decline Billy Butler’s option, but will he re-sign for less?

    Oct 30, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    He’s the longest-tenured Royal, but his production has slipped.

  22. Game 7 live blog: The Giants are World Series Champions!

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner gets the win. And becomes a legend.

  23. World Series, Game 7: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 29, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    Tim Hudson

    Tim Hudson vs. Jeremy Guthrie.

  24. Will Royals’ rout have carry-over effect into Game 7?

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

    Recent history has definitely favored the home team, which has won each of the past nine Game 7’s.

  25. World Series, Game 6: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Jake Peavy vs. Yordano Ventura.

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