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  1. No, it’s not crazy to pay a free agent for what you think he’ll do in the future. That’s the bleedin’ point.

    Dec 17, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    A columnist takes a strange approach to criticizing the Brandon McCarthy contract. And his reasoning for doing so is pretty clear.

  2. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EST

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

  3. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 11, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

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

  4. Brian Cashman says Brandon McCarthy was “at a level that we couldn’t play on”

    Dec 11, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    The Yankees may actually be rebuilding and eschewing even moderate-sized deals.

  5. Report: Dodgers, Padres agree to blockbuster trade involving Matt Kemp

    Dec 11, 2014, 3:54 AM EST

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    The Dodgers aren’t done making deals yet. They are reportedly close to a trade to send outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego.

  6. Done Deal: the Dodgers sign Brandon McCarthy to a four-year, $48 million deal

    Dec 10, 2014, 11:34 PM EST

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    The Dodgers add another fine arm to an already-stacked rotation.

  7. Jon Lester goes to Cubs for $155 million over six years

    Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EST

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    Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.

  8. Report: Jason Hammel has drawn interest from 12 teams

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:25 PM EST

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    Jason Hammel faded after a mid-season trade to the Athletics, but that hasn’t stopped him from being a popular target in free agency.

  9. Brandon McCarthy is waiting for the free agent market to play out

    Nov 8, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

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    The Yankees want to bring Brandon McCarthy back, but the right-hander will wait for the market to play out before making a decision.

  10. Yankees unlikely to pursue Scherzer, Lester, Shields or Sandoval

    Nov 4, 2014, 9:55 AM EST

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    Instead, the Bombers are expected to focus on less expensive players like Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley

  11. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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

  12. Dave Stewart’s first move as Diamondbacks GM was the easy one

    Sep 26, 2014, 5:45 PM EST

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    With Kirk Gibson gone, a look at what’s next for the Diamondbacks.

  13. The Diamondbacks fire Kevin Towers

    Sep 5, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

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    It was only a matter of time. And that time has come.

  14. The Yankees intend to offer Brian Cashman a new contract

    Sep 4, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

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    The Yankees long-time GM is about to become its longer-time GM.

  15. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 22, 2014, 6:33 AM EST

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    Another Washington walkoff. Another dominant Clayton Kershaw start. And some unusual stuff happened too.

  16. Brandon McCarthy tosses a four-hit shutout as the Yankees top the Astros

    Aug 21, 2014, 3:40 PM EST

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    Work fast. Throw strikes. If anyone has come up with a better way to win games, I haven’t heard of it yet.

  17. A pitch clock in Major League Baseball? No thanks.

    Aug 21, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

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    It feels like baseball is interested in continuing its bad habit of solving minor problems in the most disruptive and gimmicky way possible.

  18. Brandon McCarthy has turned his season around with the Yankees

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Brandon McCarthy for the Diamondbacks: 3-10 with a 5.01 ERA in 18 starts.
    Brandon McCarthy for the Yankees: 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA in five starts.

  19. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

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    Don’t look now, but the Angels are only a game back of the A’s in the AL West. And, thus, a game away from having the best record in baseball.

  20. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EST

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    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 25, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

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    It was a day of blowouts and fine pitching performances.

  22. Yankees acquire left-hander Chris Capuano from the Rockies

    Jul 24, 2014, 6:31 PM EST

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    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman continues to stay busy.

  23. Pitchers who leave the Diamondbacks get better. Pitchers they acquire get worse.

    Jul 23, 2014, 5:33 PM EST

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    Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic has some enlightening numbers about what’s gone wrong with the Diamondbacks.

  24. Kirk Gibson gives a jerky kind of “no-comment” on the Brandon McCarthy cutter controversy

    Jul 22, 2014, 4:31 PM EST

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    Apparently, one does not ask Kirk Gibson about the decisions he and his coaching staff make about on-the-field decisions.

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