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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. What the Jon Lester signing means for him, the Cubs and the Red Sox

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:29 AM EST

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    The Cubs got better. The Red Sox’ job just got harder. Jon Lester got paid. Now what happens?

  4. 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.

  5. Cubs re-sign Jason Hammel after trading him away in July

    Dec 8, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

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    They get to keep the prospects received from the A’s, too.

  6. Report: Jason Hammel close to signing with the Cubs

    Dec 8, 2014, 12:37 AM EST

    Jason Hammel

    The Cubs are reportedly close to a deal with free agent pitcher Jason Hammel.

  7. Report: Athletics working on a trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 8:44 PM EST

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    The Athletics are reportedly close to getting three or four players back in a trade involving starter Jeff Samardzija.

  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. 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.

  10. Cubs shutting down prospect Addison Russell from Arizona Fall League

    Oct 23, 2014, 7:49 PM EST

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    One of the game’s top shortstop prospects, Russell saw some time at second base in the Arizona Fall League.

  11. Odd, and unfulfilling, season ends for A’s

    Oct 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Somehow, it all seemed to tie this strange 2014 season together in one fitting package, though the end result wasn’t what anyone in green and gold wanted.

  12. Royals complete thrilling comeback to defeat A’s in the American League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EST

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    Salvador Perez was held hitless in his first five at-bats of Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, but he smacked a walkoff RBI single down the left-field line in the 12th inning to give the Royals a 9-8 victory over the A’s.

  13. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

  14. Athletics to use off-day to readjust starting rotation

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

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    The Athletics changed up their starting rotation order so that Sonny Gray lines up to pitch the final game of the season on the road against the Rangers.

  15. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

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

    Sep 2, 2014, 7:10 AM EST

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    Four Phillies combine for the no-no. I’m actually surprised we haven’t seen more of these in recent years.

  17. Athletics calling up Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:02 PM EST

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    The change lines up Sonny Gray, Jon Lester, Scott Kazmir and Jeff Samardzija to start in a big four-game series against the Angels later this week.

  18. Starlin Castro hopes to stay with the Cubs

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    When the Cubs acquired top prospect shortstop Addison Russell from the Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel deal, many assumed that it likely signified the beginning of the end for Starlin Castro in Chicago. But Castro hopes to stick around.

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

    Aug 6, 2014, 7:07 AM EST

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    Welcome to the Tigers, David Price. Welcome to the big leagues Javier Baez.

  20. ACES GALORE: The Rays trade David Price to the Tigers

    Jul 31, 2014, 3:55 PM EST

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    With Price in town, a guy who one the AL MVP and Cy Young Award a couple of years ago is now the TIgers fourth starter.

  21. Tommy Milone declines to comment on report he requested a trade from A’s

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reported yesterday that A’s left-hander Tommy Milone has requested a trade after being demoted to Triple-A despite plenty of success in the big leagues.

  22. Report: Tommy Milone has asked the Athletics to trade him

    Jul 21, 2014, 6:24 PM EST

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    After a demotion to Triple-A earlier this month, Tommy Milone has asked the Athletics to trade him. He appears unlikely to get his wish.

  23. Would the Mariners trade “top target” Nick Franklin to the rival A’s?

    Jul 21, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

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    There’s no room for Nick Franklin in Seattle because the Mariners don’t trust his defense at shortstop and Robinson Cano kind of has second base locked down for a while, but he’d make plenty of sense for a lot of other teams.

  24. Adam Jones first since 2005 with five RBI, two steals in a game

    Jul 20, 2014, 12:53 AM EST

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    The rare feat had been accomplished 23 times since 1914.

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