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  1. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  2. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

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

  3. Rays sign Bobby Wilson, Corey Brown and Eugenio Velez

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    All three received invitations to major league spring training, but figure to serve as minor league depth in 2015.

  4. Josh Willingham is retiring

    Nov 24, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

    Josh Willingham

    He played 11 seasons in the majors for the Marlins, Twins, Nationals, A’s, and Royals.

  5. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  6. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

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

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

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

    Dayton Moore, Ned Yost

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

  8. Eric Hosmer’s emergence, Kelvin Herrera’s return bode well for Royals in ALCS

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:51 AM EDT

    Eric Hosmer

    Some thoughts on the Royals’ plans as they get ready to battle the Orioles.

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

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

    eric hosmer getty

    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.

  10. Wild Card Game: A’s vs. Royals lineups

    Sep 30, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Royals WIld Card Game

    Some surprises for Oakland. Zero surprises for Kansas City.

  11. Report: Josh Willingham is “100 percent retiring”

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Josh Willingham

    Willingham can still smack the occasional homer and draw walks, but he has a .212 batting average dating back to last season.

  12. Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals

    Sep 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Hunter AP

    This was a day of missed opportunities for the Royals.

  13. Eric Hosmer cleared to begin swinging a bat

    Aug 25, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Eric Hosmer AP

    Eric Hosmer has been sidelined for nearly a month with a stress fracture in his right hand.

  14. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon, Tony Randazzp

    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  15. Royals acquire Josh Willingham from the Twins

    Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    josh willingham getty

    Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.

  16. The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

    Jul 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    It’s been a rumor for a good while, but now it’s going where rumors go when they die.

  17. Twins “really want to move” Josh Willingham

    Jul 30, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Josh Willingham Getty

    According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com the Twins “really want to move” left fielder Josh Willingham before Thursday’s trade deadline, but a source tells him “I don’t think they’re getting any bites.”

  18. Yankees said to be eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

    josh willingham getty

    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham, who would require less of a committment in years and money than Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd.

  19. Everything you need to know about next week’s trade deadline

    Jul 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

    David Price

    Who is buying? Who is selling? Who is on the block? And is next week’s trade deadline really a deadline?

  20. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    baseball grass

    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

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

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  22. Brian Dozier can solve a Rubik’s Cube in two minutes

    May 30, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Brian Dozier

    In addition to being one of the best all-around players in baseball so far this season Twins second baseman Brian Dozier apparently goes around bragging about how he can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes.

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