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  1. Red Sox president Larry Lucchino “disappointed” in failure to sign Jon Lester

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

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    The Red Sox starting rotation is set, but president Larry Lucchino is still disappointed in his team’s failure to bring back Jon Lester.

  2. Done deal: Red Sox acquire Wade Miley from the Diamondbacks

    Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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    The deal was reported earlier this week and it’s now official.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Red Sox add Justin Masterson on one-year deal

    Dec 11, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

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    The Red Sox add their third starting pitcher in 24 hours.

  6. Report: Rangers met recently with James Shields

    Dec 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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    Now that Jon Lester has settled on a team, inking a six-year, $155 million contract late Tuesday night with the Cubs, the focus of the starting pitching market turns to Max Scherzer and James Shields.

  7. Red Sox make multi-year offer to Justin Masterson

    Dec 9, 2014, 8:45 AM EST

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    Masterson was the Red Sox’s second-round draft pick in 2006.

  8. Justin Masterson is all over the AL Central radar

    Nov 27, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

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    The AL Central seems to be particularly fond of free agent pitcher Justin Masterson.

  9. Twins showing interest in free agent Justin Masterson

    Nov 16, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

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    Justin Masterson had a dreadful 2014, posting a 5.88 ERA and 1.63 WHIP in 128 2/3 innings between the Indians and Cardinals, but the free agent right-hander is already drawing a decent amount of interest on the open market as clubs look to the bargain bin for potential reclamation projects.

  10. Indians have talked to Justin Masterson about a reunion

    Nov 13, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

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    The Indians are considering bringing back Justin Masterson.

  11. Report: Cubs trying to acquire Jordan Zimmermann from Nationals

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:08 PM EST

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    The Cubs could bolster their pitching staff without signing Max Scherzer or Jon Lester.

  12. 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.

  13. Cardinals expected to lose all five free-agents-to-be

    Oct 17, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

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    The Cardinals aren’t expected to retain the services of any of the five players headed into free agency once the World Series is over. Fortunately, none of the five are key contributors.

  14. Mike Matheny had a very bad day at the office

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EST

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    Letting Shelby Miller bat in the fourth was baffling, but it wasn’t Matheny’s only bad call in Game 4.

  15. Cardinals demote trade deadline pickup Justin Masterson to the bullpen

    Sep 2, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Overall this season the impending free agent has a 6.03 ERA in 25 starts for the Indians and Cardinals.

  16. Justin Masterson to pitch exclusively out of the stretch for his next start

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:31 AM EST

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    Which, in all likelihood, will be his last start for the Cardinals this year.

  17. Justin Masterson may get bumped from Cardinals’ rotation

    Aug 25, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    So far at least a change of scenery hasn’t done Justin Masterson any good.

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

    Aug 25, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

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    The Yankees are, in my view anyway, unlikely to make the playoffs. Yet they refuse, Rasputin-like, to die.

  19. Cardinals recall Carlos Martinez from AAA Memphis

    Aug 17, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

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    As first relayed by MLB.com’s Jenifer Langosch, the Cardinals have recalled right-hander Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis, optioning lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist in a corresponding 25-man roster move.

  20. Have the Cardinals benched Oscar Taveras?

    Aug 15, 2014, 5:31 PM EST

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    Shane Robinson over Oscar Taveras?

  21. Carlos Carrasco is getting another shot in the Indians’ rotation

    Aug 7, 2014, 8:55 PM EST

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    Carlos Carrasco has posted a 2.30 ERA and 39/9 K/BB ratio over 43 innings since moving to the bullpen, but the Indians are giving him another shot in the starting rotation.

  22. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the first game of a big weekend series between the Brewers and Cardinals.

  23. Brewers scratch Jimmy Nelson from Saturday’s start due to a “blister”

    Aug 1, 2014, 7:59 PM EST

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    The Brewers have scratched rookie right-hander Jimmy Nelson from Saturday’s start, but it mostly looks like a convenient excuse to manipulate their rotation this weekend.

  24. Cardinals demote Carlos Martinez to Triple-A

    Aug 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

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    Carlos Martinez is no longer needed in St. Louis’ rotation following trades for Justin Masterson and John Lackey, but rather than shifting him back to the bullpen the Cardinals have decided to send the 22-year-old right-hander to Triple-A.

  25. 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.

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