Dec 10, 2014, 8:29 AM EDT
The Cubs got better. The Red Sox’ job just got harder. Jon Lester got paid. Now what happens?
Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EDT
Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.
Dec 9, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT
After getting passed over by Andrew Miller and David Robertson, the Astros are now talking to Sergio Romo and Luke Gregerson.
Dec 9, 2014, 10:48 PM EDT
Bobby Evans has a good sense of humor despite the Giants being passed over by Pablo Sandoval, Yasmany Tomas, and now Jon Lester.
Dec 9, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT
The market for Scherzer has been pretty quiet at this week’s Winter Meetings so far, but things will likely heat up once Jon Lester is off the board.
Dec 9, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT
It’s reportedly down to the Red Sox or Cubs.
Dec 9, 2014, 9:01 PM EDT
Lester is soon expected to have final offers to choose from.
Dec 9, 2014, 8:19 PM EDT
For someone who batted just .184 this past season, veteran catcher David Ross is pretty popular right now.
Dec 9, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
Hamels would be a perfectly suitable “Plan B” for the Red Sox or Cubs if they miss out on Jon Lester.
Dec 9, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT
The Braves will likely try him at second base, though he can play basically anywhere.
Dec 9, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
An exercise in expectation management? A concession?
Dec 9, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT
Samardzija has one season remaining until free agency.
Dec 9, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT
Masterson was the Red Sox’s second-round draft pick in 2006.
Dec 9, 2014, 8:29 AM EDT
The Cubs, Giants, Red Sox and Dodgers are all pushing into high-dollar territory.
Dec 9, 2014, 3:05 AM EDT
White Sox set to add a top starter to go along with their new closer.
Dec 9, 2014, 12:42 AM EDT
As first reported by USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, the White Sox have agreed to terms on a four-year pact with free agent reliever David Robertson. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says it’s worth $46 million.
Dec 9, 2014, 12:35 AM EDT
From Joel Sherman of the New York Post comes word that free agent third baseman Chase Headley is planning to agree to a contract with a team by the end of this week’s Winter Meetings in San Diego.
Dec 8, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT
The Yankees just made a big commitment to a free agent reliever, signing left-hander Andrew Miller last Friday to a four-year, $36 million contract. But they’re not done addressing the back end of their bullpen.
Dec 8, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports says the A’s front office has been eyeing White Sox infielder Marcus Semien, who could take over at shortstop next year in Oakland with Jed Lowrie departing as a free agent. Multiple prospects would also be headed the A’s way.
Dec 8, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT
The Indians officially acquired Brandon Moss from the A’s on Monday afternoon and now have a glut of corner outfield, first base, and designated hitter types, so it’s reasonable to expect that another trade is on the horizon.
Dec 8, 2014, 7:11 PM EDT
Color us dubious, but a couple of people are talking about it.
Dec 8, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
He’s a righty who pitched a grand total of four innings in the bigs last year.
Dec 8, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
Show Jon the money.
Dec 8, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT
And after him, it is expected that the dominoes will start to fall.
Dec 8, 2014, 12:21 PM EDT
The A’s get back a fairly anonymous infielder.
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