Dec 8, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT
Samardzija returning to Chicago?
Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT
HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.
Dec 8, 2014, 12:37 AM EDT
The Cubs are reportedly close to a deal with free agent pitcher Jason Hammel.
Dec 7, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT
The Nationals will make another attempt to lock Jordan Zimmermann up long-term.
Dec 7, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT
Scherzer, a Scott Boras client, is a bit younger than Lester and will probably command a slightly bigger contract. The righty is expected to wait until the tail end of the offseason to settle on a team.
Dec 6, 2014, 4:01 PM EDT
The Red Sox aren’t messing around.
Dec 6, 2014, 2:11 PM EDT
The Giants have set their sights on a replacement for Pablo Sandoval.
Dec 6, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT
Dempster and Lester were teammates with the Red Sox in 2013 when the team won the World Series.
Dec 5, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
Need some pitching? The Marlins have a lot of it and are willing to use a pitcher or two to address other areas of need.
Dec 5, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT
Thanks for your input, David.
Dec 4, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT
The Athletics have already traded Josh Donaldson and it’s beginning to sound like a foregone conclusion that Moss will follow him out the door.
Dec 4, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
There are four main contenders in the mix for Lester, including the Red Sox, Cubs, Giants and Dodgers.
Dec 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT
Both players would fit with several teams in part-time duty or in a bench role.
Dec 4, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT
Moss is due to make around $7 million via arbitration.
Dec 4, 2014, 7:22 AM EDT
He has an opt-out after 2015.
Dec 3, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT
The Cubs, Red Sox, and Giants have been called the finalists for free agent left-hander Jon Lester, but talk of a mystery team has been growing. And now that club has apparently been identified.
Dec 3, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT
John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports that the Indians are trying acquire slugger Brandon Moss from the A’s.
Dec 3, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Lester is expected to sign by the end of this week.
Dec 3, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT
If this is true, it wouldn’t be the first time Beane rode a promising player out of town on a rail.
Dec 3, 2014, 12:22 AM EDT
A list of all of the new free agents in advance of Tuesday’s midnight deadline.
Dec 2, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT
From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Athletics have avoided arbitration with first baseman Ike Davis by agreeing to a one-year, $3.8 million contract for the 2015 season.
Dec 1, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT
The Braves shed some salary when they dealt Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to the Cardinals last month and they could shed even more if they trade Justin Upton, but it appears that they are getting priced out of the mix.
Dec 1, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT
What a concept.
Dec 1, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
Rumor has it that there will be tea and light conversation.
Nov 30, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
The Blue Jays are looking in the bargain bin to fill their void at second base.
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