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  1. The Red Sox met with Jon Lester’s agent for an “extended period of time”

    Nov 12, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Jon Lester

    It’s confusing to the kids when divorced parents date.

  2. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  3. Report: Jason Hammel has drawn interest from 12 teams

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

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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.

  4. Brandon McCarthy is waiting for the free agent market to play out

    Nov 8, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

    Brandon McCarthy

    The Yankees want to bring Brandon McCarthy back, but the right-hander will wait for the market to play out before making a decision.

  5. Report: Mets, Yankees, and Dodgers interested in White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez

    Nov 6, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Ramirez, 33, batted .273/.305/.408 with 15 home runs, 73 RBI, and 21 stolen bases over 158 games this season.

  6. A’s do not plan to trade third baseman Josh Donaldson

    Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

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    Josh Donaldson is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and is likely to command a big sum of money, but the cost-conscious A’s aren’t even considering trading the star third baseman.

  7. The Cubs would love to trade for Cole Hamels

    Nov 5, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

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    The Phillies are rebuilding. But it would be unexpected if they dealt their ace.

  8. Korean left-hander Hyeon-jong Yang to be posted

    Nov 4, 2014, 11:42 PM EDT

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    Hyeon-jong Yang, regarded as the best pitcher in the Korean Baseball Organization, is ready to test himself at the game’s highest level.

  9. Athletics unlikely to extend a qualifying offer to Jed Lowrie

    Nov 2, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie

    Jed Lowrie isn’t expected to get a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Athletics.

  10. GM says Red Sox will have “a conversation” with free agent Jon Lester

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

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    He was drafted by the Red Sox in 2002 and made 241 starts for Boston.

  11. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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

  12. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT

    Lorenzo Cain Getty

    The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.

  13. Brad Peacock undergoes hip surgery, may miss spring training

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Brad Peacock

    Peacock, who was acquired from the A’s as part of the Jed Lowrie/Chris Carter trade in February of 2013, has a 4.90 ERA in 215 innings for the Astros through age 26.

  14. On Yoenis Cespedes in Boston: “He marches to his own drum and the coaches all hate him”

    Oct 27, 2014, 9:14 PM EDT

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    From all indications, it sounds like Yoenis Cespedes’ time in Boston is going to be brief.

  15. Brandon Moss has hip surgery

    Oct 23, 2014, 8:57 PM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    Moss will use crutches for around four weeks and the expectation is that he’ll begin running in 12 weeks.

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

    Oct 23, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT

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

  17. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

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    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  18. Red Sox could make Yoenis Cespedes available

    Oct 19, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

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    Boston has an outfield logjam that needs to be addressed this winter.

  19. Stephen Vogt gets foot surgery, faces two-month recovery

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Vogt joined the A’s in June and put up big numbers right away to grab hold of the first extended role of his career at age 29, but then hit just .186 in 39 games after August 1.

  20. Against all expectations, Ned Yost figured it out

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

    Ned Yost

    Ned Yost’s team is going to the World Series. Ned Yost’s team. Ned Yost…

  21. Why did the O’s sign J.J. Hardy now? Because the shortstop market is a hot mess

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

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    Many, many teams would’ve lined up to sign Hardy if the Orioles didn’t lock him up.

  22. Brandon Moss to undergo hip surgery

    Oct 8, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    Moss had a big first half, but then was terrible after the All-Star break by hitting .173 in 58 games.

  23. Eric Hosmer homers in 11th, sends Royals up 2-0 in the ALDS against the Angels

    Oct 4, 2014, 1:31 AM EDT

    Eric Hosmer

    Eric Hosmer was the hero for the Royals on Friday night, when he broke a 1-1 tie in the 11th inning with a two-run home run. The Royals are now up 2-0 in the ALDS against the Angels.

  24. Brandon Moss on batting average: “It’s the stupidest stat!”

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    Eno Sarris of FanGraphs had a very interesting and revealing interview with Athletics slugger Brandon Moss.

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