The D-backs got the power bat they were seeking when they acquired outfielder Mark Trumbo from the Angels in a three-team trade Tuesday that sent Tyler Skaggs to the Halos and Adam Eaton to the White Sox.More»Trumbo on joining D-backs, new-look lineup
It was a good time for left-hander Brett Anderson to get a fresh start -- one he received Tuesday, when the Rockies acquired him and cash consideration from the Athletics for left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz and right-handed Minor League pitcher Chris Jensen.More»Rockies add to rotation with trade for lefty Anderson
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the great Miguel Cabrera garnered significant attention this year alongside the compelling rise of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Storyline of the 2013 season, according to MLB.com's 12th annual GIBBYs, the Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards.More»GIBBY winners announced for 2013
The reports spread quickly Tuesday morning at the Winter Meetings. The Phillies, who spent $69 million in recent months to extend Chase Utley's contract, sign Marlon Byrd and re-sign Carlos Ruiz, and who have been searching for starting-pitching depth because they believe they can win next season, are listening to offers for Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee, a pair of true aces and two of the only highly paid players who have been healthy and performed to expectations the past two years.More»Are Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels on the trading block?
Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball have reached an agreement in principle for a new posting system that will govern how Japanese players who haven't reached free agency in their native country to play in the United States.More»Hot Stove looks at which teams have a shot at Tanaka
The D-backs pulled off a three-team trade Tuesday to acquire the power bat they desired, but don't expect general manager Kevin Towers to slow down before the Winter Meetings end Thursday afternoon. "We plan on leaving with a pitcher before we're done," Towers said.More» Garza dazzles Royals over eight innings
From Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings on Tuesday, Lloyd McClendon expressed his excitement to have All-Star second baseman on board as he approaches his first season as Mariners manager.More»McClendon talks Cano, Bloomquist and Zunino
An educational program designed to improve reading, writing, critical thinking and English skills for teenage prospects in the Dominican Republic was among the many topics discussed Tuesday during the annual meeting of international scouting directors.More»
Roger Angell, a senior editor at The New Yorker magazine and a longtime spinner of feature-length baseball yarns, was voted the winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award in the annual balloting among members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday.More»Roger Angell wins the J.G. Taylor Spink Award
Two-time All-Star left-hander Mark Mulder will attempt to make a comeback, four years after he had announced his retirement following a pair of surgeries on his throwing shoulderMore»Highlights of Mark Mulder's career
The Rangers are discussing the possibility of signing either free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo or Nelson Cruz.They appear to be the team in best position to land Choo, with other potential suitors dropping out, but GM Jon Daniels said the club won't force the issue.More»Will Nelson Cruz wind up back in Texas?
Florida youths on Tuesday took part in the second-ever RBI Scouting Showcase, which was designed to give kids from underserved and urban communities the chance to be recognized on a field not far from baseball's annual Winter Meetings.More»RBI Scouting Showcase in St. Louis
Among the hundreds of people bustling at the Winter Meetings are a host of former players hoping to get back to the big leagues, this time as coaches, scouts or members of the media. Some, you've heard of. Most, you haven't.More»
The Dodgers have gotten the attention of the rest of the NL West. There is no debate over which team is the best in the division. The question the rest of the division faces is what it will take to upset the Dodgers in their bid to repeat as division champions in 2014.More»Colletti on re-signing Wilson, his role in bullpen
The Tigers have found their answer in left field, and it's not the result of the much-speculated pursuit of Shin-Soo Choo. Instead, they're prepared to go with a platoon of Andy Dirks and Rajai Davis. The Tigers spent Tuesday working to complete an agreement with Davis on what is expected to be a two-year contract, according to sources.More»Tigers completing deal with free agent Davis
Unlike with Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre, there is an easy case to be made against adding Marvin Miller, George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin to the Hall of Fame. Yet the case in favor of the latter three individuals is more compelling.More» George Steinbrenner
With so many needs to address, it is not in Brian Cashman's best interest to use the "ignore" button on his cell phone, so the Yankees' general manager said that he has been patiently listening to calls about Brett Gardner.More»MLB.com breaks down the Yankees' remaining needs
Time has been ticking away for months, but the ticking is getting louder and louder for the Pirates and A.J. Burnett as the offseason lingers. The club has been respectful of the veteran pitcher's pending decision to retire or not, but now that the Winter Meetings have arrived, they also have been working on a separate track to seek out a starter in case he does hang up his jersey after 14 years.More»Hurdle talks Pirates' offseason on Hot Stove
The Winter Meetings picked up a bit on Tuesday, with one big trade, another less surprising swap and the introduction of one high-profile free-agent signing. But things remained quiet for the Padres.More»Gammons on Angell, Kemp, Samardzija and more
Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Tuesday that he would consider offering Pablo Sandoval a contract extension as early as Spring Training if the third baseman reports to camp in decent physical condition.More»Giants Manager Bruce Bochy on MLB Tonight
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