Monday Dec 9
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2013 MLB Winter Meetings: 5 Things The Cubs Could Do
This will get you started on a week's worth of rumors, signings and trades, before baseball people leave Orlando this coming Thursday.
Chicago Cubs: John Axford Would Significantly Bolster Bullpen
They have already inked catcher George Kottaras and reliever Wesley Wright to short-term, team-friendly deals, and more of those can definitively be expected from the front office led by Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer .
Cubs, Kottaras agree on 1-year contract
The Chicago Cubs and backup catcher George Kottaras reached an agreement Monday night on a one-year, $1.075 million contract.
On baseball: Counting the days until spring training
Boston acquired veteran right-handed middle reliever Burke Badenhop from the Brewers for fringe pitching prospect Luis Ortega, a 20-year-old lefty who pitched in the Gulf Coast League last year .
Tuesday's headlines were dominated by the Hall of Fame. The BBWAA released their 2014 ballot and Deadspin.com managed to buy a vote from a member.
Cubs acquire catcher George Kottaras from Royals
The Cubs acquired catcher George Kottaras Tuesday from Kansas City for cash considerations in a deal that could provide a back-up to starting catcher Welington Castillo.
Roundup: Yanks serious about keeping Grandy
The baseball world is still reeling from Wednesday night's Prince Fielder-for-Ian Kinsler blockbuster.