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The Montreal Expos franchise moved to Washington D.C. in 2004 and changed their name to the Nationals.
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All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners finalized their $240 million, 10-year contract that was agreed upon late last week.
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Three days have come and gone at these winter meetings and the Orioles have yet to make an acquisition, but it doesn't appear to be due to a lack of trying.
They re-captured the magic the past two seasons, resurrecting franchises and making long-awaited returns to the postseason.
The Post revealed on Wednesday the deal is worth $20 million over the next two years and is contingent upon the Dominican hurler passing a physical.
After their 27th World Series title in 2009, the Yankees exited from the ALCS as the wild-card team in 2010, were eliminated in the ALDS as the AL East division champions in 2011, were swept in the ALCS as the AL East division champions in 2012, and, for the first time since 2008, the team failed to reach the postseason in 2013.
Longtime radio voice of the Texas Rangers, Eric Nadel, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for major contributions to baseball broadcasting.
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jack McDowell is among the several hundred job seekers at the winter meetings.
The Yankees we last saw dropped $310 million on the free-agent market last week, unloading their fury on the rest of baseball after missing the playoffs for only the second time in the last 19 years.
The A's dealt the left-hander and cash to the Colorado Rockies for lefty Drew Pomeranz and minor league right-hander Chris Jensen on Tuesday.
Chicago acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from Arizona for left-hander Hector Santiago, and the Diamondbacks then sent Santiago and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels for slugger Mark Trumbo.
Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, left, Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto, center, and Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers address reporters after announcing a trade between the three clubs at baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Yesterday afternoon, Roy Halladay decided to call it a career. While he may not have gone out on top of his profession, he went out with dignity.
The Texas Rangers have accomplished more over the past four years than they have since the team was moved from Washington in 1972.
Several people from other teams I've spoken to think the Yankees need Gardner as insurance for an older and injury-prone outfield that now includes Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran.
The current construction of the Texas Rangers, the club's general manager and field manager say, is good enough to be a contender in the American League West for the sixth consecutive year and possibly its champion for a third time since 2010.