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2 hrs ago | Toronto Blue Jays
As next week's Winter Meetings loom, observers of Major League Baseball are reminded yet again of an axiom that is sometimes mistrusted but keeps occasionally, and with the best of timing, proving why it's an axiom in the first place.
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7 hrs ago | BleacherReport
Another chapter was written in perhaps the greatest rivalry in baseball earlier this week, as former Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury jumped ship and signed a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees .
10 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News
Frustrated by watching the playoffs from the sidelines and bruised by a drop in attendance and TV ratings, the New York Yankees responded in familiar fashion - by fighting back with their bank account.
Super-utility man Kelly Johnson and the New York Yankees have agreed on a one-year deal worth about $3 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, and the deal is pending a physical.
The flurry of activity this offseason could continue at the upcoming winter meetings with a trade of David Price.
The Toronto Blue Jays made their first major signing of the offseason this past week when they signed catcher Dioner Navarro to a two year, $8 million contract.
There was expected to be some changes in Boston this coming season, with a handful of key contributors from last season's World Series-winning roster hitting the free-agent market and not all of them expected to be retained.
While the rest of the Boston Red Sox were scraggily avoiding razors during their 2013 run to another World Series title, Ellsbury maintained a quaffed goatee, perfectly manicured and trimmed at all times.
Jeff Samardzija will be entering his third straight season as a full-time starting pitcher.
Veteran backstop A.J. Pierzynski came to the Red Sox on a one-year deal, according to a major league source, and will replace Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who went to the Miami Marlins on a three-year deal, according to another source.
In a typical New York Yankees winter splash, the team has signed free agent centerfielder and former Boston Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven year deal.
The New York Yankees made a big splash in free agency Tuesday night after they inked a deal with centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury that is reportedly worth $153 million over seven years, pending a physical.
While New York Yankees fans await the next impact offensive signing, welcome Brian McCann to the Bronx and hope Jay Z is bluffing when talk of $250 million for Robinson Cano surfaces, the franchise has more work to do in order to field a championship club in 2014.
Twas quite the busy Monday of tendering, non-tendering and deals going down. For a full list of non-tendered players, go here .
The 2014 Boston Red Sox will attempt to defend their World Series crown with a new leader behind home plate.
Teams had until just before midnight to offer players contracts for next season or allow them to become free agents.
There has been speculation for weeks that the Orioles might try to move closer Jim Johnson to avoid paying him $10 million or so in salary arbitration, but the deal that sent him to the Oakland A's on Monday night raises as many questions as it answers and has to leave O's fans wondering just what is going on in the Warehouse.