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Through a combination of rising salaries and a increasingly daunting luxury tax, the popular new road to success in baseball seems to be through a youth movement, which is why so many fans these days are urging their favorite teams to get younger, and trade for prospects.
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In his final talk with reporters from the Winter Meetings, Sandy Alderson said, if he ends up acquiring a high-end shortstop, it'll likely come by trade and not the open market.
Whether you believe a manager brings true value to his team or not - or perhaps you find the hypocrisy of the Hall-of-Fame offensive - I think it's safe to say that Tony La Russa knew a thing or three about his profession.
The Chicago White Sox 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 Trumbo.
The Angels acquired the Blue Jays' Rule 5 Draft selection, left-handed reliever Brian Moran, in exchange for $244,000 of international slot money after Toronto acquired him with the fifth pick on Thursday.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. _ The Los Angeles Angels would be pleased to sign Matt Garza and Raul Ibanez and call it a winter.
With all due respect to the other five divisions in Major League Baseball, it would be very hard to argue that the five teams which comprise the American League West have not been among the most active in baseball this offseason.
The Seattle Mariners need to make upgrades around $240 million man Robinson Cano in order to contend in the American League West.
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.
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that 18-game winner Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets have agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract.
The A's won the AL West for the second year in a row and finished with the second-most wins in the league.
"If the numbers are right, he had 240 million reasons why he should go to Seattle," Cashman said poolside at the Swan and Dolphin Hotel on Tuesday.
A trade of David Price would - quite possibly will - be the highlight deal of baseball's offseason, but today and in years to come, none of the game's iconic young stars should feel safe.
Curtis Granderson's first hit for his new team was a playful shot at his old employer.
The winter meetings got busy Tuesday with a three-team trade that sent slugger Mark Trumbo to Arizona, and Oakland dealt pitcher Brett Anderson to Colorado.