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3 hrs ago | Amazin' Avenue
A short while ago, Ken Rosenthal reported that the Washington Nationals have signed outfielder Nate McLouth to a two-year, $10.75 million deal with a $6.5 million club option for 2016.
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7 hrs ago | Atlanta Braves
As many of his peers were involved in the hectic flurry of trades and free-agent signings completed this week, Braves general manager Frank Wren remained patient and focused on locating the pieces that could strengthen his club's bid to win a second straight National League East title.
With all these rumblings of the Mariners being prepared to offer Robinson Cano over $200 million and Jacoby Ellsbury getting $150 plus from the Yankees, I thought it was a good idea to take a look at the Nationals' payroll for 2014 and how it stacks up around Major League Baseball.
The latest name to add to the list of southpaws the Nationals have expressed interest in, a person familiar with the situation said, is Eric O'Flaherty, a dominant Braves reliever coming off elbow reconstruction surgery.
Cole Hamels can sometimes be guarded after games, speaking in looping sentences that leaves an interview transcriber dazed after re-listening to his answers.
Sign Bartolo Colon to eat up those innings. The A's aren't willing to pay. And if he pitches as well as he has the past couple years in the AL West, then he is sure to produce in the NL East.
The 2013 season was a failure for the Phillies. There's no other way to classify a season that saw them finish in fourth place in the National League East with a 73-89 record.
These past 24 hours have been crazy on the trade front. The Nationals acquiring, or stealing as many would like to put it, Doug Fister from the Tigers, as well as a number of other trades going on around the league.
Ryne Sandberg will return to the Lehigh Valley next month as the guest of honor for the 2014 Phillies Winter Caravan Banquet at the Sands Events Center in Bethlehem.
I'm sure by now most of us have heard the news. Either through one of the media outlets or a friend at the coffee machine.
In Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmermann, the Washington Nationals already had the makings of a terrific starting rotation.
Oct 16, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister throws against the Boston Red Sox in game four of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Comerica Park.
Considered an afterthought in the Justin Upton trade, Johnson finished 2nd for the NL batting title with a .321 average, and he was one of the few consistent offensive contributors to the NL East title run.
When the 2013 New York Mets season began, Matt Harvey was the team's #2 starter, missing out on the top spot to the more-established Jonathon Niese .
The Braves are doing their part for "Cyber Monday" by putting spring training tickets on sale on their website starting at 10 a.m. Monday morning.