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3 hrs ago | The Journal News
While the Yankees were bemoaning a lack of viable-and-available starting pitchers, guess which team went out and signed one? It was the cross-town Mets who caught the rest of baseball offguard on Wednesday by agreeing to a deal with 40-year-old Bartolo Colon.
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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Have the Washington Nationals lost their minds? Were they clobbered in the head with a bench? Or are they quietly exploring the potential in what may be baseball's next semi-secret weapon: the collective power of the game's least-respected citizens - the "scrubs?" This month, the Nats signed Nate McLouth for $10.75 million over two years as a ... (more)
11 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins
The Atlanta Braves won the National League East last season rather handily over the second place Washington Nationals.
12 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Filling the need that had become their top priority at the winter meetings, the Nationals acquired left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins from frequent trade partner Oakland for speedy, switch-hitting outfielder Billy Burns, their reigning minor league player of the year.
18 hrs ago | Washington Nationals
Nationals manager Matt Williams has been on the job for over a month, and already he seems comfortable in his new surroundings.
Without hitting a home run or making a running catch, Curtis Granderson was already trying to win over a skeptical fan base on Tuesday.
The Phillies are adding Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels to the mix of top starters available this winter.
Despite running away with the NL East by winning 96 games, the Atlanta Braves were not without issues in the 2013 season.
He served as the undisputed leader of the 1993 Phillies, that boisterous bunch that improbably won the National League pennant following a last-place finish in the NL East a year earlier.
"I don't see, necessarily, a front-line move," Wren said. "I see more support moves, where you are adding a bench bat that can give you power off the bench.
Miami went on a spending spree after the 2011 season and added All-Stars Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell.
Major League Baseball's winter meetings are a time for rumors, free-agent contracts, trades, Hall of Fame announcements and ground-breaking baseball news.
Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa were all unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday under the Expansion Era Ballot.
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Last years National League rookie cast was one of the strongest in baseball history.