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Mets winter meetings history: The trade for Gary Carter, 30 years later

*This column was originally published on the New York Mets SB Nation blog, Amazin’ Avenue.

At Major League Baseball’s winter meetings in San Diego,  1,026 more words


Dee Gordon & Dan Haren to Marlins, Andrew Heaney to Dodgers in Seven-Player Trade

That didn’t take long at all.

Yesterday, we reported that the Dodgers had made second baseman Dee Gordon available in trade talks. When the club acquired shortstop Jimmy Rollins earlier this today, … 734 more words

Cheap Seat Chronicles

Lester Moves On to Chicago and Delivers Retort

All along the thought here was that Jon Lester would return to the Boston Red Sox, the team he played for eight-plus seasons until a 2014 deadline deal to the Oakland A’s. 391 more words

Will the Phillies Deal Cole Hamels Soon?

As the Winter Meetings continue on, there’s been a flurry of rumors spreading like wildfire. Some teams say that they’re in on starting pitcher Jon Lester… 774 more words


Welcome To Ball Eight!

Welcome to Ball Eight, a new baseball site dedicated to … well, baseball.

We don’t aim to be your site for game recaps and minute to minute transactions (that’s well covered).  52 more words


Signed: Markakis Joins a Brave New World

Over the years Baltimore has lost a number of long-time Orioles to free agency. Guys like Mike Mussina who the fans hoped would spend their whole careers in the orange, black, and white uniforms. 326 more words

Glove Me Tender, Glove Me True - Non-Tenders

December 2, time to tender or non-tender contracts to Major League players. Those that are non-tendered will eligible for arbitration.


Updated Dec. 3

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