It was bound to happen eventually: Jersey number 55, which Tim Lincecum wore during his eventful San Francisco Giants tenure, is back in circulation after two seasons on the shelf. Left-hander Matt Moore has inherited the number. It’s listed alongside his name in the Giants roster that appears in MLB’s guide to the Winter Meetings, […]
The Rockies reunited with free-agent catcher Chris Iannetta on a two-year deal on Friday.
Shohei Ohtani will play his home games in Southern California next season. Much to the chagrin of the San Diego Padres, he will not be doing so at Petco Park. Ohtani, the two-way Japanese phenom who will begin his Major League career in 2018, announced through his agent on Friday morning that he will sign […]
The Padres’ interest in free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer appears to be legitimate, as the two sides met face-to-face on Thursday, according to a USA Today report.
The Cardinals and Giants, the two most aggressive clubs in pursuit of Giancarlo Stanton, announced on Friday they are moving in other directions, while the Yankees reportedly are the new front-runners to trade for the slugger.
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Two months after Andrew Friedman took over the Dodgers as their president of baseball operations, he took over the Winter Meetings, threading the needle with deals that kept the Dodgers at a championship level while transitioning the organization to a more sustainable model of in-house development.
The Dodgers didn’t land Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani on Friday, leaving them in need of a starting pitcher but still essentially the team that fell one win shy of a World Series title.
Mike Hampton lasted just two seasons with the Rockies before going to the Braves in a three-team trade. It was clear that trying to “win” the offseason with big-money pitching — with the effects of Coors Field on starting pitching an X-factor that’s still being examined — was a losing strategy.
Evidently A.J. Preller wasn’t interested in laying low during his first Winter Meetings as general manager of the Padres in 2014.
Barry Bonds, who spent a lot of time jogging unimpeded around the bases, actually began his Giants career with a false start.
The Giants aren’t eliminated from the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. They’re just not the leading suitor for his services, as had been widely assumed. A source told MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro that Stanton has not ruled out any clubs as the National League’s reigning Most Valuable Player ponders where he’ll allow the Marlins to send him.