12/10/2013 | Aspiring coaches use Meetings to network
Among the hundreds of people bustling at the Winter Meetings are a host of former players hoping to get back to the big leagues, this time as coaches, scouts or members of the media. Some, you've heard of. Most, you haven't.
12/10/2013 | Melvin likes how A's roster reshaped quickly
Bob Melvin exited Day 2 of the Winter Meetings as one of few managers already equipped with a set roster for 2014. Moving forward, expect little offseason buzz from the A's.
12/10/2013 | Dipoto eyes open market with freed-up payroll
By trading away Mark Trumbo, the Angels gained two young, controllable left-handed starters while clearing about $4 million in payroll. Now they can really hit the free-agent market.
12/10/2013 | A's get results while division foes spend away
There have been repeated attempts to purchase the American League West title in recent years. Those attempts have failed.
12/10/2013 | RBI Scouting Showcase sets up camp near Meetings
Florida youths on Tuesday took part in the second-ever RBI Scouting Showcase, which was designed to give kids from underserved and urban communities the chance to be recognized on a field not far from baseball's annual Winter Meetings.
12/10/2013 | Twins remain interested in bringing Pelfrey back
The Twins remain interested in bringing back right-hander Mike Pelfrey and have made him a contract offer, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said on Tuesday at the Winter meetings.
12/10/2013 | Creative Anthopoulos open to options
Top prospects Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman have been a hot topic of conversation in recent weeks as general manager Alex Anthopoulos attempts to be creative in his search for an upgrade on the mound.
12/10/2013 | NL West uses offseason to play catchup to Dodgers
The Dodgers have gotten the attention of the rest of the NL West. There is no debate over which team is the best in the division. The question the rest of the division faces is what it will take to upset the Dodgers in their bid to repeat as division champions in 2014.
12/10/2013 | Bucs in contact with Burnett, exploring other options
Time has been ticking away for months, but the ticking is getting louder and louder for the Pirates and A.J. Burnett as the offseason lingers. The club has been respectful of the veteran pitcher's pending decision to retire or not, but now that the Winter Meetings have arrived, they also have been working on a separate track to seek out a starter in case he does hang up his jersey after 14 years.
12/10/2013 | Nats looking at veteran infielder Chavez
After agreeing to terms with outfielder Nate McLouth last week, the Nationals are looking to improve their bench even further, and they have inquired about free-agent infielder Eric Chavez. But as a team official put it, "We're not in too deep."
12/10/2013 | Renteria capitalizing on first Winter Meetings
Rick Renteria did his best to make a good first impression at his first Winter Meetings, wearing a nice gray suit and tie. The new Cubs manager has been spending the last few days preparing to make a good impression on his players.
12/10/2013 | Yanks not shopping Gardner, but listening to offers
With so many needs to address, it is not in Brian Cashman's best interest to use the "ignore" button on his cell phone, so the Yankees' general manager said that he has been patiently listening to calls about Brett Gardner.
12/10/2013 | Gardenhire fired up about turning Twins around
Twins manage Ron Gardenhire was excited to hear the Twins signed right-handers Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes to multiyear deals last week, and believes general manager Terry Ryan isn't done improving the club.
12/10/2013 | Former All-Star lefty Mulder to attempt comeback
Two-time All-Star left-hander Mark Mulder will attempt to make a comeback, four years after he had announced his retirement following a pair of surgeries on his throwing shoulder
12/10/2013 | Dodgers 'not closing in on, or chasing' Price
Without mentioning oft-rumored trade bait Rays ace David Price by name, Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti on Tuesday said he's "not closing in on, or chasing" any starting pitchers at the ongoing Winter Meetings.
12/10/2013 | Fitter Sandoval could get contract extension in spring
Giants general manager Brian Sabean said Tuesday that he would consider offering Pablo Sandoval a contract extension as early as Spring Training if the third baseman reports to camp in decent physical condition.
12/10/2013 | Sandberg talks areas for Phillies to improve
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg sees what general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sees when they study the Phillies' roster. Sandberg believes the Phillies can hit, if they are healthy. He believes they can win. But he knows they need more starting pitching to make it happen.
12/10/2013 | Cherington open to extension talks with Lester
Once Ben Cherington gets through the busy part of his offseason, he could turn to an important longer-term issue -- making sure Jon Lester doesn't leave as a free agent following the 2014 season.
12/10/2013 | Girardi, Cashman moving on without Cano
About a week has passed since Joe Girardi learned that he would no longer fill out lineup cards with Robinson Cano's name on them, and the construction of those batting orders created an issue in the Yankees' clubhouse last season.
12/10/2013 | Mariners ponder re-signing oft-injured Gutierrez
Their search for right-handed-hitting outfielders could bring the Mariners back to a familiar figure, as general manager Jack Zduriencik acknowledged Tuesday that the club is talking to free agent Franklin Gutierrez.
12/10/2013 | Momentum builds to protect catchers on collisions
Managers Bruce Bochy and Mike Matheny, both former big league receivers, support potential rule changes to eliminate collisions at home plate.
12/10/2013 | Cards garnering better understanding of market
While the Cardinals remain transaction-free so far in their Winter Meetings stay, general manager John Mozeliak said they have accomplished some of their information-gathering objectives.
12/10/2013 | Friedman feeling no pressure to deal Price
Whether Andrew Friedman feels compelled to trade ace David Price can't be determined, but he did say he would be comfortable starting the 2014 season with his current roster.
12/10/2013 | D-backs determined to add pitcher at Meetings
The D-backs pulled off a three-team trade Tuesday to acquire the power bat they desired, but don't expect general manager Kevin Towers to slow down before the Winter Meetings end Thursday afternoon. "We plan on leaving with a pitcher before we're done," Towers said.
12/10/2013 | Montero will have to prove himself
While the Mariners are searching for right-handed hitters to balance out their lefty-heavy lineup, young Jesus Montero doesn't figure prominently in the plans for the upcoming season.
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