8:49 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Baltimore Sun 12 hours ago

Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day

The Orioles exercised their contract options for 2015 on left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and right-handed sidearmer Darren O’Day on Thursday in expected moves that guarantee two of the club’s best pitchers from last season will be in the fold next year.
Toronto Star 18 hours ago
Blue Jays acquire pitcher Liam Hendriks from Royals for catcher Santiago Nessy

Blue Jays acquire pitcher Liam Hendriks from Royals for catcher Santiago Nessy

Hendriks, 25, began the regular season in the Blue Jays organization before being dealt to the Royals on July 28.

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Newark Star-Ledger 12 mins ago

MLB hot stove: 5 possible big trades this offseason

This winter, we could see one ace potentially traded, as well as an enigmatic outfielder and power-hitter in his prime. It could provide some fireworks for the cold winter months. See what five big name players could be coming and going.
Boston Herald 18 mins ago
Former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis retires

Former Red Sox Kevin Youkilis retires

BOSTON — "The Greek God of Walks" is walking away from the game.Former Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis is retiring, his agent says. Youkilis played parts of nine seasons in Boston and was a part of World Series teams in 2004 and '07. He was traded to the Chicago White Sox in 2012 and then played an injury-shortened year with the New York Yankees before spending last season in Japan.
MASN Sports 21 mins ago

What do we overvalue and undervalue in baseball? - Steve Melewski

Quality at-bats and fastball velocity perhaps overvalued while defense undervalued

Candy, bad pizza and more baseball for breakfast - School of Roch

If you're wondering how you'll recognize me tonight on Halloween, I'll be dressed again as a guy sitting on his front steps handing out candy. The cigar and cocktail are only props. I'm not big on sweets, but it's a photo finish between Almond Joy and Snickers for my favorite...

What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller

One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara.
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

Bovada: Don't bet on Yankees in 2015

Don’t bet on the Yankees winning the World Series in 2015. That’s the lesson from Bovada, which recently released its championship odds for next season. The gambling website gives the Yankees a 22/1 chance at winning it all. The Dodgers...
Ben Cherington Anticipates a 'Constructive Conversation' with Jon Lester

Ben Cherington Anticipates a 'Constructive Conversation' with Jon Lester

With many Red Sox fans hoping their former ace returns to Fenway, the GM is hoping he gets an opportunity to discuss a potential reunion with his former ace.
Boston Herald 7 hours ago
Red Sox close two-year deal with Koji Uehara

Red Sox close two-year deal with Koji Uehara

All along, the Red Sox insisted that neither Koji Uehara’s late-season struggles nor the specter of his 40th birthday in April would diminish their desire to re-sign him.Yesterday, they proved it.And then they doubled down.

Ben Cherington: Red Sox look forward to 'constructive conversation' with Jon Lester

BOSTON -- It ranks as the question most on the minds of Boston Red Sox fans entering the offseason: What are the chances that the Sox, who traded Jon Lester to Oakland at the July trading deadline after failing to sign him to a contract extension in the spring, can re-sign the ace left-hander as a free agent? The Sox cannot officially open negotiations with Lester until next Tuesday, five days after the start of free agency, but can signal their interest to Lester and his agents, Seth and Sam Levinson.

Thumb injury ends Rusney Castillo's Arizona Fall League season

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington downplayed the thumb injury that will sideline Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo for the rest of the season in the Arizona Fall League, but given the team's history with similar injuries suffered by Dustin Pedroia and Kevin Youkilis in recent years, there are grounds for at least some concern. Cherington said Thursday night that Castillo, who played in just eight games in Arizona, has been shut down with a strained adductor muscle in his right thumb.
The Republican 10 hours ago

Late Boston mayor Thomas Menino left his heart with the Red Sox as Fenway Park preservationist

Late mayor Thomas Menino always loved visiting Fenway Park.
Full Count | WEEI 11 hours ago

Ben Cherington: Yoenis Cespedes’ agent change ‘not going to change position’ of potential new contract

It has been an interesting week for all things related to Yoenis Cespedes. A report in the N.Y. Daily News came out saying with Cespedes switching agents to Roc Nation, that “increased” the chances of the Red Sox trading him this offseason with Roc Nation, like it did with Robinson Cano, seeking a larger, long-term […]

AL East Player News

  • 9 Koji Uehara

    Koji Uehara

    What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller

  • 1 Wei-Yin Chen

    Wei-Yin Chen

    Orioles exercise contract options for 2015 on pitchers Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O'Day

  • 1 Dustin Pedroia

    Dustin Pedroia

    Ian Kinsler loses out to Dustin Pedroia on Fielding Bible Award at second base

  • 1 Darren O'Day

    Darren O'Day

    Buck Showalter confident that Darren O'Day will rebound from Game 1 loss

  • 1 Craig Breslow

    Craig Breslow

    Craig Breslow not optimistic about option being picked up

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