9:00 PM EST, Wed December 07, 2016
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Stephen Strasburg Amazin Avenue Dec 6, 2016

Red Sox acquire Chris Sale

The Nationals tried to trade for Sale, but the White Sox dealt him to the Red Sox. The Red Sox have acquired White Sox ace Chris Sale for four prospects, including Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech, Ken Rosenthal reports. The deal ends speculation that the Nationals could acquire the left-hander and add him to a rotation that already features Stephen Strasburg and 2016 National League Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer. As recently as last night, Rosenthal reported Washington was the front runner for Sale, offering top prospects Lucas Giolito and Victor Robles. The 26-year-old Sale had been...
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Johan Santana Over the Monster Dec 6, 2016

A Chris Sale trade remains unlikely for Red Sox

There’s just too big a gap in valuation here It’s that time of year again. Or, at least, one of the two. July and December are prime season for major trade rumors, and for the Red Sox, Chris Sale is the name they’re currently inextricably linked with. Sometimes, as with Adrian Gonzalez, all that talk actually pans out. Usually, as with Hanley Ramirez, Johan Santana, Felix Hernandez, Cole Hamels, Giancarlo Stanton, Justin Upton... Three days later ...and of course Roy Halladay, they do not. With Chris Sale, there’s every reason to believe we’re looking at more of the latter, and...
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Jose Reyes Amazin Avenue Dec 5, 2016

Jose Reyes to see time in outfield during spring training

The infielder will get outfield reps in attempt to make him more versatile for the 2017 season. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters at the winter meetings today that Jose Reyes will practice in the outfield during spring training. Reyes, who has made his claim to fame at shortstop, returned to the Mets in 2016 and played primarily third base, logging 50 games at that position while hitting .267/.326/.423. His time in the infield in 2017 could be limited by David Wright at third and Neil Walker at second base. Reyes has committed to making himself useful no matter where he...

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