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Cash-Conscious Hal Steinbrenner Says Yankees Might Not Be Done SpendingHal Steinbrenner is keeping an eye on the Bombers' bottom line. But it seems he'd still be willing to flash some cash if the right opportunity comes along.
Mets Talking Tulowitzki-Syndergaard Trade With RockiesThough the discussions have been ongoing, the sides aren't close to completing a deal, according to CBS' Jon Heyman.
Yankees Prez Levine Says Virtually No Chance Of Big-Money SigningFor anyone still holding out hope for free-agent ace pitcher Max Scherzer, well, keep dreaming.
Tulo Hopes Fading As Mets Appear Content To Stick With FloresWhile the baseball landscape changed dramatically at this week's winter meetings, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson made only a pair of small moves.
Yankees GM Says A-Rod Not At Spring Training WeightYankees general manager Brian Cashman said Matthew Krause, the team's strength and conditioning coordinator, visited A-Rod on Wednesday in Miami.
Girardi On WFAN: Yankees In No Rush To Name Closer By Opening DayJoe Girardi reiterated to Sweeny Murti that he's "not too worried" about who will take over for David Robertson, if and when the team makes a final decision.
Happy With Pen And Pick, Yankees Never Made Offer To David RobertsonYankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed Tuesday he had no interest in retaining Robertson once New York agreed Friday to a $36 million, four-year deal with Andrew Miller.
Palladino: Collins’ Future Unfairly Tied To Mets GM’s ActionsAfter four years of failure, Terry Collins says the time is now to produce. If it doesn’t happen right away, if the Mets break slowly out of the gate, he knows he’ll be gone just as fast.
Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With CubsLester's contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball's winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.
David Robertson Agrees To 4-Year, $46M Deal With White SoxThe Yankees had prepared for the possibility of Robertson's departure by agreeing last week to a $36 million, four-year contract with left-hander Andrew Miller.
Palladino: Re-Signing Robertson Would Be Yankees' Best Move At Winter MeetingsImagine. Andrew Miller in the seventh, Dellin Betances in the eighth, and David Robertson to close. It’s the type of pen a lot of teams only dream about.
Palladino: Alderson, Cashman Have Work Cut Out For Them At Winter MeetingsBoth teams have much to do. If they have a successful Winter Meetings, or at least lay the groundwork for some post-meetings deals, then perhaps they can talk about the postseason in a serious manner.