Winter Meetings

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pitching-Hungry Mets Meet With Bartolo Colon’s Agent

The 40-year-old had an excellent campaign for the A’s in 2013. The free-agent pitcher went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA in 190 1/3 innings over 30 starts. He struck out 117 and issued 29 walks.

12/09/2013

Roy Halladay (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

2-Time Cy Young Award Winner Roy Halladay Retires After 16 Seasons

The 36-year-old right-hander signed a one-day contract Monday to retire as a member of the Blue Jays, where he spent the first 12 years of his career. He made the announcement at a news conference at the Winter Meetings in Orlando.

12/09/2013

Robinson Cano (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: How Is The Market Shaping Up For Robinson Cano?

Is there a market for Robinson Cano beyond the New York Yankees? That is what we hope to learn at the Winter Meetings next week in Orlando.

12/03/2013

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Wright On! With New Contract, Mets Star Eyeing Championship

David Wright is here to stay, and he has great expectations for a Mets team that has struggled for respectability in recent years.

12/05/2012

Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Jeff Wilpon: Mets Owners Expand Budget, Give Alderson ‘Some Flexibility’

Though it hasn’t been a home-run offseason, Mets fans have certainly had some cause to celebrate. And for now some more good new$.

12/05/2012

Eric Chavez  (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images), Jeff Keppinger (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Options Dwindling: Chavez To Diamondbacks, Keppinger To White Sox

The Yankees need someone to step in at third base for Alex Rodriguez. But it won’t be familiar face Eric Chavez. Jeff Keppinger? He’s off the table, too.

12/05/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees ‘Quietly Shopping’ Granderson; More Mo In 2014?

The Yankees picked up the final year of Curtis Granderson’s contract this offseason. But will the Grandy Man be picking up his paychecks in the Bronx?

12/05/2012

R.A. Dickey (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets’ Dickey Reiterates Desire To Stay; Prepared For Trade

R.A. Dickey wants to stay with the Mets. He’s made that crystal clear. But he — and everyone else — knows a trade is a real possibility as extension talks drag on.

12/05/2012

Joe Girardi (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Notes And Observations From The Winter Meetings

Brian Cashman usually stresses patience in the offseason, and that seems to be the course he’s taking again this year, even as his team has more glaring needs than normal.

12/05/2012

Brian Cashman (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Brian Cashman On The State Of The Yankees: ‘Beggars Can’t Be Choosers’

“Beggars can’t be choosers,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “…There’s not a lot of choices out there. It’s a very limited sandbox to play in.”

12/05/2012

David Wright (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Official: Mets Finalize 8-Year, $138 Million Contract With David Wright

David Wright and the New York Mets finalized an eight-year, $138 million contract on Tuesday, the largest deal in the team’s history.

12/04/2012

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Mets, Alderson Seeking ‘Difference-Maker’ In Dickey Trade

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t about to deal knuckleballer R.A. Dickey for a bag of peanuts. After all, he is the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner.

12/04/2012

R.A. Dickey (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Mets Reportedly Getting ‘Serious’ About Trading R.A. Dickey

Sources said that the Amazins’ have gotten “serious” about trading Dickey, potentially as early as this week at the Winter Meetings.

12/03/2012

Jacob Ruppert (Wikipedia.com)

Former Yankees Owner Jacob Ruppert Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O’Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.

12/03/2012

R.A. Dickey (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Dickey Drops In For A Quick Visit At The Winter Meetings

R.A. Dickey wandered through the sprawling Opryland Hotel on Sunday, dropping into baseball’s annual winter meetings for a quick visit.

12/02/2012

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