LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Halfway through the winter meetings, the highlight is a three-team trade that sent slugger Mark Trumbo to Arizona.The Chicago White Sox acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from Arizona for left-hander Hector Santiago, and the Diamondbacks then sent Santiago and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels for Trumbo. Arizona also will receive a player to be named or cash from each of the other teams.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Arizona general manager Kevin Towers had been talking trade with Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn for a month when he arrived at the winter meetings last weekend and sent a text to Angels counterpart Jerry Dipoto."Can I get your attention in that Trumbo deal for Skaggs and Eaton?" he remembered writing.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — With the winter meetings off to a slow start, Curtis Granderson injected some playfully provocative words into New York's baseball rivalry.Granderson was introduced by the Mets on Tuesday after completing a $60 million, four-year contract, a rare direct switch from the Yankees to their rival in Queens.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Rajai Davis and the Detroit Tigers are closing in on an agreement for a two-year contract worth $9 million to $10 million.The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Tuesday because an agreement has not been completed and the player is to have a physical.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.And why not? They were going to the Hall of Fame together.
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