Two of the four games in the Mexican Pacific League went 10 innings Sunday on a light day for games throughout Winter League baseball.
Many general managers met with reporters on the eve of the Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Here's what they'll be looking for over the course of the next few days.
Although this past week had more big-time signings and trades than normal during the Hot Stove season, the Winter Meetings should be every bit as active as normal, with the stage set for blockbuster moves.
In a way, the Yankees aren't much different than the scores of tourists who find their way to the "Most Magical Place on Earth" every year. They've brought money to spend, want to create some memories and do not intend to head home empty-handed. General manager Brian Cashman and his decision-making team figure to be among the biggest movers and shakers at the Winter Meetings, which kick off on Monday at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort.
It's Green Monday, the latest big date on the holiday shopping calendar. The MLB.com Shop is offering everything at 20 percent off for the occasion plus free ground shipping for orders over $50, so in the spirit of the Winter Meetings let's take a look at some players who already have moved to new clubs this offseason -- and how to cash in on their moves.
As first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, FOX Sports Midwest is nearing completion of a deal that would add Tim McCarver to the Cardinals' broadcast booth in a limited role next season.
On the heels of a week that included trading closer Jim Johnson and watching two coveted players sign elsewhere, Baltimore general manager Dan Duquette finds himself in a precarious position at the Winter Meetings.
After one of the craziest weeks ever before the Winter Meetings, the front offices of 30 Major League teams traveled to Florida, and the inventory of players available through free agency or trades remains intriguing and teams still have glaring holes to fill.
The Nationals are looking to acquire a middle infielder, but, according to a baseball source, they are going to give Danny Espinosa every chance to make the team as a backup infielder.
The Nationals are looking for a backup catcher. A baseball source said the Nats have interest in catcher John Buck, who hit a combined .219 with 15 home runs and 62 RBIs for the Mets and Pirates in 2013.
The Nationals' top priority during the Winter Meetings is to improve their bullpen from the left side. They continue to have interest in several lefties -- Oliver Perez, J.P. Howell, Boone Logan and Scott Downs, according to a baseball source.
With their busiest work week of the offseason seemingly behind them, the A's appear to have little to do at the Winter Meetings. But general manager Billy Beane, who swung four separate deals in two days last week, could easily strike again.
The Dodgers will add former Cy Young Award winner Orel Hershiser and Alanna Rizzo to the broadcast team for next year's debut of the SportsNet LA network, according to the Los Angeles Times.
What wild ride awaits baseball's moguls, movers and shakers and media at the annual Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort? The Royals' contingent checked in on Sunday to regenerate the team's search for an impact bat and perhaps another starting pitcher for the 2014 season.
One of the most aggressive teams in baseball so far this offseason -- having traded All-Star Prince Fielder and postseason starter Doug Fister, the Tigers now head to the forum where they have traditionally been their busiest: the Winter Meetings.
The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort is an 87-acre, lakefront behemoth, complete with 17 restaurants, 2,267 guest rooms and four 60,000-pound concrete statues depicting the animals within its name. Somewhere in there, the Angels may find a pitcher.
The Pirates reached the postseason for the first time since 1992 this past season, and now they're going to Disney World -- that is, to work toward doing it again in 2014. The Bucs are headed to baseball's annual Winter Meetings, which begin Monday.