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The hottest position of this Hot Stove season is the hot corner. Cliff Corcoran examines the thin third-base market, the lack of multi-year contracts for starting pitchers and more.Upvote Share TweetSpeculation when the winter began was that the two Los Angeles-area teams would engage in a bidding war for the top free-agent pitcher, Zack Greinke. It hasn't quite worked out that way so far.Upvote Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reed Johnson, the top pinch hitter in the National League last season, rejoined the Atlanta Braves on Thursday with a one-year contract that includes a club option for 2014.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- The uniform Don Larsen was wearing when he pitched the only perfect game in World Series history has sold for $756,000.Upvote Share Tweet
Rockies select lefty Rosenbaum in Rule 5 DraftThe Rockies selected left-handed pitcher Daniel Rosenbaum from the Nationals in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft and will thrust him into competition for a spot on the pitching staff.Upvote Share Tweet
Strong already, AL West can up the anteThe American League West is where the power resides now, with all due respect to the reigning World Series champions in San Francisco and the Giants' eternal rivals down south.Upvote Share Tweet
Inciarte selected by Phillies in Rule 5 DraftThe Phillies found at least one potential center fielder Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings. They selected Ender Inciarte from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Rule 5 Draft.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres lose Freiman, keep other assets in Rule 5The Padres lost first baseman Nate Freiman in the Rule 5 Draft but were able to keep prospects such as infielder Jonathan Galvez and righty Jerry Sullivan.Upvote Share Tweet
Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 DraftThe Rangers selected right-handed reliever Coty Wood from the Rockies' organization in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Verducci: It might finally be time for Upton, Diamondbacks to part waysJustin Upton has MVP talent and the Diamondbacks have him under contract for three more years. So why might it be time for them to part ways? Tom Verducci explains in Three Strikes.Upvote Share TweetJosh Hamilton and Zack Greinke remained in play as several free agents struck deals Wednesday. Until the Rangers make a move, the anticipation continues to build, writes Joe Lemire.Upvote Share Tweet
The Waiting Game Continues at MLB's Winter Meetingsgrantland.com Updated Dec 6, 2012As the Winter Meetings near their end here in Nashville, the latest buzz has Zack Greinke potentially going somewhere other than the Dodgers. Which se...Upvote Share Tweet
Final Thoughts On Winter MeetingsDec 6Karl Ravech and Tim Kurkjian share their thoughts on the big signings and deals that didn't get done at the winter meetings.
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.