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Cardinals bolster rotation with Tomko

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By Josh BoydDecember 15, 2002 Two days after negotiations with Chuck Finley hit a snag, Cardinals general manager Walt Jocketty took advantage of the Padres’ financial situation to acquire Brett […]

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Venezuelan uprising pushes baseball aside

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By Giner Garcia and Mark DerewiczDecember 10, 2002 CARACAS, Venezuela–Political tension has reached the highest level in Venezuela, where several groups have confronted President Hugo Chavez with a national strike […]

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Indians do it again, steal Hafner

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By Jim Callis December 6, 2002 The Indians and Rangers each filled holes in their starting lineups and picked up rotation fodder with a four-player trade on Friday. Cleveland received […]

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A’s, White Sox switch closers

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By Jim CallisDecember 3, 2002 In a trade that’s too close to call at this point, the Athletics and White Sox exchanged closers in a six-player swap on Tuesday. Oakland […]

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December News Archive

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Padres pitcher Eric Cyr sentenced to 30 days in jailDecember 28 Tennessee Smokies sale almost finalizedDecember 15 Mets ship David Justice to A’sDecember 14 Bakersfield ownership up in the airDecember […]

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Tigers, Reds swap outfielders

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By John ManuelDecember 11, 2001 BOSTON–Most observers expected the Reds to trade Dmitri Young at the Winter Meetings, but few would have picked Detroit as the destination. The Tigers acquired […]

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Simon says: Go to Pittsburgh

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By Jim CallisNovember 25, 2002 As further evidence that Kevin Young’s four-year, $24 million contract was ill-advised, the Pirates traded for a first baseman on Monday. Pittsburgh added Randall Simon […]

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Hampton moves on to Atlanta

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By Jim Callis November 18, 2002 The Marlins and Braves officially announced Mike Hampton’s second trade in three days on Monday. In a deal that had been rumored as soon […]

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Rockies manage to unload Hampton

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By Jim CallisNovember 16, 2002 Accomplishing something thought to be nearly impossible, the Rockies shed the remaining six years and $84.5 million on Mike Hampton’s contract on Saturday. Even more […]

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Brewers deal for Twins’ surplus

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By Jim CallisNovember 15, 2002 Matt Kinney and Javier Valentin once were considered important cogs in the then-rebuilding Twins’ future. But as Minnesota developed into a playoff team, they fell […]

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