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Alex Rodriguez to Be Full-Time Designated Hitter for New York Yankees

For now, Alex Rodriguez has one job: help the New York Yankees at the plate. 

Chris Capuano to Yankees: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The New York Yankees have brought back veteran pitcher Chris Capuano on a one-year contract worth $5 million.

Jack Curry of the YES Network passed along word of the deal:

New York later confirmed the move via their Twitter account:

Reassessing the Baltimore Orioles' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

The 2014 winter meetings have come and gone, and for the Baltimore Orioles, no transactions occurred that could have improved the team aside from a few Rule 5 draft selections.

Reassessing the Boston Red Sox's Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

With Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings now in the rear-view mirror, what's next for the Boston Red Sox?

The Red Sox recently added several pieces to their starting rotation, but they lack an ace to carry them. Boston continues to have an overabundance of outfielders as well, not to mention a few other areas that could use some tinkering. Here is a look at what the Red Sox need to do over the remainder of the offseason.

 

Acquire a No. 1 Starter? 

Reassessing the Yankees' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

It has been two years since the New York Yankees made the postseason, so naturally there were going to be some changes and transactions this winter.

So far we have seen the Yankees take a slow and careful approach.

Chase Headley's Re-Up a Solid Deal for Yankees, Brings 2015 Lineup into View

Chase Headley isn't the big free-agent fish New York Yankees fans have been waiting for. His signing won't splash across the headlines, and he won't single-handedly carry New York back to the top of the American League East.

6 Moves to Fix the Baltimore Orioles Before 2015

I know what you're thinking.

"Fix" is a silly word to use for a team that won the American League East by 12 games last year, clubbed more than 200 home runs for the third consecutive season and swept the Detroit Tigers in the American League Division Series.

Still, after losing Nelson Cruz, Andrew Miller and Nick Markakis to free agency and with Delmon Young possibly on the way out as well, the O's have some work to do if they want to compete for another division crown in 2015.

Grading the Boston Red Sox's Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

The 2014 MLB winter meetings have come and gone, with the Boston Red Sox as one of the event's most active participants.

Now that the dust has settled in San Diego, it's time to evaluate Boston's offseason to this point.  Below are individual grades for each move the Red Sox have made, as well as an overall assessment of their performance.

 

Grading the Baltimore Orioles' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

The 2014 MLB winter meetings in San Diego arrived. Rumors flew. Teams signed players and dealt others. Plenty of action went down.

Then, the winter meetings went, just as quickly as they arrived.

Is the Red Sox's Post-Winter Meetings Rotation Enough to Contend?

Shoot for Jon Lester—even if you miss, you'll land Rick Porcello, Wade Miley and Justin Masterson.

OK, so that's not exactly how the saying goes. But it is the reality for the Boston Red Sox, who whiffed on a chance to bring back Lester at the MLB winter meetings but did manage to revamp their starting corps, which posted an unsightly 4.36 ERA in 2014.

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