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Guardians win MLB draft lottery despite 2% odds
The Guardians won the MLB draft lottery Tuesday and will pick first for the first time in franchise history.[read more]

Roberts says Dodgers, Ohtani met for 2-3 hours
Dave Roberts said he thinks the Dodgers' meeting with Shohei Ohtani "went well," but that the two-way superstar will ultimately end up where "he feels most comfortable."[read more]

Padres' Shildt will meet Soto in Miami on Dec. 17
New San Diego manager Mike Shildt has texted with outfielder Juan Soto and plans to meet with the Padres superstar later this month.[read more]

Red Sox announcer Castiglione wins Frick Award
Joe Castiglione, a Boston Red Sox radio announcer for 41 years, won the Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting Wednesday.[read more]

Reports: Astros, Caratini agree on 2 years, $12M
The Houston Astros and catcher Victor Caratini agreed Tuesday to a $12 million, two-year contract, according to multiple reports.[read more]

Boone: Yanks had sights on Verdugo, liked 'edge'
Acquired in a rare trade between the Yankees and Red Sox, Alex Verdugo can figure on being a starting corner outfielder for New York.[read more]

Phils' Harper eyes extension after deal is up
Bryce Harper would like to get a new deal from the Phillies once the remaining eight years of his current deal are done.[read more]

Sources: Orioles on verge of signing Kimbrel
The Orioles are on the verge of signing veteran closer Craig Kimbrel, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.[read more]

Why Shohei Ohtani is doing himself -- and his sport -- a disservice
Ohtani's free agency could have ben fun -- a celebration of baseball. Instead, there is silence and threats. This is a loss for Ohtani -- and for baseball.[read more]

MLB winter meetings updates, rumors and predictions: Who has (and hasn't) met with Ohtani?
From predicting who will sign where -- and when -- to the latest buzz from Nashville, here's everything you need as baseball's hot stove season heats up.[read more]