New York Mets sign Justin Verlander

Staff report SAN DIEGO — When Jacob deGrom jumped to the Texas Rangers last week, it seemed certain that the New York Mets would move quickly to respond. There are only so many options at that stratosphere of the free agent market, and with the uncertainty over whether or not deGrom […]

Philadelphia Phillies sign Trea Turner

Staff report SAN DIEGO — Monday morning at baseball’s winter meetings … such a sleepy time with the cool breeze blowing in off the bay and rustling the palm trees ever so slightly. Not so much. As colleague David Schoenfield put it: The old-school winter meetings are back! On the morning […]