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Winter Meetings

Winter Meetings archive

Preview | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4

Day 2

Sox add Drew, Lugo to mix

The Red Sox grabbed the spotlight during Day 2, plucking talented outfielder J.D. Drew off the free agent market with a reported five-year $70-million contract, and later agreed to terms with shortstop Julio Lugo, according to various reports.

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Cardinals make push for Schmidt

The Cardinals consider themselves serious players for free-agent right-hander Jason Schmidt. Randy Hendricks, one of Schmidt's agents, sees it the same way. Maybe the Winter Meetings won't be so uneventful for the defending World Series champions after all.

Lugo, Red Sox reach four-year deal

The Red Sox apparently capped off a productive second day of the Winter Meetings by landing their top choice to play shortstop in 2007. According to reports, Julio Lugo has agreed to terms on a contract with the Red Sox that will pay him $36 million over four years.
Maddux's signing expected Monday Mets turn their attention to Mulder
Rangers won't go too high on Zito Bonds arrives to join negotiations
Boston's big deals drive Day 2 Garner senses Pettitte will play in '07
Lilly has many suitors for his services Wait-and-see approach for Angels
Dodgers likely parting ways with Gagne Acta aiming for winning season in '07
Milledge as popular as ever in Florida Hurdle, Rockies need healthy Helton
Rox ink Hawkins, deny Hawpe deal Mariners have lots percolating at meetings
Ryan, Twins surveying the market Ripken discusses steroid era |
Winter Meetings Whispers: Day 2 Dodgers retain Saito's services
Vidro: 'I want to play for Manny Acta' Brazelton among Royals' spring invites
Cubs accelerate in drive for pitching La Russa not worried about complacency
Orioles remain quiet at Winter Meetings Griffey won't rule out move to corner spot
Bochy likes how Giants are shaping up Bauman: NL Central spending big bucks
Pirates notes: No hurry to make moves Astros notes: Bullpen to play bigger role
Brewers turn attention to trade market Mattingly's side venture helping kids
Drew agrees to five-year deal with Sox Ortiz wins fourth outstanding DH award

Sights & Sounds

Winter Meetings wrapup, Day 2:

Vinny Micucci and Jim Leyritz discuss Boston's big day at the Meetings. 350K MIDDAY, Dec. 5:

Fred Claire from the Winter Meetings and Boof Bonser chats with Casey Stern. 350K

Cal Ripken's press conference:

Hall of Fame nominee Cal Ripken Jr. discusses steroids and more at the Winter Meetings. 350K

Winter Meetings galleries: Day 1 | Day 2

• Garner talks to 350K • Randolph talks to 350K
• Griffey talks to 350K • Francona talks to 350K
• Tony Perez talks to 350K • Hurdle talks to 350K
• Narron talks to 700K • Bob Geren talks to 350K
• Around the Minors, Dec. 5: 350K • Guillen speaks at Meetings: 350K
• Mattingly talks to 350K Astros manager Phil Garner
Narron on key signings Griffey discusses his offseason
Red Sox manager Terry Francona Tigers pitcher Andrew Miller talks to
O's manager Sam Perlozzo talks to Dave Dombrowski talks to
Gibbons sits down with Randolph discusses Glavine, Zito
Phil Garner on the addition of Carlos Lee Maddon talks to
Guillen speaks at Winter Meetings Lester's conference call
Hot Stove Special, Dec. 5: Hurdle on young starters in Coors
Fred Claire discusses past Winter Meetings Narron on Gonzalez signing, Griffey's leadership
A's skipper Geren talks to Acta chats with
Francona on Manny, Matsuzaka Justin Verlander talks to
Giants skipper Bochy talks to Yankees bench coach Don Mattingly
Mets manager Willie Randolph D-backs manager Bob Melvin
Blue Jays prospect Chip Cannon Cal Ripken Jr. at Winter Meetings
Reds manager Jerry Narron Rockies manager Clint Hurdle