Early Winners, Losers of MLB's Biggest Offseason Trades
However, it's never too soon to label a team as an early winner or early loser. What follows is a look at the MLB offseason's six most noteworthy swaps and a breakdown of which teams are looking smart and which ones not so much.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Defending the Trade for Jim Johnson
Jim Johnson has had a rough start to his stint with the Oakland Athletics, compliling an 0-2 record and a 18.90 ERA in 5 games and 3.1 IP.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Johnson out as closer; A's finish sweep of Twins
Apr 10, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson hits a RBI single in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Big Lead
Jemile Weeks Made the Minor League Defensive Play of the Year
Jemile Weeks was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Baltimore Orioles in the winter for Jim Johnson.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Baltimore Orioles Are Better Off Without Jim Johnson
When the Baltimore Orioles traded Jim Johnson to the Oakland Athletics last season, many people weren't happy about it.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Closer Johnson struggles as A's lost opener to Indians
It wasn't much of a spring for Jim Johnson, and his debut with the Oakland A's on Monday wasn't any better.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
How the A's Secret Weapon Will Win the West
The Athletics are the MLB poster child for effectively leveraging obscure numbers into wins.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Orioles RF Nick Markakis uncertain for Opening Day with neck stiffness
Manager Buck Showalter said Markakis, who was scratched from the starting lineup for the club's exhibition game at Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday, was feeling better Sunday.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Baltimore Orioles 2014 Preview
The recent success had president Dan Duquette looking to improve the club in the offseason.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Former A's infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride with Orioles
He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics, and sent to the Baltimore Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson, in what was immediately deemed a salary dump.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Orioles infielder Jemile Weeks taking changes in stride
He was traded away from the only organization he had ever known, the Oakland Athletics , and sent to the Orioles for one of the franchise's most popular players, closer Jim Johnson , in what was immediately deemed a salary dump.