A's reportedly land slugger Billy Butler

Filling a void for the right-handed power bat they lost when they traded outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, the A's reportedly agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract with free agent designated hitter-first baseman Billy Butler on Tuesday.

Butler, ...

Braves to meet with free agent pitcher Jon Lester

The Braves will meet Thursday with free agent pitcher Jon Lester in Atlanta, which is only about 30 minutes from the ace left-hander's offseason home.

That proximity and a mutual interest that the Braves and Lester have had for years are reasons ...