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  1. Dodgers decline $14 million option on Chad Billingsley’s contract

    Oct 31, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

    Chad Billingsley

    Chad Billingsley is now a free agent after the Dodgers declined their club option for the 2015 season.

  2. Colby Lewis to test free agency after inability to reach deal with Rangers

    Oct 31, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Colby Lewis

    Colby Lewis will test free agency after he and the Rangers couldn’t strike a deal.

  3. Jockey gave away “Mad Bum” underwear to Giants fans

    Oct 31, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner’s post-season performance prompted Jockey to make underwear with “Mad Bum” on the backside, a special gift to Giants fans at Friday’s World Series parade in San Francisco.

  4. Rockies exercise option on 42-year-old LaTroy Hawkins

    Oct 31, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

    LaTroy Hawkins

    This season Hawkins became one of 16 pitchers in MLB history with 1,000 or more appearances and if healthy he’ll move into the top 10 next season.

  5. Rangers decline Alex Rios’ $13.5 million option

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Rios is now a free agent coming off a season in which he hit .280 with four homers and a .709 OPS in 131 games.

  6. The Cubs to announce the hiring of Joe Maddon on Monday

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    The end of this awkward, orchestrated process is in sight.

  7. Rays exercise $7.5 million option on Ben Zobrist

    Oct 31, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

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    He’ll be eligible for free agency next offseason at age 34.

  8. Blue Jays claim Andy Dirks off waivers from Tigers

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Andy Dirks

    Dirks missed the entire season following back surgery and then a hamstring injury.

  9. The Giants victory parade is going on . . . now!

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Go O.D. on some hot trolley action.

  10. Eric Chavez joins the Yankees as special assignment scout

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    Chavez played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012.

  11. HBT Daily: One last look back at the World Series and a look ahead at the Hot Stove Season

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Our last HBT Daily of the year gives a brief taste of the coming winter.

  12. Indians exercise $3.5 million option on Mike Aviles

    Oct 31, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT

    Mike Aviles, Asdrubal Cabrera

    This season he hit just .247 with a .616 OPS in 113 games and Aviles hasn’t cracked a .700 OPS since 2010.

  13. Should Alex Gordon have tried to steal home on Wednesday night?

    Oct 31, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Some random, hypothetical musings on a Friday afternoon.

  14. GM says Red Sox will have “a conversation” with free agent Jon Lester

    Oct 31, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

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    He was drafted by the Red Sox in 2002 and made 241 starts for Boston.

  15. The Tigers exercise their option on Joakim Soria

    Oct 31, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

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    The only question for next season is what inning he’ll pitch.

  16. Brewers decline Rickie Weeks’ option

    Oct 31, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT

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    Weeks has spent his entire career with the Brewers after being the No. 2 overall pick in the 2003 draft.

  17. Daisuke Matsuzaka has a multi-year offer to return to Japan

    Oct 31, 2014, 10:19 AM EDT

    Daisuke Matsuzaka

    Matsuzaka left Japan in 2007 to sign a six-year, $52 million contract with the Red Sox and had immediate success, but dating back to 2009 he’s combined to throw 418 innings with a 5.10 ERA.

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