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  1. David Phelps loses arbitration case against the Marlins

    Feb 13, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Baltimore Orioles

    That means Phelps will be paid $1.4 million instead of $1.85 million.

  2. White Sox sign Matt Albers

    Feb 13, 2015, 11:46 AM EDT

    Matt Albers Getty

    Albers posted a 2.77 ERA in 123 innings between 2012 and 2013, but missed much of 2014 with shoulder problems.

  3. Joe Blanton is making a comeback with the Royals

    Feb 13, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    Joe Blanton

    Blanton held an open workout for interested teams earlier this month.

  4. Royals, Greg Holland avoid arbitration for $8.25 million

    Feb 13, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Greg Holland

    Holland requested $9 million and the Royals countered at $6.65 million.

  5. Royals sign Alex Gordon’s brother from independent league

    Feb 13, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT

    big brother little brother

    His performance is sure to raise some eyebrows.

  6. Kelvin Herrera signs two-year deal with Royals to avoid arbitration

    Feb 12, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT

    Kelvin Herrera Getty

    Herrera has emerged as one of the elite relievers in baseball since 2012, throwing 213 innings with a 2.45 ERA while ranking among MLB’s hardest-throwers.

  7. Astros add rotation depth by signing Roberto Hernandez

    Feb 12, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT

    Roberto Hernandez

    The pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona.

  8. Giants, Casey McGehee avoid arbitration for $4.8 million

    Feb 12, 2015, 2:14 PM EDT

    casey mcgehee marlins getty

    He asked for $5.4 million and the Giants countered at $4 million.

  9. James Shields: “It came down to the Cubs and the Padres”

    Feb 12, 2015, 12:55 PM EDT

    james shields getty

    “And my No. 1 reason is winning.”

  10. Francisco Rodriguez is holding out for a two-year contract

    Feb 12, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Another year, another late signing for K-Rod.

  11. Indians sign Michael Martinez

    Feb 11, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Philadelphia Phillies

    Martinez ranks as one of the worst hitters of all time.

  12. Ivan Nova: “I feel like nothing happened” after Tommy John surgery

    Feb 11, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

    Ivan Nova Getty

    Nova avoided arbitration with the Yankees by agreeing to a one-year, $3.3 million deal.

  13. Jerry Blevins and the Nationals went through with an arbitration hearing over $200,000

    Feb 11, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT

    Jerry Blevins Nationals

    Blevins will earn $2.4 million this season after defeating the Nationals.

  14. Orioles “have expressed interest” in Dustin McGowan

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Dustin McGowan AP

    Once a top prospect and young building block in the Blue Jays’ rotation, McGowan’s career was derailed by numerous injuries.

  15. Brewers star catcher Jonathan Lucroy out 4-6 weeks with hamstring injury

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Jonathan Lucroy Getty

    Lucroy finished fourth in the MVP balloting last season.

  16. Braves sign former All-Star closer Matt Capps

    Feb 10, 2015, 4:46 PM EDT

    matt capps getty

    Capps was a closer for the Pirates, Nationals, and Twins, totaling 137 saves from 2007-2012.

  17. Vance Worley wins arbitration hearing against the Pirates

    Feb 10, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT

    Vance Worley

    That means he’ll earn $2.45 million rather than the Pirates’ filing of $2 million.

  18. Mets minor leaguer Tim Peterson suspended for PEDs

    Feb 10, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT

    account suspended

    Peterson was the Mets’ 20th-round draft pick in 2012.

  19. So far so good with Yasmany Tomas playing third base

    Feb 10, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

    yasmany tomas getty

    $68.5 million investment learning a new position.

  20. White Sox speedster Tony Campana suffers torn ACL

    Feb 10, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT

    Tony Campana

    It’s a particularly tough injury for Campana because almost all of his value comes from speed and defense.

  21. We should all hope to “botch” things like James Shields did

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT

    james shields getty

    Don’t feel too sorry for James Shields.

  22. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    james shields getty

    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  23. UPDATE: Blue Jays, Tigers haven’t talked about Dioner Navarro

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    Navarro hit .274 with 12 homers and a .712 OPS in 139 games last season .

  24. Jon Jay signs two-year deal with Cardinals, avoids arbitration

    Feb 9, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

    jon jay getty

    He requested $5 million for 2015 and the Cardinals countered at $4.1 million.

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