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  1. Rangers lose a player to release waivers due to quirk in MLB rule

    Dec 20, 2014, 5:26 PM EST

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    MLB’s waiver rules are complicated enough for fans and those who cover baseball on a regular basis, but apparently they can even confuse teams sometimes.

  2. Report: The Phillies could be a suitor for Asdrubal Cabrera

    Dec 20, 2014, 4:06 PM EST

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    The Phillies could eye Asdrubal Cabrera as a replacement for Jimmy Rollins.

  3. Indians sign Scott Downs

    Dec 20, 2014, 2:45 PM EST

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    Downs had a 4.97 ERA over 55 appearances this past season between the White Sox and Royals.

  4. Phillies GM told Ryan Howard they’d be better off “not with him but without him”

    Dec 20, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    With the Phillies in the middle of a rebuilding effort, they are facing some tough (and long overdue) truths with their veteran players.

  5. Troy Tulowitzki trade between the Rockies and Mets is “not happening”

    Dec 20, 2014, 12:16 PM EST

    San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies

    Tulowitzki would immediately take the Mets from a “maybe” contender to a “legitimate” contender, but don’t get your hopes up.

  6. Jimmy Rollins writes goodbye message to Philadelphia after trade to Dodgers

    Dec 20, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

    Miami Marlins v Philadelphia Phillies

    Rollins was officially traded from the Phillies to the Dodgers yesterday in exchange for right-hander Zach Eflin and left-hander Tom Windle.

  7. Trea Turner’s agent is unhappy his client is in limbo after trade to Nationals

    Dec 20, 2014, 9:59 AM EST

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    As part of this week’s three-team Wil Myers trade, the Nationals acquired right-hander Joe Ross and a player to be named later. However, the player to be named later isn’t a mystery. It’s shortstop prospect Trea Turner, who is now in limbo after the trade.

  8. Matt Kemp has officially been traded to the Padres

    Dec 18, 2014, 11:27 PM EST

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    It took long enough, but Matt Kemp has finally been traded to the Padres.

  9. Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics

    Dec 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

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    The Padres continue to overhaul their lineup while the A’s continue to unload.

  10. Delmon Young would prefer to re-sign with the Orioles

    Dec 18, 2014, 8:46 PM EST

    Delmon Young

    Young, 29, batted .302 with seven home runs and .779 OPS (120 OPS+) over 255 plate appearances this past season.

  11. Mariners sign Mark Lowe

    Dec 18, 2014, 7:50 PM EST

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    Lowe began his career with Seattle and had his best season with the club in 2009.

  12. St. Petersburg City Council votes down deal to allow Rays to look for new stadium site

    Dec 18, 2014, 6:41 PM EST

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    Is this the beginning of the end for the Tampa Bay Rays?

  13. Report: Josh Johnson is “on the verge” of re-signing with the Padres

    Dec 18, 2014, 6:07 PM EST

    San Diego Padres Photo Day

    Johnson missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in late April.

  14. Marlins president responds to Frank Coonelly’s comments on Giancarlo Stanton extension

    Dec 15, 2014, 11:01 PM EST

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    Pirates president rank Coonelly said over the weekend that Giancarlo Stanton’s contract extension with the Marlins is “not really $325 million.” The Marlins responded today.

  15. Royals sign right-hander Yohan Pino

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

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    Pino made 11 starts for the Twins this past season and posted a 5.07 ERA and 50/14 K/BB ratio over 60 1/3 innings.

  16. Royals and Alex Rios agree to one-year, $11 million contract

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs and 54 RBI over 131 games with the Rangers this past season.

  17. Red Sox receive infielder Marco Hernandez from Cubs to complete Felix Doubront trade

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:01 PM EST

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    The Red Sox acquired infielder Marco Hernandez from the Cubs today to complete the Felix Doubront trade from July.

  18. Braves designate Anthony Varvaro for assignment

    Dec 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

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    Varvaro owns a 2.74 ERA over 123 appearances over the past two seasons, but the Braves designated him for assignment today in order to clear a spot for the newly-signed Alberto Callaspo on the 40-man roster.

  19. Cubs agree to one-year deal with reliever Jason Motte

    Dec 15, 2014, 6:42 PM EST

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    Motte scuffled in his return from Tommy John surgery this past season, posting a 4.68 ERA and 17/9 K/BB ratio over 25 innings while showing diminished velocity.

  20. Report: The Astros have reached a settlement with unsigned draft pick Jacob Nix

    Dec 15, 2014, 6:21 PM EST

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    Nix was set to sign with the Astros for $1.5 million this summer, but the deal was scrapped after the club failed to sign No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken.

  21. Twins designate Chris Parmelee for assignment

    Dec 13, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

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    The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Ervin Santana on the Twins’ 40-man roster.

  22. Report: The 2016 MLB All-Star Game will likely be in Baltimore

    Dec 13, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

    Cincinnati Reds v Baltimore Orioles

    Baltimore last hosted an All-Star Game in 1993.

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