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  1. Blue Jays pick up Adam Lind’s $7.5 million club option for 2015

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:10 PM EST

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    This week’s acquisition of Justin Smoak clouds Adam Lind’s future in Toronto, but the Blue Jays have exercised his cub option for 2015.

  2. Rays considering filing tampering charges against Cubs for Joe Maddon situation

    Nov 1, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

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    The Rays reportedly “remain convinced” that the Cubs enticed Maddon to opt out of the final year of his contract.

  3. Report: Twins to hire Paul Molitor as manager

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:48 AM EST

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    After a month-long search, the Twins have reportedly settled on Paul Molitor to be their new manager.

  4. Report: Diamondbacks scouting director Ray Montgomery leaves for job with Brewers

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

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    His new title in Milwaukee will be special assistant to the general manager and vice president of amateur scouting.

  5. Free agent outfielder Alex Rios hires Scott Boras as his agent

    Nov 1, 2014, 10:01 AM EST

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    Rios became a free agent for the first time in his career yesterday after the Rangers declined his $13.5 million club option for 2015.

  6. Royals manager Ned Yost undergoes minor surgery for skin cancer on nose

    Nov 1, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

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    Yost said the procedure is “absolutely nothing to worry about” and that he plans to take extra precaution next spring and use a lot of sunscreen.

  7. Statcast: A deeper look at Joe Panik’s amazing double play from Game 7

    Oct 30, 2014, 11:01 PM EST

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    Giants second baseman Joe Panik started a key double play in Game 7. Here’s a deeper look at how it went down.

  8. Diamondbacks exercise options on Daniel Hudson, Matt Reynolds

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:47 PM EST

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    The Diamondbacks announced this evening that they have exercised club options on right-hander Daniel Hudson and left-hander Matt Reynolds for 2015.

  9. Padres decline $4 million option on Josh Johnson

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:01 PM EST

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    Johnson missed the entire 2014 season after the second Tommy John surgery of his career.

  10. Game 7 of the 2014 World Series was the second-most watched MLB game since 2004

    Oct 30, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

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    The early television ratings for this year’s World Series were pretty low, but the Giants and Royals ended up going the distance and we witnessed a very compelling Game 7 last night. It turns out that a lot of folks tuned in to see what the fuss was all about.

  11. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

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    The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.

  12. Orioles pick up options on Wei-Yin Chen, Darren O’Day; decline on Nick Markakis, Nick Hundley

    Oct 30, 2014, 6:42 PM EST

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    The Orioles announced their option decisions earlier this evening and there wasn’t a surprise in the bunch.

  13. Dan Haren exercises $10 million player option to stay with Dodgers

    Oct 30, 2014, 6:08 PM EST

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    Haren’s option vested when he reached the 180-inning mark in September, but he had the ability to decline it and test free agency. However, he has decided to stick around.

  14. Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer could undergo minor shoulder surgery

    Oct 27, 2014, 11:13 PM EST

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    Ranked among the top right-handed pitching prospects in the game coming into the year, Zimmer threw just 4 2/3 innings in the minors this season due to a right lat strain.

  15. Brewers claim infielder Luis Jimenez off waivers from Angels

    Oct 27, 2014, 10:01 PM EST

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    Jimenez appeared in 18 games with the Angels this season and batted just .162 (6-for-37) with two doubles and a 13/0 K/BB ratio.

  16. On Yoenis Cespedes in Boston: “He marches to his own drum and the coaches all hate him”

    Oct 27, 2014, 9:14 PM EST

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    From all indications, it sounds like Yoenis Cespedes’ time in Boston is going to be brief.

  17. MLB, Yankees and Mets to donate replicas of stolen items from Yogi Berra Museum

    Oct 27, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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    Berra had two of his three American League MVP Awards taken as well as all 10 of his World Series rings.

  18. Rays shoot down Montreal rumor, say they are “committed to making baseball work in the Tampa Bay region”

    Oct 27, 2014, 7:13 PM EST

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    The Rays say they “have not spoken to Montreal – or any other city, including Tampa – about relocation at any point.”

  19. Billy Butler and Nori Aoki to return to Royals’ lineup for Game 6 of World Series

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

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    Butler and Aoki were on the bench while the series was being played under National League rules for Games 3-5 in San Francisco.

  20. Mets reliever Jeurys Familia undergoes hernia surgery

    Oct 25, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

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    This is the second hernia surgery in the back-end of the Mets’ bullpen since the end of the season, as closer Jenrry Mejia had his earlier this month.

  21. World Series, Game 4: Royals vs. Giants lineups

    Oct 25, 2014, 4:32 PM EST

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    Jason Vargas vs. Ryan Vogelsong.

  22. David Wright says rehab from shoulder injury is going well

    Oct 25, 2014, 3:29 PM EST

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    Wright is expected to be re-evaluated in a couple of weeks and hopes to avoid surgery.

  23. Report: Rays owner Stuart Sternberg has discussed moving the team to Montreal

    Oct 25, 2014, 2:27 PM EST

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    Sternberg has reportedly had discussions “with wealthy Wall Street associates” about moving the Rays to Montreal.

  24. Pirates acquire Justin Sellers from Indians

    Oct 25, 2014, 12:29 PM EST

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    The Pirates also designated right-handers John Axford and Jeanmar Gomez for assignment.

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