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  1. Tyler Cloyd signs with the Samsung Lions in Korea

    Jan 12, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

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    Cloyd, formerly of the Phillies, spent last season with the Indians’ Triple-A affiliate and posted a 3.89 ERA and 118/31 K/BB ratio over 166 2/3 innings.

  2. Report: The Diamondbacks are in the mix for free agent right-hander James Shields

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:45 PM EDT

    James Shields

    Rosenthal speculates that Arizona’s interest is a “strong indication” that Shields’ market is not at $100 million.

  3. The Padres are still pursuing a trade with the Phillies for Cole Hamels

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:20 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Could new Padres general manager A.J. Preller have another trick up his sleeve this winter?

  4. Orioles, Tommy Hunter avoid arbitration with $4.65 million deal

    Jan 12, 2015, 7:40 PM EDT

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    Hunter struggled as the Orioles’ closer early last year before finishing the season strong in a set-up role.

  5. Diamondbacks add Ariel Prieto to staff as coach and translator

    Jan 12, 2015, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Prieto, who is from Cuba, served in the same capacity with the Athletics over the past three seasons and helped with Yoenis Cespedes’ transition to the United States. He should work closely with Yasmany Tomas this year.

  6. Rays sign Juan Francisco

    Jan 10, 2015, 5:29 PM EDT

    Juan Francsico AP

    Francisco spent last season with the Blue Jays and batted .220 with 16 home runs and a .747 OPS over 106 games.

  7. Josh Reddick is now on board with Billy Beane’s plan

    Jan 10, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Josh Reddick openly criticized the logic behind the Josh Donaldson deal, but he’s back on board with Billy Beane’s plan after today’s trade for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar.

  8. Padres sign Jose Valverde

    Jan 10, 2015, 4:26 PM EDT

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    Here’s a friendly reminder that Valverde served as the Mets’ closer for a stretch last season.

  9. Mark Mulder still mulling over the possibility of a comeback

    Jan 10, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT

    Mark Mulder AP

    Mark Mulder saw his comeback attempt come to an abrupt end last February when he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while doing agility drills prior to a bullpen session in Angels camp. He might not be done.

  10. Miguel Cabrera scheduled to have CT scan of ankle/foot in February

    Jan 10, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Miguel Cabrera underwent surgery last October to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot.

  11. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

  12. Diamondbacks asking around about catching, but finding price is too high

    Jan 10, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT

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    The Diamondbacks have asked the Cubs about Welington Castillo and the Blue Jays about Dioner Navarro, but general manager Dave Stewart says the club isn’t making much progress in trade talks.

  13. Mariners give Robinson Cano permission to play in Dominican Winter League

    Jan 10, 2015, 10:21 AM EDT

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    Cano suffered a broken toe during the Japan Series in November and wants to test it out before spring training.

  14. Pirates and Jung-ho Kang expected to get a deal done next week

    Jan 10, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT

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    The two sides are reportedly close to a four-year deal.

  15. Yasiel Puig vows to not be a distraction; has a good sense of humor

    Jan 8, 2015, 11:28 PM EDT

    Paul Sancya -- Associated Press

    Yasiel Puig vows to not be a distraction.

  16. The Nationals are “not actively pursuing” a trade with the Rays for Ben Zobrist

    Jan 8, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Nationals are currently looking at some combination of Danny Espinosa and Dan Uggla for second base, so there was a clear need even before today, but a deal makes even more sense now that Jayson Werth needs shoulder surgery and will be sidelined for 2-3 months.

  17. The Braves and Angels swap prospects

    Jan 8, 2015, 9:15 PM EDT

    Kyle Kubitza AP

    The Braves and Angels agreed to a trade involving prospects this evening, with left-hander Ricardo Sanchez headed to Atlanta in exchange for third baseman Kyle Kubitza and right-hander Nate Hyatt.

  18. Report: Chad Billingsley has received “multiple offers”

    Jan 8, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

    Chad Billingsley

    Billingsley hasn’t pitched in the majors since undergoing Tommy John surgery in April of 2013.

  19. Yankees prospect Ty Hensley was allegedly attacked following an argument over signing bonuses

    Jan 8, 2015, 6:41 PM EDT

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    Hensley, 21, suffered a fractured jaw in the alleged attack.

  20. Rangers sign Juan Carlos Oviedo

    Jan 5, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT

    Juan Carlos Oviedo AP

    After missing the entire 2013 season following Tommy John surgery, Oviedo posted a 3.69 ERA and 26/16 K/BB ratio over 31 2/3 innings with the Rays last season before being released in August.

  21. Report: Yankees have interviewed Willie Randolph for coaching position

    Jan 5, 2015, 9:16 PM EDT

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    The Yankees could have a familiar face back in uniform soon.

  22. The Rays “have had discussions” with free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus

    Jan 5, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

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    The Orioles have free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus on their radar, but it seems that they might have some competition from another team in the American League East.

  23. Rangers re-sign Adam Rosales

    Jan 5, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

    Adam Rosales AP

    Rosales was non-tendered by Texas in December after batting .262/.328/.378 with four home runs, 19 RBI, and four stolen bases across 181 plate appearances last season, but the two sides have agreed to a new deal.

  24. Orioles manager Buck Showalter meeting with Colby Rasmus on Saturday

    Jan 3, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Showalter wants to know if Rasmus would be a good fit in Baltimore.

  25. Orioles reliever Ryan Webb had surgery on his non-throwing shoulder

    Jan 3, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT

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    Webb had the minor procedure shortly after the end of the 2014 season and should be fine for spring training.

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