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  1. The Braves and Angels swap prospects

    Jan 8, 2015, 9:15 PM EDT

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    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.

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

    Jan 8, 2015, 7:58 PM EDT

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

  3. 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.

  4. Rangers sign Juan Carlos Oviedo

    Jan 5, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT

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    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Rangers re-sign Adam Rosales

    Jan 5, 2015, 6:30 PM EDT

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    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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Dan Haren tells Marlins he doesn’t intend to pitch for them; hopes for trade to West Coast

    Jan 3, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Dan Haren was dealt from the Dodgers to the Marlins in a seven-player trade last month despite his previous comments that he would rather retire than pitch for a team away from his family in Southern California.

  11. The Orioles and Chris Tillman have “mutual interest” in a contract extension

    Jan 3, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT

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    Tillman turns 27 in April and is coming off a solid season where he posted a 3.34 ERA and 150/66 K/BB ratio in 207 1/3 innings over 34 starts.

  12. Longtime Mariners scout Bill Kearns passes away at the age of 94

    Jan 1, 2015, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Kearns was a New England area scout for the Mariners since the franchise’s inception in 1976.

  13. Picture of the Day: The 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park

    Jan 1, 2015, 7:30 PM EDT

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    In front of a crowd of 42,832, the Washington Capitals defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on a last-minute goal from Troy Brouwer.

  14. The Orioles continue to show interest in free agent outfielder Nori Aoki

    Dec 29, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

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    Aoki has a .287 batting average and a .353 on-base percentage over three seasons in the majors and would be a candidate to take over the leadoff spot for Baltimore.

  15. Starlin Castro’s agent thinks his client would be better off living year-round in the U.S.

    Dec 29, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was cleared of any wrongdoing in a shooting at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic over the weekend, but he has now had two such incidents in the past month.

  16. The Blue Jays are trying to trade for a closer

    Dec 29, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays also have free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez on their radar.

  17. Dodgers expected to sign Sergio Santos to minor league contract

    Dec 29, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    Santos saved 30 games for the White Sox in 2011, but he has struggled to stay healthy ever since.

  18. Picture of the Day: The Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium

    Dec 27, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Opening Day is 100 days away, but with the unusually mild weather in the New York area, they could really be playing some baseball right now.

  19. UPDATE: Starlin Castro free after being questioned about shooting in Dominican Republic

    Dec 27, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was reportedly detained for questioning by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Saturday in connection with a nightclub shooting that injured six people.

  20. Before deciding on the Cubs, David Ross heard on the radio that he signed with the Padres

    Dec 27, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    David Ross recently took Rob Bradford of WEEI.com behind the scenes of how he landed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Cubs.

  21. Jake Peavy discusses his decision to stay with the Giants

    Dec 27, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    The Giants finalized their new two-year, $24 million contract with Jake Peavy this week.

  22. Longtime Rangers clubhouse manager Joe Macko passes away at the age of 86

    Dec 27, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

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    Macko worked for the Rangers for over 40 years.

  23. The Dodgers will pay the Padres $18 million toward Matt Kemp’s salary in 2015

    Dec 22, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    This means the Padres will only have to pay Kemp $3 million next season.

  24. Johnny Cueto won’t negotiate extension with Reds past Opening Day

    Dec 22, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT

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    Johnny Cueto is set to become a free agent next offseason, but the Reds have a small window of time to convince their ace to stick around for the long-term.

  25. Phillies sign Kevin Slowey, Sean O’Sullivan, and Chris McGuiness

    Dec 22, 2014, 8:09 PM EDT

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    All three players received invites to major league spring training.

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