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

    Dec 15, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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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.

  2. Royals sign right-hander Yohan Pino

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:13 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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

  5. Braves designate Anthony Varvaro for assignment

    Dec 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014, 6:42 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

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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.

  8. Twins designate Chris Parmelee for assignment

    Dec 13, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

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

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Baltimore last hosted an All-Star Game in 1993.

  10. The Blue Jays are now interested in Nationals GM Mike Rizzo for CEO job

    Dec 13, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    It’s official: The Blue Jays like pretty much everyone for their CEO position.

  11. Report: Korean infielder Jung-Ho Kang to be posted on Monday

    Dec 13, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

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    Kang, 27, batted .354/.457/.733 with 39 home runs and 115 RBI in 116 games this past season for the Nexen Heroes in the Korea Baseball Organization.

  12. Blue Jays sign Wilton Lopez, Caleb Gindl and Jake Fox

    Dec 13, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT

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    All three players get invites to major league spring training.

  13. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo says he’s “disappointed” Bryce Harper skipped NatsFest

    Dec 13, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

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    Nationals GM Mike Rizzo said Harper skipped NatsFest today due to his upcoming grievance hearing against the team.

  14. The Jon Lester deal is official; Cubs to hold press conference Monday

    Dec 13, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT

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    The Cubs came out on top in the Jon Lester sweepstakes earlier this week and they are ready to make the deal official.

  15. Report: The Phillies have asked about Cubs left-hander Travis Wood

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Wood turns 28 in February and posted an ugly 5.03 ERA and 146/76 K/BB ratio in 173 2/3 innings over 31 starts this past season.

  16. Josh Collmenter is the Diamondbacks’ projected Opening Day starter

    Dec 13, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    The Diamondbacks’ rotation looks, uh, pretty iffy going into 2015.

  17. Braves president John Hart: “It’s not like I’m breaking up the ’27 Yankees”

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

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    A change in direction doesn’t bother Braves president John Hart.

  18. The Padres have an offer out to Brandon Morrow

    Dec 13, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    Injuries have limited Morrow to just 87 2/3 IP in the majors over the past two seasons, but that hasn’t stopped teams from expressing interest.

  19. Bryce Harper’s grievance hearing against the Nationals is scheduled for Tuesday

    Dec 12, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT

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    At dispute is Harper’s eligibility for arbitration this winter.

  20. Marlins sign Scott Sizemore

    Dec 12, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

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    Sizemore turns 30 in April and has appeared in just eight games at the major league level since the the 2011 season.

  21. Done deal: Red Sox acquire Wade Miley from the Diamondbacks

    Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

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    The deal was reported earlier this week and it’s now official.

  22. Rangers agree to a deal with Kyuji Fujikawa

    Dec 12, 2014, 7:31 PM EDT

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    Fujikawa was expected to handle the closer role when the Cubs brought him over from Japan for $9.5 million two years ago, but Tommy John surgery limited him to just 27 appearances with the club.

  23. Rays sign Bobby Wilson, Corey Brown and Eugenio Velez

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    All three received invitations to major league spring training, but figure to serve as minor league depth in 2015.

  24. Rangers sign Anthony Bass, Ross Wolf, and Antoan Richardson

    Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    All three received invites to major league spring training.

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