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  1. Cardinals promote David Bell to bench coach

    Nov 3, 2014, 8:03 PM EST

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    Bell, who played 12 seasons in the majors, spent the 2013 season as the third base coach for the Cubs before serving as assistant hitting coach with the Cardinals this past season.

  2. BBWAA Award finalists to be announced Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET

    Nov 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EST

    Clayton Kershaw

    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will reveal the top three finalists in the American League and National League for the 2014 Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young and Most Valuable Player Awards tomorrow night.

  3. Brian Wilson exercises $10 million player option for 2015

    Nov 3, 2014, 6:14 PM EST

    Brian Wilson Getty

    To the surprise of absolutely nobody, the Dodgers announced this afternoon that reliever Brian Wilson has officially exercised his $10 million player option for 2015.

  4. Previewing tonight’s Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League

    Nov 1, 2014, 5:34 PM EST

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    The game, which will begin at 8 p.m. ET, will be shown on MLB Network and can be streamed live on MLB.com.

  5. Brett Anderson becomes free agent after Rockies decline 2015 option

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:28 PM EST

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    Anderson missed a big chunk of time this year due to a fractured left index finger and eventually had season-ending back surgery in August, but he was effective for the Rockies when healthy.

  6. Cubs exercise 2015 club option on Jacob Turner

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

    Jacob Turner AP

    Turner had a 6.49 ERA and 17/10 K/BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings over six starts and two relief appearances with Chicago down the stretch.

  7. Blue Jays pick up option on Josh Thole; decline on Justin Smoak, Brandon Morrow, Dustin McGowan

    Nov 1, 2014, 3:13 PM EST

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    While the Blue Jays declined Justin Smoak’s option, he is still under team control for one more season and will now go through the arbitration process.

  8. Blue Jays extend qualifying offer to Melky Cabrera

    Nov 1, 2014, 2:42 PM EST

    Melky Cabrera

    Cabrera is primed to cash in as a free agent after batting .301/.351/.458 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI over 139 games this past season.

  9. Brewers acquire Adam Lind from Blue Jays for Marco Estrada

    Nov 1, 2014, 2:22 PM EST

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    Lind, 31, batted .321/.381/.479 with six home runs and 40 RBI over 96 games this season.

  10. Billy Butler becomes free agent after Royals decline 2015 club option

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

    Billy Butler AP

    Butler batted .271 with just nine home runs and a career-low .702 OPS over 151 games this season.

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

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:10 PM EST

    Adam Lind Getty

    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.

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

    Nov 1, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

    Joe Maddon

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

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

    Nov 1, 2014, 10:01 AM EST

    Alex Rios Getty

    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.

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

    Nov 1, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    Ned Yost Getty

    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.

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

    Oct 30, 2014, 11:01 PM EST

    Joe Panik AP

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

  18. 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.

  19. Padres decline $4 million option on Josh Johnson

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:01 PM EST

    San Diego Padres Photo Day

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

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

    Oct 30, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

    Giants celebrate AP

    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.

  21. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

    Lorenzo Cain Getty

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

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer could undergo minor shoulder surgery

    Oct 27, 2014, 11:13 PM EST

    Kyle Zimmer Royals

    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.

  25. 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.

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