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

    Dec 13, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

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

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 3:40 PM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 3:09 PM EST

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    All three players get invites to major league spring training.

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 2:05 PM EST

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

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 1:01 PM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

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

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

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:02 AM EST

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

  9. The Padres have an offer out to Brandon Morrow

    Dec 13, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 12, 2014, 10:50 PM EST

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

  11. Marlins sign Scott Sizemore

    Dec 12, 2014, 9:40 PM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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

  13. Rangers agree to a deal with Kyuji Fujikawa

    Dec 12, 2014, 7:31 PM EST

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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.

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

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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

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

    Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

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    All three received invites to major league spring training.

  16. Dodgers reliever Chris Withrow undergoes surgery for herniated disk in back

    Dec 11, 2014, 8:41 PM EST

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    Dodgers reliever Chris Withrow already had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow back in June.

  17. Matt Kemp says farewell to Dodgers fans after trade to Padres

    Dec 11, 2014, 7:47 PM EST

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    The deal isn’t officially announced, but Matt Kemp said goodbye to Dodgers fans and the city of Los Angeles today after learning that he’s headed to the Padres.

  18. Mariners “appear unwilling” to go beyond three years for Melky Cabrera

    Dec 11, 2014, 6:59 PM EST

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    With a void in right field, many consider the Mariners a natural fit to sign free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. However, it’s far from a sure thing.

  19. Padres fail to reach agreement with Korean left-hander Kwang-Hyun Kim

    Dec 11, 2014, 6:11 PM EST

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    Padres general manager A.J. Preller met with the agent for Kim this week and expressed optimism about getting something done, but today’s 5 p.m. ET deadline passed without an agreement.

  20. The Rays are getting calls about Wil Myers

    Dec 10, 2014, 12:46 AM EST

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    Myers was limited to 87 games this past season due to a wrist injury and batted just .222/.294/.320 with six home runs.

  21. The Astros have talked to Sergio Romo and Luke Gregerson

    Dec 9, 2014, 11:40 PM EST

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    After getting passed over by Andrew Miller and David Robertson, the Astros are now talking to Sergio Romo and Luke Gregerson.

  22. Padres could deal Jesse Hahn for offense

    Dec 9, 2014, 11:13 PM EST

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    Hahn is coming off an impressive showing as a rookie in which he posted a 3.07 ERA and 70/32 K/BB ratio in 73 1/3 innings across 12 starts and two relief appearances.

  23. Quote of the Day: Giants assistant GM Bobby Evans on being a runner-up

    Dec 9, 2014, 10:48 PM EST

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    Bobby Evans has a good sense of humor despite the Giants being passed over by Pablo Sandoval, Yasmany Tomas, and now Jon Lester.

  24. Max Scherzer is looking for a contract worth more than $200 million

    Dec 9, 2014, 10:26 PM EST

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    The market for Scherzer has been pretty quiet at this week’s Winter Meetings so far, but things will likely heat up once Jon Lester is off the board.

  25. The Mets and Rangers are talking about a Dillon Gee trade

    Dec 9, 2014, 10:09 PM EST

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    Gee, who is from Texas, owns a 3.91 ERA over 103 starts and three relief appearances in the majors.

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