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  1. The Orioles, Rangers, and Mariners are all out on Matt Kemp

    Dec 9, 2014, 7:05 PM EST

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    Kemp appears more and more likely to be headed to the Padres.

  2. The Dodgers are telling teams that Dee Gordon is available

    Dec 9, 2014, 6:23 PM EST

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    Gordon is coming off a solid season in which he batted .289/.326/.378 over 148 games while leading the majors with 64 stolen bases.

  3. Cubs expected to trade catcher Welington Castillo

    Dec 9, 2014, 6:06 PM EST

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    After acquiring Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks today, the Cubs are expected to move Welington Castillo.

  4. Padres and right-hander Joe Wieland avoid arbitration

    Dec 6, 2014, 5:24 PM EST

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    Wieland made it back to the majors this in September after missing two years due to elbow issues.

  5. Orioles getting lots of calls on Wei-Yin Chen; discussed Howie Kendrick swap with Angels

    Dec 6, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Chen is due to become a free agent after the 2015 season.

  6. Report: Giants getting “aggressive” for free agent third baseman Chase Headley

    Dec 6, 2014, 2:11 PM EST

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    The Giants have set their sights on a replacement for Pablo Sandoval.

  7. Report: Nationals “likely” to trade reliever Tyler Clippard

    Dec 6, 2014, 1:49 PM EST

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    One of the best relievers in baseball is on the trading block.

  8. Luke Hochevar hopes to begin throwing off a mound in January

    Dec 6, 2014, 12:50 PM EST

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    Hochevar, who signed a new two-year, $10 million deal with the Royals this week, missed the entire 2014 season following Tommy John surgery.

  9. Report: Royals, Mariners, and Indians have checked in on Alex Rios

    Dec 6, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs, 54 RBI, and 17 stolen bases over 131 games this past season.

  10. Report: Mariners appear willing to offer Melky Cabrera a similar contract to Nelson Cruz

    Dec 6, 2014, 10:48 AM EST

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    The Mariners signed veteran slugger Nelson Cruz to a four-year, $57 million contract this week, but general manager Jack Zduriencik is still looking for ways to improve his lineup.

  11. The Diamondbacks have no plans to trade Mark Trumbo

    Dec 6, 2014, 9:52 AM EST

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    Trumbo’s first year in Arizona didn’t go as planned, as he missed some time with a foot injury while batting .235/.293/.415 with 14 home runs and 61 RBI over 88 games.

  12. Ryan Dempster has tried to sell Jon Lester on signing with the Cubs

    Dec 6, 2014, 8:55 AM EST

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    Dempster and Lester were teammates with the Red Sox in 2013 when the team won the World Series.

  13. Mets hire Pat Roessler as assistant hitting coach

    Dec 4, 2014, 11:01 PM EST

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    Roessler joins former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long in Queens.

  14. UPDATE: The A’s and Indians could agree to a Brandon Moss trade as soon as Friday

    Dec 4, 2014, 10:23 PM EST

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    The Athletics have already traded Josh Donaldson and it’s beginning to sound like a foregone conclusion that Moss will follow him out the door.

  15. Report: Jon Lester is now not expected to sign before next week’s Winter Meetings

    Dec 4, 2014, 10:05 PM EST

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    There are four main contenders in the mix for Lester, including the Red Sox, Cubs, Giants and Dodgers.

  16. Dan Duquette says Orioles would like to bring back Delmon Young

    Dec 4, 2014, 9:55 PM EST

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    Young is coming off a nice year as a part-time player where he batted .302 with seven home runs and .779 OPS over 255 plate appearances.

  17. The Mets have John Mayberry, Jr. and Kyle Blanks on their radar

    Dec 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

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    Both players would fit with several teams in part-time duty or in a bench role.

  18. Report: Brandon Beachy already has “multiple offers in hand”

    Dec 4, 2014, 7:54 PM EST

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    Beachy is coming off his second Tommy John surgery and has thrown just 30 innings in the majors since June 16, 2012.

  19. Report: The Dodgers and Padres continue to discuss a possible Matt Kemp trade

    Dec 4, 2014, 6:15 PM EST

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    Yasmani Grandal could be one of the pieces to head back to the Dodgers.

  20. Delino DeShields chooses Reds’ Triple-A manager job over Twins’ first base coach job

    Dec 1, 2014, 11:39 PM EST

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    DeShields, who played 13 seasons in the majors, was the manager of the Reds’ Double-A affiliate in Pensacola this past season.

  21. “Less than a 50-50 chance” that Nick Markakis returns to the Orioles

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:46 PM EST

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    The Orioles and Markakis were having serious discussions last month about a four-year deal worth between $10-12 million per season, but little progress has been made since.

  22. Report: Astros could turn to Sergio Romo if they are unable to sign David Robertson

    Dec 1, 2014, 9:51 PM EST

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    Romo is coming off an up-and-down year in which he was yanked from the Giants’ closer role.

  23. Angels expected to non-tender Gordon Beckham

    Dec 1, 2014, 8:45 PM EST

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    Beckham batted .268 with two home runs and a .758 OPS in 61 plate appearances with the Angels down the stretch.

  24. The Braves appear to be a long shot for free agent left-hander Jon Lester

    Dec 1, 2014, 7:41 PM EST

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    The Braves shed some salary when they dealt Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to the Cardinals last month and they could shed even more if they trade Justin Upton, but it appears that they are getting priced out of the mix.

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