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  1. Giants release Marco Scutaro

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:21 PM EST

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    Scutaro appeared in just five games last season for the World Series champions due to a back injury that has continued to bother him this offseason.

  2. Mets avoid arbitration with Jenrry Mejia at $2.595 million

    Jan 28, 2015, 8:59 PM EST

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    Mejia requested a salary of $3 million from the Mets and was offered $2.1 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16.

  3. Garrett Richards’ arbitration hearing set for February 11

    Jan 28, 2015, 7:43 PM EST

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    Teams and players usually come to terms before hearings are needed — thus avoiding any drama — but Richards is a complicated case.

  4. Diamondbacks hire Joe Carter as special assistant

    Jan 28, 2015, 6:28 PM EST

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    It’s the first front office type of job for Carter, who played for six different teams — most famously the Toronto Blue Jays — between 1983-1998.

  5. Matt Moore throws off mound for first time since getting Tommy John elbow surgery

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:50 PM EST

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    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has the update …

  6. Rob Manfred not concerned about uneven DH rule

    Jan 27, 2015, 9:41 PM EST

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    If you expected new Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred to either expand the DH rule to the National League or eliminate it altogether, you can probably stop now.

  7. Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider from Pirates

    Jan 27, 2015, 8:28 PM EST

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    Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles have completed a trade for Pirates outfielder Travis Snider. Pittsburgh’s return is a player to be named later and 21-year-old pitching prospect Stephen Tarpley.

  8. Phillies still talking to the Brewers and Blue Jays about a Jonathan Papelbon trade

    Jan 27, 2015, 7:44 PM EST

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    Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday that the Brewers’ negotiations for Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon were “definitely on life support, at best,” but it sounds like there has been some rekindling of that fire early this week.

  9. Rangers acquire right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Red Sox for left-hander Robbie Ross

    Jan 27, 2015, 6:39 PM EST

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    The Rangers and Red Sox have swapped 25-year-old pitchers.

  10. Orioles “closing in on” trade for Pirates’ Travis Snider

    Jan 27, 2015, 6:19 PM EST

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    The Orioles have failed in their pursuit of several free agent outfielders this offseason, so they might now be turning to the trade market to fill the need.

  11. Rangers doubtful to consider Josh Hamilton reunion

    Jan 25, 2015, 4:41 PM EST

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    MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez wrote earlier this month that it’s unlikely Josh Hamilton will finish out his five-year, $125 million contract as a member of the Angels and that a trade may even be coming this season — in the third year of the five-year deal. But we can probably rule out a reunion with the Rangers.

  12. Mike Napoli calls sleep apnea surgery “one of the worst things I’ve ever (gone through)”

    Jan 25, 2015, 3:17 PM EST

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    Sean McAdam of CSNNewEngland.com shares the gory details about the painful facial surgery that Mike Napoli had earlier this offseason to help end his long battle with sleep apnea …

  13. Max Scherzer thanks Tigers fans with full-page goodbye in Sunday’s Detroit Free Press

    Jan 25, 2015, 2:58 PM EST

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    A nice gesture here from Max Scherzer, who signed a $210 million deal Monday with the Nationals …

  14. Blue Jays cut off talks for Orioles executive Dan Duquette

    Jan 25, 2015, 1:33 PM EST

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    Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports that the Blue Jays have ended their pursuit of Orioles executive Dan Duquette because Baltimore asked for 2014 first-round pick Jeff Hoffman and two other prospects in return.

  15. Rob Manfred, new Major League Baseball commissioner, suggests ban on defensive shifts

    Jan 25, 2015, 12:05 PM EST

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    Rob Manfred has officially been reigned in as the new commissioner of Major League Baseball and he said something controversial in a sit-down interview this weekend with ESPN’s Karl Ravech …

  16. Yankees reject A-Rod’s apology attempt

    Jan 25, 2015, 11:02 AM EST

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    Another New York Daily News source added that A-Rod is looking “noticeably thinner and massless,” so you get the sense these bits of information — however truthful — definitely aren’t coming from his camp.

  17. Video: Ernie Banks remembered

    Jan 25, 2015, 9:39 AM EST

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    MLB Network looks back on the career of Ernie Banks, who died Friday at the age of 83 …

  18. Video: Yasmany Tomas’ first Diamondbacks workout

    Jan 22, 2015, 12:14 AM EST

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    Here’s a pretty cool behind-the-scenes look at Yasmany Tomas’ first workout with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday at the organization’s Salt River Fields complex near Scottsdale, Arizona …

  19. Ryan Vogelsong “shifts course” on Astros, now “in serious discussions” with the Giants

    Jan 21, 2015, 11:02 PM EST

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    Free agent starter Ryan Vogelsong was said to be working on a deal with the Astros and even traveled to Houston on Monday to meet with team officials. But it appears those negotiations have suddenly collapsed. From the Twitter account of FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal …

  20. Nationals ink Evan Meek to minor league deal

    Jan 21, 2015, 10:35 PM EST

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s William Ladson, the Nationals have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with right-handed reliever Evan Meek. The deal also comes with an invitation to spring training.

  21. Cuban center fielder Guillermo Heredia has left the island in search of major league deal

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:49 PM EST

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    Baseball America’s Ben Badler calls Heredia a “plus defender” in center field with good range and a strong throwing arm.

  22. Orioles re-sign Steve Johnson to minor league contract

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:05 PM EST

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    According to MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Orioles have re-signed right-hander Steve Johnson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  23. Brett Anderson to begin mound work next week

    Jan 21, 2015, 8:13 PM EST

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    J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News writes Wednesday that Brett Anderson has increased his flat-ground work to a distance of 160 feet and is aiming to step atop a mound next week in Arizona.

  24. Reds agree to minor league deal with Jason Marquis

    Jan 21, 2015, 7:05 PM EST

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    Jason Marquis struggled in 2014 with the Phillies’ Triple-A team and posted a rough 4.05 ERA (84 ERA+) and 1.52 WHIP across 117 2/3 innings with the Padres in 2013.

  25. Yu Darvish throwing long-toss in Texas, expected to be 100 percent for Opening Day 2015

    Jan 21, 2015, 6:27 PM EST

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    Yu Darvish was shut down prematurely in 2014 due to inflammation in his pitching elbow, but he’s had a fairly normal offseason and should be 100 percent heading into the opening of the 2015 campaign.

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