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  1. Red Sox announce four-year, $88 million deal with Hanley Ramirez, DFA Juan Francisco

    Nov 25, 2014, 6:38 PM EST

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    The Red Sox have officially introduced Hanley Ramirez and his new four-year, $88 million pact. Juan Francisco was DFA’d in the process.

  2. Pirates trade first baseman Ike Davis to the A’s

    Nov 23, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

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    Davis was designated for assignment by the Bucs a couple of days ago to open up a 40-man roster spot for top pitching prospect Jameson Taillon. Now the first baseman is headed to Oakland.

  3. “At least six” teams interested in Jon Lester

    Nov 23, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    The Red Sox and Cubs have long been considered the favorites to sign free agent Jon Lester, with the Braves and Cardinals also lingering. But there may be a surprise coming.

  4. Indians acquire Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks

    Nov 23, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

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    Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Indians have acquired right-hander Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks in exchange for cash.

  5. Torii Hunter “favors the Twins”

    Nov 23, 2014, 10:51 AM EST

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    Torii Hunter could be headed back to where it all began.

  6. Video: Introducing new commissioner Rob Manfred

    Nov 23, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

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    Watch as former MLB commissioner Bud Selig introduces new commissioner Rob Manfred …

  7. Reid Brignac signs minor league deal with Marlins

    Nov 19, 2014, 10:37 PM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Marlins have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with infielder Reid Brignac. The deal presumably comes with an invitation to major league spring training.

  8. Marlins reportedly make two-year, $20 million offer to first baseman Adam LaRoche

    Nov 19, 2014, 9:22 PM EST

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    The Marlins have some money to spend, and free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche appears to be among their targets.

  9. White Sox interested in reunion with Sergio Santos

    Nov 19, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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    Sergio Santos had a dreadful 2014 season, posting an 8.57 ERA, 2.19 WHIP, and 29/18 K/BB ratio in 21 innings for the Blue Jays while battling a lingering right forearm issue. He’s a free agent now and will be looking to revitalize his career with any team that will have him.

  10. Athletics sign switch-pitcher Pat Venditte

    Nov 19, 2014, 7:08 PM EST

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    From agent Marc Klingman comes word that Pat Venditte, a switch-pitcher who can throw both left-handed and right-handed, has signed a minor league contract with the Oakland A’s. The deal also carries an invitation to major league spring training.

  11. Report: Red Sox offer Jon Lester six years, $110-120 million

    Nov 19, 2014, 6:14 PM EST

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    Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston reported Wednesday morning that the Red Sox had made an offer to free agent starter Jon Lester. And now Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has been clued in on the terms that were presented …

  12. Blue Jays to field most Canadian roster in team history

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:46 PM EST

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    The Blue Jays opened their purse strings in a big way on Monday, agreeing to terms with Canada native Russell Martin on a five-year, $82 million free agent contract. Was there a marketing aspect to it?

  13. A’s sign Billy Butler to three-year, $30 million contract

    Nov 18, 2014, 10:32 PM EST

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    Robert Murray of MLB Daily Rumors reported it first: Billy Butler has agreed to a three-year, $30 million free agent contract with the Oakland Athletics.

  14. White Sox, Padres among teams with interest in free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche

    Nov 18, 2014, 10:17 PM EST

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    ESPN’s Jayson Stark reported Tuesday afternoon that the Marlins have shown “aggressive interest” in free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche. Now we can go ahead and add a few more teams to the list.

  15. A’s in “serious talks” with free agent Billy Butler

    Nov 18, 2014, 9:21 PM EST

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    As first first reported by Cover Those Bases and then confirmed by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the A’s are in “serious talks” with free agent Billy Butler. Word is the two sides are “close” to an agreement.

  16. Cardinals release outfielder Shane Robinson

    Nov 18, 2014, 8:14 PM EST

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    From Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish comes word that the Cardinals have cut ties with outfielder Shane Robinson, a fifth-round pick from the 2006 draft who has appeared in a total of 268 major league games.

  17. Diamondbacks, Marlins interested in James Shields

    Nov 18, 2014, 7:38 PM EST

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    There is a clear need for a front-line starter in Arizona, and new chief baseball officer Tony La Russa is exploring all of his options.

  18. Cardinals reportedly joining pursuit of Jon Lester

    Nov 18, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

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    Might the Cardinals be a darkhorse in the Jon Lester sweepstakes? Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM says they are “in pursuit,” citing a club source.

  19. Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:49 PM EST

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    From Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune comes word that the Cubs have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and international signing slot No. 4 from the Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots.

  20. Giants impersonate Madison Bumgarner

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:33 PM EST

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    This is about a week old but still pretty hilarious.

  21. Twins showing interest in free agent Justin Masterson

    Nov 16, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

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    Justin Masterson had a dreadful 2014, posting a 5.88 ERA and 1.63 WHIP in 128 2/3 innings between the Indians and Cardinals, but the free agent right-hander is already drawing a decent amount of interest on the open market as clubs look to the bargain bin for potential reclamation projects.

  22. Video: Yasiel Puig’s diving catch in Tokyo

    Nov 16, 2014, 1:58 PM EST

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    Here’s a smooth diving catch that right fielder Yasiel Puig pulled off in the fourth inning of Sunday evening’s 6-1 win for the visiting MLB All-Stars …

  23. Blue Jays “have established contact” with Hanley Ramirez

    Nov 16, 2014, 12:44 PM EST

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    FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi reports that the Blue Jays front office has “established contact” with the reps for free agent infielder Hanley Ramirez, but then adds that the Jays are “not actively pursuing him now.”

  24. Mariners have “fielded inquiries” on Hisashi Iwakuma

    Nov 16, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

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    Could the Mariners be dangling Hisashi Iwakuma?

  25. Video: Justin Morneau homers at the Tokyo Dome

    Nov 16, 2014, 9:25 AM EST

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    Watch as Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau goes deep to give the MLB All-Stars a 4-1 lead over Samurai Japan on Sunday night at the Tokyo Dome …

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