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  1. Farhan Zaidi to be named Dodgers’ new general manager

    Nov 4, 2014, 10:19 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that Farhan Zaidi will be named the Dodgers’ new general manager later this week. He had been serving as the A’s assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.

  2. Alfonso Soriano retiring from baseball at age 38

    Nov 4, 2014, 9:23 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Hector Gomez of the Dominican Republic’s Listin Diario, Alfonso Soriano is retiring from baseball after a 16-year major league career.

  3. Voting now open for the 2014 Platinum Glove Awards

    Nov 4, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Gold Glove Award winners have been announced. Now you can help determine who wins the 2014 Platinum Glove — given each year (since 2011) to the top defensive player in each league.

  4. 2014 Gold Glove winners

    Nov 4, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipients are being revealed during an hour-long special airing right now (7:00 p.m. ET) on ESPN2. We will list all of the winners here, position-by-position, as they are announced by the Baseball Tonight crew …

  5. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  6. J.A. Happ “generating lots of” trade interest

    Nov 2, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

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    The Blue Jays sent first baseman Adam Lind to the Brewers on Saturday for right-hander Marco Estrada, clearing up some payroll space and adding depth to their starting pitching staff. Now the Jays may deal from that pitching depth to fill another area of need.

  7. Marlins hoping to sign Giancarlo Stanton to a long-term extension by early December

    Nov 2, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Michael Hill, the Marlins’ president of baseball operations, was a guest Sunday on MLB Network Radio with Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette. Among the topics: the club’s future with Giancarlo Stanton …

  8. Orioles discussing four-year contract with impending free agent outfielder Nick Markakis

    Nov 2, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    From beat reporter Roch Kubatko of MASN comes word that the Orioles and impending free agent Nick Markakis have been “talking for weeks” about a new contract and that the current framework of the ongoing negotiations is a four-year deal.

  9. Diamondbacks “willing to trade” catcher Miguel Montero

    Nov 2, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT

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    A member of the D’Backs front office told Rosenthal that the club is merely in “listening mode,” but rival execs say the 31-year-old catcher is being shopped.

  10. Joe Maddon’s agent, Alan Nero, says no tampering by the Cubs in the hiring of his client

    Nov 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

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    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times wrote Friday night that the Rays “are still considering filing tampering charges or a complaint” against the Cubs for their hasty hiring of manager Joe Maddon. But that’s going to be a difficult thing to prove.

  11. Phillies, A.J. Burnett decline $15 million mutual option

    Nov 2, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

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    It was an expected move. Now we’ll see whether Burnett exercises his $12.75 million player option for 2015. The deadline for that decision is Monday.

  12. Twins to introduce new manager Paul Molitor on Tuesday

    Nov 2, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    Patrick Reusse and Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN reported Saturday that Paul Molitor had been offered the Twins’ managerial position and now Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says the plan is to officially introduce the new skipper Tuesday at Target Field.

  13. Video: Scenes from the Giants’ World Series parade

    Nov 2, 2014, 8:59 AM EDT

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    Hundreds of thousands of fans braved nasty weather in San Francisco on Friday to celebrate the Giants’ 2014 World Series championship — the team’s third title in the last five seasons.

  14. Inside the Giants’ clubhouse …

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:15 AM EDT

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    The champagne and beer is flowing in the visitors clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium following the Giants’ Game 7 win …

  15. Video: Pablo Sandoval catches final out in foul territory, Giants win 2014 World Series

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:57 PM EDT

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    Here’s the final out of Wednesday night’s Game 7 that secured the Giants’ eighth World Series title …

  16. Madison Bumgarner named World Series MVP … obviously

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

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    Madison Bumgarner threw five scoreless innings to close out Game 7 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium and allowed just one run in 21 total frames during the 2014 World Series

  17. Pablo Sandoval sets new postseason hits record

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:55 PM EDT

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    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner broke Curt Schilling’s postseason innings record in the bottom of the fifth inning. And now Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News shares this nugget …

  18. Madison Bumgarner breaks postseason innings record

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:19 PM EDT

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    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner entered Game 7 of the World Series in the bottom of the fifth inning. He allowed a single to the first batter but got out of that threat and set a new MLB record in the process …

  19. Photo: Joe Panik’s impressive dive and flip

    Oct 29, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Here’s a cool photo from the Associated Press of the well-executed flip from Giants second baseman Joe Panik that started a huge doubleplay in the bottom of the third inning of World Series Game 7 …

  20. Salvador Perez drilled by pitch, but stays in Game 7

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:06 PM EDT

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    Royals catcher Salvador Perez was plunked in the left leg — just above his knee — in the bottom of the second inning by Giants starter Tim Hudson and took a long time to make it back to his feet and then down to first base. But he’s back out there behind the plate for the top of the third inning.

  21. Colin Kaepernick: “I’m saying the Giants are coming out”

    Oct 29, 2014, 8:05 PM EDT

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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talked Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday afternoon …

  22. Braves expected to make qualifying offer to Ervin Santana

    Oct 29, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT

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    Santana turned down a qualifying offer (worth one year, $14.1 million) last offseason from the Royals and then couldn’t find a multi-year contract to his liking on the open market, so he may consider accepting the thing this time around.

  23. Video: Last night’s pre-game moment of silence for Oscar Taveras and Edilia Arvelo

    Oct 29, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    In case you missed this touching tribute before Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night …

  24. Video: Royals’ seven-run second inning

    Oct 28, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    The Royals turned Game 6 of the World Series into a rout early on, plating seven runs against the Giants in the bottom of the second inning. Here’s how those runs scored, via MLB.com …

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