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  1. Rangers, Braves reportedly talking Evan Gattis trade

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:49 PM EST

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    The Rangers have been suggested as a potential landing spot for Braves outfielder Justin Upton, but the Texas front office may have a different Atlanta player in its sights at this week’s Winter Meetings.

  2. Mark Trumbo “definitely in play” for a trade

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:06 PM EST

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    Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart denied last week that he was looking to trade Mark Trumbo, but that doesn’t appear to be the case.

  3. Astros “continue to pursue” David Robertson

    Dec 7, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

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    The Astros made a big push to sign free agent reliever Andrew Miller before he settled on a four-year, $36 million contract offer from the Yankees. Now the Houston front office is focusing its effort and its budget on a different late-inning option.

  4. Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to be posted next week

    Dec 7, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Korean infielder Jung-Ho Kang is expected to be posted by his team in the Korea Baseball Organization next week, making the 27-year-old available for bidding in the heart of the MLB offseason.

  5. Angels shopping starting pitcher C.J. Wilson

    Dec 7, 2014, 3:29 PM EST

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    CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is hearing from rival MLB general managers that the Angels are making left-handed starter C.J. Wilson available for a trade ahead of this week’s Winter Meetings in San Diego.

  6. Braves interested in Stephen Drew for second base

    Dec 7, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Braves have expressed interest in signing free agent Stephen Drew to play second base.

  7. Diamondbacks ownership reportedly nixed a Miguel Montero-for-Andre Ethier trade

    Dec 7, 2014, 1:27 PM EST

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    The Dodgers would have sent Ethier, catcher Tim Federowicz, and money to Arizona for Montero and multiple lower-level prospects. But the majority owner of the Diamondbacks, Ken Kendrick, ruled against the trade because he likes Montero and was not comfortable trading him within the National League West.

  8. Didi Gregorius “can be a little mentally fragile”

    Dec 7, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

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    Didi Gregorius was called “a young Derek Jeter” a couple of summers ago by former Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers and now that the 24-year-old shortstop is actually going to be playing in pinstripes — via last week’s three-team trade — the pressure is on him to in some ways meet that hype.

  9. Red Sox to try Max Scherzer if they don’t get Jon Lester

    Dec 7, 2014, 11:21 AM EST

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    Scherzer, a Scott Boras client, is a bit younger than Lester and will probably command a slightly bigger contract. The righty is expected to wait until the tail end of the offseason to settle on a team.

  10. Giants did not make that reported four-year, $65 million contract offer to Chase Headley

    Dec 7, 2014, 9:43 AM EST

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    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported Thursday that an unidentified team had made a four-year offer worth around $65 million to Chase Headley. The Giants are known to be aggressively pursuing the free agent third baseman, but that proposal did not come from their camp …

  11. Steven Souza wins GIBBY for Play of the Year

    Dec 7, 2014, 8:56 AM EST

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    The GIBBYs were initiated by MLB in 2002. They’re a bit silly, but any reason is a good reason to watch that play again. Souza got a Best Buy gift card from Jordan Zimmermann for the effort.

  12. Kyle McClellan retires from baseball at age 30

    Dec 6, 2014, 10:02 PM EST

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    Kyle McClellan announced on his personal Facebook page this week that he has officially retired from baseball at age 30.

  13. Todd Frazier on Kyle Seager’s seven-year, $100 million extension: “I’m aware of it, of course”

    Dec 6, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

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    Earlier this month, Seattle bought out all three of Kyle Seager’s arbitration seasons and four seasons of free agency with a seven-year, $100 million extension. Todd Frazier plays the same position as Seager, is only one year older than Seager, and had very similar numbers to Seager in 2014 …

  14. Video: Kevin Cash on being hired as Rays manager

    Dec 6, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

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    Kevin Cash joined MLB Network on Friday to discuss being hired as the Rays’ manager …

  15. Dodgers expected to make late push for Jon Lester

    Dec 3, 2014, 10:38 PM EST

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    The Cubs, Red Sox, and Giants have been called the finalists for free agent left-hander Jon Lester, but talk of a mystery team has been growing. And now that club has apparently been identified.

  16. Adam Jones is upset about Nick Markakis’ departure

    Dec 3, 2014, 9:42 PM EST

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    Here is Adam Jones’ reaction to the Orioles letting longtime teammate Nick Markakis walk as a free agent …

  17. Cardinals could rework John Lackey’s MLB-minimum contract for the 2015 season

    Dec 3, 2014, 8:55 PM EST

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    At the end of October, the Cardinals exercised a major league-minimum option for 2015 on veteran right-hander John Lackey. Now it sounds like some incentives are going to be added.

  18. Indians, A’s discussing Brandon Moss trade

    Dec 3, 2014, 7:59 PM EST

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    John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group reports that the Indians are trying acquire slugger Brandon Moss from the A’s.

  19. Padres agree to terms with veteran shortstop Clint Barmes

    Dec 3, 2014, 6:46 PM EST

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    As first reported by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Padres have signed veteran shortstop Clint Barmes to a one-year contract.

  20. Braves sign Nick Markakis to four-year contract

    Dec 3, 2014, 6:21 PM EST

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    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Braves have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with free agent outfielder Nick Markakis.

  21. Rockies “trying to move” catcher Wilin Rosario

    Dec 2, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that the Rockies are looking to trade catcher Wilin Rosario this winter, perhaps to an American League team.

  22. Padres non-tender shortstop Everth Cabrera

    Dec 2, 2014, 9:52 PM EST

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    Jeff Saunders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres have non-tendered shortstop Everth Cabrera ahead of the midnight deadline. He is now officially a free agent.

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