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  1. Red Sox among teams interested in Jeff Samardzija

    Nov 30, 2014, 9:59 AM EST

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox are among the teams with interest in acquiring starter Jeff Samardzija from the A’s.

  2. A’s GM Billy Beane discusses the Josh Donaldson trade

    Nov 30, 2014, 8:54 AM EST

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    A’s general manager Billy Beane joined MLB Network by phone on Saturday to discuss the controversial trade that sent Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays for Brett Lawrie and three prospects …

  3. Pablo Sandoval says goodbye to the Giants and their fans on his Instagram account

    Nov 26, 2014, 10:04 PM EST

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    Here’s the farewell Instagram post from third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who signed a five-year, $98 million free agent contract with the Red Sox earlier this week …

  4. Royals acquire infielder Ryan Jackson from Dodgers

    Nov 26, 2014, 8:18 PM EST

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    Jackson was limited to 11 minor league games in 2014 due to a right wrist injury that ultimately required surgery.

  5. Padres, Dodgers have discussed a Matt Kemp trade

    Nov 26, 2014, 6:43 PM EST

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    From FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal comes word that the Padres have shown interest in trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp …

  6. Giants casting “wide net” that includes Max Scherzer

    Nov 25, 2014, 10:12 PM EST

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    Max Scherzer, a client of Scott Boras, seems comfortable with slow-playing this market. We’ve seen loads of rumors and reports involving the other prominent free agent ace, Jon Lester, but it’s hard to identify which teams are in the running at the moment for Max. The Giants may be one …

  7. Lucas Harrell, Jim Adduci both sign contracts in Korea

    Nov 25, 2014, 8:47 PM EST

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    Via Jeeho Yoo of Seoul’s Yonhap News, right-hander Lucas Harrell and outfielder Jim Adduci both agreed to one-year deals Tuesday in the Korea Baseball Organization — Harrell with the KIA Tigers for $900K and Adduci with the Lotte Giants for $650K.

  8. Diamondbacks “among teams pushing hardest” for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas

    Nov 25, 2014, 7:51 PM EST

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    Arizona has been mentioned before as a potential landing spot for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas, but it was never really considered a strong likelihood. Maybe that perception should be changing …

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. “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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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 …

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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 …

  20. 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?

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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