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  1. Royals sign Ryan Madson to minor league contract

    Jan 4, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

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    Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that the Royals have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with free agent reliever Ryan Madson. The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training …

  2. Rockies need to be “overwhelmed” for Wilin Rosario trade

    Dec 31, 2014, 9:18 PM EDT

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    Colorado signed veteran catcher Nick Hundley to a two-year free agent contract on Wednesday and there’s been talk this winter of the club trying to move 25-year-old Wilin Rosario, who has been the Rockies’ starting backstop for the past three seasons.

  3. Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with Colby Rasmus in the “next few days”

    Dec 31, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    The Orioles want to be sure the 28-year-old outfielder is going to be a good fit before they make him a formal offer. Encina says they’re considering signing Rasmus to a one-year contract in the $6-8 million range.

  4. Video: Reliving the greatest moments from 2014

    Dec 30, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

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    As we approach 2015, MLB.com has pieced together this montage of the 2014 season …

  5. Stephen Drew’s asking price: “$9 million to $10 million”

    Dec 30, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

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    Stephen Drew has been connected to several teams this offseason despite batting just .162/.237/.299 in 2014 for the Red Sox and Yankees.

  6. Mariners get Seth Smith from Padres for Brandon Maurer

    Dec 30, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

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    It was reported as close to happening a few hours ago and now ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick says it’s done: Seth Smith, 32-year-old Padres outfielder, has been traded to the Mariners in a straight swap for 24-year-old right-handed reliever Brandon Maurer.

  7. Dan Uggla played through undiagnosed concussion in 2014

    Dec 28, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

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    There was some talk of this at the Winter Meetings and now Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe says doctors have confirmed it: Dan Uggla played through an undiagnosed concussion during the 2014 season.

  8. Video: Jason Motte discusses signing with the Cubs

    Dec 28, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

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    Jason Motte joined MLB Network’s “Hot Stove” last week to discuss signing with the rival Cubs …

  9. Japanese infielder Takashi Toritani reportedly “mulling offers” from Blue Jays, Padres

    Dec 28, 2014, 9:21 AM EDT

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    Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star reports that Japanese infielder Takashi Toritani — a Scott Boras client — is currently “mulling offers” from the Blue Jays and Padres. Toritani is an unrestricted free agent, so it won’t require a posting fee to sign him.

  10. Chihiro Kaneko re-signs with Orix Buffaloes

    Dec 25, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Japanese righty Chihiro Kaneko might have been one of the top starters on the open market this winter had he been posted by the Orix Buffaloes, his Nippon Professional Baseball team.

  11. Tommy Lasorda reads “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

    Dec 24, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

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    A good way to finish off our Christmas Eve coverage on HardballTalk …

  12. Kenta Maeda re-signs with the Hiroshima Carp

    Dec 24, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

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    The sought-after 26-year-old right-hander has now officially re-signed with the Hiroshima Carp for the 2015 season, according to the Japan Times.

  13. Rockies sign outfielder Roger Bernadina

    Dec 24, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT

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    Ben Badler of Baseball America reports that the Rockies have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with outfielder Roger Bernadina.

  14. Video: Nationals Park transforms into ice rink for next week’s 2015 Winter Classic

    Dec 23, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT

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    “NHL Live” on NBC Sports Network ended a segment Tuesday night with this time-lapse video of Nationals Park being converted from a baseball field into an ice rink for next week’s 2015 NHL Winter Classic between the Washington Capitals and visiting Chicago Blackhawks …

  15. Padres ink Brett Wallace to minor league contract

    Dec 23, 2014, 9:44 PM EDT

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    As first reported by Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Padres have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with first baseman Brett Wallace. The deal comes with an invitation to …

  16. Braves sign setup man Jason Grilli to two-year contract

    Dec 23, 2014, 8:31 PM EDT

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    From FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal comes word that the Braves have signed 38-year-old right-handed reliever Jason Grilli to a two-year, $8 million contract with a club option for 2017 …

  17. Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada expected to begin private workouts within two weeks

    Dec 23, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    19-year-old infield prospect Yoan Moncada defected from his native Cuba over the summer and was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball back in mid-November, but he is still waiting for official clearance from the United States’ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) …

  18. Cubs announce two-year, $5 million deal with David Ross

    Dec 23, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal was first to report that a deal was in place between the Cubs and veteran catcher David Ross, and now that agreement has been made official …

  19. Padres GM A.J. Preller discusses the offseason

    Dec 21, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

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    A.J. Preller, the second-youngest general manager in Major League Baseball, joined MLB Network this weekend to discuss the Padres’ incredibly active offseason …

  20. Video: Matt Kemp and San Diego’s “rockstar GM”

    Dec 21, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

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    Matt Kemp was introduced to the San Diego media on Saturday at Petco Park …

  21. O’s, Reds, Mariners “among possibilities” for Nori Aoki

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

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    According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Orioles, Reds, and Mariners are among the possible landing spots for the 32-year-old free agent corner outfielder.

  22. Video: Jeff Samardzija welcomed back to Chicago before Blackhawks hockey game

    Dec 17, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Jeff Samardzija, former Cubs starter and recent White Sox trade acquisition, was welcomed back to the Windy City prior to Tuesday night’s NHL game between the Chicago Blackhawks and visiting Minnesota Wild …

  23. Diamondbacks avoid arbitration with David Hernandez

    Dec 17, 2014, 9:24 PM EDT

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    David Hernandez looked like a non-tender candidate after undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery in April, but the Diamondbacks decided to keep him around …

  24. Marlins, Braves, Giants considering Jake Peavy

    Dec 17, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Marlins, Braves, and Giants have all expressed interest in free agent starter Jake Peavy …

  25. Royals sign Edinson Volquez for two years, $20 million

    Dec 17, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    From CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman comes word that the Royals have agreed to terms on a two-year, $20 million free agent contract with Edinson Volquez.

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