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  1. Report: Five teams prepared to spend over $70 million on Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:04 PM EST

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    Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas commanded a $68.5 million contract from the Diamondbacks in November and Yoan Moncada has been drawing most of the headlines lately, but Hector Olivera appears poised to beat his fellow countrymen at the signing table.

  2. “He just kept saying: ‘They’re going to burn this city down again when we win the World Series'”

    Feb 17, 2015, 7:57 PM EST

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    Cubs president Theo Epstein recalled his courting of starting pitcher Jon Lester in an interview this week with Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago.com …

  3. Rangers “still in discussions” with Phil Coke

    Feb 17, 2015, 6:42 PM EST

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    MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are “still in discussions with” free agent left-hander Phil Coke, who worked out for the club earlier this month.

  4. Angels add bullpen help, sign Matt Lindstrom

    Feb 17, 2015, 5:30 PM EST

    Matt Lindstrom

    Lindstrom has a 3.68 ERA in 421 career innings.

  5. Orioles sign Jayson Nix

    Feb 17, 2015, 5:10 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Toronto Blue Jays

    Nix has spent parts of seven seasons in the majors playing for eight different teams, including the Royals, Pirates, and Phillies last year.

  6. Minor leaguers suing baseball over unfair labor practices get a small victory

    Feb 17, 2015, 4:46 PM EST

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    If you’re suing your employer, it’s better to be in California than Florida. Minor leaguers suing baseball get to sue their employer in California.

  7. Marlins re-sign Reed Johnson

    Feb 17, 2015, 4:16 PM EST

    Reed Johnson

    He got into 113 games for the Marlins last year despite producing a .614 OPS.

  8. Mets expect Bobby Parnell to begin season on disabled list

    Feb 17, 2015, 2:44 PM EST

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    Before blowing out his elbow Parnell posted a 2.79 ERA with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings from 2010-2013.

  9. Please allow me to tell you what to think about Alex Rodriguez’s apology

    Feb 17, 2015, 2:21 PM EST

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    Note: I did not hire a handwriting expert nor attempt to gauge another person’s sincerity in the composition of this post.

  10. Alex Rodriguez issues an apology to fans

    Feb 17, 2015, 1:18 PM EST

    Alex Rodriguez

    There. Now that’s all done and we can move on.

  11. Rex Brothers is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 17, 2015, 1:13 PM EST

    Rex Brothers Rockies

    Add another name to the list!

  12. A.J. Ellis is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 17, 2015, 12:57 PM EST

    Biceps

    Not really, but we’re glad to see he’s on Team BSOHL

  13. Wendell Kim: 1950-2015

    Feb 17, 2015, 10:20 AM EST

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    Kim coached 15 years in the majors for the Cubs, Giants, Red Sox, and Expos.

  14. The Bob Feller Museum is closing due to lack of interest

    Feb 17, 2015, 10:09 AM EST

    Bob Feller

    It was one of only three player-specific museums left.

  15. Let’s play “Baseball Mortality”

    Feb 17, 2015, 7:50 AM EST

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    Who was the first big leaguer younger than you? Who was — or will be — the last one older than you?

  16. Koji Uehara admits “physical” issue was behind struggles late last season

    Feb 16, 2015, 11:26 PM EST

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    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara struggled mightily down the stretch last season and he finally acknowledged to reporters today that it was injury-related.

  17. The Indians sign Bruce Chen

    Feb 16, 2015, 10:56 PM EST

    Bruce Chen

    Chen has pitched for 10 teams in the majors and could bring his total to 11 if he makes the Indians.

  18. The Athletics are reuniting with Barry Zito

    Feb 16, 2015, 10:21 PM EST

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    Zito began his career with the Athletics and won the AL Cy Young Award with the club in 2002.

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