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  1. 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.

  2. The Braves sign Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano

    Dec 8, 2014, 5:37 PM EST

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    He’s probably a fourth or fifth outfielder type.

  3. The Rays reach an agreement allowing them to search for other stadium sites

    Dec 8, 2014, 5:16 PM EST

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    Not that they’re likely to move anytime soon. But at least the opposition by the city of them doing so has been relaxed.

  4. Report: The Sox are out! Jon Lester choosing between the Giants and Cubs

    Dec 8, 2014, 4:43 PM EST

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    Many thought there was a good chance he’d go back to Boston. If this report is true, that’s not happening.

  5. The Pirates claim Josh Lindblom from the Athletics

    Dec 8, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

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    He’s a righty who pitched a grand total of four innings in the bigs last year.

  6. White Sox claim Rob Brantly off waivers from Marlins

    Dec 8, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    This time two years ago Rob Brantly was a 22-year-old coming off a strong rookie showing in which he hit .290 with an .832 OPS in 31 games for the Marlins.

  7. Blue Jays claim Chris Colabello off waivers from Twins

    Dec 8, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Colabello signed with the Twins after being an independent league MVP and put up big numbers at Triple-A in 2013.

  8. Angels claim Marc Krauss off waivers from Astros

    Dec 8, 2014, 2:49 PM EST

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    Possible left-handed bench bat.

  9. “Strong possibility” the Phillies trade Marlon Byrd

    Dec 8, 2014, 1:33 PM EST

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    Byrd has the ability to block a deal to four different teams thanks to a clause in his contract.

  10. Report: Jon Lester will make his decision tonight

    Dec 8, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

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    And after him, it is expected that the dominoes will start to fall.

  11. Another Hall of Fame ballot boycott: Lynn Henning of the Detroit News

    Dec 8, 2014, 1:03 PM EST

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    Sadly, the guys who actually have great ballots are the ones who aren’t submitting them this year.

  12. UPDATE: Brandon Moss traded to the Indians

    Dec 8, 2014, 12:21 PM EST

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    The A’s get back a fairly anonymous infielder.

  13. Madison Bumgarner is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year

    Dec 8, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Yes, such things still matter. At least to old men like me.

  14. Astros “have been pursuing” free agent Jed Lowrie

    Dec 8, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

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    Two offseasons ago the Astros traded Jed Lowrie to the A’s for Chris Carter, Brad Peacock, and Max Stassi.

  15. Taking a closer look at the Hall of Fame Veterans Committee candidates

    Dec 8, 2014, 11:35 AM EST

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    Ten men are nominated. And we’ll know which of them will make it at 2pm Eastern today.

  16. Cubs re-sign Jason Hammel after trading him away in July

    Dec 8, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

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    They get to keep the prospects received from the A’s, too.

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