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  1. Victor Martinez has successful knee surgery. Expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    Feb 10, 2015, 3:37 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    About as good a result as could’ve been hoped for.

  2. So far so good with Yasmany Tomas playing third base

    Feb 10, 2015, 2:54 PM EST

    yasmany tomas getty

    $68.5 million investment learning a new position.

  3. Justin Upton’s bats are on a quest to find him

    Feb 10, 2015, 2:22 PM EST

    Justin Upton

    Cerrano: “Maps for bats. Keep bats from getting lost.”

  4. The practical implications of tinkering with baseball’s rules

    Feb 10, 2015, 1:25 PM EST

    pitch clock

    “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” — Yogi Berra

  5. White Sox speedster Tony Campana suffers torn ACL

    Feb 10, 2015, 12:18 PM EST

    Tony Campana

    It’s a particularly tough injury for Campana because almost all of his value comes from speed and defense.

  6. Baseball executives don’t like Max Scherzer’s deferred money deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:40 AM EST

    Max Scherzer Getty

    Teams hate that other teams spend a lot of money and acquire good players. Film at 11.

  7. We should all hope to “botch” things like James Shields did

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:17 AM EST

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    Don’t feel too sorry for James Shields.

  8. The fourth greatest general manager of all time built The Big Red Machine

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:04 AM EST

    Big Red Machine Reds

    That should be enough for the Hall of Fame, but the Veterans Committee thought otherwise this past December. The Veterans Committee is dumb.

  9. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

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    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  10. MLB Network to premiere “The Story of Billy Bean” tonight at 9pm

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:01 AM EST

    Billy Bean

    The story of the struggle and the triumph of baseball’s Ambassador for Inclusion

  11. Rob Manfred thinks the Mets will spend money when “it is their judgment that it is effective”

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:29 AM EST

    Fred Wilpon, Jeff Wilpon

    I’d guess that’d be about a week after the twelfth of never.

  12. Ike Davis says he still had valley fever symptoms last year

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:03 AM EST

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    The disease has dogged him for three years now.

  13. Who is your least favorite player: Part II

    Feb 10, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Haters

    The second part of John Paschal’s investigation of the players we hate over at The Hardball Times.

  14. The Red Sox and Orioles are interested in playing exhibition games in Cuba

    Feb 10, 2015, 7:18 AM EST

    Cuba

    The plans are only in preliminary stages at the moment, however.

  15. CC Sabathia hopes to get back to being a workhorse in 2015

    Feb 9, 2015, 10:48 PM EST

    CC Sabathia

    CC Sabathia topped 200 innings in seven consecutive seasons from 2007-2013, but he was limited to just eight starts last season due to right knee surgery. He’s hoping to get back to being a workhorse in 2015.

  16. Ruben Amaro, Jr. reiterates that he expects Cole Hamels to begin the year with the Phillies

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:20 PM EST

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    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. said late last month that he was expecting left-hander Cole Hamels to still be with the team when the season begins. He still feels the same way today.

  17. Angels and Matt Joyce avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:59 PM EST

    Matt Joyce AP

    Joyce batted .254 with nine home runs and .732 OPS (111 OPS+) across 140 games last season.

  18. UPDATE: Blue Jays, Tigers haven’t talked about Dioner Navarro

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:02 PM EST

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    Navarro hit .274 with 12 homers and a .712 OPS in 139 games last season .

  19. The Yankees have received positive reports on Masahiro Tanaka this offseason

    Feb 9, 2015, 6:34 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    There’s a lot riding on Masahiro Tanaka’s elbow this season.

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