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  1. James Shields can opt out of his contract after two years

    Feb 13, 2015, 9:36 AM EST

    shields presser

    But it seems like an opt-out which is unlikely to be exercised.

  2. Miguel Cabrera set for checkup with doctors on Tuesday

    Feb 12, 2015, 11:02 PM EST

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    Miguel Cabrera’s status for Opening Day is in question as he makes his way back from surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot, but the Tigers hope to have more clarity on his timetable soon.

  3. Mariners sign Rafael Perez

    Feb 12, 2015, 9:55 PM EST

    Rafael Perez Getty

    Perez was once a mainstay in the Indians’ bullpen, making 70 or more appearances in three out of four seasons from 2008-2011.

  4. Garrett Richards cleared to begin throwing off a mound

    Feb 12, 2015, 8:49 PM EST

    Garrett Richards

    Garrett Richards saw his breakout season come to an unfortunate end last August when he tore the patellar tendon in his left knee, but he’s nearing an important step in his rehab process.

  5. Report: MLB could change strike zone to boost offense

    Feb 12, 2015, 7:41 PM EST

    Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

    The belief is that calling the low strike has helped contribute to the drop in offense around the game.

  6. Blue Jays and Josh Donaldson went to an arbitration hearing Thursday

    Feb 12, 2015, 7:01 PM EST

    josh donaldson getty

    Donaldson, who was acquired from the Athletics in late November, batted .255/.342/.456 with 29 home runs and 98 RBI last season.

  7. Braves reliever Shae Simmons undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Feb 12, 2015, 6:15 PM EST

    Shae Simmons Getty

    A tough break for a promising young arm.

  8. Is it a problem that the Cardinals are going to wear a patch in memory of Oscar Taveras?

    Feb 12, 2015, 5:20 PM EST

    oscar taveras getty

    He killed himself and an innocent person by driving drunk. But does that mean his former teammates should not mourn him with a patch on their jersey?

  9. Kelvin Herrera signs two-year deal with Royals to avoid arbitration

    Feb 12, 2015, 4:22 PM EST

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    Herrera has emerged as one of the elite relievers in baseball since 2012, throwing 213 innings with a 2.45 ERA while ranking among MLB’s hardest-throwers.

  10. What’s inside the Red Sox’ Truck Day truck?

    Feb 12, 2015, 3:31 PM EST

    Bandit Truck

    Hint: it’s not bootleg Coors beer or an elephant. Though it would be way cooler if it was.

  11. Astros add rotation depth by signing Roberto Hernandez

    Feb 12, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

    Roberto Hernandez

    The pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona.

  12. Giants, Casey McGehee avoid arbitration for $4.8 million

    Feb 12, 2015, 2:14 PM EST

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    He asked for $5.4 million and the Giants countered at $4 million.

  13. James Shields: “It came down to the Cubs and the Padres”

    Feb 12, 2015, 12:55 PM EST

    james shields getty

    “And my No. 1 reason is winning.”

  14. Francisco Rodriguez is holding out for a two-year contract

    Feb 12, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Another year, another late signing for K-Rod.

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