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  1. The Marlins have “checked on” Ichiro

    Jan 5, 2015, 2:43 PM EST

    Ichiro Suzuki

    Ichiro would likely be a backup outfielder next season.

  2. What post should we put up when the world ends?

    Jan 5, 2015, 1:41 PM EST

    Nuke

    It’s good to settle this sort of thing now, while there’s time.

  3. Phillies sign Aaron Harang for $5 million

    Jan 5, 2015, 12:02 PM EST

    Aaron Harang

    Harang had an ugly 2013 season, but bounced back nicely at age 36 to throw 204 innings with a 3.57 ERA and 161/71 K/BB ratio for the Braves.

  4. Scooby-Doo and the case of the “Steroid Specter”

    Jan 5, 2015, 11:42 AM EST

    Sammy Sosa

    I think that’s the one with the Harlem Globetrotters in it.

  5. Buster Olney’s Hall of Fame wisdom is spot-on, but will be roundly ignored

    Jan 5, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Cooperstown

    The Hall of Fame is not about the best players anymore. Indeed, it’s not about the players at all. It’s about the voters.

  6. White Sox sign Emilio Bonifacio

    Jan 5, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    Bonifacio isn’t much of a hitter, but he’s very fast and can play just about anywhere defensively.

  7. Great Moments in Public Financing of Ballparks

    Jan 5, 2015, 9:30 AM EST

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    The Braves deal with Cobb County continues to be highly instructive. Both as to how a ballpark deal gets done and as to how something can be wrong, even if it is permissible.

  8. Experts knew that pitcher wins were b.s. the moment they began publishing them

    Jan 5, 2015, 8:53 AM EST

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    If you say now what the Sporting News said about pitcher wins in 1888, you’re labeled some sort of new age stats geek.

  9. How do you vote for Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire but not Barry Bonds?

    Jan 5, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Yep, Posnanski has Bonds on there.

    Jerry Green of the Detroit News has one of the oddest Hall of Fame ballots you’ll ever see.

  10. Mike Trout thinks the fix was in on the Lions-Cowboys game

    Jan 5, 2015, 6:19 AM EST

    Mike Trout

    There are other sports besides baseball apparently. Who knew?

  11. Report: James Shields has a five-year, $110 million offer from an unknown team

    Jan 5, 2015, 12:07 AM EST

    James Shields

    James Shields has a five-year, $110 million offer from an unknown team according to a report from Ken Rosenthal.

  12. More details on Dan Uggla’s concussion symptoms

    Jan 4, 2015, 10:48 PM EST

    Dan Uggla AP

    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe provides some more information detailing how concussions affected Dan Uggla over the last two years.

  13. Marlins are in the hunt for James Shields

    Jan 4, 2015, 9:18 PM EST

    James Shields

    The Marlins are showing interest in James Shields, though they still hope Dan Haren shows up to spring training.

  14. White Sox prospect Micah Johnson wants to be a GM

    Jan 4, 2015, 7:47 PM EST

    Collin Cowgill, Micah Johnson

    White Sox second base prospect Micah Johnson wants to be a general manager when his playing career is over. He’ll battle for the starting 2B job this spring.

  15. MLB unlikely to institute a pitch clock in 2015

    Jan 4, 2015, 6:04 PM EST

    Alarm Clock

    MLB tested a pitch-clock rule in the Arizona Fall League, but it’s unlikely to be adopted for the 2015 season.

  16. Hank Peters, 1924-2015

    Jan 4, 2015, 3:38 PM EST

    hank peters

    Hank Peters, former general manager of the Orioles and Indians, has passed away at age 90. He spent nearly 50 years working in baseball.

  17. Orioles, Dodgers have discussed Andre Ethier trade

    Jan 4, 2015, 1:25 PM EST

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    The Orioles have been linked in recent weeks to free agents Colby Rasmus, Norichika Aoki, and Ichiro Suzuki. But trading for a new outfielder is another route being explored by the Baltimore front office.

  18. Royals sign Ryan Madson to minor league contract

    Jan 4, 2015, 9:36 AM EST

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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 …

  19. Oswaldo Arcia suffering from back problems in Venezuelan Winter League

    Jan 3, 2015, 10:22 PM EST

    Oswaldo Arcia

    Back problems have kept Oswaldo Arcia out of the lineup in the Venezuelan Winter League. Arcia suffered from back problems in the second half of the regular season as well.

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