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  1. Madison Bumgarner wanted to ride a horse in the World Series parade. The cops wouldn’t let him.

    Nov 3, 2014, 8:30 AM EST

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    To be fair, I wouldn’t let him either. I’d probably wrap him in bubble wrap until next spring.

  2. Day Five of Not Letting Go: Let’s look at playoff highlights. Or a Tom Seaver no-hitter. I don’t care.

    Nov 3, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

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    It’s the time of year to get lost in video of old stuff. Be it from last week or 36 years ago.

  3. Athletics unlikely to extend a qualifying offer to Jed Lowrie

    Nov 2, 2014, 11:25 PM EST

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    Jed Lowrie isn’t expected to get a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Athletics.

  4. Jose Fernandez not expected to return until June or July

    Nov 2, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

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    Jose Fernandez shouldn’t be expected to take the hill until June or July, according to Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill.

  5. Diamondbacks prospect Archie Bradley has added a slider to his repertoire

    Nov 2, 2014, 10:00 PM EST

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    Archie Bradley has incorporated a slider into his repertoire, and he’s also been working on his mechanics to improve his control in the Arizona Fall League.

  6. Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada to hold a showcase

    Nov 2, 2014, 9:05 PM EST

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    Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada will hold a showcase for representatives from all 30 MLB teams on November 12.

  7. Indians prospect Francisco Lindor likely to start 2015 season at Triple-A

    Nov 2, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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    Indians shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor will have to prove himself at Triple-A at the start of the 2015 season before the club thinks about promoting him.

  8. Braves will make a qualifying offer to Ervin Santana

    Nov 2, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

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    The Braves will make a $15.3 million qualifying offer to starter Ervin Santana.

  9. Yankees unlikely to make Hiroki Kuroda a qualifying offer

    Nov 2, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

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    39-year-old Hiroki Kuroda is unlikely to receive a $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Yankees, but David Robertson is.

  10. J.A. Happ “generating lots of” trade interest

    Nov 2, 2014, 4:12 PM EST

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    The Blue Jays sent first baseman Adam Lind to the Brewers on Saturday for right-hander Marco Estrada, clearing up some payroll space and adding depth to their starting pitching staff. Now the Jays may deal from that pitching depth to fill another area of need.

  11. Marlins hoping to sign Giancarlo Stanton to a long-term extension by early December

    Nov 2, 2014, 2:55 PM EST

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    Michael Hill, the Marlins’ president of baseball operations, was a guest Sunday on MLB Network Radio with Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette. Among the topics: the club’s future with Giancarlo Stanton …

  12. Orioles discussing four-year contract with impending free agent outfielder Nick Markakis

    Nov 2, 2014, 1:43 PM EST

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    From beat reporter Roch Kubatko of MASN comes word that the Orioles and impending free agent Nick Markakis have been “talking for weeks” about a new contract and that the current framework of the ongoing negotiations is a four-year deal.

  13. Diamondbacks “willing to trade” catcher Miguel Montero

    Nov 2, 2014, 12:37 PM EST

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    A member of the D’Backs front office told Rosenthal that the club is merely in “listening mode,” but rival execs say the 31-year-old catcher is being shopped.

  14. Joe Maddon’s agent, Alan Nero, says no tampering by the Cubs in the hiring of his client

    Nov 2, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

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    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times wrote Friday night that the Rays “are still considering filing tampering charges or a complaint” against the Cubs for their hasty hiring of manager Joe Maddon. But that’s going to be a difficult thing to prove.

  15. Phillies, A.J. Burnett decline $15 million mutual option

    Nov 2, 2014, 10:48 AM EST

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    It was an expected move. Now we’ll see whether Burnett exercises his $12.75 million player option for 2015. The deadline for that decision is Monday.

  16. Twins to introduce new manager Paul Molitor on Tuesday

    Nov 2, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

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    Patrick Reusse and Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN reported Saturday that Paul Molitor had been offered the Twins’ managerial position and now Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says the plan is to officially introduce the new skipper Tuesday at Target Field.

  17. Video: Scenes from the Giants’ World Series parade

    Nov 2, 2014, 8:59 AM EST

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    Hundreds of thousands of fans braved nasty weather in San Francisco on Friday to celebrate the Giants’ 2014 World Series championship — the team’s third title in the last five seasons.

  18. Should the Royals trade Greg Holland?

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

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    Former big leaguer C.J. Nitkowski argues that the Royals should trade closer Greg Holland.

  19. Rockies would like to bring back Brett Anderson

    Nov 1, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

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    The Rockies felt $12 million was too high a price to pay for Brett Anderson, so they declined his 2015 club option. They would still like to bring him back, however.

  20. Blue Jays, Melky Cabrera “far apart” in negotiations

    Nov 1, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

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    It sounds like Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos expects outfielder Melky Cabrera to hit free agency, though he still thinks they may eventually be able to work out a deal.

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