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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Orioles want to re-sign Nick Hundley after declining club option

    Nov 1, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

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    The Orioles declined their $5 million club option on catcher Nick Hundley, but they would still like to bring him back at a lower price.

  8. Aramis Ramirez may exercise his half of a mutual option to return to the Brewers

    Nov 1, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    Aramis Ramirez has two more days to decide whether to exercise his half of a mutual option and return to the Brewers for the 2015 season.

  9. Marlins exercise $1.5 million option on Jeff Mathis

    Nov 1, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

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    The Marlins will be bringing back Jeff Mathis after exercising a $1.5 million option on the catcher.

  10. Report: Orioles, Nick Markakis working on a multi-year deal

    Nov 1, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

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    The Orioles declined their half of a mutual option on Nick Markakis on Friday night, but they still want to keep the outfielder in Baltimore.

  11. Previewing tonight’s Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League

    Nov 1, 2014, 5:34 PM EST

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    The game, which will begin at 8 p.m. ET, will be shown on MLB Network and can be streamed live on MLB.com.

  12. Brett Anderson becomes free agent after Rockies decline 2015 option

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:28 PM EST

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    Anderson missed a big chunk of time this year due to a fractured left index finger and eventually had season-ending back surgery in August, but he was effective for the Rockies when healthy.

  13. Cubs exercise 2015 club option on Jacob Turner

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    Turner had a 6.49 ERA and 17/10 K/BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings over six starts and two relief appearances with Chicago down the stretch.

  14. Blue Jays pick up option on Josh Thole; decline on Justin Smoak, Brandon Morrow, Dustin McGowan

    Nov 1, 2014, 3:13 PM EST

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    While the Blue Jays declined Justin Smoak’s option, he is still under team control for one more season and will now go through the arbitration process.

  15. Blue Jays extend qualifying offer to Melky Cabrera

    Nov 1, 2014, 2:42 PM EST

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    Cabrera is primed to cash in as a free agent after batting .301/.351/.458 with 16 home runs and 73 RBI over 139 games this past season.

  16. Brewers acquire Adam Lind from Blue Jays for Marco Estrada

    Nov 1, 2014, 2:22 PM EST

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    Lind, 31, batted .321/.381/.479 with six home runs and 40 RBI over 96 games this season.

  17. Billy Butler becomes free agent after Royals decline 2015 club option

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

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    Butler batted .271 with just nine home runs and a career-low .702 OPS over 151 games this season.

  18. Blue Jays pick up Adam Lind’s $7.5 million club option for 2015

    Nov 1, 2014, 1:10 PM EST

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    This week’s acquisition of Justin Smoak clouds Adam Lind’s future in Toronto, but the Blue Jays have exercised his cub option for 2015.

  19. Rays considering filing tampering charges against Cubs for Joe Maddon situation

    Nov 1, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

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    The Rays reportedly “remain convinced” that the Cubs enticed Maddon to opt out of the final year of his contract.

  20. Report: Twins to hire Paul Molitor as manager

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:48 AM EST

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    After a month-long search, the Twins have reportedly settled on Paul Molitor to be their new manager.

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