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  1. Keith Law’s top 100 prospects list is out

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:39 AM EST

    Kris Bryant AP

    Kris Bryant of the Cubs tops the list.

  2. Blue Jays are on the hunt for veteran relievers

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Francisco Rodriguez AP

    Francisco Rodriguez? Rafael Soriano?

  3. Rosenthal proposal: make relievers face more than one batter per appearance

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:01 AM EST

    Mike Pelfrey

    He’s gonna get big pushback from the LOOGY union, but is the idea a good one?

  4. Must baseball “change or die?”

    Jan 29, 2015, 9:09 AM EST

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    Baseball should never fear innovation. But not all new rules are, by definition, innovation.

  5. Giants release Marco Scutaro

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:21 PM EST

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    Scutaro appeared in just five games last season for the World Series champions due to a back injury that has continued to bother him this offseason.

  6. Mets avoid arbitration with Jenrry Mejia at $2.595 million

    Jan 28, 2015, 8:59 PM EST

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    Mejia requested a salary of $3 million from the Mets and was offered $2.1 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16.

  7. Garrett Richards’ arbitration hearing set for February 11

    Jan 28, 2015, 7:43 PM EST

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    Teams and players usually come to terms before hearings are needed — thus avoiding any drama — but Richards is a complicated case.

  8. Diamondbacks hire Joe Carter as special assistant

    Jan 28, 2015, 6:28 PM EST

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    It’s the first front office type of job for Carter, who played for six different teams — most famously the Toronto Blue Jays — between 1983-1998.

  9. Angels, David Freese avoid arbitration

    Jan 28, 2015, 5:15 PM EST

    David Freese AP

    Freese requested $7.6 million and the Angels countered at $5.25 million.

  10. The Braves DFA’d Jose Constanza to make room for Dian Toscano

    Jan 28, 2015, 4:56 PM EST

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    One fourth outfielder is being paid $6 million. The other fourth outfielder was not. Go Braves.

  11. Baseball is in The Best Shape of its Life. And isn’t dying, you guys.

    Jan 28, 2015, 3:59 PM EST

    Money Bag

    Wow! I get to use my two favorite cliches in one headline!

  12. White Sox sign Gordon Beckham, designate Dayan Viciedo for assignment

    Jan 28, 2015, 2:44 PM EST

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    Gordon Beckham played the first five-and-a-half years of his career for the White Sox before being traded to the Angels in August.

  13. Great Moments in Media Arrogance: Marshawn Lynch edition

    Jan 28, 2015, 2:25 PM EST

    Marshawn Lynch

    No, Johnny Sportswriter. Marshawn Lynch does not owe his job to you quoting him in your local newspaper.

  14. Mariners sign John Baker

    Jan 28, 2015, 12:16 PM EST

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    Baker was once a solid starting catcher for the Marlins, but he’s been mostly injured for the past five seasons.

  15. Joe Blanton is coming out of retirement

    Jan 28, 2015, 11:45 AM EST

    Joe Blanton

    Blanton called it quits in April after getting released by the Angels and struggling at Triple-A for the A’s.

  16. Remember when Cal Ripken’s mom was kidnapped? Yeah, it’s still unsolved.

    Jan 28, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

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    Dave McKenna of Deadspin looks into the investigation and why it has gone seemingly nowhere.

  17. Nationals sign former Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:50 AM EST

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    Janssen saved 81 games from 2012-2014.

  18. Ichiro Suzuki’s deal with the Marlins is worth $2 million

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    New York Yankees' Suzuki runs and watches the ball after he hit a walk-off home run to beat the Texas Rangers in their MLB American League game in New York

    At age 41 he’ll be joining the Marlins in a backup role, playing behind starting outfielders Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna, and Christian Yelich.

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