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  1. Indians release left-hander Scott Downs

    Mar 30, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT

    Scott Downs Getty

    Downs signed a minor-league deal in mid-December.

  2. In the wake of the Kris Bryant demotion, Scott Boras’ vocabulary has gone to 11

    Mar 30, 2015, 4:32 PM EDT

    Spinal Tap But it goes to eleven

    The Cubs are playing ersatz baseball, you see. And this is the, um, apogee of something.

  3. White Sox send top prospect Carlos Rodon to Triple-A

    Mar 30, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT

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    Rodon ranked as a consensus top-20 prospect and has top-of-the-rotation upside, so expect to see him in Chicago by the All-Star break.

  4. Kevin Correia released by the Mariners

    Mar 30, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT

    Kevin Correia

    He just signed on March 9, but after three awful appearances, the M’s have cut bait.

  5. Cardinals shut down Jaime Garcia with more shoulder problems

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:49 PM EDT

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    Carlos Martinez time in the Cardinals’ rotation?

  6. Mets find a lefty, acquire reliever Alex Torres from Padres

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:20 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants

    He posted a 3.33 ERA in 70 appearances for the Padres in a limited role, logging a total of just 54 innings with a 51/33 K/BB ratio.

  7. The Cubs assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to the minors, option Javier Baez as well

    Mar 30, 2015, 1:07 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Service time manipulation, the depth chart and hacktastic tendencies mean that the future is not quite here for three of the Cubs’ top prospects.

  8. Reds release left-hander Paul Maholm

    Mar 30, 2015, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Maholm has indicated that he wants to continue starting, which likely sealed his fate in Cincinnati and limits his options going forward.

  9. It’s OK for ballplayers to be friendly with one another. Really.

    Mar 30, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Baseball technically has a rule against “fraternization.” It’s a dumb rule.

  10. 2015 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 30, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT

    Chip Hale, Dave Stewart, Tony LaRussa

    New regime, different results?

  11. MLB owns a stake in daily fantasy sports

    Mar 30, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT

    Money Bag

    Daily Fantasy Sports is not, legally speaking, gambling. But it is somewhat surprising to see Major League Baseball taking a stake in it.

  12. Mets “still may try to trade Dillon Gee within the month”

    Mar 30, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

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    He’s owed $5.3 million for 2015 and is also under team control for 2016 via arbitration.

  13. Reed Johnson signs with Nationals after being released by Marlins

    Mar 30, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs' Reed Johnson watches a 2-RBI against the Boston Red Sox during their MLB Interleague baseball game at Fenway Park

    Looks like the end of the line for the 38-year-old.

  14. The New York press is getting desperate in their search for A-Rod intrigue

    Mar 30, 2015, 10:36 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez AP

    A-Rod’s worst offense yet: not giving the press anything to be offended about.

  15. Brewers release former All-Star closer Chris Perez

    Mar 30, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Perez was a back-to-back All-Star in 2011 and 2012.

  16. Players are taking home a much smaller percentage of revenue than they used to

    Mar 30, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

    Tony Clark

    What, if anything, will Tony Clark and the MLBPA do about it?

  17. Vazquez insurance: The Red Sox acquire catcher Sandy Leon from the Nationals

    Mar 30, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Sandy Leon

    Leon looks to have the inside track on the Sox’ backup catching gig.

  18. 2015 Preview: Toronto Blue Jays

    Mar 30, 2015, 8:33 AM EDT

    John Gibbons

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Blue Jays look like a club that’ll mash the hell out of the ball but have a hard time with run prevention.

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