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  1. Report: More than 200 scouts attended recent workout for Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Jan 24, 2015, 4:01 PM EST

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    The Giants, Padres, Rangers, Braves, and Yankees are among the teams showing strong interest in Olivera.

  2. 1953 scouting report for Ernie Banks

    Jan 24, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

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    Check out this scouting report from when Banks was 22 years old.

  3. Joe Posnanski: Remembering ‘Mr. Cub,’ Ernie Banks

    Jan 24, 2015, 2:40 PM EST

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    From the start, even in those turbulent times, even though Chicago was finding its way in a changing America, people in Chicago did not see the color of his skin. From the start, Chicago loved Ernie Banks.

  4. Ryan Vogelsong “really wasn’t comfortable with what was going on” with Astros before returning to Giants

    Jan 24, 2015, 2:16 PM EST

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    Did something strange happen between Ryan Vogelsong and the Astros which led to his return to the Giants?

  5. Vince Coleman joining White Sox staff to help with baserunning

    Jan 24, 2015, 1:11 PM EST

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    Coleman, who ranks sixth on MLB’s all-time list with 752 stolen bases, spent last the two seasons as a minor league outfield/baserunning coach with the Astros.

  6. Athletics and Fernando Abad avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 24, 2015, 12:05 PM EST

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    Abad, 29, posted an excellent 1.57 ERA and 51/15 K/BB ratio across 57 1/3 innings out of Oakland’s bullpen in 2014.

  7. What they’re saying about the passing of Cubs legend Ernie Banks

    Jan 24, 2015, 11:11 AM EST

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    Reactions from a baseball world in mourning after the passing of Cubs legend Ernie Banks.

  8. Alex Rodriguez recently met with incoming MLB commissioner Rob Manfred

    Jan 24, 2015, 10:02 AM EST

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    With Rob Manfred set to take over for Bud Selig as MLB commissioner on Sunday, Alex Rodriguez recently paid him a visit in an attempt to clear the air and turn the page on the drama surrounding the Biogenesis scandal.

  9. Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s greatest players and greatest ambassadors has died at age 83

    Jan 23, 2015, 11:15 PM EST

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    There was only one Mr. Cub. And he was one of the greatest men in baseball history.

  10. Indians showing interest in Nolan Reimold

    Jan 23, 2015, 10:55 PM EST

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    The Indians are considering bringing Nolan Reimold on board.

  11. Astros, Marwin Gonzalez avoid arbitration with a one-year contract

    Jan 23, 2015, 9:50 PM EST

    The Astros and utilityman Marwin Gonzalez avoided arbitration on Friday.

  12. Braves claim Eury Perez off waivers from the Yankees

    Jan 23, 2015, 8:45 PM EST

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    The Braves added some outfield depth on Friday, claiming Eury Perez off waivers from the Yankees.

  13. Rangers sign Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league deal

    Jan 23, 2015, 7:40 PM EST

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    The Rangers signed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  14. Nick Swisher has lost 15 pounds during the off-season

    Jan 23, 2015, 7:20 PM EST

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    Is it possible that Nick Swisher could be… in the best shape of his life?

  15. Sean Doolittle has a “slight” rotator cuff tear, won’t be ready for Opening Day

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:50 PM EST

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    Athletics’ closer Sean Doolittle isn’t expected to be ready for Opening Day due to a shoulder injury.

  16. Rangers, Mitch Moreland avoid arbitration with a one-year deal

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:34 PM EST

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    The Rangers and Mitch Moreland settled on a $2.95 million salary for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.

  17. Cubs claim Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:10 PM EST

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    Reliever Gonzalez Germen has now joined his fourth club of the off-season as the Cubs claimed him off waivers from the Rangers on Friday.

  18. A’s, Eric Sogard avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 23, 2015, 4:46 PM EST

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    Sogard requested $1.425 million and the A’s countered at $900,000.

  19. I think we’re just about to the nadir off the offseason

    Jan 23, 2015, 4:09 PM EST

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    A reason for optimism waddled past us a few moments ago.

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