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  1. Diamondbacks sign Henry Rodriguez and his 100-mph fastball

    Jan 22, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

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    Rodriguez once looked like a future closer thanks to a triple-digit fastball and lots of strikeouts.

  2. The 17th greatest GM of all time was unemployed for a decade

    Jan 22, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

    Dan Duquette

    And sandwiched an awful lot of winning on either side of that time in the wilderness.

  3. The Padres are sniffing around James Shields

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    James Shields

    He’s still available, you guys.

  4. MLB’s new commissioner, Rob Manfred, takes over for Bud Selig with a lot on his plate

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:16 AM EST

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    Bud Selig’s longtime right-hand man, Rob Manfred, will step into his large shoes as MLB commissioner Sunday, becoming the 10th person to fill that role.

  5. And now the perfect gift for your favorite dead New York Mets fan

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

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    All Mets fans, on some level, are dead inside. But eventually all Mets fans will be literally dead. When that happens, we have the perfect gift for them.

  6. Ryne Sandberg says the Phillies clubhouse was dysfunctional last year

    Jan 22, 2015, 9:50 AM EST

    Ryne Sandberg

    If only there was a person whose job it was to provide leadership for a team and make sure the clubhouse doesn’t get out of control.

  7. A Blue Jays prospect spends his offseason surfing, living in his van and traveling around

    Jan 22, 2015, 9:28 AM EST

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    Daniel Norris is the leader in the clubhouse at the “Craig’s favorite young player” Open.

  8. Comments of the Day: some of you guys aren’t big Bud Selig fans

    Jan 22, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Bud Selig

    Paging a Mr. Godwin. Godwin, please go to the nearest white courtesy phone.

  9. Video: Yasmany Tomas’ first Diamondbacks workout

    Jan 22, 2015, 12:14 AM EST

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    Here’s a pretty cool behind-the-scenes look at Yasmany Tomas’ first workout with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday at the organization’s Salt River Fields complex near Scottsdale, Arizona …

  10. Ryan Vogelsong “shifts course” on Astros, now “in serious discussions” with the Giants

    Jan 21, 2015, 11:02 PM EST

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    Free agent starter Ryan Vogelsong was said to be working on a deal with the Astros and even traveled to Houston on Monday to meet with team officials. But it appears those negotiations have suddenly collapsed. From the Twitter account of FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal …

  11. Nationals ink Evan Meek to minor league deal

    Jan 21, 2015, 10:35 PM EST

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s William Ladson, the Nationals have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with right-handed reliever Evan Meek. The deal also comes with an invitation to spring training.

  12. Cuban center fielder Guillermo Heredia has left the island in search of major league deal

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:49 PM EST

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    Baseball America’s Ben Badler calls Heredia a “plus defender” in center field with good range and a strong throwing arm.

  13. Orioles re-sign Steve Johnson to minor league contract

    Jan 21, 2015, 9:05 PM EST

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    According to MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Orioles have re-signed right-hander Steve Johnson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  14. Brett Anderson to begin mound work next week

    Jan 21, 2015, 8:13 PM EST

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    J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News writes Wednesday that Brett Anderson has increased his flat-ground work to a distance of 160 feet and is aiming to step atop a mound next week in Arizona.

  15. Reds agree to minor league deal with Jason Marquis

    Jan 21, 2015, 7:05 PM EST

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    Jason Marquis struggled in 2014 with the Phillies’ Triple-A team and posted a rough 4.05 ERA (84 ERA+) and 1.52 WHIP across 117 2/3 innings with the Padres in 2013.

  16. Yu Darvish throwing long-toss in Texas, expected to be 100 percent for Opening Day 2015

    Jan 21, 2015, 6:27 PM EST

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    Yu Darvish was shut down prematurely in 2014 due to inflammation in his pitching elbow, but he’s had a fairly normal offseason and should be 100 percent heading into the opening of the 2015 campaign.

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