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  1. Royals sign right-hander Yohan Pino

    Dec 15, 2014, 9:33 PM EST

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    Pino made 11 starts for the Twins this past season and posted a 5.07 ERA and 50/14 K/BB ratio over 60 1/3 innings.

  2. Royals and Alex Rios agree to one-year, $11 million contract

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:13 PM EST

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs and 54 RBI over 131 games with the Rangers this past season.

  3. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 11, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  4. Mariners “appear unwilling” to go beyond three years for Melky Cabrera

    Dec 11, 2014, 6:59 PM EST

    Melky Cabrera

    With a void in right field, many consider the Mariners a natural fit to sign free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. However, it’s far from a sure thing.

  5. Report: Royals, Mariners, and Indians have checked in on Alex Rios

    Dec 6, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

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    Rios turns 34 in February and batted .280/.311/.398 with four home runs, 54 RBI, and 17 stolen bases over 131 games this past season.

  6. Rangers “making a push” to sign Torii Hunter

    Dec 2, 2014, 10:13 AM EST

    Torii Hunter

    Hunter makes his offseason home in Texas.

  7. “Less than a 50-50 chance” that Nick Markakis returns to the Orioles

    Dec 1, 2014, 10:46 PM EST

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    The Orioles and Markakis were having serious discussions last month about a four-year deal worth between $10-12 million per season, but little progress has been made since.

  8. The Phillies are working to trade Ryan Howard. Good luck with that!

    Nov 4, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

    ryan howard getty

    Winters in which the Phillies try to convince people that the old band has one more hit song left in them seem to be a thing of the past.

  9. Free agent outfielder Alex Rios hires Scott Boras as his agent

    Nov 1, 2014, 10:01 AM EST

    Alex Rios Getty

    Rios became a free agent for the first time in his career yesterday after the Rangers declined his $13.5 million club option for 2015.

  10. Rangers decline Alex Rios’ $13.5 million option

    Oct 31, 2014, 4:26 PM EST

    Alex Rios AP

    Rios is now a free agent coming off a season in which he hit .280 with four homers and a .709 OPS in 131 games.

  11. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  12. The Rangers will decline Alex Rios’ option

    Oct 8, 2014, 3:40 PM EST

    alex rios getty

    Shocker. His buyout is $1 million.

  13. Rangers officially shut down Alex Rios

    Sep 21, 2014, 1:53 PM EST

    alex rios getty

    Rangers outfielder Alex Rios hasn’t appeared in a game since September 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury, and he’s not going to be rushed back for the final week.

  14. Rangers likely to decline 2015 option on Alex Rios

    Sep 18, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    Alex Rios

    After a strong first half Alex Rios has been injured and ineffective in the second half.

  15. Alex Rios will miss a week with a thumb infection

    Sep 5, 2014, 9:00 PM EST

    Alex Rios

    Alex Rios is suffering from an infection in his right thumb and will miss at least a week of action.

  16. Michael Cuddyer hits for the cycle

    Aug 18, 2014, 12:20 AM EST

    Michael Cuddyer

    Fresh off of the disabled list, Michael Cuddyer became the first player to hit for the cycle this season in the second game of Sunday’s double-header against the Reds.

  17. Alex Rios back in Rangers’ lineup on Wednesday

    Aug 13, 2014, 6:24 PM EST

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    Alex Rios is back in the Rangers’ starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Rays for the first time since aggravating a right ankle injury on a slide into home plate Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.

  18. Alex Rios exits Sunday’s game with an ankle injury

    Aug 10, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Alex Rios, Carlos Corporan

    Alex Rios reaggravated his right ankle injury on a play at the plate in Sunday’s game against the Astros. He’ll be reevaluated on Monday.

  19. Alex Rios has cleared waivers

    Aug 7, 2014, 5:07 PM EST

    Alex Rios AP

    Now it’s just like July for him and the Rangers: anyone can trade for him.

  20. Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen “frustrated” and “disappointed” by Blue Jays’ lack of trade deadline activity

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

    Jose Bautista

    Toronto was 38-24 and in first place by six games on June 6, but the Blue Jays have gone 22-26 since then and general manager Alex Anthopoulos did nothing at the trade deadline yesterday.

  21. The State of the Trade Deadline: Yesterday was pretty sleepy. Will general managers wake up today?

    Jul 31, 2014, 8:10 AM EST

    Jon Lester

    The State of the Trade Deadline, eight hours before the music stops.

  22. The Mariners are out on Marlon Byrd

    Jul 30, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Marlon Byrd

    It’s been a rumor for a good while, but now it’s going where rumors go when they die.

  23. Rangers drawing lots of trade interest in Alex Rios

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Alex Rios AP

    With an MLB-worst 41-64 record the Rangers are obviously looking to sell at the trade deadline and right fielder Alex Rios seems likely to be moved before July 31.

  24. Yankees said to be eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:07 PM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham, who would require less of a committment in years and money than Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd.

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