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  1. Avisail Garcia is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 5, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Avisail Garcia

    He has been compared to Miguel Cabrera. Now he has something else in common with the guy.

  2. Tigers will watch Matt Albers throw next week

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT

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    Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Tigers have RSVP’d to watch free agent right-hander Matt Albers pitch in front of interested teams February 10 (next Tuesday) in the Houston area.

  3. Phil Coke threw Tuesday for the Rangers and Blue Jays

    Feb 3, 2015, 10:58 PM EDT

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    Phil Coke may be close to finding a new home.

  4. Cardinals “have shown interest” in James Shields

    Feb 3, 2015, 8:32 PM EDT

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    Most major league teams open spring training in just two weeks, yet right-hander James Shields remains unsigned …

  5. Pirates acquire Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles

    Feb 3, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

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    As first reported by MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Pirates have acquired utilityman Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

  6. Zack Greinke hasn’t made decision about opt-out

    Feb 1, 2015, 2:37 PM EDT

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    Zack Greinke is allowed to opt out of his six-year, $146 million contract with the Dodgers after the 2015 season. In doing that, the right-hander would be leaving three years and $77 million on the table but …

  7. Victor Martinez could catch early in the season

    Jan 30, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    The lack of a DH and the health of Miguel Cabrera are the determining factors.

  8. Joba Chamberlain is being pretty choosy

    Jan 30, 2015, 8:43 AM EDT

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    Even second tier relievers are in demand in the offseason.

  9. Alex Avila switching to hockey-style catcher mask due to concussions

    Jan 26, 2015, 8:16 PM EDT

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    Avila is making a change in hopes of avoiding future concussions.

  10. Max Scherzer thanks Tigers fans with full-page goodbye in Sunday’s Detroit Free Press

    Jan 25, 2015, 2:58 PM EDT

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    A nice gesture here from Max Scherzer, who signed a $210 million deal Monday with the Nationals …

  11. Tigers, Al Alburquerque avoid arbitration with a one-year deal

    Jan 24, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT

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    The Tigers and reliever Al Alburquerque avoided arbitration with a one-year deal on Saturday.

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

    Jan 24, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT

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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.

  13. Joe Nathan: “I don’t want people thinking that I’m done”

    Jan 23, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Nathan is under contract for $10 million in 2015.

  14. David Price would consider a long-term extension from the Tigers

    Jan 23, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The first half of this season will mean a lot to both the Tigers and David Price’s future with them.

  15. Details of Max Scherzer’s seven-year, $210 million contract with the Nationals

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:15 PM EDT

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    The Nationals and right-hander Max Scherzer finalized a seven-year, $210 million contract yesterday. We now have some interesting details on the deal.

  16. GM Dave Stewart says Diamondbacks are out on James Shields

    Jan 22, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

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    James Shields is still without a home and we can take one team off the list of potential landing spots.

  17. Brett Anderson to begin mound work next week

    Jan 21, 2015, 8:13 PM EDT

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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.

  18. “A lot of teams jumping back in” on James Shields

    Jan 20, 2015, 6:52 PM EDT

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    Jon Lester signed a six-year, $155 million contract with the Cubs in December and Max Scherzer struck a seven-year, $210 million deal Monday with the Nationals, which leaves James Shields as the last remaining front-line starting pitcher on this winter’s free agent market.

  19. Max Scherzer might bump him from Nationals’ rotation, but Tanner Roark is saying all the right things

    Jan 20, 2015, 3:22 PM EDT

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    Roark was fantastic in 2014, throwing 199 innings with a 2.85 ERA to give him a 2.57 ERA in 252 career innings as a big leaguer.

  20. Phil Coke is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Jan 20, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

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    The lefty has lost 15 pounds

  21. The Mets will have a bigger scoreboard at Citi Field this season

    Jan 19, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

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    The Mets will now have one of the “top 10 largest displays in professional baseball.” Who needs a shortstop?

  22. Rangers had “in-depth” trade talks about Cole Hamels before the Yovani Gallardo deal

    Jan 19, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT

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    The Rangers officially acquired right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Brewers this afternoon in exchange for infielder Luis Sardinas and right-handers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan, but they looked into a more high-profile addition before deciding on the trade.

  23. Yovani Gallardo trade to the Rangers finalized

    Jan 19, 2015, 5:16 PM EDT

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    The Rangers sent three players, including infield prospect Luis Sardinas, to the Brewers in exchange for starter Yovani Gallardo.

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