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  1. Indians, Corey Kluber agree on a five-year contract extension

    Apr 4, 2015, 7:34 PM EDT

    Corey Kluber

    The Indians and Corey Kluber are close to reaching an agreement on a contract extension.

  2. Yankees acquire infielder Gregorio Petit from Astros

    Apr 1, 2015, 8:34 PM EDT

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    Petit batted .278/.300/.423 with eight doubles and two home runs in 100 plate appearances last season for the Astros. He wasn’t going to make their Opening Day roster this spring, but the versatile 30-year-old infielder could be of immediate use to the Yankees …

  3. Astros demote first baseman Jon Singleton to Triple-A

    Apr 1, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Jonathan Singleton Getty

    If he crushes Triple-A pitching he’ll be back soon enough.

  4. Luke Gregerson officially named Astros’ closer

    Mar 31, 2015, 9:40 PM EDT

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    Gregerson figured to get the job after signing a three-year, $18.5 million free agent contract with Houston in early December and he pitched well enough this spring to fend off any potential competition.

  5. 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.

  6. 2015 Preview: Atlanta Braves

    Mar 27, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Wandy Rodriguez

    The Braves had one of the stranger off-seasons, both adding and subtracting players while also attempting to rebuild. How bad will they be in 2015?

  7. 2015 Preview: Chicago Cubs

    Mar 26, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Are they ready to contend?

  8. 2015 Preview: Houston Astros

    Mar 23, 2015, 4:45 PM EDT

    Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch Astros

    Are the Astros ready to contend?

  9. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  10. 2015 Preview: Miami Marlins

    Mar 19, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Do the Marlins have what it takes to contend for the NL Wild Card in 2015?

  11. Roger Clemens settles the Brian McNamee lawsuit

    Mar 19, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Roger Clemens closeup head

    More than seven years after it was released, we can finally close the book on The Mitchell Report.

  12. Pat Neshek says it was “disappointing” that the Cardinals never tried to re-sign him

    Mar 11, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Pat Neshek

    “I probably would have given a discount at the end.”

  13. The Astros’ Evan Gattis: “Who cares about the strikeouts if you win the World Series?”

    Mar 10, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The Astros are going whiff a whole bunch this year. Does it matter?

  14. Nine Braves pitchers combine to no-hit the Astros in 10 innings

    Mar 8, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v St. Louis Cardinals

    It’s spring, and the Astros scored two runs, but it’s still a no-hitter!

  15. Peter Moylan signs a minor league deal with the Braves

    Mar 6, 2015, 8:08 AM EDT

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    The two-time Tommy John veteran reunites with the Braves.

  16. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  17. Craig Kimbrel made up some clever t-shirts for the new-look Braves

    Feb 28, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT

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    After trading the likes of Justin Upton, Jason Heyward, and Evan Gattis as well as adding a handful of veteran free agents, the Braves have a ton of new faces in camp this spring.

  18. MLBPA will be monitoring how Cubs handle Kris Bryant

    Feb 27, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    MLBPA executive director Tony Clark will be keeping a close eye on how the Cubs handle the eventual promotion of prospect Kris Bryant.

  19. Brad Peacock is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 20, 2015, 11:16 AM EDT

    Brad Peacock

    Add another name to the list!

  20. Baseball America names Kris Bryant as baseball’s top prospect

    Feb 19, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant AP

    Bryant earned top honors after batting .325 with a 1.098 OPS while leading the minors with 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A last season.

  21. Indians not interested in signing Barry Zito

    Feb 14, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

    The Indians don’t appear to be a landing spot for Barry Zito as he attempts to keep his career alive.

  22. White Sox sign Matt Albers

    Feb 13, 2015, 11:46 AM EDT

    Matt Albers Getty

    Albers posted a 2.77 ERA in 123 innings between 2012 and 2013, but missed much of 2014 with shoulder problems.

  23. Braves reliever Shae Simmons undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Feb 12, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

    Shae Simmons Getty

    A tough break for a promising young arm.

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  3. T. Tulowitzki (4512)
  4. Y. Cespedes (3906)
  5. M. Trout (3814)
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  2. T. Clippard (3276)
  3. T. Ross (3181)
  4. J. Reyes (3092)
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