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  1. Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada is another step closer to signing with an MLB team

    Jan 31, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

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    While MLB still needs to give their approval, it appears that Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada is one step closer to finally signing with a team.

  2. Rays have private workout with Yoan Moncada

    Jan 29, 2015, 10:50 PM EST

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    High-spending teams like the Yankees and Red Sox are among the favorites to sign Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, but the Rays are also interested even if it’s fair to call them a long shot.

  3. Yoan Moncada’s situation could clear up soon and he could sign in a couple of weeks

    Jan 28, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

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    Complications with new regulations may soon be ironed out.

  4. MLB, not the federal government, is keeping Yoan Moncada from signing a deal

    Jan 27, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

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    The league now requires Cuban players to get a much more difficult to obtain clearance to sign than even the federal government requires.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. The Yankees had a private workout for Yoan Moncada

    Jan 20, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

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    The Giants did the same thing over the weekend.

  8. Giants held private workout for Yoan Moncada

    Jan 19, 2015, 5:55 PM EST

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    Count the Giants in the mix for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada.

  9. Nationals sign Kila Ka’aihue to a minor league deal

    Jan 18, 2015, 10:26 PM EST

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    The Nationals have signed first baseman Kila Ka’aihue to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.

  10. Dodgers “shift attention to” Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada

    Jan 13, 2015, 11:14 PM EST

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    Moncada is waiting to be cleared for employment by the United States’ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He’s also being pursued by the Yankees and Red Sox. This bidding war is going to get wild.

  11. Athletics, Padres, Yankees and Nats are players for Hector Olivera

    Dec 30, 2014, 8:28 AM EST

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    The second baseman has had some health issues, but has a potent bat.

  12. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST

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

  13. Kenta Maeda re-signs with the Hiroshima Carp

    Dec 24, 2014, 8:04 PM EST

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    The sought-after 26-year-old right-hander has now officially re-signed with the Hiroshima Carp for the 2015 season, according to the Japan Times.

  14. Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada expected to begin private workouts within two weeks

    Dec 23, 2014, 7:58 PM EST

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    19-year-old infield prospect Yoan Moncada defected from his native Cuba over the summer and was declared a free agent by Major League Baseball back in mid-November, but he is still waiting for official clearance from the United States’ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) …

  15. Angels sign Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin

    Dec 20, 2014, 7:35 PM EST

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    The deal between Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin and the Angels became official on Saturday after the 20-year-old passed his physical.

  16. Kenta Maeda will not be posted

    Dec 18, 2014, 9:58 AM EST

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    He profiled as a back-of-the-rotation starter in the United States.

  17. Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano’s deal with the Braves is worth $6 million

    Dec 15, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    Atlanta will also have a fifth-year team option built into the contract.

  18. Mark Trumbo “definitely in play” for a trade

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:06 PM EST

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    Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart denied last week that he was looking to trade Mark Trumbo, but that doesn’t appear to be the case.

  19. Diamondbacks ownership reportedly nixed a Miguel Montero-for-Andre Ethier trade

    Dec 7, 2014, 1:27 PM EST

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    The Dodgers would have sent Ethier, catcher Tim Federowicz, and money to Arizona for Montero and multiple lower-level prospects. But the majority owner of the Diamondbacks, Ken Kendrick, ruled against the trade because he likes Montero and was not comfortable trading him within the National League West.

  20. The Diamondbacks have no plans to trade Mark Trumbo

    Dec 6, 2014, 9:52 AM EST

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    Trumbo’s first year in Arizona didn’t go as planned, as he missed some time with a foot injury while batting .235/.293/.415 with 14 home runs and 61 RBI over 88 games.

  21. The Diamondbacks are going to give Yasmany Tomas a chance to win the third base job

    Dec 5, 2014, 4:22 PM EST

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    A guy who knows’ Tomas’ strengths and weaknesses doesn’t think this is the best idea.

  22. Yoan Moncada’s defection was . . . weird

    Dec 4, 2014, 1:35 PM EST

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    It involves an agent who isn’t really an agent, a baby registry, possible violations of the U.S. embargo, Scott Boras spies and armed guards patrolling the third base line.

  23. The Phillies never made Yasmany Tomas an offer

    Dec 2, 2014, 8:45 AM EST

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    But if you think this is a launchpad for some more Ruben Amaro bashing, think again.

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