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  1. Giants release Marco Scutaro

    Jan 28, 2015, 10:21 PM EST

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    Scutaro appeared in just five games last season for the World Series champions due to a back injury that has continued to bother him this offseason.

  2. Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider from Pirates

    Jan 27, 2015, 8:28 PM EST

    travis snider pirates getty

    Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles have completed a trade for Pirates outfielder Travis Snider. Pittsburgh’s return is a player to be named later and 21-year-old pitching prospect Stephen Tarpley.

  3. Royals and Jarrod Dyson settle, avoid arbitration

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:01 PM EST

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    Dyson requested $1.6 million and the Royals countered at $900,000.

  4. The Royals are monitoring James Shields

    Jan 26, 2015, 10:57 AM EST

    James Shields

    Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you.

  5. James Shields would prefer to pitch on the west coast

    Jan 23, 2015, 9:30 AM EST

    James Shields

    I’d prefer to work on the west coast too, but that’s not how life is working out. Maybe it’ll work out better for Big Game James.

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

    Jan 22, 2015, 6:25 PM EST

    James Shields

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

  7. The Padres are sniffing around James Shields

    Jan 22, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    James Shields

    He’s still available, you guys.

  8. Orioles have been in contact with Nate Schierholtz

    Jan 20, 2015, 8:35 PM EST

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    The defending AL East-champion Orioles have been linked in recent weeks to free agent outfielders like Norichika Aoki and Colby Rasmus, but Aoki signed with the Giants on Monday and Rasmus agreed to a deal Tuesday with the Astros. So, what now?

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

    Jan 20, 2015, 6:52 PM EST

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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.

  10. Brewers GM Doug Melvin doesn’t expect to pursue James Shields

    Jan 19, 2015, 7:57 PM EST

    James Shields

    After dealing Yovani Gallardo to the Rangers, many speculated that the Brewers will make a run at free agent right-hander James Shields. Brewers GM Doug Melvin doesn’t see it happening.

  11. Report: Rangers close to acquiring Yovani Gallardo from Brewers

    Jan 18, 2015, 6:03 PM EST

    Cincinnati Reds v Milwaukee Brewers

    The Rangers are on the verge of acquiring starter Yovani Gallardo from the Brewers according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

  12. Gregor Blanco gets two-year, $7.5 million deal from Giants, avoiding arbitration

    Jan 18, 2015, 10:02 AM EST

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    Norichika Aoki’s arrival means Blanco is now a backup.

  13. Blue Jays have renewed interest in James Shields

    Jan 17, 2015, 7:31 PM EST

    James Shields

    The Blue Jays are back in the mix for free agent right-hander James Shields, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

  14. Dave Dombrowski says Tigers aren’t in active pursuit of free agent starters

    Jan 17, 2015, 9:25 AM EST

    Dave Dombrowski

    The Tigers have been connected to free agent starters Max Scherzer and James Shields.

  15. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EST

    Lorenzo Cain

    Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.

  16. Jon Daniels: Rangers not in on James Shields or Max Scherzer

    Jan 16, 2015, 8:54 PM EST

    Jon Daniels

    It doesn’t sound like the Rangers are going to make a big splash in the free agent pitching market.

  17. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  18. The 23rd best GM of all time is currently driving me nuts

    Jan 14, 2015, 11:33 AM EST

    John Hart

    But I may be biased and less-than-objective about that.

  19. Rangers sign Carlos Peguero

    Jan 13, 2015, 3:48 PM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Seattle Mariners

    Peguero spent part of last season with the Royals, but was primarily at Triple-A hitting .266 with 30 homers and a .912 OPS in 104 games.

  20. Report: The Diamondbacks are in the mix for free agent right-hander James Shields

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:45 PM EST

    James Shields

    Rosenthal speculates that Arizona’s interest is a “strong indication” that Shields’ market is not at $100 million.

  21. Report: James Shields has a five-year, $110 million offer from an unknown team

    Jan 5, 2015, 12:07 AM EST

    James Shields

    James Shields has a five-year, $110 million offer from an unknown team according to a report from Ken Rosenthal.

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