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  1. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST

    Hanley Ramirez

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

  2. UPDATE: Nope: David Ross is going to the Cubs.

    Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    David Ross

    One player the Padres did NOT get.

  3. Cubs expected to trade catcher Welington Castillo

    Dec 9, 2014, 6:06 PM EST

    Welington Castillo AP

    After acquiring Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks today, the Cubs are expected to move Welington Castillo.

  4. Josh Donaldson credits new teammate Jose Bautista for breakout

    Nov 29, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Josh Donaldson

    Josh Donaldson emulated Jose Bautista and it helped him put himself on the map in 2013 with the Athletics.

  5. Padres drawing a lot of interest in their catchers

    Nov 27, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Rene Rivera

    The Padres have three worthy catchers and all of them are drawing trade interest.

  6. White Sox among teams interested in Melky Cabrera

    Nov 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Melky Cabrera

    The White Sox are apparently one of three teams showing interest in free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera.

  7. The Blue Jays may be interested in Torii Hunter

    Nov 20, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

    Torii Hunter Getty

    With the Tigers out, the Jays are in.

  8. Blue Jays to field most Canadian roster in team history

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:46 PM EST

    russell martin getty

    The Blue Jays opened their purse strings in a big way on Monday, agreeing to terms with Canada native Russell Martin on a five-year, $82 million free agent contract. Was there a marketing aspect to it?

  9. Giancarlo Stanton’s contract is backloaded. REALLY backloaded.

    Nov 18, 2014, 2:07 PM EST

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Stanton will actually make less in the first three years of this deal than he would’ve in arbitration.

  10. Blue Jays “drawing interest” in Dioner Navarro after signing Russell Martin

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    He’d be an upgrade behind the plate for plenty of teams .

  11. Russell Martin’s contract is backloaded

    Nov 18, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    This could suggest that the Blue Jays are gonna make some more noise this offseason.

  12. Russell Martin signing likely takes Blue Jays out of the running for Melky Cabrera

    Nov 17, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

    Melky Cabrera

    Melky Cabrera isn’t likely to be back with the Blue Jays after they signed Russell Martin to a big contract on Monday.

  13. Report: Cubs the “clear front-runner” for Russell Martin

    Nov 16, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

    Pittsburgh Pirates v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

    The Cubs are the “clear front-runner” to nab free agent catcher Russell Martin according to Ken Rosenthal.

  14. Pirates acquire catcher Francisco Cervelli from Yankees

    Nov 12, 2014, 9:27 PM EST

    cervelli getty

    As first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Pirates have acquired catcher Francisco Cervelli from the Yankees. Joel Sherman at the New York Post confirms the news and says left-handed reliever Justin Wilson is headed to the Yankees in return.

  15. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  16. Russell Martin wants at least $75 million

    Nov 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Brian McCann got a five-year, $85 million deal from the Yankees last offseason.

  17. The deadline to accept or reject qualifying offers is 5PM today

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

    Reuters David Robertson

    Will David Robertson accept his to stay with the Yankees? Will anyone?

  18. Russell Martin will reject his $15.3 million qualifying offer

    Nov 9, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    Russell Martin will reject his $15.3 million qualifying offer from the Pirates as he searches to strike big with a multi-year deal.

  19. Russell Martin to meet with three more teams

    Nov 8, 2014, 9:50 PM EST

    Russell Martin

    Russell Martin certainly has the Cubs’ interest, but he’ll meet with the Pirates, Dodgers, and Blue Jays as well in his quest to find a multi-year contract.

  20. Cubs “rolled out the red carpet” for Russell Martin

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Russell Martin

    Pittsburgh may find it tough to keep the free agent catcher.

  21. Cubs expected to target Russell Martin

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

    Russell Martin

    Welington Castillo could be a goner.

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