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  1. Max Scherzer has added a cutter to his arsenal

    Feb 26, 2015, 11:32 AM EST

    Max Scherzer

    He also (a) wants to emulate Greg Maddux; and (b) asked Sandy Koufax about his curveball.

  2. For the 100th time, the Yankees are not for sale

    Feb 26, 2015, 9:37 AM EST

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    Even if Mike Lupica thinks they will be soon.

  3. Bryce Harper: “Where’s my ring?”

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 PM EST

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    Most people are high on the Nationals this season, but outfielder Bryce Harper might be the highest of all. Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com spoke with Harper on Wednesday …

  4. David Price on contract extension talk: “I don’t feel like closing any doors.”

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:00 PM EST

    David Price

    Most players like to cut off contract negotiations once the regular season begins, but David Price would listen to offers if the Tigers want to talk.

  5. Jordan Zimmermann won’t discuss extension once the season starts

    Feb 21, 2015, 10:55 PM EST

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Jordan Zimmermann can become a free agent after the 2015 season, and he won’t discuss a contract extension once the regular season starts.

  6. Players go 6-for-14 in arbitration hearings

    Feb 21, 2015, 9:45 PM EST

    Josh Donaldson

    As usual, teams in general won at a slightly better rate than players in arbitration hearings. 2014 saw the most arbitration hearings since 2001.

  7. Mets manager Terry Collins: “If we play up to expectations… we’ll be playing in October.”

    Feb 21, 2015, 8:25 PM EST

    Terry Collins

    Manager Terry Collins believes the Mets have what it takes to get back to the playoffs.

  8. The Mets won’t push back Matt Harvey’s season debut after all

    Feb 21, 2015, 2:15 PM EST

    Matt Harvey AP

    Mets manager Terry Collins said back in December that right-hander Matt Harvey might not make his season debut until the team’s home opener on April 13, but it appears that there has been a change of plans.

  9. What they’re saying about the new pace of play rules

    Feb 20, 2015, 8:35 PM EST

    Alarm Clock

    Hear what a few major leaguers have to say about the new pace of play rules officially announced on Friday.

  10. Mets may allow Matt Harvey to throw 200 innings “including the playoffs”

    Feb 20, 2015, 12:14 PM EST

    New York Mets v Philadelphia Phillies

    Matt Harvey won’t be on the Stephen Strasburg plan.

  11. Jayson Werth on jail: “It’s not something that was fun. It’s not a destination you would choose.”

    Feb 20, 2015, 8:48 AM EST

    Jayson Werth

    He served his time and is trying to be a better citizen. But he still doesn’t think he endangered anyone by driving 105 m.p.h. on an urban freeway.

  12. Jayson Werth talks about his time in jail for reckless driving

    Feb 19, 2015, 8:39 PM EST

    Jayson Werth AP

    Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth recently completed a five-day jail sentence in Fairfax County, Virginia for a reckless driving charge.

  13. Danny Espinosa’s mustache is in The Best Shape — no, not really. It’s hideous.

    Feb 19, 2015, 3:46 PM EST

    Espinosa_Danny

    Not all mustaches are great. To the extent you believe that, you’ve been lied to by Big Mustache.

  14. Heath Bell is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EST

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    Veteran relief pitcher Heath Bell agreed to a minor league contract with the Nationals on December 22 and has spent the final two months of the offseason on a strict diet and workout program …

  15. Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EST

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    Jansen will be on crutches for the next 10 days and in a protective walking boot for the next 3-4 weeks. In total, the rehabilitation process is expected to take 8-12 weeks.

  16. Want a Jayson Werth Chia Pet?

    Feb 13, 2015, 10:30 PM EST

    Jayson Werth AP

    Mark August 5 down on your calendars, as that’s when the Nationals plan to give away a Jayson Werth Chia Pet.

  17. Adam Ottavino credits FanGraphs for change in approach

    Feb 13, 2015, 8:48 PM EST

    Adam Ottavino

    Adam Ottavino is one of a growing number of pitchers who rely on Sabermetric analysis sites like FanGraphs to make adjustments.

  18. A’s avoid arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard

    Feb 11, 2015, 6:15 PM EST

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s Jane Lee, the A’s have avoided arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard by agreeing to a one-year, $8.3 million deal.

  19. Jerry Blevins and the Nationals went through with an arbitration hearing over $200,000

    Feb 11, 2015, 11:18 AM EST

    Jerry Blevins Nationals

    Blevins will earn $2.4 million this season after defeating the Nationals.

  20. Baseball executives don’t like Max Scherzer’s deferred money deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:40 AM EST

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    Teams hate that other teams spend a lot of money and acquire good players. Film at 11.

  21. We should all hope to “botch” things like James Shields did

    Feb 10, 2015, 11:17 AM EST

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    Don’t feel too sorry for James Shields.

  22. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

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    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  23. Breaking down the offseason’s biggest free agent contracts

    Feb 9, 2015, 10:31 AM EST

    Max Scherzer Getty

    A total of 11 free agents topped $50 million.

  24. Danny Espinosa is giving up switch hitting

    Feb 8, 2015, 6:05 PM EST

    Danny Espinosa

    Danny Espinosa will bat right-handed exclusively in 2015.

  25. Rangers sign Nate Schierholtz to a minor league deal

    Feb 6, 2015, 6:05 PM EST

    Nate Schierholtz

    The Rangers added some outfield depth on Friday, signing Nate Schierholtz to a minor league deal.

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