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  1. How Commissioner Rob Manfred Can Make Baseball More Appealing

    Jan 25, 2015, 6:05 PM EST

    Rob Manfred

    Rob Manfred’s suggestion to ban defensive shifting isn’t the best way to address some of the problems facing Major League Baseball.

  2. Rangers sign Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league deal

    Jan 23, 2015, 7:40 PM EST

    Ross Ohlendorf

    The Rangers signed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  3. Sean Doolittle has a “slight” rotator cuff tear, won’t be ready for Opening Day

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:50 PM EST

    Sean Doolittle

    Athletics’ closer Sean Doolittle isn’t expected to be ready for Opening Day due to a shoulder injury.

  4. The Brewers are trying to trade for Jonathan Papelbon

    Jan 23, 2015, 2:50 AM EST

    Jonathan Papelbon

    Milwaukee might have found a way to spend Yovani Gallardo’s money.

  5. 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?

  6. Max Scherzer might bump him from Nationals’ rotation, but Tanner Roark is saying all the right things

    Jan 20, 2015, 3:22 PM EST

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    Roark was fantastic in 2014, throwing 199 innings with a 2.85 ERA to give him a 2.57 ERA in 252 career innings as a big leaguer.

  7. 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.

  8. Report: Nationals open to trading Stephen Strasburg

    Jan 19, 2015, 12:48 PM EST

    Stephen Strasburg

    The Nationals appear to be open to the idea of trading Stephen Strasburg according to a recent report.

  9. Report: Nationals plan to keep Jordan Zimmermann

    Jan 19, 2015, 10:41 AM EST

    Jordan Zimmermann

    According to a report, the Nationals plan to use a “super rotation” in 2015 that includes newcomer Max Scherzer along with Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg, Doug Fister, and Gio Gonzalez.

  10. Now with Max Scherzer, Nationals’ rotation could be historically elite

    Jan 19, 2015, 12:44 AM EST

    Max Scherzer

    With Max Scherzer in the mix, the Nationals’ starting rotation has the chance to be one of the best in the last 46 years.

  11. Max Scherzer has a seven-year deal with the Nationals

    Jan 19, 2015, 12:05 AM EST

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    The Nationals and Max Scherzer have reportedly agreed on a seven-year deal.

  12. Report: Nationals not interested in trading Ian Desmond

    Jan 18, 2015, 10:59 PM EST

    Ian Desmond Getty

    The Nationals don’t appear eager to move shortstop Ian Desmond at the moment.

  13. Nationals have checked in on Casey Janssen

    Jan 18, 2015, 8:23 PM EST

    Casey Janssen

    The Nationals have some interest in free agent reliever Casey Janssen.

  14. Report: Max Scherzer “close” to signing a seven-year deal

    Jan 18, 2015, 7:12 PM EST

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    Max Scherzer is talking with the Nationals and at least one other team about a seven-year contract.

  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. Stephen Strasburg avoids arbitration with the Nationals for $7.4 million

    Jan 16, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

    Strasburg was arbitration eligible for the second time after being paid $3.975 million in 2014.

  17. Rockies owner says Troy Tulowitzki to Mets is “not happening”

    Jan 15, 2015, 9:02 PM EST

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    Troy Tulowitzki has been a popular topic of conversation with Mets fans for most of the offseason, but Rockies co-owner Charlie Monfort says a deal isn’t going to happen.

  18. Nationals and Wilson Ramos reach one-year deal to avoid arbitration

    Jan 15, 2015, 7:35 PM EST

    Wilson Ramos AP

    Ramos struggled to stay healthy again last season, missing time with a fractured hamate bone and a hamstring strain while batting .267/.299/399 with 11 home runs and 47 RBI over 88 games.

  19. 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.

  20. Angels sign Ryan Mattheus to a minor league deal

    Jan 14, 2015, 9:27 PM EST

    Ryan Mattheus

    The Angels signed former Nationals reliever Ryan Mattheus to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

  21. Nationals acquire Yunel Escobar from the Athletics

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:19 PM EST

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    The Nationals have reportedly acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Athletics.

  22. Jamey Carroll retires, joins Pirates’ front office

    Jan 12, 2015, 11:14 AM EST

    Minnesota Twins v Tampa Bay Rays

    Carroll played 12 seasons in the majors for six different teams.

  23. Marlins in search of a fourth outfielder

    Jan 11, 2015, 11:50 PM EST

    Will Venable

    Ichiro Suzuki, Nate Schierholtz, Andy Dirks, and Will Venable top the Marlins’ list of fourth-outfielder candidates.

  24. Nationals, Mets, Rays discussed trade involving Ian Desmond and Ben Zobrist

    Jan 11, 2015, 8:17 PM EST

    Ian Desmond

    The Nationals, Mets, and Rays engaged in a discussion that would have resulted in a blockbuster trade involving Ben Zobrist and Ian Desmond. Alas, it was not meant to be.

  25. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EST

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

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