1. Butler Brokers Deal to Acquire No.16 from Reddick

    It seems Billy Butler is already getting settled with the A's. He'll arrive at spring training already possessing one of the game's best nicknames -- “Country Breakfast...

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  2. Angels Acquire Dan Robertson from Rangers

    The Rangers announced that they have traded outfielder Dan Robertson to the Angels in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations...

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  3. Mariners Claim Edgar Olmos off Waivers from the Marlins

    The Mariners have claimed reliever Edgar Olmos off waivers from the Marlins , Bob Dutton of The News Tribune reports...

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  4. Alexi Ogando Opts Against Pitching This Winter

    Right-hander Alexi Ogando has told that the Rangers that he will not pitch in the Dominican Republic this winter, even though the club wanted him to test the elbow inflammation that cost him more than half the season...

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  5. Mariners Win MLB Commissioners Award for Philanthropic Excellence

    The Seattle Mariners today received Major League Baseball's 2014 Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence (CAPE).....

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  6. Mariners Fans: Don't Worry About Mike Zunino

    For those of you that follow statistics and sabermetrics, there might be some concern on the Mariners roster.....

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  7. Perez on Track for Midseason Return

    Martin Perez went on a streak of historic proportions early in the 2014 season when he tossed two straight shutouts.....

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  8. Banister on Beasley Hire: 'He's the Type of Guy That I Know I Can Trust Daily'

    New Rangers manager Jeff Banister dipped into his past on Tuesday, hiring Tony Beasley as third base coach.....

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  9. Rangers Prepare for Rule 5

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  10. Rangers' Yu Darvish announces relationship with ex-wrestling champion

    Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish offered a rare glimpse into his personal life this week by revealing.....

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  11. Agent: Victor Martinez Nearly Signed with the Mariners

    The Mariners came about as close to signing V-Mart as we expected—both very close, and also not really...

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  12. Athletics Sign Switch-Pitcher Pat Venditte

    From agent Marc Klingman comes word that Pat Venditte, a switch-pitcher who can throw both left-handed and right-handed, has signed a minor league contract with the Oakland A's. The deal also carries an invitation to major league spring training...

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  13. Billy Butler Can't Wait to Wear the Whitecleats

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  14. A's sign free-agent DH Butler to three-year deal

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  15. Stanton's Deal Brings Trout's More into Focus

    ANAHEIM -- Mike Trout once was thought to be the player to set the financial precedent. Many believed Trout was going to sign the first $300 million contract, become the richest man ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 17 reads 0 comments

  16. Should the Angels Pursue Jake Peavy?

    Veteran right-hander, Jake Peavy, has had the good fortune of winning back-to back World Series Titles in 2013 and '14. Peavy is a pitcher stuck in the middle tier of free agency...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 15 reads 0 comments

  17. Angels Sign Two Pitchers, Two Catchers to Minor League Deals

    The Angels have signed starting pitcher Alex Sanabia, reliever Atahualpa Severino and catchers Charles Cutler and Raywilly Gomez to minor league deals with invitations to spring training, General Manager Jerry Dipoto confirmed Tuesday...

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  18. Athletics' Jaso Cleared to Resume All Baseball Activities

    Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso has finally been cleared to resume all baseball-related activities after a laborious recovery from a season-ending concussion suffered in August, according to MLB ...

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  19. Why the Billy Butler Deal May Not Be Totally Crazy

    At first glance, it seems crazy. A bad-body post-peak designated hitter that was under replacement last year… three years? $30 million? Billy Butler to the Athletics ? A team ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 43 reads 0 comments

  20. A's Overpaid for Billy Butler Because of Lack of Other Spending Options

    When I was just a young lad, a quarter would get you a candy bar and $10 million would get you an entire baseball franchise. Granted, I was a young lad quite some time ago...

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  21. Seattle Mariners: Where Are the Mariners' Top Prospects of 2011?

    In 2014, the Seattle Mariners achieved their best finish since 2007, posting 87 wins. The team failed to break its lengthy playoff drought (2001 was the last time the M’s made ...

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  22. Jason Castro Turned Down Deal Last Winter; Astros Again Look at Extensions

    The Astros have not shied away from pursuing contract extensions with their players in the past and they'll do their homework again this winter...

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  23. Altuve's Hot Bat Can't Be Contained in Japan

    Jose Altuve began the Japan All-Star Series on the bench, but he finished it as one of the MLB All-Stars' hottest hitters...

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  24. Billy Butler Is Curious Fit for Oakland A's and Pitcher-Friendly Stadium

    In the world of Major League Baseball's offseason, with teams trying to obtain and jettison players all at once with the goal of getting better, not every signing, trade or transaction makes sense right away...

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  25. Report: No Extension Talks Between Astros, Castro

    The Houston Astros were unsuccessful in their efforts to sign Jason Castro to a contact extension last winter, and the club has yet to broach the subject with the former All-Star this offseason, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle...

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