1. First-Time Managers Offer Advice to Rays' Kevin Cash

    Kevin Cash takes over the Rays facing a series of challenges in learning how to manage at the major-league level. • Some seem obvious, most notably making in-game strategic decisions at an accelerated pace...

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  2. Boras Says Tampa Bay Rays Should Move to Montreal

    Given the struggles of the Tampa Bay Rays to draw fans in Florida , agent Scott Boras says he thinks the franchise should move to Canada...

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  3. Profar Not Expected to Be on Texas Rangers Opening Day Roster

    SAN DIEGO – The Rangers remain very encouraged about Jurickson Profar's latest attempt to recover from a troublesome shoulder injury that cost him the entire 2014 season, but it's highly unlikely he will be a part of the 2015 opening day roster...

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  4. Rangers Place QB Wilson on Triple-a Roster

    SAN DIEGO -- The Rangers do not want Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to be taken in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft. That's why they have placed him on their Triple-A roster.....

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  5. Rangers Meet with Shields but Deal 'Very Unlikely'

    SAN DIEGO -- The Rangers have been insistent they are not pursuing the top free agents available this winter.....

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  6. Report: Rangers Acquire Detwiler from Nats

    The Texas Rangers acquired left handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals on the final day of the winter meetings, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations...

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  7. Royals Acquire Jandel Gustave from Red Sox

    The Royals didn't end their moves today with the Kendrys Morales signing, as they announced that they've acquired Jandel Gustave from the Red Sox , who selected him in the Rule 5 Draft this morning...

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  8. Korean Slugging Phenom Might Be Mets' Best Bet at Shortstop

    SAN DIEGO — Unless Derek Jeter reverses the aging process by 15 years, comes out of retirement and relocates to Citi Field, the Mets aren't going to find the perfect shortstop this winter...

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  9. Kendrys Morales Headed to the Royals, and That Better Not Be All

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  10. Mets Sign Lefty Rice to Minor League Deal

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets have reunited with a popular clubhouse figure, signing left-handed reliever Scott Rice to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. General manager Sandy Alderson confirmed the deal on Thursday...

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  11. Wade Miley, Who Is Better Than You Think

    Everyone knew heading into the offseason that the Red Sox starting rotation was going to need some help, and so the first thing they went and did was sign Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval...

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  12. Rule 5 Draft: Twins Select J.R. Graham, Lose Sean Gilmartin

    With the fifth pick in the 2014 Rule 5 Draft (that doesn't sound half as good as when it happened in June), the Twins selected right-hander J.R. Graham from the Atlanta Braves ...

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  13. Santana Would Make the Twins Better, but He Also Looks Like Ricky Nolasco

    Bryz touched on this last night, and Ervin Santana-to-the- Twins certainly seems like the hot issue of the moment. Tweets and reports were flying late into Wednesday night...

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  14. Amaro: Family Lawsuit 'Had to Affect' Ryan Howard's Play

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. thinks the private legal battle between Ryan Howard and his immediate family during the 2014 season affected his play on the field.....

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  15. Are Dodgers Positioning for a Cole Hamels Mega-Deal?

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  16. With Teams Signing Starters, Cole Hamels Deal May Be Less Likely

    Heading into the Winter Meetings, Cole Hamels was Ruben Amaro Jr.'s top trade chip. He was a wanted man, and all that stood in the way of turning him into a handful of prospects was Amaro's evaluation of the potential return of a trade...

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  17. Rollins' Departure Momentous but Merciful

    THE FIRST instinct is to call it sad, but there is nothing sadder than what we would have witnessed next year if the players who ushered in the greatest era of Phillies baseball had been forced to endure its worst...

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  18. Lester Who? Red Sox Rebuild Rotation

    The Boston Red Sox moved quickly to make up for missing out on Jon Lester, landing three starting pitchers in the span of a few hours without sacrificing any premium prospects or raiding the vault for a massive free-agent deal...

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  19. The Artful Dodgers: Processing Kemp, Kendrick

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  20. Cubs' Signing of Jon Lester Impacts Reds, Johnny Cueto

    SAN DIEGO — On Monday, Walt Jocketty asked what the word was on free agent left-hander Jon Lester, and at that point the word was he was down to the Cubs and the Giants .....

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  21. The Yankees Signing Max Scherzer Makes More and More Sense by the Day

    If the Yankees have serious hopes of contending in 2015, then they need the boost to the rotation that Scherzer can provide...

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  22. Cubs Might Not Be Done Yet; Club Could Move Castillo, Chase Gomes

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  23. Cubs Make a Flurry of Moves in Rule 5 Draft

    The Cubs acquired Taylor Featherston in the Rule 5 Draft Thursday, but immediately spun the 25-year-old infielder to the Angels for cash.....

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  24. Bernie Video: Cubs' Good Offseason Will Boost Cards-Cubs Rivalry

    Bernie says the Jon Lester signing makes Max Scherzer's price go up, which makes him even less likely to join the Cardinals .....

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  25. Cardinals Saw Cubs Ready 'To Make a Splash'

    SAN DIEGO • With a ringside seat for the Chicago Cubs ' late-season surge, the Cardinals , who vaulted into first place because of wins by the Cubs against division foes, figured ...

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