1. Athletics Avoid Arbitration with Fernando Abad

    The Athletics have avoided arbitration with lefty Fernando Abad, MLBTR has learned. He will earn $1,087,500 for the coming season, his first of arbitration eligibility, and can also achieve award bonuses in the deal...

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  2. A's, Abad Agree on 1-Year Contract

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  3. Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Dies at Age 83

    Legendary Chicago Cubs player and Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. According to Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune , Banks' wife Liz confirmed the news of her husband's passing...

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  4. Mets See an Amazin' Jump in Ticket Sales

    Their first home game is nearly three months away, but by two measures the New York Mets are already amazin'...

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  5. Moss Puts Oakland A's Behind Him and Concentrates on Cleveland Indians

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Brandon Moss talked about the roster shakeup in Oakland that made him a Cleveland Indian in December and brought him to TribeFest this weekend at Progressive Field...

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  6. Twin Goals: Buxton, Sano Striving to Debut in '15

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When top prospects Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano made their TwinsFest debuts last year, there was some hope the highly touted duo could potentially make their Major League debuts in 2014...

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  7. Fielder Healthy, 'Ready to Go' for Rangers

    DALLAS -- Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder, making a rare offseason appearance at the team's award dinner, said he is 100 percent healthy...

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  8. Jeff Samardzija Is in Comfort Zone with Sox

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura played the last 151 games of his career over two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers , his boyhood team growing up in the area of Santa Barbara, California...

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  9. White Sox Manager Robin Ventura: 'We're Not Going to Have a Captain'

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  10. Vogelsong Says He Wasn't Comfortable with Astros

    Righthander Ryan Vogelsong seemed to leave more questions than he answered Friday, when he said he was uncomfortable with “what was going on” with the Astros , who were courting him...

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  11. Orioles Acquire LHP Rodriguez in Minor League Deal

    Orioles made a minor league trade on Friday night, acquiring left-hander Daniel Rodriguez from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for cash, the club announced...

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  12. Farrell Readies for Season with One Year Left on Contract

    Red Sox manager John Farrell had a lot of success in his first year with Boston in 2013, leading them to a World Series title. He wasn't as successful in his second year as the Red Sox skipper, as Boston finished last in the AL East with a 71-91 record.

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  13. Rangers Sign Ross Ohlendorf to a Minor League Deal

    Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest reports that the Rangers have signed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training...

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  14. Nick Swisher Has Lost 15 Pounds During the off-Season

    The words “best shape of his life” weren't used, but MLB .com's Jordan Bastian reports that Indians 1B/DH Nick Swisher has lost 15 pounds during the off-season. Apparently, Swisher is feeling “stoked” about the 2015 season...

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  15. A's Closer Doolittle to Miss Start of Season

    # Athletics announce that Doolittle has slight rotator cuff tear in throwing shoulder. He'll miss start of season...

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  16. Rangers, Moreland Reportedly Avoid Arbitration

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  17. Rangers, Moreland Reportedly Avoid Arbitration

    Rangers have agreed to terms with 1b-of Mitch Moreland on a one year contract, avoiding salary arbitration...

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  18. Cubs Claim RP Germen from Rangers

    The Cubs announced that they have claimed righty Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers . Germen had only just been taken off waivers by Texas, after previously being dealt from the Mets to the Yankees following a DFA...

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  19. Healthy Correa Eager to Resume Big League Quest

    KINGWOOD, Texas -- Had Astros top prospect Carlos Correa not broken his right ankle sliding into third base last summer while playing at Class A Advanced Lancaster.....

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  20. Max Scherzer Makes Nationals WS Favorite, Should Keep Rotation Together

    Ever since Max Scherzer turned down a $144 million offer from the Detroit Tigers last March, speculation has been rampant about which team he would sign with and how much his contract would be worth...

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  21. Twins: Trevor Plouffe Not Planning on Relinquishing Third Base Job

    Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe is uninterested in being a placeholder for slugging prospect Miguel Sano and a perennial cellar dweller in the ultra-competitive American League Central Division...

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  22. Report: A's, Sogard Settle at $1.075M for 2015

    Utility infielder Eric Sogard and the A's have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $1.075 million contract...

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  23. Ausmus Still Mad over Tigers' Bitter Playoff Exit

    There's a more assertive tone from Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus. The result of a little more emotion inching through the robotic stoicism...

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  24. Kimbrel Excited to Play for New-Look Braves

    ATLANTA -- As Braves president of baseball operations John Hart spent time late Thursday night talking about Jonny Gomes' addition and some of his other offseason moves, Hart again made it crystal clear that he has no desire to trade Craig Kimbrel...

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  25. Report: Astros, Gonzalez Avoid Arbitration

    The Astros have agreed to terms with infielder Marwin Gonzalez on a one-year contract, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today...

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