1. Free Agent Relief Options for the Jays

    We're all aware that Jays need to beef up their bullpen. The strength of 2013 became one of the banes of 2014. The Jays are likely to add 1-3 relievers to bolster this area...

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  2. Seattle Signs Trio to Minor-League Deals

    SEATTLE (AP) — Right-handed pitchers Justin Germano and Mark Lowe and utility infielder Carlos Rivero have signed minor-league deals with the Seattle Mariners with invites to major league spring training...

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  3. Brewers Coach LeBoeuf Undeterred by Cancer Battle

    MILWAUKEE -- The little milestones mean so much these days to Al LeBoeuf, a popular coach in the Brewers ' Minor League system who has been fighting to reclaim his legs from cancer...

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  4. Kansas City Royals on Twitter

    # Royals have signed free agent RHP Kris Medlen (@KrisMedlen54) to a 2-year deal with a mutual option for 2017.....

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  5. Report: Sox Sign C George Kottaras to Minor League Deal

    The White Sox will sign catcher George Kottaras to a minor league deal, reports SB Nation's Chris Cotillo. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported earlier Thursday the two sides were nearing a deal...

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  6. Agent Says Orioles Remain in Play for Young

    The agent for Delmon Young indicated today that the veteran outfielder isn't close to making a decision on where to sign, but he said the Orioles "absolutely" remain in play.....

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  7. O's, Reds, Mariners “among Possibilities” for Nori Aoki

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  8. After Playing a Lot in '14, Pena Stays Home This Offseason

    CINCINNATI -- Reds backup catcher Brayan Pena is usually a lock to play winter ball during his offseason, but that isn't the case during this particular offseason. Pena has decided to skip it this year -- pretty much...

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  9. Ramos, Lobaton a Formidable Tandem Behind the Plate

    Not so long ago, general managers putting together their rosters didn't fret much over catchers. You had your starter, who hopefully could hit a little and was at least passable defensively...

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  10. Nats Could Be Big Winner in 3-Team Trade of Padres Getting Rays' Myers

    Anyone who rushes to judgment on the Rays - Padres - Nationals megadeal might want to recall the last time Wil Myers was traded.....

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  11. Fujikawa's Relationship with Darvish a Perk, Not Motivation

    ARLINGTON The relationship between Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish and the club's newly-signed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa is just an ancillary perk of the transaction...

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  12. Profar Rejects Surgery Idea, Wants Quick Return

    Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar, trying to regain his status as a top prospect, said on Wednesday that he rejected the suggestion of shoulder surgery.....

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  13. Daniels Likes Young Talent Rangers Have in System

    DALLAS -- In terms of big-name acquisitions and blockbuster trades, the Rangers have been relatively quiet this offseason, but general manager Jon Daniels says that's all part of ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 day ago 10 reads 0 comments

  14. Latest SS News: Jung-Ho Kang Could Sign 2-Year, $15 Million Deal

    A team source told Marc Carig of Newsday, that while the Mets have some interest in free agents Stephen Drew and Everth Cabrera, it's only limited to them agreeing to “low-risk, one-year” deals...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 day ago 141 reads 0 comments

  15. Hot Stove Likely to Remain on Simmer Until New Year

    NEW YORK -- Though it remains likely that the Mets will try to deal a starting pitcher at some point this offseason, general manager Sandy Alderson doesn't anticipate any potential trade taking place until at least January...

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  16. The Future of the Rays in St. Petersburg Could Be Decided Today

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  17. Breaking Down the Prospects in the Wil Myers Trade

    The days-rumored mega deal has happened and I'm here to break down all the prospects. FanGraphs has you covered, with David Laurila on Trea Turner, Carson Cistulli on Steven Souza, ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 5 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: Jimmy Rollins Trade Still in Limbo

    Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY reports that the hold-up in the Matt Kemp trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres — which was announced last week — is related to his Tuesday physical turning up two arthritic hips...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 day ago 15 reads 0 comments

  19. Charlie Manuel Rejects Orioles Overtures

    There was little incentive for a 71-year-old former manager still involved with baseball to consider Baltimore's pleas to become their hitting coach, but Charlie Manuel did just that...

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  20. Top 10 Minnesota Twins Prospects to Watch in 2015

    In 2015, the Minnesota Twins will look to turn the page towards competitiveness under the direction of new manager Paul Molitor...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 6 reads 0 comments

  21. Twins Outfielder Oswaldo Arcia Sidelined by Hand Injury

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  22. National League Central's Early Odds of Going to World Series

    For the Pittsburgh Pirates , the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings are behind us and the fun of PiratesFest 2014 is a happy memory...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 7 reads 0 comments

  23. Who Will Be Better: Justin Ruggiano or Jason Motte?

    Here's a BCB point/counterpoint. One of us wishes the Cubs had kept Justin Ruggiano. The other thinks Jason Motte has bigger upside.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 72 reads 0 comments

  24. Jon Lester Hoping to Age Well with Cubs

    Jon Lester will celebrate his 31st birthday in less than a month, but although the Chicago Cubs ' new ace is hopeful he can remain a highly effective pitcher for years to come, he knows that's not a given...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 2 reads 0 comments

  25. Jeff Samardzija Riffs on Cubs vs. Sox, AJ Pierzynski

    The White Sox introduced Jeff Samardzija, David Roberton and Melky Cabrera Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field, but it was Samardzija who stole the press conference show upon returning to Chicago...

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