1. Sandberg: Phillies Would Require 'wow' Factor in Return for Cole Hamels

    SAN DIEGO — Need a top-of-the-rotation left-hander? Beyond Jon Lester, the obvious premium option on the market is Cole Hamels...

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  2. Report: Braves Ink Ex-A's INF Callaspo to 1-Yr Deal

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  3. Mets 'Sitting Tight' at Shortstop for Now

    SAN DIEGO -- Sandy Alderson suggested the Mets are "sitting tight" right now with respect to acquiring a shortstop...

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  4. Report: Braves to Sign Alberto Callaspo

    The Braves have agreed to a deal with free agent infielder Alberto Callaspo pending physical, tweets David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jim Bowden of ESPN.com first reported on Twitter that the sides were nearing agreement...

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  5. Marlins Manager Redmond Tears Achilles Tendon Playing Tennis

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  6. Marlins Interested in Morse, Morneau

    As the Marlins continue to look for upgrades at first base, the team is considering free agent Michael Morse and trade target Justin Morneau of the Rockies , Joe Frisaro of MLB ...

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  7. Rizzo Gives Storen Vote of Confidence as Nats Closer

    SAN DIEGO — Mike Rizzo didn't offer definitive answers to the majority of questions posed at him during the Nationals general manager's first media session of the Winter Meetings...

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  8. Nats Open to Options at Second (or Third) Base

    SAN DIEGO — The Nationals are open to a variety of options to fill the one obvious hole on their roster: second base. How much variety? Enough that they'll also consider acquiring a third baseman instead and moving Anthony Rendon back to second...

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  9. Rizzo: Nats Are 'Open for Business' at Winter Meetings

    SAN DIEGO -- Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Monday that no progress was made as far as extending the contracts of Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister, Ian Desmond, Tyler Clippard ...

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  10. Closer Job Parnell's to Lose, but Only When He's Healthy

    SAN DIEGO -- Stressing that the closer's job is "Bobby's to lose" but also noting that Bobby Parnell could actually begin the season on the disabled list, manager Terry Collins painted ...

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  11. Collins Knows 2015 Is a Make-or-Break Season

    SAN DIEGO -- Terry Collins understands that the time for bashfulness has passed. Even if the Mets make only incremental upgrades to their roster from now until Spring Training, they expect to win next summer...

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  12. Trading Gee Would Give Mets Flexibility

    SAN DIEGO -- Much of what the Mets do this winter will be colored by money. Though the team plans to compete with the heavyweights of the National League East next summer, it hopes ...

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  13. Ryan Howard Gains Full No-Trade Rights in Early May

    SAN DIEGO -- On Monday, Pat Gillick listed some of the challenges the Phillies face in making the trades they hope will reshape their roster...

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  14. Phillies Notes: Rollins and Utley staying put with Phils

    SAN DIEGO - The Phillies do not plan on contending in the immediate future, a sobering admission that does not bother Chase Utley nor Jimmy Rollins...

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  15. Gillick Talks Phillies' Rebuild, Support for Amaro

    SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies would love to reset their roster with the simple press of a button, but they have to invent that magic button first.....

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  16. Lee Starts Throwing Program, Should Be Ready for Spring

    SAN DIEGO -- The Phillies would have two aces to trade this offseason if Cliff Lee had a healthy left elbow.....

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  17. Phillies Have 'Good Dialogue' with Teams; Amaro Optimistic

    SAN DIEGO -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said he had three or four trades he could make Monday, if he wanted. He won't.....

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  18. Alberto Callaspo to Braves: Latest Contract Details, Reaction and Analysis

    The Atlanta Braves ' busy offseason continued Tuesday as they reached an agreement to sign infielder Alberto Callaspo to an undisclosed deal...

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  19. Report: Braves 'Close' to Signing Ex-A's 2B Callaspo

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  20. Rumor: Mets and Rangers Talking Pitching, Infielders

    The Mets and Rangers are currently engaged in trade conversations and may strike a deal by the end of the Winter Meetings, according to multiple major league sources.....

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  21. Hart: No Serious Trade Discussions Yet on J. Upton, Gattis

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  22. Report: Mets Aggressively Shopping Gee

    SAN DIEGO -- The Mets are aggressively shopping Dillon Gee to teams in need of a starting pitcher, a high-ranking source at the winter meetings told ESPNNewYork.com...

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  23. Report: Braves Sign Cuban OF Toscano

    The Braves ' increased emphasis on international scouting has paid off with the signing of Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano to a major league contract, according to a person familiar with the situation...

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  24. Rangers' Odor May Be of Interest to Nationals

    SAN DIEGO - The Nationals are in need of a second baseman, and you can expect them to be linked to just about every available player at the position during the Winter Meetings...

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  25. Report: Nationals Shopping Reliever Tyler Clippard

    With setup man Tyler Clippard set to earn a considerable raise through arbitration, the Nationals are reportedly "likely" to explore trading the right-hander, according to a report by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal...

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