1. Tampa Bay Rays Sign Pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo (a.k.a. Leo Nunez)

    The Tampa Bay Rays have brought in two pitchers with a combined four identities between them this offseason...

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  2. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign Infielder Cliff Pennington to a 2-Year Deal

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have extended the contract for newly acquired infielder Cliff Pennington , keeping him in Phoenix on a two-year, $5 million deal. The signing was reported by Buster Olney of ESPN via his Twitter feed...

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  3. Houston Astros Sign Free-Agent Pitcher Erik Bedard

    The Houston Astros signed left-handed starting pitcher Erik Bedard to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. The signing was first reported on the Twitter feed of journalist Marc Brassard ...

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  4. Washington Nationals Happy to Have A. J. Cole Back in Their System

    Over the years the Washington Nationals have thought highly of pitching prospect A. J. Cole. Now they hope to reap the rewards of their commitments...

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  5. Cleveland Indians Sign Ryan Raburn to a Minor League Deal

    The Cleveland Indians continued to retool their team when they signed former Detroit Tiger Ryan Raburn to a minor league deal that included an invitation to spring training...

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  6. San Francisco Can Be 6th Time a City Won Simultaneous World Series & Super Bowl

    When the San Francisco 49ers came from behind to defeat the Atlanta Falcons to clinch the NFC Title, they did more than punch a ticket for Super Bowl XLVII...

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  7. Miami Marlins Continue to Add to Their Bench with Matt Downs

    The Miami Marlins may have stripped down their payroll, but they are continuing to bring in players with major league experience. Granted, they are not making high-profile moves like signing Jose Reyes and Heath Bell...

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  8. Miami Marlins Interested in Free-Agent Reliever Matt Capps

    The Miami Marlins are looking to boost their bullpen with a veteran presence. One pitcher they are looking into signing is former Minnesota Twins reliever Matt Capps , according to Barry Jackson of MiamiHerald ...

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  9. Oakland A's: John Jaso Deal Shows Team's 'Win Now' Attitude

    Before the 2012 season, the Oakland Athletics were trading veterans for young prospects with an eye for the future, like pitcher A.J. Cole...

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  10. Miami Marlins Bring Back Nick Green and Austin Kearns for 2013

    Not every veteran who played for the Miami Marlins in 2012 has been sent elsewhere. Infielder Nick Green and outfielder Austin Kearns are coming back to the organization for 2013 ...

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  11. Miami Marlins Sign Reliever Mike Wuertz to a Minor League Contract

    The Miami Marlins signed reliever Mike Wuertz to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training. This is according to the Twitter feed of The Beverly Hills Sports Council ...

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  12. Washington Nationals Sign Closer Rafael Soriano to a 2-Year Deal

    In October of 2012, the Washington Nationals melted down in the Division Series, blowing a ninth inning lead in the fifth game...

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  13. Arizona Diamondbacks Re-Sign J. J. Putz to a 2-Year Extension

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have had a very busy offseason, starting with the trade that imported Heath Bell from the Miami Marlins to the three-team deal that sent phenom pitcher Trevor Bauer to Cleveland...

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  14. Oakland Athletics Extend Manager Bob Melvin's Contract by 2 Seasons

    After guiding the Oakland Athletics to a startling American League West Division Championship and pushing the eventual A.L...

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  15. Colorado Rockies Should Make Michael Cuddyer Available to Justin Upton Suitors

    Outfielder Justin Upton has been offered by the Arizona Diamondbacks to just about every team needing an increase in power. But a deal has been slow in the making...

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  16. Colorado Rockies Are Still Searching for Their First Hall of Famer

    When Dale Murphy failed to be elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his 15th ballot, Atlanta Braves fans lost a chance to see one of their most beloved players to be enshrined...

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  17. Arizona Diamondbacks Should Keep Justin Upton and Make Peace with Him

    A new rumor involving the Arizona Diamondbacks trading outfielder Justin Upton seems to surface daily. MLBTradeRumors ...

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  18. MLB: Can Writers Leave Bonds and Clemens off 14 More Hall of Fame Ballots?

    Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have had many honors and titles bestowed upon them over their wonderful careers. And they have had many labels to describe their accomplishments. But now there is one title that they will never have...

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  19. MLB: Deacon White Is the Lone Hall of Fame Player in the Class of 2013

    The New York Times sports section front page was blank on Thursday, the day after the Baseball Writers Association of America failed to elect a single new member to the Hall of Fame (via ESPN )...

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  20. MLB: Jack Morris' Candidacy Has No Chance on a Crowded 2014 Ballot

    For the 14th time, Jack Morris' Hall of Fame bid fell short. He received 67.7 percent of the vote on this most recent ballot, up from 66.7 percent in 2012...

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  21. Cleveland Indians Take a Chance with LHP Scott Kazmir

    The Cleveland Indians signed left handed starting pitcher Scott Kazmir to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer ...

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  22. Cleveland Indians Are Still Paying for the Sabathia and Lee Trades

    The Cleveland Indians are trying to turn a page. With a new manager in Terry Francona, a new top pitching prospect in Trevor Bauer and some former world champions on the team such ...

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  23. Arizona Diamondbacks' Outfield Strategy Could Be Backfiring on Them

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have been very aggressive this offseason in an attempt to win their second National League West Division title in three years...

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  24. Colorado Rockies Are Interested in Pitcher Jeff Karstens

    The Colorado Rockies ' search for pitching entering the 2013 season continues. According to Troy E. Renck of The Denver Post , one of the low-risk free agents they are considering is former Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jeff Karstens ...

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  25. Freddy Garcia Could Wind Up Pitching for the Colorado Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies are trying to piece together a pitching staff. Freddy Garcia is a free agent pitcher looking for work. The Rockies and Garcia very well might be a match this off season...

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