1. Chase Headley's Latest 1-Year Extension Signals an Inevitable Trade

    Now that Chase Headley has signed a new one-year $8.575 million extension , it has become apparently clear that the team does not plan on extending him any further and will eventually trade the third baseman at some point this season...

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  2. Chase Headley Extended for 1 Year; Will Clayton Richard Be Next?

    According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports , San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley has avoided arbitration and has agreed to a one-year deal with the Padres valued at $8...

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  3. Derek Jeter Back on the Field for the New York Yankees

    According to ESPN.com and the Associated Press , Yankee captain Derek Jeter worked out on a baseball field Monday for the first time since breaking his left ankle last October...

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  4. Freddy Garcia: Good Veteran Addition to the Padres Starting Rotation?

    According to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick , the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract with right-handed veteran pitcher Freddy Garcia ...

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  5. Chase Headley: Will He Bring Back More in a Trade Than Justin Upton?

    The never-ending question for San Diego Padres fans: Should the team trade Chase Headley at the peak of his value or extend and build around him for the future? It's a question ...

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  6. Creating a Blueprint to Rebuilding the San Diego Padres Around Chase Headley

    So it's apparent that the San Diego Padres will go into the 2013 season with Chase Headley returning at third base. As a fan, I'm excited to see what he will do this season...

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  7. Shaun Marcum: Another Deceptive Rumor from the Padres Front Office?

    According to Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports , the San Diego Padres —along with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Texas Rangers —are supposedly interested in free-agent pitcher Shaun Marcum ...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies: Will Cole Hamels Be Injury Free to Start the 2013 Season?

    Will Cole Hamels be ready to start the season with the Philadelphia Phillies ? According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly ...

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  9. San Diego Padres: Biggest Needs in 2014 That Aren't Already Filled in the Minors

    With catchers and pitchers scheduled to report to Spring Training on February 12, it looks like the Padres front office are set to go into the 2013 season...

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  10. New York Jets Should Hire Omar Khan as General Manager

    According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News , the New York Jets will interview Pittsburgh Steelers director of football and business administration, Omar Khan, for ...

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  11. Javier Vazquez: The Washington Nationals Should Sign the Veteran Pitcher

    According to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports .com , Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo traveled to Puerto Rico this evening to scout veteran right-handed pitcher Javier Vazquez ...

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  12. San Diego Padres Confident in Their 2013 Starting Pitcher Options? Really?!

    According to a report by Corey Brock of MLB.com , the San Diego Padres may not add another starting pitcher before the start of Spring Training...

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  13. Should the San Diego Padres Trade for Giancarlo Stanton?

    According to Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune , the San Diego Padres are one of the teams that the Miami Marlins have talked to regarding right-handed power-hitter Giancarlo Stanton ...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: Can Dontrelle Willis Come Back to Form with the Cubs in 2013?

    According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports .com , left-handed pitcher Dontrelle Willis has signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs —the team who originally drafted him in the eighth round in 2000...

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  15. Breaking News: Los Angeles Dodgers to Sign Lefty Reliever J.P. Howell

    According to ESPN's Buster Olney and the Los Angeles Times ' Dylan Hernandez , the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to sign left-handed free-agent pitcher J.P. Howell to a reported one-year deal...

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  16. San Diego Padres: 7 Expendable Padres That Could Be Traded for a Starter

    For the first time in recent memory, the San Diego Padres have decent depth in their roster. Other than starting pitching, there doesn't seem to be too many holes in their current lineup...

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  17. Curtis Granderson: 4 Reasons the Yankees Should Trade Granderson Now

    New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson is in a very interesting situation going into the 2013 season. Granderson, who will be turning 32 in March, will most certainly be looking for a huge payday when he reaches free agency in 2014...

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  18. Kyle Lohse: The Best Free-Agent Starting Pitcher the Padres Should Go After

    The San Diego Padres went into the offseason looking for two starting pitchers to add to their starting rotation. They already landed one in Jason Marquis, who isn't spectacular or exciting to anyone familiar with history...

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  19. San Diego Padres: Brett Myers in the Padres Starting Rotation in 2013?

    During his regular online chat with fans, Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune spoke about the Padres ' possibility of signing right-handed free-agent pitcher Brett Myers ...

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  20. Red Sox vs. Nationals: Where Will Adam LaRoche Land in 2013?

    Heads or tails? Heads, Adam LaRoche goes to the Boston Red Sox . Tails, he goes to the Washington Nationals . You choose—at least that's what it seems to have come down to this offseason...

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  21. Albert Pujols: Los Angeles Angels Star 1B Will Have a Monster Season in 2013

    Albert Pujols —and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim —will have a monster season in 2013. Pujols came into Los Angeles last year with astronomical expectations—Angels fans were initially in shock at what they first received...

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  22. Jose Lopez: Close to Signing Deal with the Yomiuri Giants of Japan

    Jon Heyman of CBSSports .com recently announced that utility man Jose Lopez is close to signing a deal with the Japanese version of the New York Yankees —the Yomiuri Giants ...

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  23. San Diego Padres: 10 Minor Leaguers You May Not Know, but Should Watch in 2013

    Over the past few years, San Diego Padre fans have watched their front office trade away fan favorites and emerging stars for unproven prospects with high expectations...

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  24. Hideki Matsui: Japanese Newspaper Announces Slugger May Be Retiring in 2013

    Update: Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports Matsui will retire. According to the Japanese news outlet Sanspo.com , Hideki Matsui is seriously considering retiring and staying in his native Japan...

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  25. New York Yankees: Matt Diaz Will Give Yankees a Good Right-Handed Alternative

    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports recently reported that Matt Diaz has signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees. The deal could potentially be worth up to $1...

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