1. New York Yankees Release Outfielder Greg Golson, Acquire Two Minor Leaguers

    In order to make room on the 40-man roster for two minor leaguers acquired in the Rule 5 draft, the New York Yankees have released outfielder Greg Golson ...

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  2. Lastings Milledge: From Mets Top Prospect to Wash-Up in Japan

    How many times have New York Mets fans heard this one before? “He’s a can’t-miss top prospect.” Or this: “He’s a true five-tool player...

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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers Sign Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano and Jerry Hairston, Jr.

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have inked starting pitchers Aaron Harang and Chris Capuano, as well as utility man Jerry Hairston, Jr., to major league contracts...

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  4. MLB Free Agency: Pittsburgh Pirates Make a Slew of Moves

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are back at the trash heap, gleaning what they can from the bottom of the free-agent pile. Prolific in number are these moves that, mostly, involve unknown names...

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  5. MLB Free Agency: Los Angeles Dodgers Agree to Terms with Slew of Players

    Say hello to some new prospective 2012 Dodgers . The club has signed catcher Matt Treanor , journeyman relief pitcher Wil Ledezma and infielder Luis Cruz to contracts. Los Angeles has agreed to terms with infielder Adam Kennedy...

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  6. Detroit Tigers Sign Ramon Santiago, Omir Santos and Jerad Head

    The Tigers have re-signed utility infielder Ramon Santiago and catcher Omir Santos, while adding left fielder Jerad Head to the fold. According to The Detroit News , the 32-year-old Santiago inked a two-year, $4 million contract...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Pitchers Scott Elarton and Brian Sanches

    File this one under the “He’s Still In Professional Baseball?” file. According to The Sports Network , rhe Philadelphia Phillies have signed right-handed pitcher ...

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  8. Philadelphia Phillies Sign Pat Misch; Release Scott Mathieson

    The Philadelphia Phillies have added left-handed pitcher Pat Misch to the organization, while bidding farewell to 27-year-old hurler Scott Mathieson...

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  9. Jason Bulger: Minnesota Twins Sign Right-Handed Relief Pitcher

    Relief pitcher Jason Bulger has had an interesting career. The right-handed hurler has pitched in the major leagues every season since 2005, yet he has appeared in at least 20 games only twice—and at least 60 games but once...

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  10. New York Mets Sign Slew of Minor Leaguers

    The New York Mets have made a few interesting minor moves recently. They signed Vinny Rottino, re-signed Val Pascucci and a couple minor league players, and let Jason Pridie, Nick Evans and Taylor Buchholz walk...

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  11. Randy Williams: Boston Red Sox Part Ways with Left-Handed Pitcher

    Randy Williams , who pitched in a handful of games for the Boston Red Sox in 2011, refused a minor league assignment and has become a free agent...

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  12. Los Angeles Dodgers Part Ways with Casey Blake, Jon Garland

    Third baseman Casey Blake and starting pitcher Jon Garland both had their 2012 options declined by the Los Angeles Dodgers , making them free-agents...

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  13. Baseball Fun: Manly Baseball Players with Not-so Manly Names

    Sports, including baseball, are thought of as manly endeavors, reserved for the big and the buff, the strongest of the strong and those in peak physical condition...

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  14. Howard, Rollins and Utley: Are Phillies Infielders a Hall of Fame Trio?

    Wouldn’t it be cool if the Phillies had a modern Tinker to Evers to Chance infield, with three of its stars— Ryan Howard , Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley—one day heading for the Hall of Fame? It’s not a crazy notion...

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  15. Angel Pagan: Should the Mets Bring the Speedy Center Fielder Back?

    The question is simple: Should the New York Mets bring arbitration-eligible center fielder Angel Pagan back for 2012? The answer, yes or no, is not so simple, as there are many factors to weigh...

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  16. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Pitcher Mike Zagurski

    Phillies fans are surely aching after this deal. The Philadelphia team has traded left-handed pitcher Mike Zagurski to the Arizona Diamondbacks for a player to be named later...

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  17. The Hall of Good: Bob Welch and Dwight Gooden Not Quite Great Enough

    Somehow, I stumbled upon a blog I started in early January 2007, called the "Hall of Good." As I read through it, I began to remember the reason why it was started: I wanted to write ...

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  18. Baseball's August Studs and Duds: Who Performed Well—and Who Didn't

    Sure, the month of August hasn’t yet come to a close—but we are close enough! August was a hot month for a bunch of players, though for others it was certainly a time to forget...

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  19. Jack Cust: Philadelphia Phillies Sign the 32-Year-Old Outfielder

    The Philadelphia Phillies have signed 32-year-old outfielder Jack Cust to a minor league contract. He will be assigned to the Phillies' triple-A team, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs of the International League...

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  20. Washington Nationals Acquire Catcher Miguel Perez in Trade

    The Washington Nationals have acquired catcher Miguel Perez from the Pittsburgh Pirates for future considerations. Perez, who had a cup of coffee with the Cincinnati Reds in 2005, was hitting ...

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  21. Rockies Sign Kevin Millwood; May Replace Nicasio on Roster

    Just a day after the Boston Red Sox released Kevin Millwood, the Colorado Rockies scooped him up by signing him to a minor league contract. It appears he will replace Juan Nicasio on the Rockies active roster...

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  22. Texas Rangers Release Relief Pitcher Arthur Rhodes

    Just a season after earning his first All-Star appearance, Arthur Rhodes has been dumped. The Texas Rangers cut ties with the 41-year-old left-hander, whom they had signed as a free-agent prior to the start of the season...

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  23. Should 19th Century Star Paul Hines Be in the Hall of Fame?

    You would think that, after over 100 years, the Veteran’s Committee would have elected all Hall of Fame-deserving players from the 19 th century. You’d think that, but that may not necessarily be the case...

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  24. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign Outfielder/First Baseman Daryle Ward

    This signing took place on July 31, so I apologize for my tardiness in reporting it. However, it really piqued my interest. The Arizona Diamondbacks signed Daryle Ward, who has not played in the major leagues since 2008, to a minor league contract...

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  25. Designated Hitter Jack Cust Released by Seattle Mariners

    The 32-year-old veteran Jack Cust , who began the 2011 season as the Seattle Mariners ' starting designated hitter, has been released...

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