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Starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani will pinch-hit and pinch-run for the Angels in 2018
The guy who can do it all is, uh, going to do it all.
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Report: Rangers’ deal with Seung-hwan Oh is off
The $2.75 million deal is off after Oh failed to pass his physical.
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Indians sign Rajai Davis to minor-league deal
Davis is set to return to his old stomping grounds in 2018.
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Scooter Gennett wins arbitration case against Reds
Gennett will receive $5.7 million in 2018 following his breakout performance last year.
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Report: Giants sign Tony Watson to a two-year deal
Watson's two-year deal will still keep the Giants under the luxury tax threshold, per reports.
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Cardinals sign Jason Motte to minor-league deal
Motte will return to St. Louis this spring as he vies for another big league bullpen role.
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Report: Twins sign Anibal Sanchez
The right-hander is set to sign a one-year, $2.5 million deal with Minnesota.
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David Freese thinks Pirates are not trying hard enough to win
"The demand to win just hasn't been in the air," Freese said
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Rangers sign Edinson Volquez to two-year minor league contract
He'll miss most or all of 2018 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery
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Yankees prospect Thairo Estrada shot in hip in January
He was shot in a robbery attempt in Venezuela, but is on the mend now
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Mets to sign Jason Vargas
Vargas' 2017 was a tale of two halves
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Tim Lincecum’s fastball clocked at 93 m.p.h. during scouting showcase
"He'll definitely get a job, there's no doubt about that," a scout told MLB.com.
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Rob Manfred: ‘[Player] salaries growing in line with revenues’
Rob Manfred incorrectly asserted on Thursday that player salaries have been rising in line with league revenues.
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Report: Jays ink Garcia to one-year, $8M deal
The Blue Jays have reportedly inked lefty starter Jaime Garcia to a one-year, $8 million deal.
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Mickey Callaway: “Dry humping guys is something I feel strongly about.”
New Mets manager Mickey Callaway used an interesting idiom to explain how he plans to manage his bullpen.
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Trevor Bauer, Collin McHugh win arbitration cases
Players are now 11-8 in arbitration, with three hearings to go
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Marcus Stroman did not enjoy his arbitration hearing
Arbitration is not fun. Especially if you lose.
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Report: Orioles sign Andrew Cashner to two-year, $16 million deal
Cashner had a superficially good year last year, but posted his all-time worst strikeout rate.
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Jake Odorizzi wins arbitration case against Rays
It's the second straight year he has beaten the Rays in arbitration
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Anthony Rizzo leaves Cubs camp to be with friends, family in Parkland, Florida
Rizzo is a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a gunman left 17 people dead yesterday.
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Mariners first baseman Ryon Healy to miss 4-6 weeks after hand surgery
The Mariners acquired Healy from Oakland in November. Now he'll be on the shelf for over a month.
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Mookie Betts won’t talk contract extension until after the 2018 season
Betts is currently on a course to hit free agency at age 28
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Martin Prado doesn’t think former teammates should have asked out of Miami
Martin Prado thinks Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich should've stayed in Miami instead of asking out when the club planned to severely cut payroll.
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Tony La Russa: “The player and their representative, they have an obligation to be reasonable too.”
Tony La Russa blames the players and their agents for the current labor strife between the union and ownership.
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Avisail Garcia wins arbitration case against White Sox
White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia won his arbitration case, so he'll earn $6.7 million this season.
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The first dustup at Camp Free Agent occurs
Clubs, apparently, think camp free agent is a tryout camp
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Derek Norris has learned nothing from his domestic violence suspension
"Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger," he said. Really.
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Tito Francona — Terry Francona’s father — dies at age 84
Francona hit .363 for the 1959 Indians and finished fifth in MVP voting that year
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Travis Wood suffered a crossbow accident this offseason
On the bright side, he helped the Protestant Union win the Thirty Years War. Or something.
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At least twelve teams will attend Tim Lincecum’s showcase on Thursday
The Mets will not be one of them
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Theo Epstein suggests slick baseballs contributed to Yu Darvish’s World Series struggles
Major League Baseball denied that the balls were different for the Fall Classic
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Diamondbacks will use baseball humidor
According to a report, the Diamondbacks will use a humidor to store baseballs in 2018. Will it reduce offense too much in Arizona?
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Video: Giants players imitate their teammates
Over the weekend, the Giants and radio station KNBR held FanFest at AT&T Park. While there, several members of the Giants were asked to imitate their teammates. The results were priceless. This year at...
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Jarrod Parker retires
Former Athletics pitching prospect Jarrod Parker has retired from baseball.
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Dave Roberts tabs Clayton Kershaw to start Opening Day for Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw, assuming he can stay healthy, will make a club record eighth consecutive Opening Day start for the Dodgers.
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Orioles, Kevin Gausman avoid arbitration
The Orioles and starter Kevin Gausman avoided arbitration on Tuesday, agreeing on a $5.6 million salary for the upcoming season.
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Martinez’s reported offer from Red Sox not as big as thought
There's an important lesson to be taken away from all of this
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Matt Kemp has lost over 40 pounds
In other news, Kemp had 40 pounds to lose, apparently.
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Padres pitcher Jose Torres arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges in December
He allegedly brandished a semiautomatic weapon in the domestic dispute
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Dodgers bring back Chase Utley
Utley's Back
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MLBPA won’t let media cover free agent camp
The decision likely has its roots in the 1994-95 strike
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Man who made fake website for Melky Cabrera sues agency for which he consulted
His former employer calls the suit "a shakedown"
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Nationals acquire Matt Reynolds from Mets
The Nationals acquired infielder Matt Reynolds from the Mets on Monday evening.
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Prevalence of minor league deals symptom of changing landscape
More minor league deals are being signed as opposed to guaranteed major league deals, and the free agent market has only exacerbated the issue.
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Former Dodgers, Cardinals outfielder Wally Moon dies
Moon won the Rookie of the Year Award with the Cardinals and three World Series with the Dodgers
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Blue Jays sign Craig Breslow to minor league deal
Have left arm, will travel
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Cardinals sign Bud Norris to one-year deal
Norris spent most of last season in the Angels bullpen
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Blue Jays to retire Roy Halladay’s number
The team will likewise wear a "32" patch in his honor all season long.
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Esteban Loaiza arrested with 44 pounds of heroin, cocaine
Esteban Loaiza was second in the Cy Young balloting in 2003. He will be first on the docket this Wednesday
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