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Jan 20

The Cardinals traded Randal Grichuk to the Blue Jays for two pitchers

On Friday the Cardinals traded outfielder Randal Grichuk to the Blue Jays in exchange for right-handed pitchers Dominic Leone and Connor Greene.  Grichuk, 26, is coming off a 2017 season in which he batted .238/.285/.473 (95 OPS+) with 22 home runs and…

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Jan 20

Jason Heyward predicts he will be the MVP of 2018 Cubs

Without hesitation, Jason Heyward confidently predicts who the Cubs’ MVP will be in 2018.

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Jan 20

David Ortiz on slow free agent market: ‘Who the hell is going to play?’

David Ortiz is blown away by the slow developing free agent market.

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Jan 20

David Ortiz on slow offseason: ‘Who the hell is going to play?’

David Ortiz has been a busy man in retirement, but he’s noticed the crawl of free agency.

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Jan 20

Surgery for Shattenkirk after playing with pain for Rangers

After playing with pain for months, Shattenkirk decided to undergo knee surgery, sidelining the defenseman indefinitely. To be specific, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton explained that Shattenkirk, 28, was dealing with a meniscus tear.

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Jan 20

Grichuk surprised by trade to Toronto

The Cardinals made their second offseason deal with Toronto by shipping outfielder Randal Grichuk, who was going to be a reserve this season, to the Blue Jays on Friday for setup reliever Dominic Leone and another righthander, Class AA pitcher Conner G…

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Jan 19

Could the Mets sign Jonathan Lucroy? BBNY says don’t rule it out

While it would be unexpected, it’s possible that the Mets could sign Jonathan Lucroy if the money’s right. Baseball Night in New York discusses that possibility.

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Jan 19

RHP Gee joins Chunichi Dragons on 1-year deal

Associated Press Pitcher Dillon Gee has agreed to a $1.7 million, one-year contract with the Chunichi Dragons of Japan’s Central League, a deal that includes an additional $300,000 in performance bonuses. A right-hander who turns 32 in April, Gee was 3-2 with a 4.37 ERA in four starts and 14 relief

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Jan 19

Twins likely headed to arbitration with pitcher Kyle Gibson

The Twins’ streak of avoiding salary arbitration hearings since losing back-to-back years in 2005-06 to right-hander Kyle Lohse is expected to end next month. A dearth of suitable salary comparisons for righty Kyle Gibson will push the Twins toward a hearing in Arizona, where assistant GM Rob Antony

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Jan 19

Johan Santana chosen for Twins Hall of Fame

Former Minnesota Twins ace Johan Santana has been chosen for the team’s Hall of Fame. The Twins announced the honor Friday as part of their winter celebration. The 38-year-old left-hander played eight seasons with Minnesota and won two AL Cy Young Awards.

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Jan 19

Cardinals trade Grichuk to Blue Jays for two pitchers

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals addressed their glut of outfielders Friday by trading Randal Grichuk to the Toronto Blue Jays for two young right-handed pitchers. The Cardinals acquired Dominic Leone, 26, and Conner Greene, 22, from Toronto. Grichu…

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Jan 19

Tebow gets invite to Mets’ spring training

Yahoo Sports Minute recaps Tim Tebow getting an invite to the Mets major league spring training.

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Jan 19

Orioles sign four players to minor league deals

The Orioles bring back a pair of familiar faces in their most recent round of minor league signings that were announced Friday. The club announced that right-hander Eddie Gamboa, catcher Audry Pérez, shortstop Anderson Feliz and outfielder D’Arby Myers have been signed. Gamboa, a former Orioles farmhand

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Jan 19

Indians’ Andrew Miller hopes to avoid ‘big fight’ over pace-of-play plans

Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller, a prominent voice in the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he hopes that MLB’s plan to introduce a pitch clock in 2018 doesn’t lead to a “big fight or some sort of ugly showdown,” even though players are overwhelmingly opposed

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Jan 19

McCutchen ready for more conversations with ‘Steve the Seagull’ at AT&T Park

Former Giants center fielder Denard Span had a fear of birds with seagulls swirling nearly every home game. Andrew McCutchen is much different.

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Jan 19

Miller hopes no ‘big fight’ over pace of play

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer Close ESPN.com senior writer Author of “License to Deal” Former Denver Post national baseball writer Follow on Twitter Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller, a prominent voice in the Major League Baseball Players Association, said he hopes that MLB’s

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