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Amid trade rumors, Miller hopes to stay in NY
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Andrew Miller cited stability as one of the reasons that he signed a four-year contract with the Yankees, feeling comfortable in the American League East and loving the idea of having Spring Training just a few miles from his Tampa, Fla. home.

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McCann to be celebrated at Munson Awards
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Shortly after the ink on Brian McCann’s deal was dry, Yankees principal owner Hal Steinbrenner paid his new catcher just about the best compliment any Yankee could ask for, comparing his demeanor and toughness to that of the great Thurman Munson.

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O's non-tender Janish, Lough and Johnson
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The Orioles tendered contracts to nine of their 12 arbitration-eligible players before Wednesday’s deadline, choosing to non-tender infielder Paul Janish, outfielder David Lough and right-handed pitcher Steve Johnson. Those three are now free agents.

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Orioles acquire catcher Pena from Royals
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The Baltimore Orioles acquired Francisco Pena from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for cash considerations, the club announced Wednesday night.

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O's acquire slugger Trumbo from M's
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The Orioles have traded for Mark Trumbo, a move that involves sending catcher Steve Clevenger to the Mariners and also brings left-handed reliever C.J. Riefenhauser to Baltimore.

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Jones carries giving spirit into offseason
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While it’s been a relatively slow offseason around baseball so far, Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is gearing up for a busy holiday. Jones, who has spent a good chunk of his time in his native San Diego, will be on the East Coast for the Orioles’ annual FanFest event Dec. 12, followed by his third-annual […]

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Winter Meetings interview with Buck Showalter
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter meets with the media on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tenn.

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Rays announce new hires, promotions
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Rays president Brian Auld announced several personnel changes within the organization on Friday.

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Amid rumors, no deals from Rays on Day 1
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Following their long-adhered-to policy, the Rays did not address any rumors at the end of the day. Chaim Bloom, Rays vice president of baseball operations, did characterize Monday as being an “active time already.”

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Hernandez among 5 pitchers to agree to terms
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The Blue Jays overhauled the upper levels of their Minor League system on Friday afternoon by officially coming to terms with five pitchers and claiming an outfielder off waivers. The group of pitchers is headlined by veterans Roberto Hernandez and Brad Penny.

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Blue Jays ink Barney to one-year pact
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The Blue Jays have signed infielder Darwin Barney to a one-year contract worth $1.05 million.

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Blue Jays lay groundwork for future deals
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The Blue Jays accomplished most of their offseason goals before the start of the Winter Meetings, and the end result was a very quiet week at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

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