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Winter meetings warm up fast: Gregerson, relievers in demand
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses checked into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks.

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10 most important people at the winter meetings
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Major League Baseball’s winter meetings open Sunday as executives and agents gather in Orlando, Fla., with the aim of conducting trades and signings over the five-day event. There was no shortage of action during last year’s meetings as Mark Melancon, Rich Hill, Carlos Beltran, and Matt Holliday all signed, while the White Sox dealt Chris […]

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Former Marlins exec accuses Boras of 'pandering and tampering'
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David Samson is no longer president of the Miami Marlins after being dismissed in September, but he doesn't appear to be done offering his thoughts on baseball. On Sunday, Samson accused super-agent Scott Boras of "pandering and tampering" after he read comments Boras made to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal: Scott Boras’ emailed comments to @Ken_Rosenthal […]

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Report: Marlins listening to trade proposals for Ozuna
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It’s been a busy week for the Miami Marlins‘ front office, and it may be willing to trade another All-Star to relieve some more of the financial burden. Miami is listening to trade proposals for outfielder Marcell Ozuna, reports Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports. The Marlins have already shed more than $300 million in […]

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Report: Red Sox interested in Cubs' Schwarber
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The Boston Red Sox may be looking to counter the New York Yankees' power move with one of their own. After the Yankees agreed to a trade with the Miami Marlins for National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton on Saturday, the Boston Red Sox are showing interest in fellow slugger Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs, […]

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MLB GM Rankings, 10-1: It's Brian Cashman's world
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Heading into the winter meetings, theScore ranked every MLB team’s top executive based solely on the best trade he’s made during his career. For teams with a president of baseball operations/president/general manager, only the top executive was considered. After already reviewing 30-21 and 20-11, we finish with 10-1: 10. Brian Sabean, Giants Current Role: Executive […]

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7 bold predictions for MLB's winter meetings
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With the winter meetings opening Sunday in Orlando, Fla., theScore's MLB editors Jonah Birenbaum, Michael Bradburn, Lucas Casaletto, Simon Sharkey-Gotlieb, Bryan Mcwilliam, Brandon Wile, and Jason Wilson make bold predictions for the biggest signings and trades to come from the five-day event. Newly hired Braves GM throws weight around In six offseasons as general manager […]

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Yankees' Stanton acquisition parallels A-Rod trade in more ways than one
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The Evil Empire is officially back. As the New York Yankees close in on officially acquiring Giancarlo Stanton, the reigning National League Most Valuable Player, from the Miami Marlins a sense of deja vu has descended upon the league. The proposed deal is very similar to the trade that sent Alex Rodriguez to the Yankees […]

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How the rest of the AL East should react after the Stanton trade
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The Giancarlo Stanton trade to the New York Yankees sent shockwaves through the baseball world on Saturday. A team that was on the verge of reaching the World Series in October just got a whole lot better by acquiring the home run king of 2017. The pinstripes now have the home run leader from each […]

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8 moves in the last 2 years that could return the Yankees to glory
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In the city that never sleeps, it’s never easy to concede a season. But, as the aging New York Yankees played just .500 baseball through the first four months of the 2016 schedule, general manager Brian Cashman knew it was time to set a new course. Going against typical Yankee fashion, the front office opted […]

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How the Angels' depth chart could look with Ohtani
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The Los Angeles Angels made the most noteworthy splash of the offseason Friday, inking Japanese two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani. Ohtani’s value is tied to his ability to both pitch and hit at high levels. Even though his arm is perceived as his biggest selling point, he should see plenty of at-bats. Here’s a look at […]

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Report: Cubs included virtual reality experience in pitch to Ohtani
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The Chicago Cubs added cutting-edge technology to their recruitment strategy for Shohei Ohtani, including a virtual reality experience showing what it was like to be a member of the Cubs, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network. Known as the league’s top executive after ending championship droughts for both the Boston Red Sox and Cubs, […]

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