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Tribe's checklist waits on Santana's decision
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The Indians would like to keep Carlos Santana in the fold, but they currently have to balance negotiating with waiting while also planning ahead in case he signs elsewhere.

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MLB could investigate signing process after Ohtani's decision
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The baseball world is waiting with bated breath for international two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani to announce which team will gain his services, but his signing might not be the end of the story. MLB officials told ESPN's Buster Olney there could be an immediate investigation into the recruitment and signing process. "The commissioner's attention on […]

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Keep or Chuck? 1 Player Each MLB Team Has to Make Final Decision on ASAP
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Arizona Diamondbacks: C John Ryan Murphy* The catching platoon of Chris Iannetta and Jeff Mathis was quietly terrific for the Diamondbacks this past season and undoubtedly played a significant role in the team improving from 30th (5.09) to third (3.66) in ERA. That being said, Mathis doesn't offer

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Report: Ohtani's MLB meetings have concluded, decision timeline unknown
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After Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani met with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, it concluded his seventh and final meeting with MLB teams, though it’s unclear when he’ll make a decision on where to sign, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers were the first two teams to […]

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Cardinals await Stanton's decision on trade
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Following a week in which the Cardinals and Giants tried to sell their respective organizations in pitches to Giancarlo Stanton and his representatives, momentum appears to be gaining toward a resolution.

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Romine tender decision looms for Yankees
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Austin Romine still carries what the catcher has described as “a positive chip” on his shoulder from the spring of 2015, when the Yankees designated him for assignment, welcoming him back to the organization after every other team in the Majors passed on his services.

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Tanaka's decision will set Yanks' offseason path
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With the Yankees having already announced that they will have a new manager for the 2018 season, and perhaps a new-look coaching staff as well, Masahiro Tanaka is preparing to make a decision that could have a seismic impact on the club’s rotation.

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Dodgers pitcher blames himself for 'selfish' decision that blew Game 5 lead
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HOUSTON — There was Brandon Morrow, ready to stand in the middle of a firing squad one more time, ready to own it, ready to admit he was “selfish” in Game 5 of the World Series and it might have cost his team a win. A couple hours earlier, the firing squad was the top […]

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Tigers face tough decision with Presley
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Once the Hot Stove season officially begins next week, the Tigers will embark on free agency looking for bargains, hoping to turn an overlooked player into not only a productive player, but a commodity. In many ways, they’ll be looking for more players like Alex Presley.

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Tanaka yet to reach decision on opt-out clause
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Masahiro Tanaka has some serious thinking to do about his future in the Bronx. The New York Yankees right-hander can opt out of the final three years and $67 million remaining on his contract in order to test free agency this winter, but Tanaka said Saturday that he hasn’t thought at all about his offseason […]

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Baker irked by Nats' decision: 'I'm surprised and disappointed'
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Dusty Baker isn’t a happy camper. The Washington Nationals decided not to extend the erstwhile manager on Friday despite the team's 192-132 record over his two-year tenure. Baker was blindsided and upset with how the team handled things at the end, according to USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale and Gabe Lacques. “I’m surprised and disappointed,” […]

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Cora in mix for Sox manager, but no decision
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Astros bench coach Alex Cora has been linked to a number of open managerial jobs in recent weeks, and a report emerged Thursday saying that he could be named manager of the Red Sox as early as the conclusion of the American League Championship Series. And although Boston president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski confirmed […]

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