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Halos aim to lay groundwork at GM Meetings
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The Angels will continue the exploratory phase of their offseason in earnest this week, as general manager Billy Eppler and the rest of the club’s front-office contingent arrived in Orlando on Monday for the annual General Managers Meetings, where executives and agents congregate to lay the groundwork for potential winter transactions.

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Angels lay groundwork at Winter Meetings
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Billy Eppler rushed out of an expansive ballroom at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on Thursday morning with a smile on his face and plans in his head. The Angels might not have made any moves during the Winter Meetings, but the club’s GM, now in his second offseason at the helm, has […]

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Twins look to lay groundwork at Winter Meetings
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The Winter Meetings begin on Monday, but don’t expect the Twins to make any major splashes at the annual event, which runs through Thursday.

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O's to lay groundwork on deals at Meetings
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If recent history is any indication, the Winter Meetings will come and go without the Orioles doing much of consequence. Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette has made his living waiting out the market, not setting it in early December, and the expectation is this year won’t be much different.

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Reds look to lay groundwork for deals at Meetings
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Following a flurry of trades and other subtractions the past two years, the demolition portion of the Reds’ rebuilding phase appears nearly complete. With Cincinnati hoping to take a step forward in 2017, general manager Dick Williams is looking to bolster areas of weakness and create playing time for young players that need to develop. […]

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Padres laying groundwork for busy offseason
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By the end of this week’s General Managers Meetings, Padres GM A.J. Preller expects to have spoken with all 29 other teams regarding offseason trade possibilities.

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Orioles' Kim feels 'pressure' not to ruin groundwork laid by countryman Kang
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As just the third position player from the Korea Baseball Organization to land an MLB contract, Hyun Soo Kim admitted to feeling some pressure after watching fellow countryman (and trailblazer) Jung-ho Kang enjoy such a strong rookie season with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015. “I am proud of having signed a major league deal as […]

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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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