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Yanks' Solak thriving in march through Minors
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As he ascends to the higher levels of the Minor Leagues, Nick Solak has merited praise as a “winning-type player who can hit and has real attributes that are clutch,” as Yankees director of amateur scouting Damon Oppenheimer recently said. MLB Pipeline has agreed, announcing on Monday that they rate Solak as the No. 5 […]

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Marlins sign 1B Rodriguez to Minors pact
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The reigning Double-A Southern League batting champion is the latest non-roster invitee to Marlins’ Spring Training. Jonathan Rodriguez, a power-hitting first baseman and outfielder, has signed a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.

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Source: Frieri gets Minors pact from Brewers
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The Brewers added potential bullpen depth Thursday, inking veteran reliever Ernesto Frieri to a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed the report.

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Longtime Minors skip Kelly to manage Louisville
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There will be changes in the coaching staff of the Reds’ top Minor League affiliate, Triple-A Louisville.

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Tigers reportedly sign Russell to Minors deal
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As the free-agent reliever market remains hot, fueled by interest among contending teams, the Tigers’ search for undervalued bullpen arms and bounce-back candidates continues. Their latest target appears to be former Cubs left-hander James Russell, who reportedly agreed to a Minor League contract with the Tigers last week.

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LeBlanc reportedly inks Minors deal with Yanks
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The Yankees have added bullpen depth by signing veteran left-hander Wade LeBlanc to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training, according to a report by ESPN.com. The team has not announced any of their Minor League signings.

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Source: Brewers sign Choi to Minors deal
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The Brewers have agreed to terms with free-agent first baseman/left fielder Ji-Man Choi on a Minor League deal, according to a report from Naver Sports. The club has not confirmed the report.

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Marlins sign Van Slyke, Diaz to Minors deals
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The Marlins added right-handed hitting and pitching depth to their system by signing outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke and right-hander Jumbo Diaz to Minor League contracts on Saturday with invitations to Spring Training. Miami also added right-hander Tyler Cloyd and lefty Mike Kickham as non-roster invitees for when Spring Training opens at the Roger Dean […]

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Bergman returns to Mariners on Minors pact
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Christian Bergman, who made eight fill-in starts for an injury-plagued Mariners rotation last year, has re-signed with Seattle on a Minor League deal that includes an invitation to Major League camp next month.

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Blandino's breakout in Minors has Reds giddy
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Reds infield prospect Alex Blandino seemed poised to play himself right off of the organization’s radar in 2015-16 as he struggled to hit. That all changed in 2017, as Blandino’s bat started to click, powering him to a breakout campaign.

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Rays announce Minors coaching, medical staffs
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The Rays announced their 2018 Minor League on-field coaching and medical staffs on Wednesday.

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Pena returns to Tigers on Minors deal
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The Tigers will have another familiar face behind a catching mask when they open Spring Training next month. Brayan Pena, a catcher on Detroit’s 2013 American League Central division-winning team, is returning on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to Spring Training.

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