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Report: Oh's deal with Rangers nixed due to physical issue
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Seung Hwan Oh won’t be heading to Texas, after all. The 35-year-old reliever reportedly agreed last week to a one-year contract with the Rangers that included a team option for 2019, but the deal has since fallen through due to a physical issue, according to MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan. Last year, after crafting a 1.92 ERA […]

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Report: Giants agree to multi-year deal with Tony Watson
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Amid a historically slow offseason for the majority of baseball, the San Francisco Giants continue to be one of the few busy and productive clubs. San Francisco has reached a deal with free-agent reliever Tony Watson, sources tell Jon Heyman and Robert Murray of FanRag Sports. Watson, a veteran left-hander who was among the most […]

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Report: Red Sox agree to 1-year contract with Nunez
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The Boston Red Sox are expected to sign utility infielder Eduardo Nunez to a one-year contract plus an option for 2019, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Terms of the deal, which is pending a physical, are not yet known. The 30-year-old Nunez played an integral role in the Red Sox clinching the division down […]

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Report: Orioles, Cashner agree to 2-year, $16M deal
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The Baltimore Orioles reportedly made a significant addition to their perilously thin rotation Thursday, agreeing to a two-year, $16-million contract with veteran right-hander Andrew Cashner, a source told MASN's Roch Kubatko. Cashner's deal also includes a $10-million option for 2020 that vests with a combined 340 innings pitched over the next two seasons, according to […]

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Report: Giants, Mets have discussed Panik for Lagares trade
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The San Francisco Giants and New York Mets have been two of the busier teams this offseason, and despite already making a number of transactions, neither appears to be done making moves just yet. With the Giants in need of outfield help and the Mets on the hunt for a second baseman, the two sides […]

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Report: MLB could impose pace-of-play rules if no progress made next week
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While there was never a set date for the completion of pace-of-play discussions between Major League Baseball and the union, a report surfaced Wednesday suggesting the league was expecting to have negotiations wrapped up by now. But as talks continue into next week, the commissioner’s office may impose new rules unilaterally if no progress is […]

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Report: D-Backs, Martinez exploring creative contract ideas
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The Arizona Diamondbacks are doing all they can to hold on to J.D. Martinez. After ownership reportedly met with Martinez's agent Scott Boras multiple times this week, the D-Backs and Boras have reportedly discussed "creative" ideas to keep the slugger in Arizona on the long-term deal he desires, sources told Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. […]

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Twins' Sano to report to spring training amid sexual assault investigation
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In December, a woman said Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano sexually assaulted her in 2015, and Major League Baseball started investigating the claims in January. With the investigation ongoing, the Twins are preparing for spring training with Sano in their plans, though they’ll adhere to instruction from the league when the investigation is complete. […]

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Report: LA brings back Utley on 2-year deal
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Free agent Chase Utley, who has been working out at Dodger Stadium all offseason with other Dodgers, is returning to the team on a two-year contract, MLB Network insider Jon Heyman reported. The club has not confirmed the deal.

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Report: Astrodome renovations approved
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Harris County commissioners voted Tuesday to move forward with plans for $105 million in renovations to the Astrodome, according to a report by the Houston Chronicle.

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Report: Nationals interested in Arrieta after Darvish signing
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The free-agent dominoes continued to tumble when Yu Darvish signed with the Chicago Cubs over the weekend, so attentions have turned to the next big thing: Jake Arrieta. Darvish's signing effectively ends Arrieta's tenure in Chicago, confirming he'll don a different jersey come Opening Day. He's been linked to plenty of teams, but the Washington […]

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Report: Ex-employee suing agency for telling him to get PEDs for MLB players
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Former agent Juan Carlos Nunez has reportedly filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court alleging that his ex-employer, ACES, instructed him to recruit or retain clients by doing "whatever it took" – including secretly paying players under the table or providing them with performance-enhancing drugs, according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. […]

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