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Mets deal utility man Reynolds to Nationals
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As they prepare to report to Spring Training this week, the Nationals made a move Monday night to improve their position player depth. Washington acquired utility man Matt Reynolds from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations.

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Nats acquire utility man Reynolds from Mets
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As they prepare to report to Spring Training this week, the Nationals made a move Monday night to improve their position player depth. Washington acquired utility man Matt Reynolds from the Mets in exchange for cash considerations.

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Rox reach agreement with utility man O'Malley
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The Rockies have reached an agreement with utility man Shawn O’Malley on a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, player development director Zach Wilson said Wednesday.

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Reds claim utility man Johnson from Braves
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The Reds announced on Thursday that they’ve claimed utility second baseman and outfielder Micah Johnson off waivers from the Braves.

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Former utility man Kelly hired as Tigers scout
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After six years in Detroit as a super-utility player and a post-retirement tryout as a scout and instructor, Don Kelly has been promoted to the Tigers’ Major League scouting staff. He was one of three additions to the scouting roster announced Friday as part of a bolstering of the Tigers’ baseball operations department.

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Super utility: Perez pitches in with scoreless 8th
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Hernan Perez, the Brewers’ super-utility man, became the first Milwaukee position player to pitch in more than three years when he spun a scoreless eighth inning of an otherwise dreary 15-2 loss to the Nationals on Thursday. It left catcher as the only position Perez has yet to man in the Major Leagues.

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Blue Jays get utility man Refsnyder from Yanks
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The Blue Jays and Yankees pulled off a Minor League deal on Sunday afternoon, with Toronto acquiring utlity man Rob Refsnyder and sending first baseman Ryan McBroom the other way.

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Utility man Valaika plays key role in win
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On Wednesday, Pat Valaika started for just the 18th time in the Rockies’ 87th game, but he made the most of the rare opportunity.

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Tigers recall Hicks, groom him for utility role
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The Tigers recalled John Hicks on Saturday to help fill in for Victor Martinez while he’s on paternity leave this weekend. While Hicks isn’t likely to unseat James McCann anytime soon as Detroit’s catcher, the Tigers believe he could stick in the big leagues at some point if he can play enough positions to use […]

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Motter sliding back into utility role
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After his torrid start, Mariners rookie Taylor Motter has cooled off at the plate over the last two weeks and his playing time has decreased as Seattle’s lineup has solidified. But manager Scott Servais said the utility man likely will get the start Saturday in right field against Rangers lefty Martin Perez and will continue […]

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Joey Gallo has become the utility player the Rangers were hoping Profar would be
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Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and more in a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights. Who do you think has been the Rangers best everyday player so far? Kevin Sherrington: A couple of weeks ago, I would have said Mazara, but […]

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Phils acquire utility man Kelly from Blue Jays
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The Phillies acquired utility man Ty Kelly from the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations, Philadelphia announced on Saturday afternoon. To make room for Kelly on the 40-man roster, the Phillies moved right-hander Clay Buchholz to the 60-day disabled list.

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