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Should O's make Britton available?

Should O's make Britton available?

MLB.com Updated 2 hours ago
Should the Orioles now trade Zach Britton? In the energized market for closers, that's one of the questions being asked in the lobbies and suites at these Winter Meetings.
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  • Aroldis Chapman Acquired by Yankees in Five-Year, $86 Million D…

    Aroldis Chapman Acquired by Yankees in Five-Year, $86 Million Deal

    nytimes.com MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Chapman, who won the World Series with the Chicago Cubs after being traded by the Yankees in July, returned in a deal that made him the highest-paid reliever in history.
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  • Cashman says Yanks unlikely to add starter

    Cashman says Yanks unlikely to add starter

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says that he is preparing to head into 2017 without adding to the team's stable of starting pitching.
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  • After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for…

    After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for Adam Eaton

    nytimes.com yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Washington sent three top pitching prospects to the suddenly selling White Sox for Eaton, who will return to center field after a productive season in right.
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  • Dodgers completing due diligence ahead of deals

    Dodgers completing due diligence ahead of deals

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    The Dodgers came to the Winter Meetings seeking a closer and a third baseman, and they will probably leave on Thursday with the same needs.
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  • Twins gauging interest on more than Dozier

    Twins gauging interest on more than Dozier

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    While the division-rival White Sox initiated their rebuild with two major trades at the Winter Meetings, the Twins continue to listen on their veterans such as second baseman Brian Dozier.
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  • Matt Holliday made sure Yankees can never trade him to one form…

    Matt Holliday made sure Yankees can never trade him to one former team

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Have you ever lived in a city or worked for a company that you promised yourself you’d never live in or work for again? New York Yankees free-agent signee Matt Holliday has, and though his chosen profession essentially guarantees he’ll return to the cit…
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  • Rangers scout Schroeder honored at Meetings

    Rangers scout Schroeder honored at Meetings

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Rick Schroeder has been searching for talent for 35 years and he was honored as the West Scout of the Year at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday night.
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  • Win-now Indians stand out in AL Central

    Win-now Indians stand out in AL Central

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Looking to the future seems to be the sudden trend within the AL Central. The lone exception is the AL-champion Indians, who are built to win now and conceivably for the next several seasons.
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  • Rockies' offense is now a monster

    Rockies' offense is now a monster

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Colorado's offense was already stellar, and the addition of Ian Desmond makes it outstanding.
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  • After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for…

    After Striking Out Three Times, the Nationals Swing a Trade for Adam Eaton

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    Washington sent three top pitching prospects to the suddenly selling White Sox for Eaton, who will return to center field after a productive season in right.
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  • Phillies unlikely to participate in Rule 5 Draft

    Phillies unlikely to participate in Rule 5 Draft

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    The Phillies have a full complement of players on their 40-man roster, so they are not expected to select anybody in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft. It would be the first time that has happened since 2011.
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  • Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchers

    Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchers

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    A day after securing the stud pitcher on the trade market in Chris Sale, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski found a common theme in the phone calls he was receiving from other teams.
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  • Phillies following course of action at Meetings

    Phillies following course of action at Meetings

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said on Wednesday that the teams with the most successful rebuilds have stuck to their plans. It is why the Phillies plan to stick to theirs.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Rox intrigued by Stroman

    Rumor Roundup: Rox intrigued by Stroman

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Hot Stove season is underway, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • Hurdle hopes Bucs don't part with Cutch

    Hurdle hopes Bucs don't part with Cutch

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    The list of potential suitors for Andrew McCutchen has shortened this week, and the Pirates may leave the Winter Meetings with their franchise player in tow.
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  • You'll be able to purchase a Tim Tebow baseball card very soon

    You'll be able to purchase a Tim Tebow baseball card very soon

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    Tim Tebow is getting a baseball card. (Getty Images/Christian Petersen) Rejoice and be glad, because Tim Tebow baseball cards are coming just in time for the holidays. Panini America will release its 2016 Elite Extra Edition on Dec. 21, which will featu…
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  • To trim payroll, Mets likely to trade Bruce

    To trim payroll, Mets likely to trade Bruce

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Entering the Winter Meetings this week, the Mets internally estimated their 2017 payroll at around $150 million. That's a bit of a jump for a team that only recently eclipsed the nine-figure threshold, dipping below $80 million for a time earlier this d…
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  • Reds feel no pressure to make a move

    Reds feel no pressure to make a move

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    As the third day of the Winter Meetings wound down, the Reds had irons in several fires for potential moves, but there has yet to be a transaction. That doesn't bother general manager Dick Williams.
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  • Mariners add Heston, might leave without more

    Mariners add Heston, might leave without more

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Right-hander Chris Heston, who threw a no-hitter in a strong 2015 rookie season before spending most of last year in Triple-A and on the disabled list, has been traded from the Giants to the Mariners for a player to be named, sources said Wednesday.
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  • Finding 9 possible new homes for Bautista

    Finding 9 possible new homes for Bautista

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Where could Jose Bautista end up? Though he's 36, he's still a dangerous power bat, and his surprisingly slow market could let additional suitors enter the fray. Let's run down a list of 9 possible fits.
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  • Marlins agree to deals with Locke, Ellis and McGowan

    Marlins agree to deals with Locke, Ellis and McGowan

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Another rotation candidate is about to join the Marlins. Left-hander Jeff Locke has reached an agreement on a one-year contract, pending completion of his physical, MLB.com has confirmed.
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  • Showalter doesn't see O's acquiring Gardner

    Showalter doesn't see O's acquiring Gardner

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided updates on rumors during Wednesday's managerial session at the Winter Meetings as a quiet Baltimore club continues to sift through the catching and outfield markets.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation 02:26

    Miguel Montero Excited For New Rotation

    Mar 20
    Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.