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Panda replacement: Giants to acquire Casey McGehee from Marlins

Panda replacement: Giants to acquire Casey McGehee from Marlins

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Miami-Sun Sentinal, the San Francisco Giants have a deal in place to acquire veteran third baseman Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins. The return for McGehee has not been announced, but Rodriguez believed it to be…
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  • Twins tab Quade to manage Triple-A club

    Twins tab Quade to manage Triple-A club

    ESPN.com 15 minutes ago
    The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team.
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  • Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

    Padres, Dodgers finalize Kemp trade

    MLB.com yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    The much-anticipated trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the Padres, a week in the making, was officially consummated on Thursday. But not without some drama.
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  • Preller sure keeps things moving as rookie GM

    Preller sure keeps things moving as rookie GM

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    One of the more amazing parts of A.J. Preller's story is that, until the last few weeks, he was a relative unknown outside of baseball. But things have changed, and dramatically. The Padres have gotten everyone's attention, and so has their new general …
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  • Bud Selig to get $6M annual pension, serve as commissioner emer…

    Bud Selig to get $6M annual pension, serve as commissioner emeritus

    yahoo.com deadspin.com 3 hours ago
    Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig will officially retire from his position on Jan 25, ending his 22-year run in baseball's most powerful position. But by no means is he going away. On Friday, it was announced by incoming commissioner Rob Manf…
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  • GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plans

    GM Hawkins? Righty has post-career plans

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    As he enters his 21st and final season in the Majors, Rockies right-hander LaTroy Hawkins realizes he has seen just a "small piece" of the sport he loves. When he takes off the uniform for the final time, he plans on delving into the rest.
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  • Progressive renovations starting to take shape

    Progressive renovations starting to take shape

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    The Indians have made progress on the extensive Progressive Field renovations, and they're hoping to finish all the construction by their home opener against the Tigers on April 10.
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  • Source: Catcher Ross joining Lester with Cubs

    Source: Catcher Ross joining Lester with Cubs

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Free-agent catcher David Ross has agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Chicago Cubs, a source confirmed to ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers.
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  • Source: Red Sox work on Middlebrooks deal

    Source: Red Sox work on Middlebrooks deal

    The Red Sox and Padres are working on a trade that would send third baseman Will Middlebrooks to San Diego and catcher Ryan Hanigan to Boston, but as of mid-Friday it had not been finalized, according to a league source.
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  • Report: Dodgers pass Yanks in owing most tax

    Report: Dodgers pass Yanks in owing most tax

    ESPN.com 5 hours ago
    The Dodgers have ended the Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spender and owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax.
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  • Homecoming official with introduction of new trio

    Homecoming official with introduction of new trio

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Sunshine State pride was overflowing at Marlins Park on Friday afternoon during an introductory news conference for Florida natives Michael Morse, Mat Latos and Dee Gordon.
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  • Yankees Acquire Marlins’ Nathan Eovaldi for Martin Prado in 5-P…

    Yankees Acquire Marlins’ Nathan Eovaldi for Martin Prado in 5-Player Deal

    The Yankees sent infielder Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to Miami for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and the pitching prospect Domingo German.
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  • After Norris trade, A's release veteran Punto

    After Norris trade, A's release veteran Punto

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    In the wake of yet another multiplayer trade, with Oakland sending All-Star catcher Derek Norris to San Diego for two pitchers on Thursday evening, the A's released veteran infielder Nick Punto to clear a spot on their 40-man roster.
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  • Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waivers

    Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waivers

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Cubs claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Donn Roach and infielder Logan Watkins were designated for assignment…
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  • Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors deal

    Blue Jays claim Oramas, sign Albers to Minors deal

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Blue Jays added pitching depth Friday by claiming left-hander Juan Oramas off waivers from the Padres and signing left-hander Andrew Albers to a Minor League contract.
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  • Motte excited about playing for Cubs, Maddon

    Motte excited about playing for Cubs, Maddon

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    After spending his entire career with the Cardinals, Jason Motte had no trouble signing with their biggest rival, the Cubs.
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  • Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with Royals

    Halos acquire 2B Giavotella in trade with Royals

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Angels acquired second baseman Johnny Giavotella from the Royals on Friday in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Brian Broderick, who was recently signed out of the Mexican League.
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  • Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    Yanks land reliever Germen in deal with Mets

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Yankees acquired right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Mets on Friday in exchange for cash considerations.
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  • Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    Sources: Rockies, Mets not actively talking Tulo

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    CBSSports.com reported on Friday that the Rockies and Mets are "quietly discussing" a possible deal involving shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, but went on to say talks are "in the early stages with several hurdles to go." Two sources with …
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  • Pirates add Hart to mix with 1-year deal

    Pirates add Hart to mix with 1-year deal

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    The Pirates signed first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year deal for the 2015 season on Friday. According to reports, Hart will get $2.5 million from the Pirates, and his contract includes another $2.5 million in incentives.
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  • Rays, Padres, Nats Complete 11-Player Trade Involving Myers

    Rays, Padres, Nats Complete 11-Player Trade Involving Myers

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    The Rays, Padres and Nationals finalized an 11-player trade Friday that sent 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Washington to the Rays.
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  • Twins name Quade as Triple-A manager

    Twins name Quade as Triple-A manager

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Former Cubs skipper Mike Quade was named the manager at Triple-A Rochester to replace Gene Glynn, who was promoted to be the Twins' third-base coach under new manager Paul Molitor.
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  • Video - Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade 02:24

    Padres Complete Big Three With Upton Trade

    Dec 19
    Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.
  • Video - Sources: Padres Acquire Justin Upton 03:00

    Sources: Padres Acquire Justin Upton

    Dec 19
    Tim Kurkjian discusses the improvements made by the Padres after they added outfielders Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers.
  • Video - Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal? 02:20

    Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal?

    Dec 18
    Buster Olney explains why the Padres are in a great position to squeeze the Dodgers for more money in order to finalize the Matt Kemp deal.
  • Video - Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers 02:42

    Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' Myers

    Dec 17
    Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.

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