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A Super matchup on the diamond: Seattle vs. Boston

A Super matchup on the diamond: Seattle vs. Boston

MLB.com Updated 6 hours ago
A team from Seattle vs. a team from Boston on the big stage. What's that you say? The Super what? No, no, I'm talking about the 2015 American League Championship Series. Could happen. Both the Mariners and Red Sox will be attempting to rise from the aby…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Blue Jays Pursued Executive

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Blue Jays Pursued Executive

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Dan Duquette, the Baltimore Orioles’ president for baseball operations, acknowledged that “there was substance” to reports that the Toronto Blue Jays were in pursuit of him this off-season to be their club president.
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  • Wieters, Machado expect to be ready for Opening Day

    Wieters, Machado expect to be ready for Opening Day

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    If everything goes according to plan, Orioles catcher Matt Wieters believes he will be ready for Opening Day, and he'll be joined by Manny Machado.
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  • Davis discusses his suspension for the first time

    Davis discusses his suspension for the first time

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis wants people to know he didn't take Adderall for an edge at the plate. Davis, who spoke for nearly 10 minutes on Saturday at FanFest for the first time since he received a 25-game suspension on Sept. 12 for violating ba…
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  • Duquette acknowledges Jays rumors, focused on O's

    Duquette acknowledges Jays rumors, focused on O's

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette addressed season-ticket holders this morning at the club's annual FanFest convention and acknowledged there had been some substance to the Toronto rumors, though his "sole and sin…
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  • Red Sox take wise gamble on Alexi Ogando

    Red Sox take wise gamble on Alexi Ogando

    yahoo.com MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 30 (yesterday)
    The Boston Red Sox search for pitching depth continued on Friday with the signing of former All-Star Alex Ogando. According to Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal, it's a one-year major league deal worth a guaranteed $1.5 million, which is roughly $1 million less …
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  • Pearce, O's agree to $3.7M, 1-year contract

    Pearce, O's agree to $3.7M, 1-year contract

    ESPN.com Jan 30 (yesterday)
    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing.
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  • Blue Jays ink Santiago to Minor League pact

    Blue Jays ink Santiago to Minor League pact

    MLB.com Jan 30 (yesterday)
    The Blue Jays have signed veteran infielder Ramon Santiago to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League Spring Training, the club announced on Friday.
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  • Five get Minors deals, spring invites from Red Sox

    Five get Minors deals, spring invites from Red Sox

    MLB.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)
    The Red Sox signed outfielder Quintin Berry, left-hander Dana Eveland, first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair, righty Felipe Paulino and catcher Humberto Quintero to Minor League contracts Thursday. All five players received invitations to big league Spr…
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  • Nava, Red Sox avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    Nava, Red Sox avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)
    The Red Sox have signed Daniel Nava to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract worth $1.85 million for the 2015 season, the team announced Thursday, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Red Sox don't need true 'ace' at this point

    Red Sox don't need true 'ace' at this point

    MLB.com Jan 29 (3 days ago)
    In addition to Ben Cherington's upbeat talk of "untapped potential" in the Red Sox rotation, we've seen plenty of pooh-poohing of the "Boston needs an ace" topic by members of the Clay Buchholz-Rick Porcello-Justin Masterson-Wade Mil…
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  • With Janssen on board, Nationals' roster has no holes

    With Janssen on board, Nationals' roster has no holes

    MLB.com yahoo.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)
    A week after adding Max Scherzer to the front of their rotation, the Nationals have agreed to a deal that addresses the only issue they faced on the way to Spring Training, adding another solid late-innings option in former Blue Jays closer Casey Jansse…
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  • Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)
    When Pablo Sandoval chose to leave the San Francisco Giants for the Boston Red Sox in free agency, he talked about wanting "new challenges." Maybe that meant hitting homers over the Green Monster. But maybe it also meant hitting half-court bas…
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  • Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

    Where will Moncada land among Major suitors?

    MLB.com Jan 28 (4 days ago)
    Cuban teenage prospect Yoan Moncada has worked out privately for the Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Giants, Rangers and Brewers, according to sources. The Rays, Cubs, Phillies and Cardinals have also shown interest. The question remains: When will M…
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  • Video - Keith Law's Rising Prospects To Watch 02:16

    Keith Law's Rising Prospects To Watch

    Jan 29
    Keith Law offers up a trio of names that are lower on his Top 100 list but who could rise very quickly this season.
  • Video - Yanks Plan To Contest A-Rod Bonuses 03:40

    Yanks Plan To Contest A-Rod Bonuses

    Jan 26
    Andrew Marchand discusses the report that the Yankees are devising legal arguments so Alex Rodriguez won't be able to collect any of the bonuses he is owed per the $30 million milestone home run marketing agreement he signed in 2007.
  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - Rob Manfred Sunday Conversation 06:28

    Rob Manfred Sunday Conversation

    Jan 25
    New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred discusses his vision for the game and his relationship with Alex Rodriguez.

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