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Done Deals: Carlos Gomez returns to Rangers on one-year deal

Done Deals: Carlos Gomez returns to Rangers on one-year deal

yahoo.com Updated Dec 5 (yesterday)
Carlos Gomez will be back in a Rangers uniform for 2017. (AP) This is The Stew’s running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball’s Winter Meetings. We’ll update this post as news happens. TUESDAY Carlos Gomez returns to Rangers on one-ye…
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  • Sources: Gomez, Rangers reach 1-year deal

    Sources: Gomez, Rangers reach 1-year deal

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    The Rangers have addressed their center-field situation by agreeing with outfielder Carlos Gomez to a one-year, $11.5 million contract late Tuesday night, Major League sources said.
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  • Source: A's target Dyson deal, but nothing imminent

    Source: A's target Dyson deal, but nothing imminent

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The A's appear to be casting a wide net in their search for a center fielder, while also looking to add security at second base as they attempt to piece together a club that's more than a season away from contending.
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  • Source: Seattle has discussions with Trumbo

    Source: Seattle has discussions with Trumbo

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Is it possible that Mark Trumbo could return to the Mariners after leading the Major Leagues in home runs last year for the Orioles? According to a source, Seattle has had discussions with the free-agent first baseman's representatives during the Winter…
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  • Sources: Reds talking trade for Rangers' Jeffress

    Sources: Reds talking trade for Rangers' Jeffress

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    More meetings and plenty of talks have occupied the Reds as the Winter Meetings rolled through Tuesday. One of the clubs that general manager Dick Williams has been in discussions with is the Rangers.
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  • Crisp, righty Norris on Angels' radar

    Crisp, righty Norris on Angels' radar

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    There was nothing official to report after another busy Day 2 of the Winter Meetings for Angels general manager Billy Eppler, but it wasn't for lack of effort. Eppler said things were progressing in his club's search for a second baseman, pitching, a fo…
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  • Astros finalize 1-year deal with Beltran

    Astros finalize 1-year deal with Beltran

    MLB.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    The Astros on Monday announced their one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran. Terms of the deal weren't released, but sources told MLB.com last week that Beltran would receive $16 million in 2017 with a no-trade clause
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  • A's match donations for Oakland fire victims

    A's match donations for Oakland fire victims

    MLB.com Dec 3 (3 days ago)
    The A's announced Saturday night that they are matching donations up to $30,000 for those affected by the deadly fire that broke out inside a warehouse in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood overnight Friday.
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  • Angels non-tender Petit, Ege with roster full

    Angels non-tender Petit, Ege with roster full

    MLB.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    The Angels did not tender contracts Friday to veteran infielder Gregorio Petit and reliever Cody Ege, who now become free agents.
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  • Albert Pujols opening day status in question after foot surgery

    Albert Pujols opening day status in question after foot surgery

    yahoo.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    Albert Pujols may not be ready for opening day after second surgery on right foot. (Getty Images) It’s deja vu all over for the Los Angeles Angels. At this time last year, slugger Albert Pujols was recovering from early November surgery aimed at allevia…
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  • 5 FA signings too obvious not to happen

    5 FA signings too obvious not to happen

    MLB.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    Let's help push the free agent market along with some completely obvious pairings. We all know the Giants need a closer. We all know the Astros need help at first base. Let's get them there.
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  • Mariners retain 7 arbitration-eligible players

    Mariners retain 7 arbitration-eligible players

    MLB.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    The Mariners tendered contracts for 2017 to 32 players on their Major League roster on Friday, including seven arbitration-eligible players who would have otherwise become free agents.
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  • Rangers non-tender Hoying, sign 7 to deals

    Rangers non-tender Hoying, sign 7 to deals

    MLB.com Dec 2 (4 days ago)
    The Rangers on Friday tendered contracts to all of their arbitration-eligible players, except outfielder Jared Hoying, making him a free agent.
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  • Royals swap Pounders for Minor League pitcher

    Royals swap Pounders for Minor League pitcher

    MLB.com Dec 1 (5 days ago)
    The Royals on Thursday traded right-hander Brooks Pounders to the Angels for Minor League right-hander Jared Ruxer.
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  • Source: Mariners, Rzepczynski near deal

    Source: Mariners, Rzepczynski near deal

    MLB.com Dec 1 (5 days ago)
    The Seattle Mariners are closing in on a deal with left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski, a source told MLB Network's Jon Morosi on Thursday. The club has not confirmed the report.
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  • MLB Will No Longer Allow The Oakland A's To Pretend To Be A Sma…

    MLB Will No Longer Allow The Oakland A's To Pretend To Be A Small-Market Team

    deadspin.com Dec 1 (6 days ago)
    If you’re fed up with hearing about the Oakland Athletics’ half-assed quest to find a new stadium, MLB and the MLBPA want you to know they’re right there with you. A stipulation in the new collective bargaining agreement reclassifies the Athletics as a …
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Don't believe those Edwin Encarnacion rumors

    Hot Stove Digest: Don't believe those Edwin Encarnacion rumors

    yahoo.com Dec 1 (6 days ago)
    Edwin Encarnaction, not a Houston Astros yet. (Getty Images) Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from a…
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  • Dipoto: Mariners looking for 'experienced starter'

    Dipoto: Mariners looking for 'experienced starter'

    MLB.com Nov 30 (7 days ago)
    Jerry Dipoto has solidified his lineup and position group with a flurry of six trades involving 19 players over the past 23 days. But the Mariners' general manager acknowledges one of his remaining priorities -- acquiring a veteran starting pitcher to b…
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  • Joyce reportedly headed to A's on 2-year pact

    Joyce reportedly headed to A's on 2-year pact

    MLB.com Nov 30 (7 days ago)
    The Oakland Athletics and outfielder Matt Joyce have agreed on a contract, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Wednesday morning. The club has not yet confirmed the report.
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  • Epstein's 'simple' Draft strategy continues to pay off

    Epstein's 'simple' Draft strategy continues to pay off

    MLB.com Nov 30 (7 days ago)
    It's not too soon to see what the top of the 2014 Draft -- when the Mariners made the conventional choice with the sixth overall pick and selected Alex Jackson, a widely praised high school catcher with the ability to hit -- says about how the game is c…
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  • Martinez hoping winter ball pays off in spring

    Martinez hoping winter ball pays off in spring

    MLB.com Nov 29
    Rangers right-hander Nick Martinez said he enjoyed everything about pitching for the Toros del Este in the eastern city of La Romana. It was his first time pitching in winter ball and it appears to a complete success for the 25-year-old who will once ag…
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  • At Meetings, Yanks open to all possibilities

    At Meetings, Yanks open to all possibilities

    MLB.com Nov 29
    In the hours immediately following the phone call that informed Brian McCann that he would be reporting to camp as a member of the Astros, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman took a moment to appreciate how the offseason landscape had now changed for …
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  • 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 - Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice! 03:33

    Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice!

    Mar 18
    ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses the new bacon-related items being offered by the Texas Rangers this season.
  • Video - Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return 02:10

    Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return

    Mar 13
    Stephania Bell explains the unknown of when Yu Darvish will be able to return and whether he can avoid a second corrective surgery down the line.
  • Video - Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery 01:53

    Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    Mar 13
    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that Yu Darvish's season will end before it even begins as the Rangers' ace will undergo Tommy John surgery.