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Cashman pushes Yankees forward with youth movement

Major League Baseball - 4 hours 35 min ago
The Yankees are prepared to open the 2015 season with a 24-year-old shortstop and a 23-year-old second baseman. Three of their projected five starting pitchers could be 26 or younger. Out in the bullpen, Shawn Kelley might be the only reliever who has celebrated a 30th birthday.
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Steinbrenner's foundation to aid family of slain officer

Major League Baseball - 6 hours 21 min ago
George Steinbrenner, the late Yankees owner, started the Silver Shield Foundation in the early 1980s to help the children of police and firefighters killed in the line of duty. His foundation is going to pay for the education of children of Rafael Ramos, the NYPD officer who was killed along with his partner, Wenjian Lui, while sitting in their squad car in Brooklyn on Saturday, according to a report by the New York Daily News.
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Cain resurgence could be difference-maker in '15

Major League Baseball - 7 hours 10 min ago
It's been a surprising, slow-to-develop Hot Stove season for the Giants. But all could be forgotten in a hurry next spring if Matt Cain returns strong to join Madison Bumgarner in one of baseball's best 1-2 combinations
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Prado gives Marlins options with their batting order

Major League Baseball - 9 hours 59 min ago
Adding Martin Prado to the equation gives manager Mike Redmond some interesting decisions to make regarding the Marlins' batting order. It may also impact when slugger Giancarlo Stanton comes to the plate.
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Bid from unnamed team accepted for Korean infielder Kang

Major League Baseball - 11 hours 10 min ago
The Nexen Heroes, a South Korean baseball club, have accepted a bid for shortstop Jung-Ho Kang, which would enable him to play in the Majors next season, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
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Cole diggers: 5 frontrunners in Hamels derby

Major League Baseball - 12 hours 11 min ago
There's plenty of speculation that the Phillies could soon trade perennial Cy Young candidate Cole Hamels. MLB.com's Jim Duquette gives his take on five teams that have the prospects, the money and the need for Hamels, as well as what it would take to swing a trade and the odds of it happening.
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Stewart's journey to GM has been years in the making

Major League Baseball - 12 hours 43 min ago
Dave Stewart was determined to reach his goal of becoming a big league GM from the day he delivered his last pitch, in 1995. He was handed the job in Arizona by the same man who used to hand him the ball in Oakland.
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Active of late, Giants pondering next offseason move

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 02:35
After sitting back and watching other teams swoop in on their free-agent targets earlier this offseason, the Giants have moved decisively in recent days. They answered their third-base question with Casey McGehee and will soon formally announce that they've re-signed starter Jake Peavy and reliever Sergio Romo. So, what's next for San Francisco?
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Marlins trading at a pace not seen since '05

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:46
Finalizing a trade that sends Casey McGehee to the Giants for pitching prospects Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo caps one of the busiest three-week offseason stretches in Marlins history.
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Sources: Angels sign Cuban infield prospect Baldoquin

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:32
Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin has signed with the Angels after passing his physical, sources told MLB.com on Saturday. Baldoquin, who turns 21 in May, will receive an $8 million signing bonus once the deal becomes official.
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McGehee happy to wind up in San Francisco

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:20
Casey McGehee was relieved shortly afterward when he found out he'd been traded to San Francisco, where he will take over for Pablo Sandoval as the Giants' third baseman.
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Downs signs Minor League deal with Indians

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:45
Veteran left-handed reliever Scott Downs and the Indians have agreed on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to big league Spring Training, the team announced on Saturday.
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Williams: Make protesting voices heard through vote

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:35
White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams respects the power of protest against oppression or injustice of any sort, and he is sensitive to the recent issues surrounding police brutality. However, Williams advocates a different kind of empowerment -- empowerment through the vote -- to make the most decisive point.
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Turner finds himself snagged in red tape after Myers deal

Major League Baseball - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:15
Trea Turner is one of the top prospects in baseball. His career is in limbo, however, after the 11-player, three-team trade that routed outfielder Wil Myers from Tampa Bay to San Diego. He is caught up in the red tape of the so-called Pete Incaviglia Rule.
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Preller sure keeps things moving as rookie GM

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-12-20 23:15
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 manager.
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