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LaRoche pursuit a fantastic follow-up for Fish

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:53
Giancarlo Stanton made Wednesday one of the best days in the wild history of the Marlins. But the first day in the rest of the franchise's life didn't look too bad either.
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Selig hit a big homer on competitive balance

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:43
Somehow, it seems appropriate that Bud Selig's next-to-last Owners Meeting as Commissioner was in Kansas City. The Royals -- the American League champions -- represent arguably his greatest achievement in more than 22 years as Commissioner.
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Bill Valentine voicemail

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Bill Valentine voicemail

del.icio.us - Thu, 2014-11-20 19:38

MLB Transaction Trees «

del.icio.us - Thu, 2014-11-20 18:53

Top prospects Sano, Meyer, Rosario on 40-man roster

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:28
The Twins added four players to their 40-man roster Thursday, including top prospects Miguel Sano, Alex Meyer and Eddie Rosario, to protect them from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft in December. Sano, Meyer and Rosario were all considered locks, but the addition of lefty Jason Wheeler is a considered a minor surprise.
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O's have room on 40-man roster to protect prospects

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:20
The Orioles will have to make some important decisions on Thursday, as all Major League teams have until 11:59 p.m. ET to set their 40-man rosters and protect any eligible prospects from being taken in December's Rule 5 Draft.
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Stanton sold on Miami, market and Marlins' potential

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:19
Giancarlo Stanton has made a long-term commitment to the Marlins and the city of Miami, and the slugger hopes to eventually see the market embrace the organization that has ranked low in the standings and at the gate since he made his debut in 2010.
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Tigers protect Nesbitt, Machado from Rule 5 Draft

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 16:12
The Tigers filled their 40-man roster Thursday, purchasing the contracts of relief prospect Angel Nesbitt and infielder Dixon Machado to protect them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
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Cubs prepare to protect prospects from Rule 5 Draft

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:45
Last December, Cubs pitcher Marcos Mateo was selected by the D-backs in the Rule 5 Draft, one of nine players picked in the Major League section. Mateo was reclaimed in March, but Chicago must protect its top prospects -- such as C.J. Edwards -- in order to keep them with the organization.
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Harmon becomes part of Hall of Fame after visit

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 15:22
Terry Harmon played 10 seasons in the big leagues as a utility infielder for the Phillies, retiring after the 1977 season. Last year, he and his wife, Kay, decided to do something they'd never done before: visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. As a result of that pilgrimage, Harmon is now in the Hall of Fame. Or, at least, his glove is.
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Top 10 Hot Stove deals in past 10 years

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00
There's still more than two weeks to go before the Winter Meetings, and history tells us that there will be some more eye-opening wheeling and dealing afoot in the coming weeks. Here's are the biggest trades of the past 10 offseasons.
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Ranking the top 25 prospects from the Arizona Fall League

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00
The 23rd edition of the Arizona Fall League wrapped up with Salt River's win in the championship game over Peoria on Saturday. Once again, the AFL was jam packed with elite-level prospects. That made putting together a top prospects list fairly easy. There were so many good players, it was decided to expand the list to a Top 25, up from the typical 20.
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Red Sox showing signs for another quick turnaround

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00
With the Red Sox in high pursuit of Jon Lester and Pablo Sandoval, the club seems to view this offseason as a chance to reload and regroup and get back to where it once belonged.
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Postseason walk-offs add drama to GIBBYS

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00
The postseason is a stage for great moments and unexpected heroes. Every part of the game becomes magnified, which often leads to some extreme drama. For proof, look no further than this year's nominees for MLB.com's Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Award for Postseason Walk-off.
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Epic moments up for top postseason play GIBBY

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 14:00
October baseball always has a way of bringing out the best in players. That was never more evident than in the dazzling defensive gems during the 2014 postseason, making the voting for MLB.com's Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Award for Postseason Play even more difficult. Agility, speed and smarts all played an important role in this year's nominees. All eight plays deserve recognition, but only one can win the GIBBY.
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Morneau knocks in pair to cap strong Japan Series

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:20
With a 1-for-3, two-RBI showing in the Major League Baseball All-Stars' 6-4 loss to Samurai Japan on Thursday, Justin Morneau headed back to the States with eight RBIs over the seven-game showcase.
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Longoria's third homer isn't enough in Japan finale

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 13:02
Lucas Duda had three hits and Evan Longoria capped an impressive trip with his third home run in seven games as the MLB All-Stars wrapped up their tour of Japan with a 6-4 loss in an exhibition game against Samurai Japan at Okinawa Cellular Stadium on Thursday.
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Altuve puts final touches on impressive Japan trip

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2014-11-20 12:59
After hitting .429 in the official five-game Japan All-Star Series, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve added another hit and another run scored in Thursday's exhibition game, MLB's final contest before heading back to the States.
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