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Players Avoiding Arbitration: Friday

We'll keep track of today's smaller deals to avoid arbitration in this post. Click here for background on the upcoming arbitration schedule and how...

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Minor Moves: Gregorio Petit

Here are today's minor moves and outright assignments from around the league... The Astros have signed infielder Gregorio Petit to a minor league c...

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Minor Moves: Gregorio Petit

Here are today's minor moves and outright assignments from around the league... The Astros have signed infielder Gregorio Petit to a minor league c...

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Astros To Sign Cesar Izturis

The Astros have agreed to a minor league deal with infielder Cesar Izturis, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (on Twitter). Izturis, who is rep...

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Cafardo On Arroyo, Overbay, Drew, Boras

In his latest column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe revealed that he is part of a BBWAA committee that will explore the Hall of Fame voting proc...

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Astros Sign Scott Feldman

JAN. 10: Feldman's deal is front-loaded, tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The right-hander will earn $12MM in 2014, $10MM in 2015 and $8MM in 2016....

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What to consider when looking for som...

If you are involved in the home or special occasion's industry, extending your business by selling or using party supplies as part of your service ...

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AL West Links: Tanaka, A's, Astros, C...

Could the Athletics be stealth contenders for Masahiro Tanaka? A Major League executive tells Bill Madden of the New York Daily News to "watch out ...

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Rosenthal on Angels, Qualifying Offer...

The Angels are likely to eclipse the $189MM luxury-tax threshold eventually, despite their efforts to avoid doing so this offseason, Fox Sports' Ke...

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West Notes: McHugh, Astros, Mariners,...

Pitcher Collin McHugh has published a fascinating chronicle (at ESPN New York) of his year in baseball, which includes stints with the Mets and Roc...

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The Teams That Could Use Stephen Drew...

Agent Scott Boras has a quality starting shortstop on his hands in free agent Stephen Drew. Drew, 31 in March, bears the stigma of costing a draft ...

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Astros Sign Jesse Crain

FRIDAY: Crain's one-year deal with the Astros is worth $3.25MM, tweets Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. TUESDAY: The Astros have signed right-hander Jesse...

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AL West Notes: Cruz, Feliz, Blanton, ...

Nelson Cruz's market seems almost non-existent in the eyes of Fangraphs' Jeff Sullivan, who goes through every team in baseball to try and find a h...

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West Notes: GMs, Tanaka, A's DH, Cruz

The annual "Black Monday" NFL head coach firing day does not have an analog for baseball GMs, who have enjoyed much better job security than either...

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AL West Notes: Tanaka, Ibanez, Astros

In today's press conference to introduce Raul Ibanez, Angels GM Jerry Dipoto declined to comment on whether he's in on Masahiro Tanaka, tweets Jeff...

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Cafardo On Tanaka, Jimenez, Cruz, Lac...

In this week's column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes that the Orioles owe it to their fans to take a shot at a championship by bolstering...

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West Notes: A's, Stubbs, Peacock, Tanaka

Though the Athletics averaged just 22,337 fans per game in 2013 (which ranked 23rd in baseball), things could be worse in Oakland, writes Lev Fache...

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Minor Moves: Haley, Scarpetta, Mastro...

Here are today's minor moves and outright assignments from around the league... Indians right-hander Trey Haley has cleared waivers and been outrig...

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West Notes: Choo, Astros, Kotsay

The Rangers' seven-year, $130MM agreement with Shin-Soo Choo brings total spending this offseason to around $1.543 billion, according to Yahoo Spor...

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Quick Hits: Santana, Karstens, Mulder...

The signing of Omar Infante and Jason Vargas took up the money the Royals had earmarked to re-sign Ervin Santana, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports (Tw...

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