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Ken Rosenthal: Pirates fans’ anger is understandable after McCutchen, Cole trades

MLB on FOX insider Ken Rosenthal understands why Pittsburgh Pirates fans are angry after the trades of Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen<p>More MLB Videos

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Chicago Cubs: Harrison reunion? Cubs quiet at CubsCon

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)<p>The Chicago Cubs were quiet during the Cubs Convention, making no announcements during the convention. But as …

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Giants looking at Jarrod Dyson for center field

The Giants, you have have heard, picked up Andrew McCutchen yesterday. As things currently stand, McCutchen is first on the depth chart at center …

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Royals Rumblings - News for January 17, 2018

<b>Royals Rumblings - News for January 17, 2018</b><p>Padres owner Ron Fowler says the team will not budge on their offer to Eric Hosmer.<p>“I think we were …

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MLB Roundup 1/17: Christian Yelich really, really wants out of Miami

Christian Yelich desperately wants out of Miami<p>Recently, the recent talk about organizations that are failing their fanbase has centered around the …

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HumpLinks: Jonesing in January

27 Days until Pitchers and Catchers report!Januarys have become the oddest of times for me. As my friends and family can attest, I really indulge in …

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Report: Giants acquire Andrew McCutchen from Pirates

<b>Update #2 (5:23 PM ET)</b>: Minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds is also heading to the Pirates, per Nightengale.<p>Reynolds, 22, was selected by the …

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Report: Blue Jays agree to 1-year, $5M deal with Granderson

The Toronto Blue Jays have added a much-needed presence to the outfield as the club is in agreement with veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson on a …

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The MLBPA might let MLB implement pace of play without a fight

It makes sense in some respects. In other, far more troublesome senses, it makes no sense at all.<p>Rob Manfred wants to enact pace of play changes, and there isn’t anything that can be done to stop him from implementing some version of them. Instead of negotiating and trying to gain some kind of …

Sports

Blue Jays sign Curtis Granderson to 1-year deal

The Blue Jays have agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with outfielder Curtis Granderson, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.<p>Granderson, …

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Astros: A conspiracy theory how Jay Bruce changed the Gerrit Cole trade

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 26: Gerrit Cole #45 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the second inning of a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great …

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Be Happy, You Dopes: Curtis Granderson Signs For the Toronto Blue Jays

Hey! This actually seems maybe not too bad here. The Toronto Blue Jays, have signed Curtis Granderson!<p>Free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson in …

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Report: Giants Acquire Andrew McCutchen From Pirates

The Giants have acquired five-time All-Star centerfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.<p>McCutchen, 31, has …

Sports

Blue Jays To Sign Curtis Granderson

The Blue Jays have reached an agreement with free agent outfielder <b>Curtis Granderson</b> on a one-year deal worth $5MM, reports Ken Rosenthal of The …

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Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/14/18: Sammy Sosa, the Astros, and Keith Jackson

Nothing says Sunday morning like a fresh selection of links. Enjoy!<p>In Mariners News...<p>Read about Jerry!<p>.@CespedesBBQ breaks down Jerry Dipoto, the GM …

Addison Reed

Quick Hits: Yanks, Pirates, C. Frazier, BoSox, JBJ, Kinsler

The <b>Yankees</b> were reportedly willing to part with outfield prospect <b>Clint Frazier</b> in a trade for then-<b>Pirates</b> right-hander <b>Gerrit Cole</b> earlier this …

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MLB Hot Stove signings: Twins reportedly agree to deal with free agent Addison Reed

The right-hander figures to compete with Fernando Rodney to be the Twins closer next season<p>Fresh off a season where they were a surprise playoff team …

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The Yankees may be better off without Yu Darvish

The Yankees and Yu Darvish have been continuously connected this offseason. It remains unclear if they will make a serious push to sign the …

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Addison Reed Might Be First Victim of New Year’s Effect

When FanGraphs conducted its annual free-agent crowdsourcing project just after the end of the 2017 season, the results suggested that Addison Reed …

Addison Reed

Report: Twins agree to deal with Addison Reed

Reed was one of the top relievers available in free agency. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Minnesota Twins have reportedly reached a deal with one …

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Padres To Extend Brad Hand

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Padres have agreed to terms on a three year extension with left-handed reliever <b>Brad Hand</b>. The …

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Report: Padres, Hand agree to 3-year extension

The San Diego Padres have reportedly locked up their top reliever for the foreseeable future, agreeing Saturday to a three-year contract extension …

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Report: Padres sign Brad Hand to three-year extension

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Padres have agreed to a three-year extension with left-handed reliever Brad Hand, pending completion …

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At 53, Rafael Palmeiro is serious about big-league comeback

He’s 53. He hasn’t played in the big leagues since 2005. But Rafael Palmeiro doesn’t see a reason why he can’t continue his playing career.<p>Palmeiro …

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'I may have to go to Japan': Palmeiro hasn't received MLB comeback offer

Though Rafael Palmeiro insisted last week that "the comeback is real," finding work is proving difficult for the 53-year-old.<p>More than a decade …

Sports

Reports: Ex-Met Reed signs with Twins

Despite the return of Jay Bruce and possible reunions with one or more others, this offseason will not represent a complete showing of the 2017 Mets, …

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Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays Agree to Record-Setting Contract to Avoid Arbitration

The Toronto Blue Jays and third baseman Josh Donaldson reportedly agreed to a one-year, $23 million contract on Friday that is the richest ever for an arbitration-eligible player, according to The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.<p>Bryce Harper set the previous record for an arbitration-eligible player when …

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What the baseball hall of fame can teach us about elections

Would ballot-box behavior change if people knew more precisely how their fellow citizens planned to vote?<p>It’s a question that no doubt still haunts Democrats as they continue staring daggers at their friends who went third-party in November 2016. But it’s also an experiment being carried out in …

Elections

Mailbag: Starlin, Qualifying Offer, Desmond, Bullpen, Giants - River Avenue Blues

There are nine questions in this week’s mailbag. As always, send your questions or comments to <b>RABmailbag (at) gmail (dot) com</b> and I’ll get to as many …

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Miguel Gonzalez returns to White Sox on one-year deal

Right-hander back in the fold after short stint with RangersIt turns out the veteran reinforcements for the White Sox rotation come in the form of a …

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