Baseball Wiretap

Yankees Avoid Arbitration With Aaron Hicks, Tommy Kahnle
The Yankees had a total of eight players eligible for arbitration.

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White Sox Bring Back Miguel Gonzalez On One-Year Deal
The White Sox have agreed to a one-year, $4.75 million deal with Miguel Gonzalez.

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Patrick Corbin, Diamondbacks Reach $7.5M Deal
The Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with Patrick Corbin by agreeing to a one-year, $7.5 million deal.

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Mystery Team Among Six Clubs Yu Darvish Is Considering
The Rangers, Yankees, Cubs, Astros, Twins and a mystery team are in on the right-hander pitcher.

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Starlin Castro Wants Trade From Marlins
Starlin Castro, who was traded to the Marlins as part of the Giancarlo Stanton deal, wants out.

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Cody Allen, Indians Agree To $10.5M Deal
Cody Allen, 29, had been eligible for salary arbitration.

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Agent Jason Wood Fired; Accused Of Filming Clients Showering
Jason Wood, who led CSE Talent's baseball division, has been fired for not upholding the company's "moral and ethical standards."

ESPN

Khris Davis Agrees To One-Year, $10.5M Deal With A's
Khris Davis hit a career-best 43 home runs last season for Oakland.

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Mets, Jay Bruce Agree To Three-Year, $39M Deal
Jay Bruce is a .249 career hitter with 277 home runs over 10 major league seasons with three teams.

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Video: MLB MVPs Who Changed Teams In Their 20s
Giancarlo Stanton became the first MVP in 15 years to change teams while still in his twenties.

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Padres Hire FanGraphs' Dave Cameron
Dave Cameron began his writing career with Baseball Prospectus in 1999.

RealGM Staff Report

Red Sox Have Given Dave Dombrowski More Autonomy
It appears as though the Red Sox have given Dave Dombrowski more autonomy than his predecessors.

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Yankees Will Experiment With Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton In Left
Aaron Boone plans to use some of the Yankees' Spring Training games to see how both Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton respond to playing in left field.

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Justin Morneau Returns To Twins As Special Assistant
Justin Morneau is returning to the Twins as a special assistant to the team's front office, according to a report.

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Astros Seek Top Starter, Targeting Gerrit Cole
The Astros are "actively pursuing a high-end starter," according to owner Jim Crane.

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Red Sox Agree To One-Year Deals With Carson Smith, Steven Wright
The Red Sox have avoided arbitration with Carson Smith and Steven Weight by agreeing to one-year deals with both pitchers.

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Astros, Cubs, Nationals In On Greg Holland
Greg Holland is drawing a lot of interest as a free agent.

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Lance Lynn Drawing Interest From Nationals
The Nationals are looking for a No. 5 starter and have interest in Lance Lynn, according to a report.

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Twins Have Interest In Chris Tillman
Chris Tillman is also reportedly drawing interest from the Tigers and his incumbent team, the Orioles.

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Rangers, Nippon Ham Fighters Begin Baseball, Business Deal
The Rangers and Ham Fighters are starting a multiyear agreement this year that will involve baseball and business operations.

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Blue Jays Trade Two Prospects To Padres For Yangervis Solarte
Padres will receive outfielder Edward Olivares and pitcher Jared Carkuff.

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Carlos Gonzalez Has Offers From Astros, Giants, Padres
Carlos Gonzalez, 32, finished 2017 with a .762 OPS and 14 home runs over 136 games for the Rockies.

ESPN

Mets, Pirates Again Discussing Andrew McCutchen Deal
The Giants have also been linked to McCutchen and are a much more likely destination.

Ken Rosenthal/The Athletic

Rangers Have 'Ramped Up' Pursuit Of Lorenzo Cain
The Royals issued Lorenzo Cain a qualifying offer, so signing the outfielder would require surrendering a draft pick as compensation.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Dodgers, Royals, White Sox Complete Three-Team Trade
The Dodgers have acquired Scott Alexander from the Royals in a three-team trade involving the White Sox as well.

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MLB, Union To Discuss Pace Changes Next Week
Officials from both Major League Baseball and the Players Association plan to meet next week in New York to discuss new pace-of-play initiatives, according to a source.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Orioles Haven't Been Impressed With Any Offer For Manny Machado
The Orioles have been listening to offers for Manny Machado, but they haven't been impressed enough to seriously consider dealing the third baseman, according to a report.

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Braves Have Asked Marlins About Christian Yelich, J.T. Realmuto
Atlanta has one of baseball's top farm systems and new general manager Alex Anthopoulos hasn't been afraid to deal young prospects in the past.

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Giants, Pirates Have Discussed Andrew McCutchen Deal
The Giants and Pirates have had recent contact regarding a trade centered around Andrew McCutchen, according to a source.

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Business Plan Doesn't Have Marlins Increasing Payroll Until 2021
Derek Jeter's business model for the Marlins has involved shedding payroll in his first offseason.

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