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2014/12/18 19:38
2014/12/18 19:38
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The big takeaway from Major League Baseball's offseason so far is that teams are seeking out offense, yearning to acquire hitters in any way possible, whether via free agency or trade. Given how fast...
2014/12/18 19:38
2014/12/18 19:38
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2014/12/18 16:42
2014/12/18 16:42
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The 26-year-old Maeda has spoken openly about his desire to play in the majors, but now appears headed to negotiations for his 2015 Carp contract before the end of the year. The right-hander, who met...
2014/12/18 15:12
2014/12/18 15:12
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The short answer is “we have no idea.” It’s likely that there will be more freedom of movement for Cuban players and, thus, more of them will be able to come to the United States and ply their trades....
2014/12/18 00:28
2014/12/18 00:28
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Los Angeles Dodgers' star Yasiel Puig defected from Cuba in 2012. (CNN) -- More than half a century of hostility between the United States and Cuba has done nothing to diminish the island's love of...
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2014/12/08 22:32
2014/12/08 22:32
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The Braves have reached an agreement with Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano on a major league deal, reports Ben Badler of Baseball America. Terms of the agreement are unknown at this time. The 25-year-old...
2014/12/05 01:08
2014/12/05 01:08
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... would you rather have: Yasmany Tomas or YoanMoncada?” has become a popular question over the last month, mostly because so little is known about them outside the industry, but also because they...
2014/12/05 01:08
2014/12/05 01:08
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At this time last year, the baseball world was wondering whether Japan’s Rakuten Golden Eagles would post star pitcher MasahiroTanaka for the 2014 season. They did, and the New York Yankees invested...
2014/11/29 17:12
2014/11/29 17:12
20d
According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, Rangers prospect Ronald Guzman has been ordered to stay in the Dominican Republic while an investigation into his involvement in a fatal car cash...
2014/11/29 03:32
2014/11/29 03:32
20d
... The deal is official, with the A’s announcing it. This deal’s franchise-changing implications are evident on its face. Donaldson, 28, and Lawrie, 24, have each been viewed as cornerstone...
2014/11/28 20:38
2014/11/28 20:38
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The (multi) million-dollar question this offseason is whether Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda will be posted by Nippon Professional Baseball’s Hiroshima Carp. Maeda was the subject of rumors last...
2014/11/28 02:32
2014/11/28 02:32
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Cuban right-hander Yoan Lopez has drawn “strong interest” from several teams, including the Diamondbacks, Giants, Padres and Yankees, MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez reports. The 21-year-old Lopez held one...
2014/11/27 15:43
2014/11/27 15:43
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Breaking: Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas & D-backs have agreed to a 6-year deal worth $68.5M, according to sources http://t.co/haBhc6LtHh After weeks of speculation and intrigue, Major League...
2014/11/27 03:38
2014/11/27 03:38
22d
The Arizona Diamondbacks' new front-office regime has made its first significant roster move, and it is being welcomed with praise rather than the furrowed brows that were commonplace with the...
2014/11/25 04:08
2014/11/25 04:08
24d
Today's contestants: Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas and third baseman Pablo Sandoval. They're free agents that have been linked to the 2014 World Series champs, but the $100 million price tags on both...
2014/11/24 08:08
2014/11/24 08:08
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Just 19 years old, Yoan Moncada is already generating a ton of buzz this offseason. According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, the infielder's "dominance of the Cuban junior leagues [is] on par...
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2014/11/22 02:08
2014/11/22 02:08
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Or so they hope, anyway. This is apparently because they think their 27-year-old left fielder can net an impressive return. "The Braves are very much shopping Justin Upton and are requesting a...
2014/11/21 21:38
2014/11/21 21:38
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Moving from players who have MLB experience to those who don't—yet—the two hottest names on the international free-agent market are Cubans Yasmany Tomas and Yoan Moncada. The former is a just-turned...
2014/11/20 21:08
2014/11/20 21:08
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On the list of offseason storylines to watch in Major League Baseball, 19-year-old Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada is near the top. There are expected to be many teams in on the bidding, which figures...
2014/11/20 19:32
2014/11/20 19:32
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Here’s the latest on Yasmany Tomas, the 23-year-old Cuban slugger who is among the exciting international players demanding attention: The Braves are set for a private workout and should be...
2014/11/20 15:38
2014/11/20 15:38
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The hot-stove season is less than a month underway, but the Boston Red Sox have wasted no time stealing plenty of headlines. The Sox figured to be active players in the market this year, and the...
2014/12/18 19:38
2014/12/18 19:38
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