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New York Post
The Cespedes gamble: The biggest MLB position-change risksFor much of this offseason, the Mets shied away from Yoenis Cespedes, in part,
The Cespedes gamble: The biggest MLB position-change risks
New York Post / Posted yesterday
For much of this offseason, the Mets shied away from Yoenis Cespedes, in part, because they questioned if he was a full-time center fielder. The numbers back up the concern. Among 42 players with at least 300 innings in center field last year,... Read more
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Orange County Register
FanGraphs doesn't expect much beyond Mike Trout for Angels in 2016It goes without saying that, although these are compiled using plenty of math,
FanGraphs doesn't expect much beyond Mike Trout for Angels in 2016
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
It goes without saying that, although these are compiled using plenty of math, that doesn't make them scientific. They are estimates and, as such, should be taken with a huge grain of salt. That being said, a few interesting tidbits: • They have... Read more
10d
Orange County Register
Howie Kendrick, David Freese among the free agents still looking for a teamCome three weeks from today, every major league team’s pitchers and catchers wi
Howie Kendrick, David Freese among the free agents still looking for a team
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
Come three weeks from today, every major league team’s pitchers and catchers will have reported to spring training, and many of its position players too. Yet, at this late juncture in the offseason, two of the key contributors to 2014’s best baseball... Read more
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Orange County Register
Angels get infielder Jefry Marte from Tigers for Kody EavesThe Angels acquired third baseman Jefry Marte from Detroit on Wednesday in exch
Angels get infielder Jefry Marte from Tigers for Kody Eaves
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
The Angels acquired third baseman Jefry Marte from Detroit on Wednesday in exchange for infielder Kody Eaves. Marte, 24, has hit .213 in 90 plate appearances in the major leagues. A right-handed hitter, he has a career average of .259 with a .712... Read more
16d
Yahoo News
2016 Category Sleepers: Saves Seth Trachtman breaks down pitchers who could emerge for saves in 2016 It’s
2016 Category Sleepers: Saves
Yahoo News / Posted 16 days ago
Seth Trachtman breaks down pitchers who could emerge for saves in 2016 It’s never too early to prepare for your draft, and some of us draft fiends are already setting our draft dates. We’re still early in the... Read more
19d
New York Yankees
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
New York Yankees / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
San Diego Padres
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
San Diego Padres / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Washington Nationals
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Washington Nationals / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
San Francisco Giants
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
San Francisco Giants / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Minnesota Twins
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Minnesota Twins / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Houston Astros
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Houston Astros / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Kansas City Royals
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Kansas City Royals / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Detroit Tigers
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Detroit Tigers / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Atlanta Braves
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Atlanta Braves / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Colorado Rockies
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Colorado Rockies / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Cleveland Indians
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Cleveland Indians / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Boston Red Sox
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Boston Red Sox / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Seattle Mariners
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Seattle Mariners / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
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19d
Anaheim Angels
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Anaheim Angels / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Milwaukee Brewers
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Milwaukee Brewers / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Toronto Blue Jays
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Toronto Blue Jays / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
St. Louis Cardinals
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
St. Louis Cardinals / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Baltimore Orioles
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Philadelphia Phillies
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Philadelphia Phillies / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Cincinnati Reds
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Chicago Cubs
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Chicago Cubs / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
New York Mets
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
New York Mets / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
19d
Texas Rangers
MLB free-agent predictions for top targetsWe're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think tha
MLB free-agent predictions for top targets
Texas Rangers / Posted 19 days ago
We're still not done, though. Not by a long shot. And while you would think that, by this late date in the Hot Stove season, predicting where the remaining notables will land would be more than a mere guessing game, that's really not the case. So... Read more
25 related stories
20d
CBS Sports
Examining the best potential suitors for free agent Ian DesmondSpring training is a little more than one month away now, yet several big name
Examining the best potential suitors for free agent Ian Desmond
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
Spring training is a little more than one month away now, yet several big name free agents remain available. One of them is shortstop Ian Desmond, who went from averaging a 114 OPS+ and 3.6 WAR per season from 2012-14 to an 80 OPS+ and 2.0 WAR in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Sports briefsPOWERS - Jaycee Faccio scored 20 points, pulled down 22 rebounds and made seven
Sports briefs
The Mining Journal / Posted 22 days ago
POWERS - Jaycee Faccio scored 20 points, pulled down 22 rebounds and made seven steals to lead North Central to a 67-43 victory over Superior Central in a high school girls basketball game on Friday night. Though both are members of the Skyline... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Angels agree to terms with pitcher Al AlburquerqueThe Angels have agreed to terms with veteran reliever Al Alburquerque on a majo
Angels agree to terms with pitcher Al Alburquerque
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
The Angels have agreed to terms with veteran reliever Al Alburquerque on a major league contract pending a physical, according to a person familiar with the deal but not authorized to speak publicly about it because it is not official. Alburquerque,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
High-cost outfield upgrades are still out of Angels' reachBut the Angels, who have a pressing need for an upgrade in left field, don’t ap
High-cost outfield upgrades are still out of Angels' reach
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
But the Angels, who have a pressing need for an upgrade in left field, don’t appear any closer to acquiring any of the three than they were the day after the World Series ended in early November. Owner Arte Moreno, his 2016 payroll pushing up... Read more
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ESPN
Murphy: Playing with 'best player' Harper a draw"You've got the best player in the National League, possibly on Earth, hitting
Murphy: Playing with 'best player' Harper a draw
ESPN / Posted a month ago
"You've got the best player in the National League, possibly on Earth, hitting third for you every night," said Murphy of Harper, when asked at his introductory news conference what drew him to Washington. The 30-year-old infielder comes to the... Read more
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