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Wieters joins Nationals on two-year, $21 million deal

Wieters joins Nationals on two-year, $21 million deal

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February 21 The four-time All-Star will earn $10 million in the 2017 season and $11 million in 2018, according to ESPN's Jim Bowden. The deal reportedly includes an opt-out clause after one season. FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Donaldson sidelined with calf ailment

MLB Notes: Donaldson sidelined with calf ailment

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February 19 Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson expects to be sidelined two to three weeks due to a right calf strain. FULL STORY

Kershaw earns seventh straight Opening Day start

Kershaw earns seventh straight Opening Day start

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February 19 Clayton Kershaw is the no-brainer decision to start for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day when the left-handed ace will tie a franchise record. FULL STORY

Indians' Brantley not close to being ready to play

Indians' Brantley not close to being ready to play

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February 16 Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley isn't close to being ready to play in spring training games and his availability for the start of the regular season is also in jeopardy, according to manager Terry Francona. FULL STORY

Braves' Rodriguez likely out for season after surgery

Braves' Rodriguez likely out for season after surgery

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February 16 Atlanta Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez underwent surgery for a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder this week and likely will miss the upcoming season. FULL STORY

Cardinals' stud prospect Reyes out for season

Cardinals' stud prospect Reyes out for season

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February 15 Manager Mike Matheny confirmed Wednesday that Reyes would miss the 2017 season recovering from Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm. FULL STORY

Pirates' Kang to miss start of spring training

Pirates' Kang to miss start of spring training

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February 14 Embattled third baseman Jung Ho Kang will not be able to report to Pittsburgh Pirates' spring training on time because of an ongoing legal situation in his native South Korea, the team announced Tuesday. FULL STORY

Reds agree to trade 2B Phillips to Braves

Reds agree to trade 2B Phillips to Braves

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February 12 In exchange for Phillips, the Reds will get left-handed pitcher Andrew McKirahan and right-hander Carlos Portuondo, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. FULL STORY

Rangers bring Napoli back on one-year deal

Rangers bring Napoli back on one-year deal

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February 07 The Texas Rangers and Mike Napoli agreed to terms on a one-year contract that brings the 35-year-old back for his third stint with the club. FULL STORY

 

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