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Another milestone in baseball’s offseason passed Thursday afternoon as baseball’s Winter Meetings concluded. While it wasn’t the most action-packed Winter Meetings, with only one of Keith Law’s top 20 free agents signed, there were a few big trades and some of the non-closer relief free agents started inking deals. St. Louis shipped Stephen Piscotty back
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Dan Duquette met with reporters Thursday after the Rule 5 draft concluded baseball’s winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Manny Machado was again the center of conversations, as the Orioles mull whether to trade their All-Star third baseman. Here’s what Duquette, Baltimore’s executive vice president, said about where his team stands in regard to
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The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a two-year deal with free-agent left-hander Drew Smyly, the team announced Tuesday night. Smyly will receive $10 million over two years, and he can earn $7 million in performance bonuses, a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Smyly, the Seattle Mariners‘ big offseason acquisition last season, never threw a regular-season
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The smell of stale salsa becomes familiar by the end of the winter meetings, one executive here said Monday. Over the four days of baseball’s annual summit, club officials gather in each suite, order room service, and pick at appetizers while they mull over conversations with other teams and agents. If evaluators with the Orioles,
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