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  • Marlins acquire Latos from Reds

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins are serious about contending in the NL East. If signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a massive contract last month wasn't proof enough, a late flurry at the winter meetings sure made it clear. Miami acquired right-hander Mat Latos from the Cincinnati...

  • Twins take RHP J.R. Graham in Rule 5 draft

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have selected right-hander J.R. Graham from the Atlanta Braves organization in the major league portion of the annual Rule 5 draft. The pick was made Thursday at the winter meetings in San Diego. The 24-year-old Graham pitched last season for...

  • Mets agree to $1.45M deal with Mayberry

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Mets have agreed to a $1.45 million, one-year contract with outfielder John Mayberry Jr. The team did not announce the deal, which is guaranteed and subject to a physical. Manager Terry Collins said Thursday at the winter meetings he liked "everything"...

  • AP source: Morales, Royals reach $17M, 2-year deal

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and veteran slugger Kendrys Morales agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was subject to Morales...

  • AP Source: Padres acquire Kemp in 5-player deal

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Desperate for a power bat to punch up the worst offense in the majors, the San Diego Padres have a deal in place to acquire outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz from the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers for catcher Yasmani Grandal and two pitchers, two...

  • AP sources: Twins, Ervin Santana near $55M deal

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana were working Thursday to finalize a four-year, $55 million contract, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal. The agreement was reached in San Diego at baseball's winter meetings. The...

  • Rangers get DeShields, sign 3 to minor deals

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers selected outfielder Delino DeShields in the draft of unprotected players on the final day of baseball's winter meetings. DeShields was the eighth overall pick by Houston in the 2010 first-year amateur draft and had spent his entire...

  • Scioscia thinks Trout could hit 3rd for Angels

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — AL MVP Mike Trout could be hitting from the 3-hole in the Angels' lineup next season. Manager Mike Scioscia wouldn't mind seeing Trout bat second, too. At the same time. "If we had a guy like Mike that would hit in front of Mike, I think you'd really see some...

  • Yanks say A-Rod not at spring training weight

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Alex Rodriguez isn't yet at the weight the New York Yankees want him to be at when he reports to spring training in two months. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Matthew Krause, the team's strength and conditioning coordinator, visited A-Rod on Wednesday in...

  • Robertson and White Sox finalize $46 million deal

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — David Robertson is looking forward to playing with Jeff Samardzija on the new-look Chicago White Sox. Chicago announced a $46 million, four-year contract with Robertson on Wednesday, giving the White Sox a sorely needed presence at the back end of their bullpen after...

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