Will Pirates bring Volquez back? 

September, 23, 2014
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The Pittsburgh Pirates took a chance last December when they signed Edinson Volquez to a one-year, $5 million deal. It's paid off, as the pitcher has posted a career-best 3.15 ERA and a team-high 12 victories.

Rays not looking to make big changes? 

September, 23, 2014
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As the 2014 season winds down, the Tampa Bay Rays would have to win out in order to avoid their first sub-.500 season since 2007. While this year's results have been a disappointment to the franchise, optimism abounds in the organization for the 2015 season -- and few changes loom on the horizon.

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Who ends up with Hardy? 

September, 23, 2014
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The end of the 2014 season brings with it the end of the three-year, $22.5 million contract extension that J.J. Hardy signed with the Baltimore Orioles back in 2011. His looming free agency has fueled some rumors that Hardy might end up becoming the heir to Derek Jeter at shortstop with the New York Yankees.

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Interest in Tomas continues 

September, 23, 2014
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According to Ben Badler of Baseball America, interest in Cuban outfielder Yasmani Tomas remains incredibly high following his Sunday showcase that was "heavily attended" by teams that included the Padres, Yankees, Diamondbacks, Giants and Mets.

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Has Kelly earned spot in 2015 rotation? 

September, 23, 2014
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Since joining the Boston Red Sox in the John Lackey trade at this season's deadline for deals, Joe Kelly has gone just 3-2 with a 4.00 ERA. However, all three of those wins have come in September, and the general consensus is that Kelly has earned a spot in 2015's rotation.

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V-Mart's home for 2015? 

September, 23, 2014
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The Detroit Tigers have to be thrilled with the production they've received from Victor Martinez this season, but with Max Scherzer due for a hefty raise and the growing reality that Miguel Cabrera may need to begin a transition to the DH-spot in the lineup, there's a good chance Martinez might be playing elsewhere in 2015.

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No progress for Profar? 

September, 22, 2014
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Back in April, Jurickson Profar of the Texas Rangers made it to ESPN Insider Keith Law's list of the top 25 players under the age of 25. However, he's yet to take the field since that article was written, and may not do so again for quite some time.

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Will Butler be back in 2015? 

September, 22, 2014
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According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, manager Ned Yost of the Kansas City Royals plans on using Billy Butler as their designated hitter in each and every game for the rest of the season. However, these may well be the last games in a Royals uniform for the veteran hitter.

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What will Giants do with OF? 

September, 22, 2014
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Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area reports that neither Mike Morse nor Angel Pagan will be in the lineup for the San Francisco Giants as they prepare to kick off a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers with a chance to secure a highly-coveted playoff berth, and potentially stay in the mix for a division title.

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Who replaces Wren in Atlanta? 

September, 22, 2014
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As late as July 29, the Atlanta Braves were just half a game out of first place in the National League East, but after a disastrous 4-14 start to September, the team now sits 15 games behind the Washington Nationals, and could finish under .500 for only the second time since 1991.

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Papelbon a problem for Phillies? 

September, 22, 2014
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On Tuesday night, Jonathan Papelbon will return to the Philadelphia Phillies after serving a week-long suspension for making an obscene gesture at hometown fans who booed his efforts in a blown save. However, the impact of that lack of judgment on the reliever's part may be longer-lasting that the team would like.

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Sanchez unlikely to rejoin rotation? 

September, 22, 2014
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Pitcher Anibal Sanchez is expected to be activated from the disabled list either Wednesday or Thursday, but according to the Detroit Free Press, he's not going to be a part of the Detroit Tigers rotation anymore.

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How can Reds fix lineup? 

September, 21, 2014
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With just seven games left in the 2014 season, it will still take some doing for the Cincinnati Reds to avoid ending up in the National League Central cellar. According to Jon Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the main reason the Reds have faltered is that they simply haven't been able to get enough runners on base.

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Who replaces Jeter in 2015? 

September, 21, 2014
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As ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes Sunday, the New York Yankees would probably have been better off by having the retiring Derek Jeter sit out of more games, rather than continue to play through prolonged slumps in service of what proved to be a season-long farewell tour.

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Joyce preparing to move on? 

September, 21, 2014
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With the Tampa Bay Rays closing out the season with a six-game road trip, Sunday marks the final home game for the team in 2014. It also likely will be the final time Matt Joyce appears in a Rays uniform in front of the hometown fans.

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