Padres rotation has options 

December, 29, 2014
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The San Diego Padres are expected to officially announce the signing of pitcher Josh Johnson to a one-year deal as early as today, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. As ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick wrote on December 19, the contract is believed to "pay Johnson a base salary in excess of $1 million and include an additional $6-7 million in incentives based on games started."

Orioles still with moves to make? 

December, 29, 2014
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With the losses of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis this offseason, the Baltimore Orioles have already seen just over a quarter of their home run production from last season vanish from their lineup in the blink of an eye.

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Cubs seeking veteran OF? 

December, 28, 2014
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There's plenty of optimism surrounding the Chicago Cubs in 2015. As ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes, "(New manager Joe) Maddon and president Theo Epstein have spoken openly of increased expectations for next season, and it's not out of the question that the Cubs could play meaningful games in September, or vie for a playoff spot."

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Current favorites for Scherzer? 

December, 28, 2014
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Will free agent pitcher Max Scherzer sign a contract in January, or will he still be on the market for quite some time? According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, there's every reason to believe that "January is Max Scherzer Month."

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Is Seattle set for a playoff run? 

December, 28, 2014
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Are the Seattle Mariners favorites to win their division, if not the World Series, in 2015? As Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times points out, "The pieces appear to be in place. The pitching and defense should remain outstanding. If the offense can rise from awful to decent, the Mariners could be a 95-win team, which would put them in the playoffs as a wild card, at least, if not as the AL West division champion."

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Wandy coming to Philly? 

December, 28, 2014
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According to CSNPhilly.com, the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a minor-league deal with Wandy Rodriguez, who still has to pass a physical before this news becomes official.

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Uggla to have impact in DC? 

December, 27, 2014
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Could the Washington Nationals have found their starting second baseman for the 2015 season in the form of Dan Uggla? It's certainly in the conversation after the team signed the veteran to a minor league deal on Friday that includes an invitation to spring training.

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Yankees rotation for 2015 set? 

December, 27, 2014
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It looks as though Hiroki Kuroda will not be pitching for the New York Yankees, or any other MLB team in 2015, as reports have surfaced that have the Japanese veteran returning to his home country to play for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp.

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Furcal's injury costly for veteran? 

December, 27, 2014
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The chances of Rafael Furcal getting signed to a team for the 2015 season took a huge hit with the news, as reported by Dionisio Soldevila of ESPN Deportes, that the 37-year-old has a torn hamstring and will miss the Dominican Republic's Winter League playoffs.

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Will Cleveland extend Kluber? 

December, 26, 2014
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Pitcher Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians may have won the 2014 AL Cy Young Award, but due to his relatively small amount of service time, he's not eligible for arbitration until after the 2015 season.

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Would Tulo work with Mets? 

December, 26, 2014
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Most of the rumor mill is taking the Christmas week off, so there hasn't been much speculation regarding any progress (or lack thereof) regarding a potential deal that would send Troy Tulowitzki of Colorado Rockies to the New York Mets.

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Espinosa's time with Nats over? 

December, 26, 2014
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In 114 games last season for the Washington Nationals, Danny Espinosa struck out 122 times, drove in only 27 runs and hit just .219 while playing the majority of his time at second base. That overall lack of production may have cost him a starting job with the team for 2015.

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Betts future in Boston set? 

December, 25, 2014
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Since the end of the season, it's been clear that other teams have been hoping to pry Mookie Betts away from the Boston Red Sox. In fact, as far back as September, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe wrote that "judging by conversations with scouts around the league, he's the Red Sox prospect teams want most in a deal."

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Zobrist on way out of TB? 

December, 25, 2014
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After dealing away Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, as part of a multi-player three-way trade last week, it's clear that there are no untouchables on the Tampa Bay Rays roster. Which means many more moves could still come this offseason, including one involving Ben Zobrist.

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No room for Guerrero in LA? 

December, 25, 2014
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When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Alex Guerrero to a four-year, $28 million contract, the idea was that he would be converted from shortstop to second base. However, progress on that front has been slow and Guerrero is now a man without a position.

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