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Royals trade Jay to D-Backs in exchange for two minor leaguers

The Royals will need to find a new, trusty hitter to lead the offense after dealing outfielder Jon Jay to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Royals received right-handed pitcher Elvis Luciano and left-handed pitcher Gabe Speier from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Jay. Luciano will be assigned to the Burlington Royals (Rookie), while Speier will be assigned to Northwest Arkansas ...

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Vlad Jr. injured in Minor League game

Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left Wednesday’s game against the Akron RubberDucks with an apparent injury, according to reports. The Blue Jays’ No. 1 prospect, and the No. 2 overall prospect according to MLB Pipeline, was seen running gingerly to first base after reaching with an infield… MLB News Index

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Jose Bautista signs minor league deal with Braves

Former Toronto Blue Jay and six-time all-star Jose Bautista and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a minor league contract on Wednesday Under the deal, Bautista would receive a $ 1 million US, one-year deal if added to the 40-man major league roster. He will report to the Braves extended spring trainin… CBC | MLB News

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Minor League Baseball's new pace of play rules someday could reach the majors

On Wednesday, Minor League Baseball announced new pace-of-play rules that will be implemented in time for the new season. These rules concern three main areas: mound visits, extra innings, and a pitch clock. It’s important to keep up with these kinds of things because it’s possible they eventually make their way to Major League Baseball — heck, mound visit limits ...

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Blue Jays sign veteran pitcher Tyler Clippard to minor league deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have signed pitcher Tyler Clippard to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training. The 33-year-old posted a 2-8 record and 4.77 earned-run average in 76 games last season with the New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros. The six-foot-three, 200-pound right-hander has a career record of 34-24 with a 3.11 ...

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Reds sign reliever Oliver Perez to minor league contract

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) The Cincinnati Reds have signed left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez to a minor league contract. Perez spent the past two seasons with the Washington Nationals. He made 50 appearances with the Nationals last year, pitching 33 innings with a 4.64 ERA. The Reds plan to use him to get left-handed hitters out in pressure situations. “We don’t have ...

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Twins sign veteran SS Erick Aybar to minor league contract

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) The Minnesota Twins have signed 12-year veteran shortstop Erick Aybar to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. The Twins announced the deal on Saturday, when Aybar was expected to report to camp. Aybar made his debut with the Los Angeles Angels in 2006 and was their everyday shortstop for seven ...

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