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Angels' Scioscia: Making Ohtani a reliever would 'be the wrong path'

With Shohei Ohtani possibly undergoing Tommy John surgery this offseason, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia is being faced with the question of whether the team should pivot the phenom to the bullpen. “Nobody has a crystal ball, but I would think that would be the wrong path to take w… MLB | theScore

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A's acquire righty reliever Gearrin from Texas

OAKLAND — The A’s have acquired right-handed pitcher Cory Gearrin from the Texas Rangers for Minor League right-handed pitchers Abdiel Mendoza and Teodoro Ortega, the club announced on Friday. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, the A’s transferred right-handed pitcher Paul Blackburn to the 60-day disabled list. Gearrin has combin… MLB News Index

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Dodgers acquire reliever Madson from Nats

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers traded for right-handed reliever Ryan Madson from the Nationals on Friday, in time for him to be eligible for the postseason. Los Angeles sends Minor League pitcher Andrew Istler to Washington in the deal. The 38-year-old Madson was placed on revocable waivers earlier this week, and the Dodgers put a claim in with the belief ...

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Dodgers to acquire reliever Madson from Nats

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers traded for right-handed reliever Ryan Madson from the Nationals on Friday, in time for him to be eligible for the postseason, according to a baseball source. The clubs have not confirmed a deal. Los Angeles will send Minor League pitcher Andrew Istler to Washington in the deal. The 38-year-old Madson was placed on revocable waivers ...

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A's acquire reliever Rodney from Twins

The A’s acquired veteran reliever Fernando Rodney from the Twins on Thursday in exchange for Minor League right-hander Dakota Chalmers. Rodney, 41, appeared in 46 games for Minnesota in his first season with the club after signing a one-year, $ 4.5 million deal in the offseason that included a team option for 2019. Rodney has a 3.09 ERA and 25 ...

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Nats complete deal with reliever Holland

WASHINGTON — The Nationals stood pat at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, a show of confidence from the front office that it believed the roster was good enough to make a run toward the postseason in the final two months of the season. Yet the club did decide to add to the roster on Tuesday, signing free-agent reliever Greg Holland. Holland ...

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