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Cubs making some depth moves

Sources: David Ross to #Cubs, two years, $5M.

— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 19, 2014

Chicago Cubs made a big move bringing in veteran catcher…

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MLB

New Arrival: Ricardo Rincon, rp, Cleveland Indians

Ricardo Rincon was involved in two trades during his career.

The first was in 1998 when the Indians, desperately looking for some left handed help out of the pen, traded Brian Giles to the Pirates for Rincon. 334 more words

Cleveland Indians

Big Week For San Diego

The offseason has been heating up the past few weeks, and the San Diego Padres have been at the center of attention. Getting Matt Kemp from Los Angeles Dodgers and they are not done yet with the trades they have made this week and still have room for improvement. 841 more words

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A's release Nick Punto, eat $2.75 million

Last offseason the A’s signed career-long utility infielder Nick Punto to a two-year, $5.5 million contract at age 36. He went on to play more or less exactly like you’d expect him to play, posting a .589 OPS in a part-time role, yet today the A’s released him. 48 more words

Get Ready For The Sequel

And then there were two. Of the Oakland A’s seven All-Stars from last season. Only two remain.

But that makes sense. Who wants seven All-Stars on one roster? 224 more words

Takes

UPDATE: Nope: David Ross is going to the Cubs.

UPDATE: Scratch that. It’s the Cubs!

12:00PM: Oh, look. The Padres finally made a move.

david ross is signing with padres

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) …

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Justin Upton traded to the Padres for three prospects

The Padres are close to trading for Braves outfielder Justin Upton. Jeff Passan and Ken Rosenthal led the way on these reports this morning, which have now been confirmed by multiple reporters. 372 more words