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White Sox among teams interested in Melky Cabrera

Add the White Sox to the mix of teams showing interest in free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Mariners and Orioles are also reportedly showing interest. 40 more words

The Blue Jays may be interested in Torii Hunter

The Tigers have washed their hands of Torii Hunter. The Blue Jays may be interested:

Add #BlueJays to long list of clubs pursuing Torii Hunter. Team pursued him two years ago, not especially confident of retaining Melky.

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Another Absurdity Revealed by the Russell Martin Free Agency

I just saw this quote from a Pirate “fan” regarding the team’s acquisition of catcher Francisco Cervelli from the Yankees.

“Nutting Regime followers have already been in a frenzy by painting GM Neal Huntington’s answer to Russell Martin (Franciso Cervelli) to be something he’s not.

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The New and Improved Pedro Alvarez Trade Market

When Pedro Alvarez hit for a .717 OPS in 2014, provided a 0.2 wins below replacement level, and suddenly lost the ability to throw a baseball within the vicinity of first-base, his trade value went down. 176 more words

Should the Pirates Really "Step Up" Like These Teams, Mr. Smizik?

Bob Smizik of Post-Gazette.com trotted out a tried and true issue this morning: the size of the Pirates payroll.

In support of his stance that the Pirates can – and should – increase payroll, Mr. 164 more words

Francisco Liriano wants 3-4 years at $12 million per season

Francisco Liriano turned down the Pirates’ qualifying offer, choosing the open market over a one-year, $15.3 million deal, and now Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette… 94 more words

Blue Jays to field most Canadian roster in team history

The Blue Jays opened their purse strings in a big way on Monday, agreeing to terms with Russell Martin on a five-year, $82 million free agent contract… 199 more words