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The Tigers are close to acquiring a relief pitcher

This is not a repeat from, well, any point in the past several seasons:

The Tigers are close to acquiring a relief pitcher, source says.

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Buddy talks about moving Valverde, Rearick; Opening Day roster and rotation, and Norris

The Padres Opening Day roster came more into focus Thursday while Bud Black was holding his last morning briefing in Arizona before the Padres hosted the Milwaukee Brewers in their Cactus League finale. 802 more words

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Jose Valverde opts out of deal, released by Padres

Just a couple weeks ago there were actual stories written by mainstream outlets suggesting Jose Valverde was turning heads in Padres camp, which is the sort of thing that makes paying attention to spring training seem silly. 63 more words

Glenn Hoffman, Federowicz have knee surgery Thursday

Catcher Tim Federowicz won’t be the only Padre having knee surgery Thursday.

Third base coach Glenn Hoffman will have surgery on his left knee the same day in San Diego. 518 more words

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Buddy's Bullets: Venable's Changing but Key Role with the Padres

With the Padres having acquired outfielders Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers in the off-season, Will Venable has become something of a forgotten player with the club. 429 more words

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Buddy's Bullets: Open Spot in Rotation and Bullpen

It was another beautiful day in Peoria, Arizona as the full squad took the field for the second time this season.

Following a team meeting with the MLBPA, … 354 more words

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Padres sign Jose Valverde

According to Matt Eddy of Baseball America, the Padres have signed reliever Jose Valverde. It’s presumably a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. 108 more words