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Hot Stove: Ichiro Suzuki agrees to terms with Miami Marlins

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Well, it seems Ichiro Suzuki is taking his talents from the 'City That Never Sleeps' to the 'Sunshine State'. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting Ichiro Suzuki has agreed to a one-year, $2 Million deal with the Miami Marlins pending a physical. The Yankees made it clear with the signing of Chris Young earlier in the ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Marlins offer Ichiro Suzuki one-year, $2 Million contract

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All offseason, while the big name free agents came off the board and found new homes, Ichiro Suzuki continued to patiently wait for someone--anyone--to offer him a deal. Well, one team has finally shown interest in Ichiro, but of course it's not the Yankees. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Miami Marlins have ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Johan Santana’s comeback shut down with shoulder problems

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Johan Santana's latest attempt in returning to Major League Baseball hit a snag when he ended up being shut down with a shoulder problem. Hardball Talk is reporting while there was no structural damage on Santana's shoulder, the Venezuelan League has shut him down for the remainder of the playoffs. After pitching a few days ago, ...

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Hot Stove: Max Scherzer agrees to 7-year deal with Nationals

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UPDATE: Scherzer will end up getting a seven-year, $210 million deal that includes a $50 million signing bonus and it will be paid over 14 years, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jeff Passan. Ladies and gentlemen: Max Scherzer has come off the free agent market. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Washington Nationals and Scherzer have ...

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Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez elected into 2015 Hall of Fame

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Major League Baseball announced their inductees into the 2015 Hall of Fame and four players--three pitchers and a hitter--were elected. Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez were all elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Johnson, Smoltz and Martinez being the first trio inducted by the BBWAA in the same election. Biggio was ...

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Hot Stove Notes: Kemp, Latos, Miley, Porcello, Rule 5 Draft, Scherzer and Simon

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On the final day of the Winter Meetings, some major league teams, including the Boston Red Sox, are making moves. However, the Yankees are still stagnant and haven't made much noise--aside from the fact they lost David Robertson and Brandon McCarthy in a span of four days. So what's going on around baseball? Let's find out! -- The ...

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Hot Stove: Brandon McCarthy signs four-year, $48 Million deal with Dodgers

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So much for Brian Cashman keeping the 2014 team together. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Brandon McCarthy has agreed to a four-year, $48 Million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Yankees, Red Sox and Pirates were in the McCarthy sweepstakes before McCarthy set his sights on Los Angeles. McCarthy had a 2.89 ERA ...

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Hot Stove: Jon Lester agrees to six-year, $155 Million deal with Cubs

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The second biggest splash of the Winter Meetings occurred overnight when the Chicago Cubs won the sweepstakes against the Boston Red Sox for starting pitcher Jon Lester. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Cubs outbid the Red Sox with a six-year, $155 Million deal which reunites Lester with Cubs GM Theo Epstein. While the ...

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