• Rangers sign 3 to minor league deals

    Rangers sign 3 to minor league deals

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Rangers have signed three more players to minor league contracts that include invitations to major league spring training.

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  • Players reject pitch clock, visit limits
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    Players reject pitch clock, visit limits

    NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press the players' association has rejected Major League Baseball's proposal to institute 20-second pitch clocks and limits on mound visits, a move that dares management to unilaterally impose the changes designed to speed pace of games.

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  • Twins hire Kaat as special assistant

    Twins hire Kaat as special assistant

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have hired former starting pitcher Jim Kaat as a special assistant to the organization.

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  • Tigers, SS Iglesias avoid arbitration

    Tigers, SS Iglesias avoid arbitration

    DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Jose Iglesias, agreeing to a $6,275,000, one-year contract with the 28-year-old shortstop.

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  • Cole excited to join Astros rotation

    Cole excited to join Astros rotation

    HOUSTON (AP) Gerrit Cole is joining a rotation filled with aces.

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  • Padres' Hand gets $1.75M signing bonus

    Padres' Hand gets $1.75M signing bonus

    SAN DIEGO (AP) All-Star closer Brad Hand's $19.75 million, three-year contract with the San Diego Padres includes a $1.75 million signing bonus.

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  • Cubs bring back P Duensing on 2-yr. deal

    Cubs bring back P Duensing on 2-yr. deal

    CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs bolstered their revamped bullpen on Wednesday, bringing back Brian Duensing with a $7 million, two-year contract.

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  • Ex-manager Lamont joins KC front office

    Ex-manager Lamont joins KC front office

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Former big league manager Gene Lamont has been hired as a special assistant to Royals general manager Dayton Moore, reuniting him with the organization where he spent nearly a decade coaching prospects.

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  • Texas unlikely to add front-line starter
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    Texas unlikely to add front-line starter

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers general manager Jon Daniels anticipates adding depth to his rotation. It is still unlikely that pitcher will be a front-line starter.

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  • Bucs make tough choice on McCutchen deal
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    Bucs make tough choice on McCutchen deal

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Andrew McCutchen didn't run from the challenge in Pittsburgh, he embraced it. A rising star on a franchise mired in two decades of losing, McCutchen bet on the Pirates in the spring of 2012 by signing a six-year contract, gambling that he could become one of the game's best while helping the city reconnect with a team it had long since abandoned.

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  • Giants acquire McCutchen from Pirates
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    Giants acquire McCutchen from Pirates

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The Giants acquired Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.

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