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Matt Kelly

First Spring Training workout dates for all clubs

Major League Baseball has revealed the first Spring Training workout dates for pitchers and catchers and those for the full squads for all 30 clubs. MLB also announced game times for all Cactus and Grapefruit League action in February and March.

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Lowrie to be introduced after signing with Mets

The Mets announced on Wednesday the signing All-Star infielder Jed Lowrie to a two-year contract. The $20 million deal had first been reported on Thursday.

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Richard Justice

Free agents: Best fits for the best of the rest

Let's check out seven players from the best of the rest of the remaining free agents and where they might land.

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How MLB.com writers voted in HOF balloting

Six MLB.com writers were among those eligible to cast ballots in the 2019 Hall of Fame vote conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. As many as four candidates -- and possibly more -- could be elected, according to the public ballots amassed online. Here's a look at how the six voted.

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Mandy Bell, AJ Cassavell and Mark Sheldon

Here's why a 3-team Kluber deal could happen

The Reds need a starting pitcher. The Padres are looking for a third baseman. The Indians would like to add outfielders. Could there be a match that would help all three clubs?

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Andrew Simon

The biggest offseason upgrades by position

As quiet as the offseason has seemed at times, there have been some important additions. With that in mind, here is a position-by-position look at which teams have done the most to upgrade weak spots.

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Each team's lineup if season started today

We're less than a month away from Spring Training, so it's a good time to project what each club's Opening Day lineup will look like, or at least what it would look like if the season started today. With the help of all 30 MLB.com beat writers, here's a roundup of how they might shake out.

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Scott Merkin

Source: White Sox offer Machado 7-year deal

The White Sox seven-year offer to free-agent infielder Manny Machado has not changed, a source confirmed to MLB.com on Monday.

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Jamal Collier

Phils set to pounce on Bryce; will Nats counter?

A new team has reportedly surpassed the Nationals as the presumptive favorites to land Bryce Harper, and with just about a month to go before the start of Spring Training, the market for the 26-year old former National League Most Valuable Player Award winner has taken yet another turn.

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Juan Toribio

Source: Rays, Avisail closing in on deal

The Rays are close to signing free-agent outfielder Avisail Garcia, according to a report on Monday by MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.

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Mark Feinsand

Stottlemyre, New York baseball icon, dies at 77

Mel Stottlemyre, whose work as both a Major League pitcher and pitching coach made him one of the most respected men in the game, died Sunday in Seattle after a lengthy battle with bone marrow cancer. He was 77.

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Jane Lee

Two-sport star Murray declares for NFL Draft

Ahead of a midnight ET deadline, two-sport star Kyler Murray announced on Monday afternoon that he has declared for the NFL Draft, but that decision does not necessarily mean Murray has turned down a future playing baseball. By declaring, the 21-year-old outfielder and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is keeping his options open without violating the terms of his contract with the A's, who selected Murray ninth overall in last June's MLB Draft. The practical deadline for Murray's final...

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Stottlemyre, New York baseball icon, dies at 77

Mel Stottlemyre, one of the most respected pitching coaches of recent decades who worked for World Series championship teams of the Yankees and the Mets -- and before that was a five-time All-Star for the Yankees in the late 1960s and early '70s -- died Sunday after a long battle with bone marrow cancer. He was 77.

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Jon Paul Morosi

Key questions as Murray weighs MLB, NFL

Kyler Murray is one of the biggest stories in two sports. Murray was the Oakland Athletics' first-round Draft pick last year and is due to report to Spring Training with the team next month. But he's also a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback who's now weighing a future in football.

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Richard Justice

5 possible 'mystery teams' for Harper, Machado

If Bryce Harper or Manny Machado wind up with one of these five clubs, remember, you heard it here first.

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Daniel Kramer

A's meet Murray to sell career in baseball

Kyler Murray and the A's were scheduled to meet on Sunday to discuss the dual-athlete's prospect of entering the NFL Draft, according to multiple reports. Executive vice president Billy Beane will be leading the front office's representation.

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David Adler

Kluber's 2019 team should keep an eye on this

The Corey Kluber trade rumors haven't dissipated in the new year. The Padres and Dodgers are still involved. But whether it's in Cleveland, San Diego or Los Angeles, will Kluber be able to maintain his elite performance in 2019 and beyond?

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Todd Zolecki

Phils meet with Harper in Vegas, make pitch

The Phillies spent Saturday with Bryce Harper, his wife Kayla, his agent Scott Boras and a few others in Las Vegas, making their pitch for Harper to join the the club.

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Best of the best RIGHT NOW: 2nd basemen

MLB Network's countdown of baseball's best players at each position began with the first installment of the "Top 10 Right Now!" series, featuring the game's top second basemen.

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Adam McCalvy

Star-studded softball game to aid CA fire victims

What started as a series of text messages has grown into a star-studded event overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, when National League MVP Award winner Christian Yelich and some famous friends will gather for a good cause.

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