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Jon Paul Morosi

Trade shakes up market for Cain, outfielders

Gerrit Cole is an Astro. Andrew McCutchen is a Giant. Perhaps now a team other than the Pirates will stoke baseball's Hot Stove.

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Chad Thornburg

Source: Grandy, Toronto agree to 1-year pact

Free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson is headed back to the American League after agreeing to a one-year, $5 million deal, plus incentives, with the Blue Jays, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The club has not confirmed.

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Richard Justice

Pros and cons of 6 potential acquisitions

We've had an offseason in which huge, sweeping trades have been discussed. In that way, the Hot Stove has never been hotter. As for action, that's another story.

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Daniel Kramer

In Giant need of offense, SF trades for Cutch

The Giants' aggressive offseason objective of bolstering a power-starved lineup took another significant step on Monday, as San Francisco acquired longtime Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and cash considerations from Pittsburgh.

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Jenifer Langosch

Yadi planning to retire after 2020 season

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina said on Monday that he plans to play out his current contract with the Cardinals and then call it a career.

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Jesse Sanchez

Rocker soaks in wisdom during Dream Series

One of the biggest names at the Dream Series belonged to literally the biggest pitching prospect on the field. Kumar Rocker, the 6-foot-5, 250-pound right-hander from Georgia, completed the five-day event at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Monday feeling like a much better player, which is saying something.

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Source: Bucs, Giants agree to Cutch trade

The Giants and Pirates have agreed to a trade that would send outfielder Andrew McCutchen to San Francisco, a source told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi. The deal was first first reported by MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.

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Oliver Macklin

Source: Nats, Kendrick agree to 2-year deal

The Nationals and Howie Kendrick have agreed to a two-year contract, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal was first to report the deal.

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Doug Miller

Week Ahead: Big names remain on Hot Stove

The week ahead in baseball begins with an already-established Major League milestone, and it's one that makes any seamhead smile. Yes, it's less than a month until pitchers and catchers will report to Spring Training, and 30 clubs will start revving up for what they hope will be a memorable championship run in 2018.

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Mike Petriello

Classic rematch? Astros, Dodgers best on paper

Last year, the Astros and Dodgers met in the World Series, and the way the projections currently look, they'll be baseball's best in 2018 as well. Who else is on their level -- and how can they catch up?

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Joe Posnanski

Crime Dog a curious Hall of Fame case

In all the years I have been writing this series, the one guy that to me sits most directly on the Hall of Fame line is Fred McGriff. I could absolutely defend voting for him. I could absolutely defend not voting for him.

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Jim Callis

MLB Pipeline's 2018 All-Defense Team

Jim Callis asked numerous front-office executives to identify baseball's best defensive prospect to help determine MLB Pipeline's 2018 All-Defense Team.

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Richard Justice

Perfect fit: Free-agent deals that feel right

Sometimes, two parties don't know how much they need one another until it's too late. Let's hope no one goes down that road this offseason. Everyone take a deep breath and see if we can do the right thing.

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Ozuna enjoys first interaction with Cards fans

For Marcell Ozuna, Sunday was a day of first impressions. A first-time participant in the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up event, Ozuna got an intimate introduction to the fanbase. Fans, in turn, were greeted by Ozuna's glowing smile.

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Ben Weinrib

Hall of Fame umpire Harvey, 87, passes away

Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey passed away, his wife, Joy, told MLB.com's Barry Bloom. He died on Saturday afternoon of natural causes at 87.

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Jesse Sanchez

MLK's spirit rings strong at Dream Series

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message resonated during the Dream Series, an initiative of Major League Baseball and USA Baseball that features a diverse group of some of the nation's top high school pitching and catching prospects. The series began on Thursday.

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Confident Pham targets 30/30 season in '18

Ever since hearing that those who write down their goals are 30 percent more likely to achieve them, Tommy Pham has been deliberate about transferring his intentions onto paper. He has no interest in keeping them a secret, either.

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Carrie Muskat

Cubs put emphasis on developing young arms

When Rob Zastryzny made his Major League debut in August 2016, it was a significant moment for the Cubs organization.

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Zach Crizer

Hendricks, Fister the best at 'stealing' strikes

Before a bat ever slices through the airspace in front of a catcher's glove, before any collision of wood and leather, the best thing a hitter can do is spring into action against a pitch headed for the strike zone. Flip it around, and a pitcher's task is decidedly more complicated.

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Adam Berry

Bucs' Cole deal helps fill holes on '18 roster

With Gerrit Cole now an Astro, what's next for the Pirates?

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