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Cubs | Welington Castillo may be moved
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:02:34 -0800

Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo could be traded after the team acquired Cs David Ross and Ryan Lavarnway this week.

Giants | Casey McGehee lands in San Francisco
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:47:50 -0800

The San Francisco Giants acquired 3B Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins Friday, Dec. 19.

Giants | Casey McGehee of interest to San Fran
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:56:33 -0800

Miami Marlins 3B Casey McGehee is of trade interest to the San Francisco Giants, according to sources. San Francisco P Hunter Strickland and INF Matt Duffy are also involved in the trade discussions.

Rockies | Noah Syndergaard would be centerpiece for Troy Tulowitzki
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:39:31 -0800

New York Mets SP Noah Syndergaard is said to be the centerpiece of a potential package of young players in a possible deal for Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki, according to sources. Although, there is nothing imminent.

Padres | Bud Black talks new-look outfield
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:36:41 -0800

San Diego Padres OFs Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers are expected to play right field, left field and center field, respectively, according to manager Bud Black.

Cubs | Sign David Ross
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:16:51 -0800

Free-agent C David Ross (Red Sox) signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs Friday, Dec. 19, according to sources.

Padres | Acquire Aaron Northcraft
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:49:59 -0800

The San Diego Padres received SP Aaron Northcraft from the Atlanta Braves Friday, Dec. 19, as part of the Justin Upton deal.

Pirates | Corey Hart incentives
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:07:50 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Corey Hart can receive incentives of $250,000 each for 350, 375, 400 and 425 plate appearances, and $300,000 apiece for 450, 475, 500, 525 and 550.

Braves | Evan Gattis expected to hit cleanup for Braves
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:40:22 -0800

Atlanta Braves OF Evan Gattis is expected to play left field and bat cleanup next season, unless the team is blown away by a trade offer.

Cubs | Ryan Lavarnway claimed
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:26:20 -0800

The Chicago Cubs claimed C Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Dec. 19.

Mets | Troy Tulowitzki talks expected to last through winter
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:12:18 -0800

Updating a previous report, Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki trade talks between the team and the New York Mets are expected to last throughout the winter, according to a source. The chances of a blockbuster trade coming together remain remote, with multiple hurdles left to clear before an agreement is reached.

Phillies | Freddy Galvis could be SS
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:40:29 -0800

Philadelphia Phillies INF Freddy Galvis could have "an opportunity" to be the team's starting shortstop next year, according to general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.

Dodgers | L.A. not committing to Joc Pederson in CF
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:27:11 -0800

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Joc Pederson isn't penciled in as the starting center field for next season.

Braves | Jace Peterson will compete at 2B
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:11:32 -0800

Atlanta Braves 2B Jace Peterson will be given a chance to win the starting second base job this year.

Pirates | Corey Hart financials
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:57:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Pirates OF Corey Hart's one-year deal will be worth $2.5 million, and he'll have a chance to earn an additional $2.5 million in performance bonuses.

Pirates | Corey Hart signs with Pittsburgh
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:43 -0800

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed free-agent OF Corey Hart (Mariners) to an undisclosed one-year deal Friday, Dec. 19.

Marlins | Martin Prado, David Phelps acquired
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:38:16 -0800

The Miami Marlins acquired 3B Martin Prado and RP David Phelps from the New York Yankees Friday, Dec. 19, in exchange for SP Nathan Eovaldi, 1B Garrett Jones and P Domingo German.

Cubs | Shane Peterson claimed
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:26:57 -0800

The Chicago Cubs claimed OF Shane Peterson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics Friday, Dec. 19, according to a source.

Giants | SF could be interested in Cameron Maybin, Will Venable
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:56:21 -0800

San Diego Padres OFs Cameron Maybin and Will Venable could be drawing trade interest from the San Francisco Giants.

Dodgers | Kyle Jensen designated
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:34:09 -0800

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Kyle Jensen was designated for assignment Friday, Dec. 19.

Padres | Wil Myers likely to play CF
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:53:59 -0800

San Diego Padres OF Wil Myers is likely to play center field for the Friars, with OFs Matt Kemp and Justin Upton flanking him in the corner outfield spots.

Giants | SF interested in James Shields
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:53:34 -0800

Free-agent SP James Shields (Royals) is attracting interest from the San Francisco Giants, and they are "in the mix" for his services, according to a baseball source.

Giants | Jake Peavy contract breakdown
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:51:17 -0800

San Francisco Giants SP Jake Peavy will make base salaries of $7 million in 2015 and $13 million in 2016 as part of his two-year, $24 million deal, according to a source. His contract includes a $4 million signing bonus, a full no-trade clause and an awards package. Peavy will return to the starting rotation.

Dodgers | Jimmy Rollins deal official
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:29:16 -0800

The Los Angeles Dodgers officially acquired SS Jimmy Rollins in exchange for P Zach Eflin and P Tom Windle Friday, Dec. 19.

Padres | Will Middlebrooks close to landing in SD
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:01:15 -0800

Boston Red Sox 3B Will Middlebrooks is close to being acquired by the San Diego Padres in exchange for C Ryan Hanigan.

Padres | Justin Upton's contract doesn't bother SD
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:43:16 -0800

San Diego Padres OF Justin Upton was acquired by the team with little regard that he has one year of control, in the opinion of beat writer Corey Brock. The team doesn't have realistic hopes they can re-sign him and would be happy with the draft pick tied to a qualifying offer after the 2015 season.

Braves | Mallex Smith a speed demon
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:34:55 -0800

Atlanta Braves OF Mallex Smith, newly acquired in the deal for OF Justin Upton, has averaged 76 stolen bases and hit higher than .300 in the minors the last two seasons.

Padres | Justin Upton acquired by Friars
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:31:00 -0800

Updating earlier reports, Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton has been acquired by the San Diego Padres in exchange for SP Max Fried, SS Jace Peterson, 3B Dustin Peterson and OF Mallex Smith Friday, Dec. 19.

Braves | Max Fried coming aboard
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:09:05 -0800

San Diego Padres SP Max Fried is part of a deal agreed upon to send OF Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves to the Padres.

Padres | Friars close to landing Justin Upton
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:51:10 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Atlanta Braves OF Justin Upton is close to being acquired by the San Diego Padres Friday, Dec. 19.

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