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Cole Hamels: Trade me to a team that can win

courierpostonline.com — The words flow out of Cole Hamels' mouth without hesitation, equivocation, or the slightest tinge of remorse. He wants to be traded from the Philadelphia Phillies. This is not a threat. He is not demanding a trade. He's not about to insult the Phillies, or say anything derogatory that would alienate himself from the only team that's employed him.

Cole Hamels: Trade me to a team that can win

delawareonline.com — The words flow out of Cole Hamels' mouth without hesitation, equivocation, or the slightest tinge of remorse. He wants to be traded from the Phillies. This is not a threat. He is not demanding a trade. He's not about to insult the Phillies, or say anything derogatory that would alienate himself from the only team that's employed him.

Source: Astros acquire Evan Gattis from Braves

khou.com — Gattis was in Houston on Wednesday undergoing a physical exam The Atlanta Braves are engaged with three teams in trade talks for catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations.

Nelson Cruz agrees to 4-year deal with Seattle Mariners

usatoday.com — Nelson Cruz, the top right-handed slugger on the free agent market, has agreed to a four-year contract worth at least $57 million with the Seattle Mariners, according to a report in the Dominican Republic. Cruz's signing would continue a huge financial push for the Mariners, bringing their long-term contract commitments since February 2013 to a whopping $572 million.

Marlins, Stanton agree on $325 million contract

ksdk.com — The Miami Marlins, notorious for their firesales and miniscule player payrolls more than their two World Series titles, completed an image makeover by signing All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to the largest contract in North American team sports history. The Marlins, finalized a 13-year, $325 million deal with their marquee player.

Nightengale: Marlins buy credibility with Stanton deal

azcentral.com — It's like waking up to the shrill of that alarm clock, groggily getting out of bed, and being jolted to your senses when you see your next-door-neighbors pulling up in a new Bentley. Yes, the same neighbors who recently had a foreclosure notice on their home, whose idea of fine dining is the local burger joint, and who snubbed the troop selling Girl Scout cookies.

Marlins, Giancarlo Stanton finalize 13-yr, $325M deal

wtsp.com — The Miami Marlins, notorious for their firesales and miniscule player payrolls more than their two World Series titles, completed an image makeover by signing All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to the largest contract in North American team sports history. The Marlins, finalized a 13-year, $325 million deal with their marquee player.

Giancarlo Stanton nearing $325M extension with Marlins

cincinnati.com — The Miami Marlins, notorious for their firesales and miniscule player payrolls than their two World Series titles, are on the verge of a complete image makeover by signing All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton to the largest contract in North American team sports history.

Report: Boras tried to cover up Ramirez's PED use

usatoday.com — Scott Boras, baseball's most powerful agent, urged Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch to fabricate records in an effort to overturn a 50-game suspension for Manny Ramirez, according to a published report.

Nightengale: No reality show can top A-Rod saga

usatoday.com — USA TODAY Sports' Ted Berg talks about Alex Rodriguez and his return to baseball after his suspension for PED use. USA TODAY Sports Video Transcript Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate) If Alex Rodriguez doesn't want to tell the truth, we'll go ahead and tell it for him.
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Mar 03, 2015

The Cole Hamels' trade talks are dormant w #Redsox; Rotation out to prove they'll be fine without #Phillies ace. usat.ly/1Ayxnse

Mar 02, 2015

Torii Hunter, whose heart is hurting after father 's latest drug relapse, has big plans for future as #Twins GM. usat.ly/1AtnmfV

Mar 02, 2015

Torii Hunter, who one day wants to be #Twins GM, knows the pain of drug relapse as father struggles with addiction. usat.ly/1AtnmfV

Mar 01, 2015

Torii Hunter on the the pain and heartbreak of his father having drug relapse, praying for Josh Hamilton.#Twins usat.ly/1AtnmfV

Mar 01, 2015

Yes, Minnie Minoso, forever a legend, playing in 5 different decades.

Mar 01, 2015

Minnie Minosa, the first player of color in Chicago history,said he'll forever be grateful to Jackie Robinson for being the 1st black player

Mar 01, 2015

Minoso family: :"For Minnie, every day was a reason to smile, and he would want us all to remember him that way, smiling at a ballgame.''

Mar 01, 2015

but for me..generations of black and Latino young people,Minnie’s quintessentially American story embodies far more than a plaque ever could

Mar 01, 2015

President Obama on passing of Minnie Minoso: Minnie may have been passed over by the Baseball Hall of Fame during his lifetime (cont).

Mar 01, 2015

The #Dodgers, looking for bullpen help, signed veteran Mike Adams to a minor-league contract and are bringing him into big-league camp.

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