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  • Abreu aims to be running man for White Sox

    Jose Abreu

    Jose Abreu wants the green light. A few of them, actually. He needs permission to steal more bases in 2018, he wants to keep his new beard, and in the long term, he's also open to finishing his career with the White Sox.

  • Hosmer's arrival will reshape outfield, lineup

    Eric Hosmer

    Thirteen months ago, the Padres hosted a news conference at Petco Park in which they unveiled their first baseman of the future. Earlier that day, Wil Myers put pen to paper on a massive multiyear contract. And he was presumed to be the anchor at that position for half a dozen years. Enter Eric Hosmer.

  • Pham motivated to reach high expectations

    Tommy Pham

    After spring after spring of saying differently, Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak approached Tommy Pham this week with an unfamiliar message. "Mo said I'm on the team this year," quipped Pham, sitting in the shade Sunday, after arriving in camp for good.

  • Angels add veterans C. Young, C. Carter

    Chris Young

    Outfielder Chris Young signed a one-year contract with the Angels with a Major League Spring Training invitation and first baseman Chris Carter has agreed to a Minor League deal on Sunday.

  • Healthy Desmond looking to rebound in '18

    Ian Desmond

    While first base remains part of his profile -- something manager Bud Black believes he can do capably because of his athletic ability -- Ian Desmond has spent most of the offseason preparing to play left field. Desmond hopes to truly bring all his gifts, athletic and otherwise, to the Rockies this season in ways that he couldn't last year because of injuries.

  • Cash: Rays to start season with 4-man rotation

    Matt Andriese

    Kevin Cash told reporters on Sunday that the team will go with a four-man rotation at the start of the season. Now that Jake Odorizzi has been traded, the Rays' five-man rotation would have included Chris Archer, Blake Snell, Jake Faria, Nathan Eovaldi, and Matt Andriese. Under the four-man rotation scenario, Andriese will begin the season in the bullpen.

  • Ramirez shut down for two weeks with lat strain

    Erasmo Ramirez

    Right-hander Erasmo Ramirez, expected to be Seattle's fourth starter this season, is dealing with a strained right lat muscle and will be shut down from throwing for a couple of weeks, manager Scott Servais said on Sunday.

  • Source: Padres, Hosmer agree to 8-year deal

    Eric Hosmer

    The Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an eight-year deal, a source told's Jon Paul Morosi Saturday night.

  • Twins acquire Odorizzi from Rays

    Jake Odorizzi

    The Twins have acquired right-hander Jake Odorizzi from the Rays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday night.

  • Rays deal for Cron, designate Dickerson

    C.J. Cron

    The Rays acquired first baseman C.J. Cron from the Angels for a player to be named, the club announced Saturday night.