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Tigers, OF Martinez finalize $18.5M, 2-year deal

J.D. Martinez, Detroit Tigers

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The Detroit Tigers and outfielder J.D. Martinez finalized their $18.5 million, two-year contract on Wednesday that avoided salary arbitration.

Tanaka throws off mound

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees

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With 10 days before pitchers and catchers report for their first workout, the New York Yankees got a dose of good news.

Curt Schilling's political donation came with comments on ESPN job

Curt Schilling, August 2012

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Federal Election Commission filings confirm two things about Curt Schilling: The former star pitcher donated to a Republican presidential campaign last year, and he wasn't sure how much longer he would be employed by ESPN.

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Diamondbacks, CF Pollock agree on 2-year deal

AJ Pollock, Arizona Diamondbacks

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The Arizona Diamondbacks and Gold Glove center fielder A.J. Pollock avoided arbitration and agreed to a two-year deal worth $10.25 million late Monday night.

Report: 3B Donaldson agrees to deal with Blue Jays

Josh Donaldson, Toronto Blue Jays

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Josh Donaldson is about to cash in on his American League Most Valuable Player season.

Delmon Young arrested on battery charge

Delmon Young, April 2015

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Free-agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested and charged with battery on Sunday night after allegedly threatening to kill a hotel valet in Miami.

Report: Arrieta, Cubs agree to $10.7 million deal

Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs

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The Chicago Cubs and right-hander Jake Arrieta agreed to a one-year, $10.7 million contract Saturday to avoid salary arbitration, according to CBS Sports.

Yankees 1B Bird will miss 2016 season

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New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery on Tuesday, the team announced on Monday.

Dodgers' Scully wants to finish career with road series

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully

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Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will soon start his 67th and final season and he hopes it ends Oct. 2 in San Francisco.

MLB notebook: Angels' Pujols making progress after foot surgery

Albert Pujols, 521st home run

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Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols will begin the season on the disabled list, but he's making progress toward a return to the field sooner than expected.

Report: Mets, Cespedes agree on $75 million deal

Yoenis Cespedes, 2015 NLDS

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The New York Mets have reportedly reached agreement Friday on a three-year contract with outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. According to ESPN, the $75 million deal includes $27.5 million in the first year.

MLB could be open to DH in National League

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Major League Baseball could be more receptive to adopting the designated hitter rule in the National League as early as the 2017 season.

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