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Padres reportedly acquiring Justin Upton, Middlebrooks

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The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster Friday, reportedly acquiring All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves and working to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox.

Giants sign Peavy to two-year, $24M deal

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Right-handed free agent pitcher Jake Peavy agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with the San Francisco Giants, according to multiple reports Friday.

Marlins acquire Prado from Yankees in 5-player deal

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The Miami Marlins continued their offseason makeover Friday, acquiring infielder Martin Prado in a five-player trade with the New York Yankees.

A's trade All-Star C Norris to Padres

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The San Diego Padres acquired All-Star catcher Derek Norris from the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.

Padres complete deal to acquire Kemp

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Outfielder Matt Kemp is finally a San Diego Padre.

Selig to earn $6M a year in retirement

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Commissioner Bud Selig will receive a salary of about $6 million annually in retirement, reported Friday.

Babe Ruth hat sells for more than $300K

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A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.

Reports: Royals agree to deal with Volquez

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Securing a rotation replacement in anticipation of right-hander James Shields' likely exit, the Kansas City Royals reportedly agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez on Wednesday.

Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal

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The San Diego Padres continue to restock their outfield, agreeing on a three-team, 11-player trade that will bring in Wil Myers, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.

Cashman: Rodriguez to compete for Yankees' DH job

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With third baseman Chase Headley signing a four-year contract with the New York Yankees on Monday, it appears that Alex Rodriguez will be relegated to designated hitter duties when he returns next spring.

Cabrera signs 3-year deal with White Sox for $42M

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Outfielder Melky Cabrera signed a three-year, $42 million contract with the Chicago White Sox.

Astros sign Jed Lowrie for 3 years, $23 million

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Jed Lowrie, whose first stint with the Astros lasted one season, is heading back to Houston for a longer term. The free agent shortstop signed a three-year, $23 million contract with the Astros on Monday.

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