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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.

Nationals, Harper reach 2-year deal

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The Washington Nationals and outfielder Bryce Harper avoided a grievance hearing by agreeing to a two-year, $7.5 million contract, according to reports Monday. The two sides were scheduled to have a grievance hearing Tuesday.

Red Sox add Masterson to rotation mix

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The Boston Red Sox signed right-hander Justin Masterson to a one-year, $9.5 million deal Thursday night.

Reds trade starters Latos, Simon

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Walt Jocketty was in a subdued mood Thursday morning, which was quite understandable after the Cincinnati Reds general manager reluctantly traded two-fifths of his starting rotation.

RHP Santana, Twins agree on four-year deal

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Right-hander Ervin Santana reached an agreement on a four-year, $55 million contract with the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

C Hernandez goes No. 1 in Rule 5 Draft

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Catcher Oscar Hernandez was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first pick in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday at baseball's Winter Meetings.

Tigers acquire Cespedes from Red Sox for Porcello

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Yoenis Cespedes was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday for starting pitcher Rick Porcello.

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