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  1. AP source: J.D. Martinez, Tigers reach $18.5M, 2-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this June 20, 2014, file photo, Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez watches his ball after hitting a three-run home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher John Axford in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. A person with knowledge of the deal says Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, avoiding salary arbitration.

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  2. MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Delmon Young fouls off a pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Major League Baseball player Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.

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  3. Detroit Tigers: J.D. Martinez Earned His Two-Year ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 7, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez hits a a two run home run in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Life is good for J.D. Martinez and the Detroit Tigers.

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  4. A person with knowledge of the deal says J.D. Martinez has agreed to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    J.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke Monday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced.

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  5. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign Reliever Tyler Clippard to a 2-Year, $12.25M ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AZ SnakePit

    The Diamondbacks were in clear need to find relief help in the market, whether by trade or by signing a free agent, in order to contend in 2016 and they've made their big move. After speculating for weeks about Clippard on this site, the Diamondbacks moved quickly to sign the reliever.

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  6. Werner Herzog reviews the offseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AZ SnakePit

    So through the magic of the internet, I was able to score an interview with German Filmmaker Werner Herzog . While I couldn't get a more in-depth interview, I was able to get his thoughts about the Diamondbacks offseason, of which he has opinions about.

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  7. Everton move closer to takeover as US group holds further talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Everton appear to be edging closer to a takeover after talks with American investors John Jay Moores and Charles Noell progressed, Press Association Sport understands. Moores, the former owner of Major League Baseball franchise the San Diego Padres, and his associate have been in negotiations since December.

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  8. Phillies 2016 Keys to SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | That Balls Outta Here

    Sep 20, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Who is to say that 2016 can't be better than the nonsense we watched every night last season? I know.

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  9. Rockies Reportedly Not Pursuing Free Agent Pitcher Yovani GallardoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Rox Pile

    Oct 7, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo talks to the media during workout prior to game one of the ALDS at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Peter Llewellyn-USA TODAY Sports Finally some Colorado Rockies news on the day after the Super Bowl .

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  10. AP source: J.D. Martinez, Tigers reach $18.5M, 2-year ...Feb 8, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this June 20, 2014, file photo, Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez watches his ball after hitting a three-run home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher John Axford in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. A person with knowledge of the deal says Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, avoiding salary arbitration.

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  11. The wait is over for Cuban baseball superstars after defectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... for The Globe and Mail) Two Cubans long considered to be among the best players in the world outside Major League Baseball now appear headed for the big leagues. In a move that will send ripples through the MLB free-agent market, infielders Yulieski ...

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  12. Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Brownsville Herald

    The deal with the right-hander, who turns 31 on Sunday, adds a late-game option for the Diamondbacks, who expect to be a contender after boosting their rotation by signing Zack Greinke and acquiring Shelby Miller in a trade with Atlanta. Clippard was 5-4 wth a 2.92 ERA last year with the Oakland Athletics and New York Mets, holding batters to a .186 average, 10th-best in the majors.

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  13. Thomson Reuters and Nate Silver Debut eDiscovery PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | FindLaw

    ... he gained some small renown in the early 2000s for his uncanny ability to use statistics to predict Major League Baseball performance. He became a household name during the 2008 elections, when he blogged for The New York Times and correctly ...

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  14. Detroit Tigers Top Prospect #7: Spencer TurnbullRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Motor City Bengals

    Jun 13, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Baseball sits on pitchers mound at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Get to a West Michigan Whitecaps game as soon as you can the young Detroit Tigers prospects will not be there long.

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  15. San Francisco Giants:2016 Schedule-The 1986 Team ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Frisco Fastball

    Mar 11, 2015; Scottsdale, AZ, USA; A San Francisco Giants giants hat sits in a bucket of baseballs during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Scottsdale Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Mark it down folks.

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  16. Cuban Baseball Stars, the Gurriel Brothers, Abandon TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Voice of America

    ... Jr., at just 22, could be a coveted prospect. He was hitting .344/.407/.560 for the Industriales. Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation lack an agreement on player transfers because of the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba. This leads ...

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  17. Chicago Cubs: Should Maddon have Jason Heyward lead-off over Ben Zobrist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Cubbies Crib

    Oct 12, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo celebrates after hitting solo home run during the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in game three of the NLDS at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Lineup optimization is an important, and unique, part of baseball because it allows a manager to potentially add extra runs, at no cost to the team.

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  18. Breaking Down Coppy's "Better Offense At Every Position" AssertionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Talking Chop

    Braves GM John Coppolella has now on multiple occasions asserted that the Braves offense will be improved at every position this season. Here are my opinions on that belief: How he might be right: The underlying assumption here is that AJ Pierzynski will be able to maintain the same level of production he had last season.

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  19. Royals expand opening day celebrations into 2-day affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain hits a three-run RBI double against the New York Mets during the 12th inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field in New York. The World Series champion Kansas City Royals Monday announced pre-game plans for their first two home games of the 2016 season, with special celebrations slated for both the season opener on Sunday, April 3 and also on Tuesday, April 5, both vs. the defending National League champion New York Mets.

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  20. Source: Tigers, OF Martinez strike 2-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ESPN

    The Detroit Tigers and outfielder J.D. Martinez have agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth $18.5 million pending a physical, a source confirmed to ESPN.com The new contract, which will pay Martinez $6.75 million in 2016 and $11.75 million in 2017, allows Martinez and the Tigers to avoid salary arbitration, which was slated to take place later this month. When the two sides exchanged salary figures the past month, they found themselves with a significant gap to bridge, with Martinez's camp reportedly submitting an annual average value of $8 million and the team an AAV of $6 million.

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