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  1. Colorado Rockies face another tough task in NL WestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Torey Lovullo forged his managerial identity over four seasons in the swingingest division in baseball. As bench coach of the Boston Red Sox, and next to skipper John Farrell, Lovullo soared and suffered watching a team finish first, last, last and first in consecutive seasons in the American League East.

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  2. A Birdland salute to Matt WietersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Camden Chat

    The very moment that Matt Wieters first took the field for a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, a rainbow appeared in the sky above the Warehouse. This seemed like it must have been an omen from the baseball gods.

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  3. 2017 MLB Playoff Chances for Every Team at the Start of Spring TrainingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    The Boston Red Sox will have to deal with the loss of David Ortiz, but they have also added more talent than any other team in the AL East with Chris Sale joining a stacked starting rotation and Tyler Thornburg now manning the eighth inning ahead of closer Craig Kimbrel. With six legitimate MLB-caliber starters and an offense that should again be among the most potent in baseball even without Big Papi anchoring the lineup, the Red Sox look like as safe a bet to be suiting up in October as any team in the American League.

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  4. Colorado Rockies not alone in trying to upset order in NL WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    ... soared and suffered watching a team finish first, last, last and first in consecutive seasons in the American League East. Now he's the manager in Arizona with designs on dismantling a division that sets up to be, like the AL East, among the ...

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  5. Rays aren't heartbroken about losing Wieters to NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    There was some amazement in Rays Land that Matt Wieters ended up getting $21 million guaranteed from the Nationals over two years, with the added benefit of an option to leave after one $10 million season. The Rays had legitimate interest in Wieters as a power boost to their lineup and an upgrade to their season-starting catching corps, enough to have had an offer on his table for more than a week.

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  6. O's acquire lefty Bleier from Yanks for PTBNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Major League Baseball

    The Orioles completed their fourth transaction in as many days on Tuesday, trading for Yankees left-handed pitcher Richard Bleier in exchange for a player to be named later. To create room on the 40-man roster, Baltimore designated Christian Walker for assignment.

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  7. Washington Nationals Nearing Deal With Matt WietersRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    They knew they were not in position to offer the most money, just what they positioned as the a prime opportunity - to be their everyday catcher, stay in the AL East and closer to his Atlanta home, and work with their talented pitching staff. The Washington Nationals are closing in on a deal with free agent catcher Matt Wieters, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports .

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  8. Blue Jays Offseason ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bluebird Banter

    With full team workouts starting and the first spring training game fast approaching I think that now is a good time to take a look back at the 2017 offseason for the Blue Jays . The Jays said goodbye to multiple players over this past offseason but are also bringing back a number of familiar faces for the 2017 season.

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  9. Yankees: Call to the Bullpen And A Plan To Fix ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Yanks Go Yard

    Last season started the year looking like the Yankees bullpen was going to be able to handle anything. It certainly had the ERA and the strikeout totals lurking around to embrace those pesky AL East hitters.

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  10. Breaking down the Blue Jays' Top 30 ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Toronto Blue Jays

    A late-season surge up the American League East standings thrust the Blue Jays into the postseason for the second time in as many years in 2016. They continued to surge in October, beating the Orioles in dramatic fashion in the AL Wild Card Game, and then knocking off the Rangers to advance to the AL Championship Series, where they were defeated by the World Series-bound Indians in five games.

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  11. Breaking down the Red Sox's Top 30 ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Boston Red Sox

    The Red Sox's farm system looks drastically different since Dave Dombrowski took over as president of baseball operations in August 2015. In his 18 months on the job, Dombrowski has traded away 11 players ranked on MLBPipeline.com's Boston Top 30 Prospects list, including current Those deals helped the Red Sox win the American League East last year and/or positioned them to make an even deeper playoff run in 2017, but they also thinned out a system that ranked as The Red Sox assembled their previously strong system through a combination of shrewd picks in the Draft and aggressive signings on the international market.

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  12. No Rays for Wieters, who reportedly has deal with NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | St. Petersburg Times

    The Rays' hopes of landing free-agent C Matt Wieters appear to have ended Tuesday with a report by Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports that the former Orioles All-Star is close to a deal with the Nationals. The deal is said to be for two years, though with an opt-out after the first.

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  13. Replacing Big Papi? No thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Mitch Moreland knows he's likely the only new player in Boston's lineup since David Ortiz retired at the end of last season. "I try not to hear it because there's no replacing that guy," said the 31-year-old first baseman, who signed a $5.5-million, one-year deal with the Red Sox during the offseason.

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  14. New York Yankees Agree to Sign Jon NieseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Call to the Pen

    Looking for some last-minute pitching depth, the Yankees have reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with veteran lefty Jon Niese. The New York Yankees are taking a chance on another veteran pitcher.

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  15. Pearce gives Blue Jays options in fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Toronto Blue Jays

    Steve Pearce has spent the last four seasons in the American League East, playing for the Orioles and Rays. So he saw a lot of the Blue Jays.

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  16. Sox savor Sale's skills in first live BP of springRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Boston Red Sox

    The Red Sox who stepped in against Chris Sale for Monday's live batting practice session got a glimpse of what American League East hitters are going to have to deal with regularly this season. "It's a lot more fun facing him knowing he's your teammate," said Red Sox outfielder Chris Young , who faced Sale a day after going against David Price .

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  17. Baltimore Orioles Acquire Vidal Nuno from Los Angeles DodgersRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Call to the Pen

    ... 2015 and has the stamina to withstand multiple innings. One potential problem for NuA o pitching in the American League East is his penchant for allowing home runs. Last season, he gave up 1.69 home runs per nine innings , and had a 15.3 percent ...

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  18. Donaldson says calf injury 'frustrating'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | 24 Hours

    Inside the Blue Jays clubhouse at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on Sunday, All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson hobbled around on crutches. But when he stepped outside to talk to the media about his right calf injury, he was sans crutches.

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  19. Toronto's Top 30 Prospects list unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Toronto Blue Jays

    A late-season surge up the American League East standings thrust the Blue Jays into the postseason for the second time in as many years in 2016. They continued to surge in October, beating the Orioles in dramatic fashion in the AL Wild Card Game, and then knocking off the Rangers to advance to the Championship Series, where they were defeated by the World Series-bound Indians in five games.

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  20. Baltimore Orioles: Previewing the 2017 SeasonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Sports Media 101

    Orioles 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Baltimore Orioles as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Orioles 101.

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