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Cubs Designate Blake DeWitt for Assignment: Make Room for Adrian Cardenas

The Cubs designated Blake DeWitt for assignment to make room for newly acquired Adrian Cardenas from Oakland.   Dewitt surprisingly had 243 at bats for the Cubs in 2011 and hit a respectable .265 while playing mostly at second base and outfield. Adrian Cardenas is a 24 year old former first round pick who hit .314 [...]

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Nationals Sign Mark Teahen

Nationals signed former Royal/White Sox/Blue Jay utility man mark Teahen to a minor league deal the other day.  Teahen will be eligible at 1B,3B,OF in most fantasy leagues.  Most minor league signings you can just sweep under the rug as the player won’t make much of an impact in the majors even if he makes [...]

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Report: James Loney will not face DUI charges – James Loney | LA TMZ reports that the L.A. City Attorney’s Office is not pursuing a DUI case against James Loney “due to insufficient evidence.” Red Sox have ‘great chance’ at Roy Oswalt – Roy Oswalt | PHI Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com was told by a [...]

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Jays, Cordero agree to one-year, $4.5M deal – Francisco Cordero | CIN Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Blue Jays and Francisco Cordero have agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million contract, pending a physical. Rays finalize one-year deal with Carlos Pena – Carlos Pena | TB Rays signed 1B Carlos Pena to a one-year, [...]

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Orioles have interest in Francisco Cordero – Francisco Cordero | CIN Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles have shown interest in free agent Francisco Cordero. Rockies offer minor league deal to LHP Moyer – Jamie Moyer | PHI Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that the Rockies have offered Jamie [...]

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Phillies have interest in reliever Kerry Wood – Kerry Wood | CHC Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that the Phillies are interested in free agent reliever Kerry Wood. Report: Rangers interested in Hiroki Kuroda – Hiroki Kuroda | LA The Japanese website Sponichi reports that the Rangers are interested in free agent right-hander Hiroki Kuroda. [...]

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Padres Aquire SP Andrew Cashner from Cubs for 1B Anthony Rizzo

Well, we knew that the Padres acquiring Yonder Alonso was going to affect Anthony Rizzo in some way and now we know exactly how as the Padres and Cubs basically swapped Anthony Rizzo for Andew Cashner.  The trade at least at first seem like a big win for the Cubs who don’t have to drop [...]

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Padres Acquire Carlos Quentin

Catching up on a trade from a couple of days ago, the Padres swung a nice little deal and picked up Carlos Quentin from the White Sox for a couple of minor league pitching prospects, (Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez). The Padres now have some pretty decent power on their team and in their farm [...]

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Hanley Ramirez is Open to Playing Third Base….. Maybe

Hanley Ramirez gave a Spanish interview the other day to an AP’s reporter.  Unfortunately I don’t speak Spanish.  But luckily for me the good people over a MLBTraderumors.com either know Spanish or have an interpreter on retainer.  So here you go,  “I’ve talked with [Ozzie] Guillen, and what we both want is to win with [...]

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Marlins have ‘serious interest’ in Matt Garza – Matt Garza | CHC The Marlins have ”serious interest” in acquiring Matt Garza, a league source tells FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. Padres acquire Carlos Quentin from White Sox – Carlos Quentin | SD Padres acquired OF Carlos Quentin from the White Sox for RHP Simon Castro and LHP [...]

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