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Braves Inquiring On Young Catchers, Willing To Deal Pitching Prospects
The Braves are looking to upgrade their offense and have let other clubs know that they’re willing to trade from their recently bolstered stable of pitching prospects in order to acquire a bat, ... [continue]
Minor MLB Transactions: 7-3-15
Today’s roundup of minor transactions from around the league… Outfielder Xavier Avery exercised a July 1 opt out clause and was granted his release by the Tigers, reports James Schmehl of ... [continue]
Rays Acquire Garrett Fulenchek From Braves
The Braves announced that they have traded minor league right-hander Garrett Fulenchek to the Rays in exchange for a pair of international bonus slots. The value of those slots comes out to roughly $4... [continue]
Blue Jays Designate Todd Redmond For Assignment
The Blue Jays have designated right-hander Todd Redmond for assignment and optioned lefty Matt Boyd to the minors, reports Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star (Twitter link). Corresponding moves will ... [continue]
Dodgers Designate Brandon League For Assignment
The Dodgers have designated right-hander Brandon League for assignment, the team announced. League, who is earning $7.5MM in 2015, has not pitched this season due to inflammation in his throwing shoul... [continue]
Mariners Sign Erik Kratz To Minor League Deal
The Mariners announced that they’ve signed catcher Erik Kratz to a minor league deal. The 35-year-old Kratz, a client of Metis Sports Management, will head to Triple-A Tacoma for the time being.... [continue]
Mets Acquire International Bonus Slot From Angels
The Mets have acquired an international bonus slot from the Angels in exchange for minor league right-hander Gaither Bumgardner, the teams announced.’s Jesse Sanchez tweets that the Mets... [continue]
Dodgers Acquire Minor Leaguers Paroubeck, Dirks From Braves
The Dodgers announced that they have acquired minor league outfielder Jordan Paroubeck and minor league right-hander Caleb Dirks from the Braves in exchange for an international bonus slot that is wor... [continue]
MLB Scoop
How The Yankees Can Bring Jeter Back To The Fold, Despite His Insane Contract Demands
Derek Jeter, coming off the worst year of his career, reportedly believes the Yankees should pay him $150 Million over the next six years.  Not since Dr. Evil called for $1 Million from the government... [continue]
Second Annual Aggregate Top 100 Baseball Prospects
A popular feature from last year returns.  Once again MLBscoop has collected the rankings of popular prospect opinion sites and averaged them out to give you a sense of a consensus  top 100 prospects ... [continue]
2009 World Baseball Classic Already Better Than 2006
A tournament is always better when there are shocking upsets, and by that standard the 2009 World Baseball Classic has already surprised the initial WBC.  The big story so far has been the Dutch defea... [continue]
WBC Performance Gives China Something To Build On
The Chinese national baseball team was unmercifully put to the sword this morning by the South Koreans, in a 14-0 defeat that knocks China out of the World Baseball Classic.  Regardless of emphatic na... [continue]
Expansion Should Go Back On The MLB Menu, And Soon
It seems like only a few years ago that Major League Baseball was considering contraction, after two expansions totaling four new franchises in the 1990s.  Baseball purists decried the dilution of the... [continue]
World Baseball Classic Preview: Potential Australian Roster Pool
Australia has been cited as a prime area of emerging talent in the baseball world for the past decade, but the Aussies underperformed greatly at the 2006 World Baseball Classic.  In 2009, they have be... [continue]
A-Rod Should Not Be Allowed To Play For The Dominican
Reports today indicated that, like in the time before the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Alex Rodriguez is leaning towards representing the Dominican Republic at the 2009 WBC.  The American-born son of ... [continue]
World Baseball Classic Preview: Potential Panama Roster Pool
The inclusion of Panama among the 16 teams in the World Baseball Classic is based on the fact that the country has produced some significant talent in the past.  49 players have come from the Central ... [continue]

Dodger: We can win without Manny

Do the Dodgers need Manny Ramirez? Maybe not, says catcher Russell Martin. "Whether we have him or not, I think our team has got a good core and he just complements the rest of the guys."Martin says slugger isn't 'the difference between us winning or losing'

Free agent Sheets may need elbow surgery

Ben Sheets was 13-9 with a 3.09 ERA last season.Free agent right-hander Ben Sheets could be headed for elbow surgery after contract negotiations with the Texas Rangers fell through because of the injury.

Padres, Floyd agree to $750,000, 1-year deal
SAN DIEGO (AP) -Cliff Floyd agreed to a $750,000, one-year deal with San Diego on Thursday, giving the Padres a veteran to come off the bench.
Hamilton prepping as normal for Angels visit
League, still owed millions, DFA'd by Dodgers
Fernandez slugs HR, picks up victory in return
Astros' Springer to DL with broken right wrist
Cards fire scouting director amid hacking scandal
Blue Jays ink 16-year-old Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Royals' Hosmer returns after spraining finger
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Second-place Twins beat AL Central-leading Royals, 2-0 (Yahoo Sports)
Red Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays 12-6 (Yahoo Sports)
Venable homer boosts Padres over Cards 5-3 in 11 innings (Yahoo Sports)
Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0 (Yahoo Sports)
Maybin's 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1 (Yahoo Sports)
Cardinals fire scouting director Correa amid hacking scandal (Yahoo Sports)
Fernandez homers in comeback to help Miami beat Giants, 5-4 (Yahoo Sports)


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