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Eric Hosmer joins Padres on 8-year, $144M deal: reports

Sunday, February 18th, 2018
Eric Hosmer

Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has agreed to an eight-year, $144 million US deal with the San Diego Padres, according to published reports Saturday night.

Marcus Stroman frustrated with Blue Jays over negativity in arbitration

Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman met with Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins on Friday, a day after the 26-year old right-hander's salary arbitration loss triggered him to vent on Twitter.

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo fights back tears at Florida shooting vigil

Friday, February 16th, 2018
Anthony Rizzo

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is departing spring training for his home in Parkland, Florida, to offer support in the wake of a deadly shooting at his former high school.

Blue Jays sign LHP Jaime Garcia to 1-year deal

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays signed left handed pitcher Jaime Garcia to a one-year contract for the 2018 season worth $8 million on Thursday.

Blue Jays’ Marcus Stroman says he’ll use lost arbitration case as fuel

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, Houston's Collin McHugh and Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi won their salary arbitration cases Thursday, and Toronto's Marcus Stroman and Minnesota's Kyle Gibson lost.

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo heads home to offer support after Florida shooting

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is departing spring training for his home in Parkland, Florida, to offer support in the wake of a deadly shooting at his former high school.

Cubs finalize 6-year, $126M contract with Yu Darvish

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
Yu Darvish

When Yu Darvish met with Theo Epstein and other Chicago Cubs' officials last December in the Dallas area, the Japanese pitcher liked what he heard.

Blue Jays sign reliever Craig Breslow to minor league deal

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Left-hander Craig Breslow has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will attend major league spring training.

Former Blue Jays pitcher Esteban Loaiza arrested on drug charges

Monday, February 12th, 2018
Esteban Loaiza

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested in California on suspicion of smuggling cocaine and heroin.

Blue Jays to retire Roy Halladay’s jersey on opening day

Monday, February 12th, 2018
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The Toronto Blue Jays will retire former pitcher Roy (Doc) Halladay's No. 32 on opening day.