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  • Dodgers designate Brian Wilson for assignment

    Dodgers designate Brian Wilson for assignment
    Think it’s not a very different world under the Dodgers’ new management team? Then you’d better hitch up the britches and get ready for an entirely new kind of wild ride. Tuesday the Dodgers designated Brian Wilson for assignment....
  • Restoring relations with Cuba good for baseball, but time will tell how much

    Restoring relations with Cuba good for baseball, but time will tell how much
    The consensus within baseball circles is that President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba only can be a good thing for the sport — although it's too early to tell exactly what changes may occur. "We'll want to see...
  • Mariners acquire OF Ruggiano from Cubs

    The Sports Xchange Mariners acquire OF Ruggiano from Cubs Adding outfield depth, the Seattle Mariners acquired veteran Justin Ruggiano on Wednesday in a trade that sent right-handed reliever Matt Brazis to the Chicago Cubs. Ruggiano, 32, hit .281...
  • How will Cuba decision affect baseball?

    How will Cuba decision affect baseball?
    Over the last 50 years, at least five dozen Cuban baseball players have reached the major leagues, with scores more playing in the minors. More may be on the way, but now they might not have to risk their lives to get here. On Wednesday, President...
  • Thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations won't affect baseball right away: experts

    There will be no immediate flow of top Cuban players into Major League Baseball despite the major U.S. policy shift toward the communist-run island, experts on baseball in Cuba said on Wednesday. Any move to let Cuban players leave their country freely...
  • Markakis expected at spring training after neck surgery

    The Sports Xchange Markakis expected at spring training after neck surgery Recently signed Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis underwent fusion surgery on a herniated disk in his neck but should ready to join the team for spring training in late...
  • MLB roundup: Orioles' Davis gets Adderall approval

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Orioles' Davis gets Adderall approval Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis has received approval from Major League Baseball to use Adderall for the 2015 season. Davis, 28, was suspended 25 games in September for testing...
  • Cubs deal Justin Ruggiano for Double-A pitcher

    Cubs deal Justin Ruggiano for Double-A pitcher
    The Cubs acquired minor league pitcher Matt Brazis from the Mariners on Wednesday for outfielder Justin Ruggiano. Brazis, 25, has a career 2.89 earned-run average in 100 appearances, including a 1.64 ERA in 17 games in 2014 for Double-A Jackson. The...
  • Cuba could become top source of MLB talent with U.S. policy shift

    Cuba could become top source of MLB talent with U.S. policy shift
    From the journey of Livan and Orlando Hernandez to the plight of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig, the slew of Cuban baseball prospects who have risked their lives to play in the major leagues has been well documented. But with President Obama's...
  • Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal

    The Sports Xchange Reports: Padres land OF Myers in three-team deal The San Diego Padres continue to restock their outfield, agreeing on a three-team, 11-player trade that will bring in Wil Myers, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. Myers, 24,...
  • Royals reportedly reach agreement with pitcher Edinson Volquez

    The Royals had three major priorities in the offseason, and they appear to be fulfilled. Edinson Volquez, who went 13-7 in 31 starts for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, has reached a two-year contract agreement for $20 million with the Royals,...