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September Call-Ups Preview

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As MLB's contending teams gear up for the season's stretch run, those far removed from the playoff picture are preparing for something else: September roster expansion. For teams like the Cubs,...

5 candidates to replace Jeter

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As the legendary shortstop's career comes to a close, we can speculate about who will fill his shoes next season.

Are Orioles doomed without Machado?

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They'll make the playoffs, but then what?

Are intl. free agents the new market efficiency?

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Small-market teams could be out of luck if international deals continue to climb in price.

Rusney Castillo a worthwhile gamble for Red Sox

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While the deal represents tremendous risk, Boston's signing of Rusney Castillo could wind up solidifying their outfield for years to come.

Rusney Castillo decision expected soon

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The highly regarded Cuban defector is expected to announce his intentions soon, and the decision could wind up affecting this year's playoff race.

Should the Cubs sell young shortstop talent?

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How good is the Cubs' farm system? With the team's recent addition of shortstop Addison Russell, who came over in the Jeff Samardzija trade on July 4, the lineup of top prospects is so long that...

An early look at the top 10 free agents

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While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep.

What should have happened at the MLB trade deadline

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Some things that didn't happen, but should have

Sanchez-Infante trade still big win for Detroit

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The Tigers' 2012 deadline pickup of Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante from the Marlins has worked out well in their favor.

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Deals aren't done for Pittsburgh

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The Pirates could be active participants in waiver trading.

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

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The rich got richer.

Milwaukee acquires Gerardo Parra from Arizona

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The NL Central leaders added a LH bat and solid outfield defense and versatility.

Price talks heating up

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The Mariners, Cardinals and Tigers are frontrunners.

A's 'flooded' with calls for Hammel

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The A's now have six starters, and Hammel's stint in Oakland has been rough. Could another trade be on the horizon?

Yankees talking to Phillies about Marlon Byrd

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Byrd could fix the Yankees outfield's power outage.

Blue Jays interested in Asdrubal Cabrera

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Cabrera isn't an elite shortstop by any measure, but the Jays could use him for their depth-starved infield.

Yankees interested in Willingham and others

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The Yankees have struggled to score runs this year, and they're reportedly looking to acquire another bat for the stretch run.

Phillies to release Ryan Howard?

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Howard's huge contract makes him nearly impossible to trade, so the Phillies are considering other options.

Who will end up in St. Louis?

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Taking an in-depth look at the Cardinals' trade options and who is most likely to land with the team by July 31

Tigers trade for Joakim Soria

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The AL Central leaders made a bold move to bolster their bullpen.

Chase Headley traded to the Yankees

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The longtime Padre is switching teams after spending the better part of a decade in San Diego.

Royals considering Alex Rios

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Rios has been a bright spot for the struggling Rangers, but is he worth the cost?

The latest on Chase Headley and Chris Denorfia

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The Padres are looking to sell, and their impending free agent hitters appear to be the ones most likely to go next.

Oakland interested in IF Nick Franklin

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One AL West power may be eyeing their rival's prospect.

Tigers interested in Joakim Soria

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Detroit is in the market for an upgrade over the struggling Joe Nathan, and the Rangers closer is atop their list.

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