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MLB Week-in-Review: Cardinals land Mike Leake, interest in Scott Kazmir remains strong

St. Louis adds a top starter while Scott Kazmir is drawing a notable amount of interest.

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Another top starter is off the board and interest in Scott Kazmir remains strong. Here are this week's top headlines.

MLB Top Headlines:

Athletics still in on Scott Kazmir

Oakland is hoping to add starting pitching depth and has discussed a reunion with the veteran lefty.

Royals, Cardinals and Nationals finalists for Kazmir

Kazmir has reportedly narrowed it down to three teams, although the Cardinals might be out after adding Leake.

Indians sign Tom Gorzelanny to minor league deal

Gorzelanny and Joe Thatcher were signed to minor league deals with invitations to spring training.

Pirates acquire Kyle Lobstein

Lobstein heads to Pittsburgh in exchange for cash considerations.

Cardinals sign Mike Leake to 5-year deal

Leake receives an $80 million deal with an option for a sixth season.

Mets sign Alejandro De Aza

De Aza gets a one-year contract from the Mets that can be worth up to $7 million.

White Sox interested in Alex Gordon

Chicago is seeking outfield help and is interested in Gordon's left-handed bat.

Dodgers interested in Kenta Maeda

Los Angeles is thought to be the favorite to land Maeda given its current financial situation.

Indians sign Ross Detwiler to minor league deal

Detwiler will earn $1 million if he is in the majors with Cleveland.

Braves sign Alexi Ogando to minor league deal

Ogando will compete for a spot in Atlanta's bullpen this spring.

Pirates sign John Jaso to two-year deal

Jaso will earn $8 million over two seasons in Pittsburgh.

Nationals sign Daniel Murphy

Murphy gets a three-year deal to play in Washington.