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Good morning baseball fans! The stoves are letting lukewarm and gosh darnit, we’re hopeful.
Here’s a roundup of what’s going on in the American League West.
- The Rockies’ are keeping tabs on Edwin Encarnacion and Mark Trumbo, like literally everyone else in the league.
- Cleveland has signed Chris Colabello to a minor-league contract.
- The Padres have caught the nostalgia bug apparently, and are discussing signing Jake Peavy.
- The Phillies traded minor leaguer Josh Tobias for Boston pitcher Clay Buchholz and we’re only excited because this is what’s keeping the stove even a little warm. But uh, best of luck to the Phillies?
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Today in baseball: On December 21st, 1995, Baltimore signs Toronto free-agent Roberto Alomar to a three-year $18 million contract.