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The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for March 19, 2016

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

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The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD and rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us at @mlbdailydish on Twitter.

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Tampa Bay's closer will be sidelined for the next eight weeks after undergoing core muscle surgery:

The most likely candidates on the Rays roster to get saves then likely becomes a tandem of Danny Farquhar, Xavier Cedeno, Alex Colome, and Matt Andriese. With Cedeno as the lone lefty in that group, Cash may opt for him to close games against lefty-heavy lineups. Furthermore, Cash ruled out looking for a trade by saying the role will be filled 'internally.'

Chris Sale is siding with Adam LaRoche in the ongoing White Sox saga.

Washington is set to meet with Bronson Arroyo and his doctors Saturday:

Ruben Tejada turned down an offer to join the Yankees on a minor league deal:

A's pitcher Jarrod Parker is set to have surgery in April:

Adam LaRoche officially filed his retirement papers:

Aaron Harang is not planning on pitching this season:

Brad Penny is ending his professional career:

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