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MLB Week-in-Review: Ethier out with leg injury, Phillies haven't made offer to Franco

The Dodgers lose a key bat while the Phillies did not formally make an offer to Maikel Franco.

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Los Angeles will be without a key bat for 10 to 14 weeks and Maikel Franco was not offered an extension. Here are this week's top headlines from around the league.

MLB Top Headlines:

Phillies have not offered Maikel Franco an extension

Franco's agent told our Chris Cotillo there is no offer on the table at this point.

Andre Ethier out with broken leg

The Dodgers will likely turn to Carl Crawford in his place.

Giants, Brandon Belt discussing multi-year deal

The idea of an extension was reportedly first discussed during this winter's arbitration process.

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Mariners want to trade for bullpen depth

Charlie Furbush is out with an injury, and the Mariners want some depth as a result.

Angels seeking starting left fielder

The thought of Daniel Nava starting daily does not appear to please the Angels.

Alex Rodriguez will retire after 2017

Rodriguez plans to play two more seasons before ending his career.

Red Sox seeking starting pitching

And multiple clubs are eyeing Boston's outfielders.

Tigers interested in Kyle Lohse

Anibal Sanchez appears to be healthy, but the Tigers still want depth.

Astros, Braves, Brewers discussed Lucroy trade

But a deal was never made because of Milwaukee's asking price.

Daniel Norris will open season on DL

Norris is out with a back injury.

James Shields drawing interest

Boston is among the clubs thought to be interested.

Reds sign Ross Ohlendorf

Cincinnati's bullpen will now include a veteran right-handed arm.

Will Smith out with torn ligament

Smith was set to be Milwaukee's co-closer to open the season.

Braves acquire Eric O'Flaherty

The veteran lefty returns to Atlanta in exchange for cash considerations.