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It appears Rougned Odor is interested in a long-term contract with the Rangers:
Odor, 22, is not scheduled to hit free agency until after the 2020 season, and is only making $523K this year as a pre-arbitration player. He has hit .262/.287/.444 with seven home runs and six steals so far this season.
Our 2016 MLB Draft primer answers every question you might have about the draft.
Mickey Moniak dropped in Keith Law's latest mock draft.
With the exception of Freddie Freeman, everyone in a Braves uniform is available:
Essentially, if it isn’t nailed down, the Braves are willing to discuss it. So as we look forward to the trade deadline, here are the Braves likely to be on the market, from most to least likely to get dealt.
Jerome Williams is heading to the Cardinals on a minor league deal.
Trea Turner won't be with the Nationals for long:
Dusty confirms that this is just a weekend stint for Trea Turner while Zimmerman is on paternity leave— Jamal Collier (@JamalCollier) June 3, 2016
The Giants are not overpaying for a Hunter Pence replacement:
#SFGiants’ Bobby Evans sees “attractive options externally,” but said that team will not overpay for 6-to-8 week replacement for Pence.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) June 4, 2016
This could be big news for the Dodgers:
Yasiel Puig placed on DL with strained left hamstring. Scott Van Slyke activated by the #Dodgers— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) June 4, 2016
Things aren't getting any easier for the Mets:
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Today in Baseball History: On this day in 2009, Randy Johnson earned his 300th victory.