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MLB trade rumors and news for January 19th, 2017

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Good morning, baseball fans!

Here’s a roundup of everything happening in the American League West.

  • The Angels sign Kole Calhoun to a 3-year, $26M extension because they’re in vogue right now.
  • The Blue Jays and Bautista have kissed and made up blah blah blah he signed a one-year contract, honestly if you are shocked please stand up (please stand up, please stand up).
  • The Tigers acquire Mikie Mahtook from the Rays.
  • Brandon Guyer has inked a two year extension to stay in Cleveland.
  • The Diamondbacks signed Gregor Blanco to a minor league deal because NOSTALGIA.
  • Ryan Dempster is set to pitch for Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic, which would be very exciting if this was like six years ago.
  • The Mariners have done the most this really, they’re taking “extra” to a whole new level.
  • MLB higher ups are way too smart to sign Mark Trumbo. Can I get a TrumNO?
  • Speaking of fuzzy feelings of yesteryear, Josh Hamilton and Dillon Gee have signed minor league contracts with the Rangers.
  • Apparently nobody likes Mike Mussina or Curt Schilling and I’m going to try to get past the irony on this one.

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