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MLB trade rumors and news for January 22nd, 2017

Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB.

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  • The Braves reached a deal with free agent catcher Kurt Suzuki, but it’s unclear how long the deal is for.

  • Here is a look at what’s happening around the American League West.

  • Texas signed first baseman James Loney to a minor league deal, and he will have a chance to earn a spot on the club’s major league roster.

  • The Indians were interested in free agent outfielder Jose Bautista before he signed with the Blue Jays, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

  • Before Milwaukee signed Neftali Feliz to serve as its closer, the team considered Sergio Romo, according to Bay Area News Group’s Andrew Baggarly.

  • The Red Sox are closing in on a deal with Drew Pomeranz, who is arbitration eligible, according to Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe.

  • Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia changed agents because his former representative is leaving the industry, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick.

  • Tim Lincecum wants to serve as a starter for a major league team in 2017, according to Baggarrly.

  • Even after adding starting pitching depth this winter, the Padres are interested in adding another pitcher, according to’s AJ Cassavell.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

2016 Winter Meetings Tracker

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