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MLB trade rumors and news for January 29th, 2017

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

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  • The White Sox signed Peter Bourjos, and it seems like he has a good chance of earning a roster spot.

  • Here is a look at everything happening around the American League Central.

  • At least one team has offered Travis Wood a major league contract, though that unidentified team wants Wood to serve as a starting pitcher.

  • Chris Tillman isn’t expecting a contract extension from the Orioles before the start of Spring Training, according to PressBox Baltimore’s Rich Dubroff.

  • The Nationals signed free agent pitcher Vance Worley to a minor league contract, the club announced.

  • The Blue Jays and White Sox have discussed a trade involving closer David Robertson, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

  • Kansas City has become even more interested in free agent starter Jason Hammel following the sudden passing of Yordano Ventura, according to Cafardo.

  • The Twins, Indians and Blue Jays are among the clubs interested in free agent reliever Craig Breslow, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

  • Los Angeles signed Ike Davis to a minor league deal, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy.

  • Colorado designated Eddie Butler for assignment to make room for newly signed Greg Holland on the 40-man roster.

  • The Cubs signed Manny Parra to a minor league deal, the club announced.

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