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MLB trade rumors and news for January 6th, 2017

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TGIF, baseball fans!

Here’s a roundup of everything going on in the National League East.

  • Rajai Davis has signed a 1-year, $6M contract with Oakland. My deepest condolences, Cleveland fans.
  • Taking the Braves’ lead, the Phillies are super into vintage now. Philadelphia is down to add some veteran bats to their roster, because that would be totally groovy, man.
  • Brandon Phillips blocked a trade to the Braves. Maybe he thought they were insulting his age.
  • The Royals and Cardinals are conspiring to heat things up with a Matt Adams swap.
  • Oakland already has a Mark Trumbo on their roster except his name is Khris Davis and he’s a completely different person...but not really.
  • The Dodgers need Brian Dozier more than the Twins, sorry not sorry.
  • There needs to be a bowl game at Wrigley, ASAP.
  • Philadelphia has risen as a shy and low key team that Ryan Braun could be on next season.
  • The Rangers are pursuing Tyson Ross as aggressively as that person who accidently took your coffee order and is now walking out the door. Yes, that urgent.
  • Not satisfied with Rajai, the Athletics have joined the Mark Trumbo Interest Circus.
  • The White Sox are engaging in trade talks for Jose Quintana again, which is totally brand new information that has both shocked and stunned us all.

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Today in baseball: On January 6th, 2015, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio, and John Smoltz are elected into the Hall of Fame.

Question of the Day: Will someone decide on Brian Dozier already?