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- The Marlins will try to trade Giancarlo Stanton, Dee Gordon and Martin Prado this offseason.
- The Blue Jays are likely to pursue Jay Bruce this offseason.
- The Rays will extend a qualifying offer to Alex Cobb.
- The Nationals and Adam Lind decline mutual option.
- Yankees’ ace Masahiro Tanaka will not opt out of his option for 2018.
- Ranking the 10 best mid-season trades of 2017.
- Cleveland will exercise their team options on Michale Brantley and Josh Tomlin.
- Here’s a look at what moves the Detroit Tigers could make this offseason.
- The Mets are set to exercise Asdrubal Cabrera’s 2018 club option.
- The Dodgers have declined Andre Ethier’s 2018 option.
- The Mariners have declined options on Yovani Gallardo and Hisashi Iwakuma.
- Surprise, surprise, Matt Wieters will exercise his 2018 player option.
- Giants’ pitcher Johnny Cueto will not opt out of his contract.
- The Dodgers congratulated the Astros with a full-page ad.
- Ever wonder what would have happened if the Yankees traded Derek Jeter in 1996? Our good friends at Out of the Park Baseball simulation that scenario for us and the results are pretty shocking (and depending who you root for, depressing).
- The quiet period after the World Series is winding down.
- These options are what everyone should be keeping an eye on this offseason.
- Rockies’ closer Greg Holland has declined his player option for 2018 and will hit the free agent market.
- The Angels have signed Justin Upton to 5-year, $106 million deal.
- Royals’ reliever Mike Minor has declined his mutual option with the team and will be highly sought after in the free agent market this winter.
- What are qualifying offers and how do they work?
- Here’s a look at what moves the San Francisco Giants could make during the winter months.
- Astros fans helped someone get their hat back by throwing it up a parking garage because baseball is grand.
- This Astros parade float wins the World Series of nightmares.
- The Marlins have declined Ichiro Suzuki’s option, are made of pure evil.
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