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Happy February, baseball fans! Do you know what that means? Pitching and catchers report in less than two weeks. We’re so excited we can hardly stand it.
Here’s a roundup of everything going on in the National League West.
- The Twins and Justin Morneau could be heading for a reunion.
- The Nationals sign Joe Nathan and Matt Albers to minor-league deals.
- The Blue Jays have signed Lucas Harrell to a minor-league deal.
- What will the Royals starting lineup look like next season?
- The Royals sign Brandon Moss to a two-year deal.
- Greg Holland has officially signed a one-year deal with the Rockies.
- Noah Syndergaard will start for the Mets on Opening Day.
- When was the last time the Yankees had several top prospects and lived to tell about it?
- Kansas City is also interested in Jason Hammel, because he’s the newest hot commodity.
- Major League Baseball has ruled a punishment of two picks and a $2 million dollar fine against the Cardinals after St. Louis illegally hacked into the Astros’ internal database.
- Honestly...is that even a suitable punishment?
- The Mets are interested in trading for Vizcaino.
- The Blue Jays and White Sox are in talks for the potential of a David Robertson deal.
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Today in baseball: On February 1st, 1914, in the very first game ever to take place in the Egyptian desert, the White Sox and Giants play to a 3-3 tie.