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MLB trade rumors and news for February 18th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Here is a roundup of what’s happening around the American League West.

  • The Giants signed veteran infielder Aaron Hill to a minor league deal.

  • Outfielder Nick Swisher announced his retirement in a post for the Player’s Tribune on Friday.

  • Former Marlins first round draft pick Chris Reed retired this week, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy.

  • The Royals re-signed reliever Peter Moylan to a one-year minor league deal, according to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick.

  • Cincinnati signed infielder Ryan Raburn to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.

  • The Rangers signed catcher A.J. Jimenez to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training, the club announced.

  • Brad Brach won his arbitration hearing with the Orioles, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.

  • The Rangers watched Edwin Jackson throw a bullpen session Wednesday but are not interested in signing him, according to Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News.

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