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MLB trade rumors and news for February 19th, 2017

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  • The Reds signed Ryan Raburn to a minor league deal, and there’s a good chance he earns a roster spot.

  • San Diego signed Jered Weaver to a one-year deal.

  • Dellin Betances lost his arbitration hearing, and the Yankees weren’t please with the amount he was seeking.

  • The Cardinals are discussing a contract extension with catcher Yadier Molina.

  • Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun made a change to his no-trade clause during the offseason, according to Tom Haudricourt of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

  • Chase Utley’s contract with the Dodgers includes $600,000 worth of incentives, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.

  • The Red Sox are not considering trading Brock Holt, who is reportedly drawing interest, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

  • Detroit hired former infielder Don Kelly as an assistant to player development, the club announced.

  • Kansas City is planning to use Alex Gordon at all three outfield positions during spring training, according to’s Jeffrey Flanagan.

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