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MLB trade rumors and news for February 3rd, 2017

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Happy Friday, baseball fans!

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

  • The offseason pitching stove was...well, let’s just say we’re not going to cook anything important on it anytime soon.
  • The Reds sign Desmond Jennings to a minor-league deal.
  • Baseball fans across the country rejoice: Wily Mo Pena is back.
  • The White Sox are still taking calls on Jose Quintana, if you’re willing to cough up the right price.
  • Broson Arroyo has signed a minor-league deal with the Reds so let’s all pretend like we didn’t see that coming.
  • The Phillies sign Chris Coghlan to, you guessed it, a minor-league deal.
  • The Twins have signed reliever Matt Belisle to a 1-year deal.
  • When was the last time the Yankees had several top prospects and lived to tell about it?
  • The Blue Jays sign J.P. Howell to a one-year deal. Toronto Closer: check.
  • Cleveland has signed Boone Logan to 1-year, $5.5M deal.
  • Let’s play a game: assigning the dinner scraps left after this offseason to teams for fun.
  • Carlos Martinez and the Cardinals have agreed to a 5-year, $51M contract. Holy cow.
  • 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 3rd, 1979, the Twins trade Rod Carew to the Angels for outfielders Ken Landreaux and Dave Engle and pitchers Paul Hartzell and Brad Havens.

Question of the Day: How many more washed up players will sign minor-league deals? Sheesh.