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MLB trade rumors and news for February 9th, 2017

Jump start your day off right with all the trade rumors and news floating around the MLB.

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Good morning, baseball fans! If you’re on the East Coast, we hope the snow isn’t too torturous for you.

Here’s a roundup of what’s happening around the National League East.

  • Homer Bailey has undergone more surgery for bone spurs and will be out another 4-6 weeks.
  • The Yankees have a new hitter in the Bronx, signing Chris Carter to a one-year contract.
  • If you’re looking for Andrew McCutchen next season...don’t check centerfield, you won’t find him there.
  • Javier Lopez announced yesterday that he is officially retiring from baseball. But hey, four World Series rings isn’t too shabby.
  • The Padres mishandling of medical records has consequences that go far beyond a 30-day suspension.
  • Starlin Castro has been added to the Yankees trading post, right next to Brett Gardner and other veterans no one seems to want.
  • The Diamondbacks sign Hank Conger to a minor-league deal.
  • Here’s a complete guide to everything you need to know about this year’s PECOTA projections.
  • Baseball is trying to establish a new strike zone and’s asking for a lot of problems.
  • The Nationals and White Sox are discussing a David Robertson deal.
  • The Dodgers have officially 100% definitely signed Sergio Romo. You know how it goes...either you die a hero or you live long enough to watch yourself become the villain.
  • Mike Napoli has caved...probably. While he was very adamant about wanting a more long-term deal, it looks like the slugger and the Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract with more details coming out later this week.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

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Today in baseball: On January 9th, 1971, Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League star to be selected to the Hall of Fame.

Question of the Day: Do you have a favorite memory of Javier Lopez?