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MLB trade rumors and news for March 15th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Here is a roundup of what’s going on around the American League East.

  • Sonny Gray is out with a lat strain, which is pretty bad news for the Athletics.
  • The Nationals were very sneaky in assembling a World Series caliber team this offseason.
  • Blue Jays pitcher T.J. House was taken to the hospital after being struck by a line drive.
  • The Orioles didn’t do the offseason work that they should have.
  • Ian Desmond has a broken hand and it’s hard to see who the loser in this situation really is.
  • Orioles and Alvarez agree to minor-league deal.
  • The Red Sox are out to win the AL East again with a powerhouse pitching rotation.
  • The Yankees still need young arms if they want to have any success this season.
  • Trevor May has torn ligament and will likely get season ending Tommy John surgery.
  • Reds pitcher Anthony Disclafani has a strained elbow.
  • The World Baseball Classic is getting extremely exciting, just in case you needed us to tell you.
  • The things go very wrong, very fast for the Royals...expect a mass exodus of player
  • Tim Tebow got a hit in a real, live baseball game and it was glorious.
  • Gagne enthused after first comeback test.
  • Cleveland fans: Don’t panic yet.
  • The Cubs had a very special guest visit them at spring training.
  • What teams are building themselves to be better later and will actually fulfill that destiny?

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