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Good morning baseball fans!

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

  • Giants reliever Will Smith will be out for the year after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
  • The Rangers have secured Rougned Odor for the long run.
  • The Indians signed Jose Ramirez to a four-year extension Friday afternoon.
  • Left-hander Ross Detwiler is expected to opt out of his minor league contract with the Athletics, according to Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle.
  • The White Sox are in no rush to part ways with Quintana.
  • Andre Ethier won’t be active until the beginning of April, according to Andy McCullough of The Los Angeles Times.
  • Koda Glover seems to be the favorite to open the season as Washington’s closer, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.
  • Who would you cast in a World Series movie about the Cubs?
  • Marlins starter Jeff Locke will seemingly miss all of April while recovering from tendinitis, according to Tim Healey of The Sun Sentinel.
  • Francisco Lindor is not currently discussing a contract extension with the Indians, according to Joel Sherman of The New York Post.
  • Will Dusty Baker be with the Nationals past 2017?
  • Colby Rasmus is a candidate to begin the year on the disabled list, according to Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.
  • What’s the best case scenario for the Yankees this season?

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

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Today in baseball: On March 27th, 2011, Boston starter Daisuke Matsuzaka will make a $1 million contribution to the Red Sox Foundation for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in his native Japan.

Question of the Day: What do you think of the Rougned Odor deal?