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MLB trade rumors and news for March 28th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Here is a roundup of what’s going on around the National League Central.

  • 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.
  • Dodgers sign Justin Masterson to a minor-league deal.
  • The White Sox are in no rush to part ways with Quintana.
  • The Rays are working with the White Sox to acquire Peter Bourjos.
  • In easily the cutest news ever, the six-year old son of Cleveland’s GM leaked a little (huge) signing secret on live radio.
  • Who would you cast in a World Series movie about the Cubs?
  • Think about this: Duck Hunt would have been the best game ever if you could play it as Randy Johnson.
  • 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?
  • Baseball is slowly killing free agency.
  • What’s the best case scenario for the Yankees this season?

Important Links:

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Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

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