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Good morning baseball fans!
Here is a roundup of what’s going on around the National League East.
- St. Louis and Yadi Molina are progressing on extension talks.
- The Rangers have secured Rougned Odor for the long run.
- The Indians signed Jose Ramirez to a four-year extension Friday afternoon.
- Phillies release Chris Coghlan.
- A.J. Pierzynski retires, thus joining the ranks of former players who now work for Fox.
- 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.
- However...that extension for Francisco Lindor, no matter now adorably “leaked”, is unlikely for the moment.
- The Rays are interested in Rob Refsnyder.
- The Yankees have brought back Jon Niese on literally the same contract they just released him from. Maybe it was a typo?
- A-Rod has gifted the internet with a new meme.
- The Rangers are scouting Wily Peralta.
- 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?
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