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MLB trade rumors and news for April 9th, 2017

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Good morning baseball fans!

Here is a look at what’s happening around the National League East.

  • The Orioles acquired Miguel Castro from the Rockies, adding to their pitching depth.
  • Melvin Upton Jr. has signed a minor-league deal with the Giants.
  • Take a look at how players who joined new teams this season are performing through the first week of 2017.
  • Bronson Arroyo is back with the Reds and ready to make a triumphant return.
  • Washington is set to select Jeremy Guthrie’s contract and have him start Saturday, according to MASN’s Dan Kolko.
  • Tampa Bay released right-hander Cory Rasmus on Friday, according to Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times.
  • That Tim Tebow homer was much deeper than you thought.
  • The Mets have considered signing Doug Fister, who is still seeking a major league deal, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman.
  • Cleveland is open to discussing an extension with starter Carlos Santana, according to Heyman.
  • Yadier Molina got a baseball stuck to his chest protector and yeah we’re getting some Iron Man vibes too.

Important Links:

MLB Injury Tracker

Offseason Trade Tracker

2016-17 Free Agent Tracker

Spring Training Release Tracker

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Today in baseball: On April 9th, 1990, On Opening Day, Glenn Davis is hit by a pitch three times, tying a major league record which is shared by many major leaguers.

Question of the Day: How will Bronson Arroyo fair in his start against the Cardinals?