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Ex-Montreal Expo Tim Raines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Raines along with Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

Jays’ Martin ready to play for Canada, but there's a catch: Griffin

Roster is expected to have a few twists, like the Jays catcher playing shortstop.

Pitching, not slugging, may drive Blue Jays in 2017

With Edwin Encarnacion gone to Cleveland and Jose Bautista's status up in the air, the Jays may need to rely even more on their pitching staff, which was among the MLB’s best in 2016.

Israel taps Jewish major-leaguers for World Baseball Classic

The tournament’s heritage clause allows players who aren’t Israeli citizens to represent the Middle East nation.

Ex-Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez signs with Japanese team

Manny Ramirez has agreed to terms with the Kochi Fighting Dogs of Japan’s independent Shikoku Island League.

Why my baseball hall ballot includes Clemens, Bonds: Griffin

Rock, Walker, Vlad, Pudge, Bagwell, Hoffman also Cooperstown worthy, while Steroid Era question continues to inject controversy.

Red Sox trade Clay Buchholz to Phillies

The Red Sox have traded right-hander Clay Buchholz to the Philadelphia Phillies.

Closer Chapman criticizes Cubs’ Maddon for his use during World Series

Chapman: “There were a couple times where maybe I shouldn’t be put in the game.”

MLB hazing ban adds to babying of ballplayers: Analysis

Columnist Tim Dahlberg doesn’t think it’s a bad message that ballplayers’ idea of humiliating rookies is making them dress like women.

Dodgers sign Kenley Jansen to $80-million, five-year deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to an $80 million, five-year contract to keep All-Star closer Kenley Jansen.

Blue Jays exit winter meetings as off-season losers: Griffin

The Red Sox and Yankees emerged as winners, beefing up their lineups. The Jays, meanwhile, still have work to do.

Blue Jays sign lefty Brett Oberholtzer

In four major-league seasons, he is 14-23 with a 4.36 ERA. He’ll likely start next season at Triple-A Buffalo.

Blue Jays need to make room for Edwin Encarnacion: Griffin

They should make an effort to clear payroll from other areas in order to welcome Encarnacion back into the family.

Chris Sale gunning for glory not status with move to Boston Red Sox

Affordable contract had contenders coveting him since last year’s trading deadline while the White Sox knew he was their best trading chip.

Blue Jays, Gibbons in talks regarding contract extension

Atkins suggested discussions regarding an extension for Gibbons would have begun this week at the winter meetings except a family issue kept the Jays manager home in San Antonio.

Red Sox acquire Chris Sale as Jays explore fire sales: Griffin

Boston get lefty Chris Sale from the White Sox for four minor-league prospects, all of whom could become future stars.

Chris Sale traded to Boston Red Sox in MLB blockbuster

The Red Sox have landed lefthanded starter Chris Sale in a multi-player deal with the Chicago White Sox.

Jose Bautista draws interest from L.A. Dodgers

Jose Bautista and his camp have been contacted by the Los Angeles Dodgers regarding a potential contract.

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