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San Francisco Giants acquire former NL MVP Andrew McCutchen from Pirates

The 31-year-old McCutchen, a former NL MVP and long the face of the Pirates’ franchise, became the second star jettisoned by Pittsburgh in three days.

Blue Jays to add veteran Curtis Granderson to outfield

Thirty-six-year-old Granderson gives Jays a left-handed bat that still has some power.

Free agents sit by the phone a month before MLB spring training camps open

Free agency gets pushed back because teams know once you get closer to spring training, prices are going to go down, says former New York Yankees reliever Mike Stanton.

New approach helped Jay’s Justin Smoak set career highs, reach potential

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman set career highs in almost every statistical category last season when he realized he needed to take his foot off the gas.

Canadian baseball has more top-end talent than ever before

We may not have the depth to compete regularly in best-on-best tournaments, but there’s plenty of talent in the pipeline, Richard Griffin writes.

At 53, Rafael Palmeiro is serious about big-league comeback

Former all-star hasn't played in majors for 13 years, but he's confident he can still play.

With more MLB jobs than free agents, pressure’s on players to sign

Yu Darvish is one of the few top pitchers in the mix with a number of teams hoping to sign him.

Baseball agent Jason Wood fired after accusation he filmed clients in a shower

CSE Talent, the agency headed by Lonnie Cooper, said in a statement Wednesday that it had fired Wood, who had headed its baseball division since last April. An unnamed player reportedly discovered the camera while using a shower at Wood’s home.

Baseball GMs turning to emojis to make deals

General managers are changing the ways they communicate with each other and with agents, often in humorous, contemporary ways.

Eric Hosmer offered $147 million to stay with Kansas City Royals

The Gold Glove-winner reportedly received a seven-year offer worth $7 million more than the San Diego Padres previously offered.

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens will likely miss cut for hall of fame again

As ballots have been made public, drug-tarnished stars haven't gained much ground among returning voters

Minnesota Twins’ Miguel Sano accused of assaulting photographer in 2015

Photographer Betsy Bissen said on Twitter that the Twins third baseman grabbed and tried to kiss her after an autograph session.

Shohei Ohtani says goodbye to fans in Japan as he sets off to join Los Angeles Angels

Ohtani will attempt to chart a rare career path, the majors’ first regular two-way player in decades. The Angels plan to use Ohtani as a hitter and a pitcher.

MLB off-season market proceeds at languid pace

Middle relievers finding rich deals, while third basemen are waiting for suitors to emerge

San Francisco Giants acquire Evan Longoria from Tampa Bay Rays for 4 players

The 32-year-old Longoria leaves Tampa as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending nearly 10 seasons in a Rays uniform.

Orioles’ Zach Britton may miss part of 2018 season after suffering torn Achilles tendon

Britton has converted 135 of 145 save opportunities since becoming the Orioles’ closer in 2014.

Texas Rangers’ Cole Hamels, his wife donate mansion to charity to help special-needs children

The property, which includes more than 40 hectares of land, 10 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and an exercise room, was listed at almost $10 million. However, the Texas Rangers pitcher announced that he and his wife gave away the property.

Smooth on the field, Derek Jeter struggles in front office

Beloved former Yankees star has quickly alienated fans in South Florida with Marlins fire-sale.

Dodgers-Braves swap stocks vaults for next free-agent frenzy

Ex-Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos, now in Atlanta, helped orchestrate pitch-perfect swap with Dodgers to free up cash for reeling in heavy hitters Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Josh Donaldson and more when they hit the market after next season, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale writes.

Strasburg to skip all-star games, including next one at home park

Nationals star pitcher believes visit to event in Miami last season put him on disabled list in July

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