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Minor Moves: Gregorio Petit

Here are today's minor moves and outright assignments from around the league... The Astros have signed infielder Gregorio Petit to a minor league c...

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Astros Outright Chia-Jen Lo

The Astros have outrighted reliever Chia-Jen Lo to their Triple-A club after the right-hander cleared waivers, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston C...

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Minor Moves: Bogusevic, Galarraga...

We'll keep track of the day's minor moves here: Brian Bogusevic has accepted an outright assignment from the Marlins, reports Chris Cotillo of MLBD...

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Cafardo On Burnett, Tanaka, Moral...

In today's column, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe checks in with GMs, players, writers, and scouts to help run down the best coaches in baseball....

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Masahiro Tanaka Reactions And Fal...

The Masahiro Tanaka saga has come to an end in record-setting fashion. Earlier today, Tanaka agreed to an enormous seven-year, $155MM contract with...

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Avisail Garcia, Jonathan Villar C...

White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia has changed representation, MLBTR's Tim Dierkes reports (on Twitter). MLBTR has also learned that Astros shorts...

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West Notes: Trout, Kazmir, Padres

Mike Trout's extension with the Angels was a compromise, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal writes. Trout wanted a contract that was either shorter (four ye...

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Astros Made Seven-Year Contract O...

In an attempt to gain cost certainty with one of their top prospects, the Astros offered outfielder George Springer a seven-year, $23MM contract la...

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Masahiro Tanaka Links: Tuesday

News on a landing spot for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka has been expected between now and Thursday. But now Jayson Stark of ESPN.com tweets that th...

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AL Notes: Lester, Drew, Twins, As...

Red Sox free-agent-to-be Jon Lester says the six-year, $144MM deal the Tigers reportedly offered Max Scherzer would be "hard to walk away from," Br...

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Players Avoiding Arbitration: Friday

We'll keep track of today's smaller deals to avoid arbitration in this post. Click here for background on the upcoming arbitration schedule and how...

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Astros Inquiring On First Basemen

While the Pirates have been linked to nearly every first baseman on the market, ESPN's Jayson Stark reports (via Twitter) that the Astros are also ...

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Matt Dominguez, Astros Nearing Ex...

The Astros are nearing agreement on a five-year extension with Matt Dominguez, Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports tweets. (A source tells Evan Drellich o...

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Union, George Springer's Agent Co...

SUNDAY: "We'd never use a contract tool to affect a person. They're separate, the business aspect and playing aspect," Astros GM Jeff Luhnow told J...

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Masahiro Tanaka Reactions And Fal...

The Masahiro Tanaka saga has come to an end in record-setting fashion. Earlier today, Tanaka agreed to an enormous seven-year, $155MM contract with...

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Minor Moves: Taylor, Bogusevic, G...

We'll keep track of the day's minor moves here: Outfielder Michael Taylor has cleared outright waivers and been assigned to Triple-A, tweets Chris ...

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Minor Moves: Peter Moylan, Michae...

We'll keep tabs on the day's minor moves right here: The Astros have released Peter Moylan, the pitcher himself tweets. Last week, it was reported ...

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Astros Near Extension With Matt D...

FRIDAY: Drellich now indicates (via Twitter) that Passan was correct, meaning that Dominguez and the Astros are close on an extension. THURSDAY: Th...

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West Notes: Garza, Ortiz, Appel, ...

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that back at the Winter Meetings, the Angels offered Matt Garza a four-year contract similar to the deal he eve...

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Astros, Nolan Ryan Have Mutual In...

The Astros and recently retired Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan have both expressed interest in exploring a working relationship, according to multiple repo...

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