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Rockies exercised RHP LaTroy Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015.

Rotoworld | Oct 31st, 9:01pm
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The mystery of Danny Duffy's surprisingly infrequent use during the postseason has finally been solved, with manager Ned Yost revealing that the left-hander was indeed carrying an injury. While there had been some speculation that Duffy's shoulder continued to bother him, Yost told the Kansas City Star's Andy McCullough that the 25-year-old actually suffered a stress reaction to his ribcage during...

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Ben Zobrist's $7.5 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Tampa Bay Rays.

ESPN | Oct 31st, 8:23pm
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Rangers declined OF Alex Rios' $13.5 million option for 2015.

Rotoworld | Oct 31st, 8:15pm
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The Brewers have exercised their portion of Aramis Ramirez's $14 million mutual option for 2015.

Rotoworld | Oct 31st, 7:55pm
Kyle Zimmer

Kansas City Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer has undergone a minor procedure to repair damage in his shoulder, reports Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star. Zimmer cut short what turned out to be his final start in the Arizona Fall League because of tightness, and although it appeared to be just a precaution at the time, McCullough tweeted that Zimmer has now had a procedure to address a debridement...

Byron Buxton

Twins outfield prospect Byron Buxton underwent surgery Friday to repair a fractured left middle finger.

Rotoworld | Oct 31st, 7:03pm
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The Red Sox declined their $4 million option on reliever Craig Breslow -- key component during Boston's run to the 2013 World Series championship -- allowing the veteran lefty to become a free agent on Friday.

MLB.com | Oct 31st, 6:58pm
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The Blue Jays brought in a couple experienced players on Friday, claiming outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from Detroit and signing left-hander Jeff Francis to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Major League Spring Training.

MLB.com | Oct 31st, 6:57pm
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The Tigers have a lot of sorting out to do with their bullpen. The simplest part, Joakim Soria's contract option for 2015, is now out of the way. The team decided to pick up Soria's $7 million option, thus keeping Soria off the free-agent market and in its bullpen mix.

MLB.com | Oct 31st, 6:34pm
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The Indians have exercised their $3.5 million option for next season on versatile infielder Mike Aviles.

ESPN | Oct 31st, 5:56pm
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The Milwaukee Brewers exercised their $13 million option for starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo, the team announced Friday.

ESPN | Oct 31st, 4:04pm
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Brewers declined 2B Rickie Weeks' $14.5 million option for 2015.

Rotoworld | Oct 31st, 2:30pm
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With the World Series in the books, the Hot Stove season officially begins, with nine Orioles becoming free agents. The biggest name to hit the market is Nelson Cruz.

MLB.com | Oct 31st, 2:03pm
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When the final out of the World Series nestled safely in Pablo Sandoval's glove, it officially kicked off the beginning of baseball's Hot Stove season. In the Bronx, the Yankees had been huddling for weeks, preparing for that green light.

MLB.com | Oct 31st, 2:00pm