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Brewers select RHP Gus Varland in MLB phase of Rule 5 Draft

Photo by John E. Moore III/ The Brewers take a chance on a pitcher in the rule 5 draft. The Rule 5 Draft was held today as the Winter Meetings come to a close, and the Brewers made a selection in this year’s draft. With the 14th pick in the draft, the Brewers selected Gus Varland of the Dodgers. Varland was drafted in 2018 by the Athletics. He rose through the Athletics minor-league system but was derailed when he needed Tommy John surgery. He was then traded to the Dodgers and placed at Double-A, where he has struggled. Over two seasons, he’s posted a 5.98 ERA, 9.1...

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Cody Bellinger, Cubs reportedly agree to $17.5M, 1-year deal

The 2019 National League MVP was cut by the Dodgers on Nov. 18 after the 27-year-old outfielder hit .210 with 19 homers, 150 strikeouts and a .654 OPS in 144 games. He has battled injuries since his MVP season.

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MLB Winter Meetings: Rays interested in OF Andrew McCutchen

Photo by Stacy Revere/ The former MVP is approaching career milestones. Per a report from ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers are showing interest in signing free agent outfielder Andrew McCutchen. The Dodgers and Rays have interest in former MVP Andrew McCutchen, who is 52 hits away from 2,000 for his career, and 13 homers away from 300.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 6, 2022 McCutchen, 36, was born in Fort Meade and attended high school there as well. It was from that somewhat-local high school that he would be drafted...

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Baseball America names Seattle Mariners as Organization of the Year

Photo by Steph Chambers/ One of baseball’s most august publications recognizes the Mariners’ extraordinary 2022 It’s not quite the end of awards season yet, as Baseball America recently honored the Mariners with their Organization of the Year award. BA has been awarding Organization of the Year since 1982; this is the first time the Mariners have won. The Rays won last year and in 2019, and the Dodgers won in 2020 and 2017. You’ll notice that there’s not a lot of overlap between teams that win the World Series and Organization of the Year; that’s because the...

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Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/12/22: Chris Flexen, James Click, and Jon Daniels

Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports The Astros have made one of the strangest moves in recent memory. Good day and happy Saturday! Let’s dive into it. In Mariners news... The Mariners are reportedly drawing a good deal of trade interest in right-hander Chris Flexen. Around the league... In a shocking move, the Astros fired General Manager James Click after he and owner Jim Crane could not come to an agreement on a contract extension. The Rays have brought on former Rangers executive Jon Daniels to serve as Senior Advisor for Baseball Operations. Dodgers reliever Blake...

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Dodgers reliever Blake Treinen could miss 2023 after shoulder surgery

Dodgers reliever Blake Treinen underwent right shoulder surgery to repair his labrum and rotator cuff. The procedure often requires 10 months of rehabilitation.

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Dodgers News: Blake Treinen Underwent Right Shoulder Surgery

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Blake Treinen underwent right shoulder surgery to repair his labrum and rotator...

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Dodgers reliever Blake Treinen has surgery to repair shoulder

Recovery is likely to cause Treinen to miss the entire 2023 season

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Dodgers free agents, Part III: Assessing Andrew Heaney’s new lease on life

The left-hander revived his career in Los Angeles, but also suffered from injuries and occasional ineffectiveness. Where does that leave him for 2023?

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Dodgers’ Blake Treinen could miss 2023 season with more shoulder problems

Treinen pitched just five innings during the 2022 season due to a tear in his shoulder capsule. Further damage in his shoulder could require surgery this offseason.

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Orioles remove Yusniel Diaz from 40-man roster, reinstate Means

  In July 2018, when the Orioles began their rebuild by trading Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers, they received five players in return. The most coveted of those players was outfielder Yusniel Diaz, who had just hit two home runs in the Futures Game. After four years of injuries and disappointing performances, the […]

Meadows' HR in 11th propels Rays | Rays-Dodgers Game Highlights 9/18/19

Condensed Game: Austin Meadows clubbed a go-ahead home run in the 11th inning to lead the Rays to a marathon win in extras Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram: https:

Seager leads Dodgers to win with 4-RBI game | Rays-Dodgers Game Highlights 9/17/19

Condensed Game: Corey Seager's second two-run double of the game sparked a five-run 7th inning for the Dodgers and led them to a 7-5 win Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Ins