• Always looking for value, Dan Duquette adds two veterans to Orioles roster
    Baltimore Orioles
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    Always looking for value, Dan Duquette adds two veterans to Orioles roster

    Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette has a reputation -- for being hard to work with, sure, but also for finding value late in unexpected forms. Hence the Nelson Cruz signing from a few years ago; hence trading for Mark Trumbo last winter; hence unearthing Brad Brach; and so on. It makes sense, then, that Duquette has opted to take a few more hacks at excavating his latest gem before spring training gets underway. On Sunday, Duquette traded a minor-league reliever to the Los Angeles Dodgers for left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno. Duquette followed up that trade Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Bourn to a minor-league contract. Neither move is going to change the outlook of the

  • Looming free agent Manny Machado puts Maikel Franco on the clock
    Philadelphia Phillies
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    Looming free agent Manny Machado puts Maikel Franco on the clock

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – You hear it a lot at this time of year. This is a big year for (fill in the name). The 2017 season will be a big one for a lot of Phillies. This team remains an active construction site building for a better day, and the front office is sitting upstairs making a list of who fits into the future and who doesn’t. So it’s a big year for Freddy Galvis to see if he can improve his on-base skills and hold off J.P. Crawford. It’s a big year for Cesar Hernandez to see if his strong second half in 2016 was a young player really getting it, a sign of good things to come or just a three-month hot streak. It’s a big year for Tommy Joseph as he tries to build on a nice big-league debut

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    SportsFlash - Virginia suffers 4th straight loss

    Yahoo Sports takes a look at sports' top stories including the Cavaliers' continuing struggles, the Kings' admission about trading DeMarcus Cousins and a pending move in the NFL.