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Preller revamps Padres with series of blockbusters

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a dizzying series of blockbuster trades in just more than a week, new San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has revamped the worst offense in the major leagues by adding Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton and Derek Norris.

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Wright and Orioles finalize $1.7 million, 1-year contract

BALTIMORE (AP) — Reliever Wesley Wright and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized a $1.7 million, one-year contract.

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Selig to become baseball commissioner emeritus next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.

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Phillies finalize deal sending Jimmy Rollins to Dodgers

In this june 14, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins bats during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Philadelphia. The Phillies have finalized their trade of Jimmy Rollins, sending the All-Star shortstop and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Zach Eflin and left-hander Tom Windle. The deal was agreed to last week at the winter meetings and announced Friday, Dec. 19, 2014,  a day after the Dodgers completed a trade that sent slugging outfielder Matt Kemp to San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have finalized their trade of Jimmy Rollins, sending the All-Star shortstop and $1 million to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Zach Eflin and left-hander Tom Windle.

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AP source: Peavy agrees to $24M deal to stay with Giants

In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy throws during the second inning in Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis.  A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, because the agreement had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday.

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