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D-backs avoid arbitration with reliever Hernandez

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with reliever David Hernandez, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract.

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A-Rod cousin seeks delay in drug trial

MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is asking a federal judge to delay his trial on charges stemming from his dealings with the Florida clinic tied to more than a dozen baseball players suspended for violating the sport’s drug program.

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For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.

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Showalter: Davis gets nod from MLB to use Adderall

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles manager Buck Showalter says Chris Davis will be allowed to use Adderall next season after the first baseman received a 25-game suspension this year for using the drug.

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Morse and Marlins finalize $16 million, 2-year contract

In this July 5, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Michael Morse hits a solo home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego.  Mike Morse has agreed to a two-year contract with the Miami Marlins pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because it had not been finalized. (AP Photo/Don Boomer, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Morse and the Miami Marlins have finalized a $16 million, two-year contract.

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