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White Sox designate Belisario for assignment

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have designated right-hander Ronald Belisario for assignment.

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Pirates designate Ike Davis for assignment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates have designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment and have added pitcher Jameson Taillon to the 40-man roster.

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Tigers designate Carrera for assignment

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have designated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

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Giants confident they’re in Pablo Sandoval chase

In this Oct. 29, 2014, file photo,  San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given "every indication" the free agent third baseman will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given “every indication” Pablo Sandoval will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions.

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Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

In this Aug. 14, 2014, file phhoto, Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball  in Baltimore. Baseball owners voted Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, to give him a five-year term as commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.  (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred, who will succeed the longtime commissioner early next year.

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