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11:00 PM ET, November 27, 2015


 Top News: 
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Brett Lawrie, Danny Valencia Drawing Trade Interest  —  Athletics infielders Brett Lawrie and Danny Valencia are generating trade interest, and one of the two is likely to be moved in the wake of Oakland's re-acquisition of Jed Lowrie, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Discussion: and Al's Ramblings
Susan Slusser / San Francisco Chronicle:
Jed Lowrie rejoins A's; Brett Lawrie likely to be traded  —  Oakland's roster overhaul a year ago was an utter disaster, one that combined with numerous injuries to send a playoff team spiraling into last place.  —  In an interesting twist after their rotten season, the A's are bringing back one of last year's exiles.
Los Angeles Times:25 minutes ago
MLB to investigate Dodgers' Yasiel Puig for role in reported brawl  —  Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig prepares for batting practice on Oct. 7 before the start of the National League division series against the New York Mets.  —  Yasiel Puig will be investigated by the commissioner's office …
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
No, Target Is Not Giving You A 50% Off Everything Coupon For Liking A Page On Facebook  —  We all want to believe that there are special coupons out there just waiting to be grabbed, and the newest questionable offer to take hold of Facebook newsfeeds involves the false promise of a coupon …
Discussion: WFLA-TV
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Sign J.A. Happ  —  7:48pm: Happ will receive $10MM in 2016 and $13MM apiece for the next two years of the deal, Shi Davidi of reports on Twitter.  —  6:46pm: The Blue Jays have announced the signing of lefty J.A. Happ to a three-year, $36MM contract.
Discussion: and Al's Ramblings
Peter Gammons /
Boras-Samson war leaves Marlins in the balance, Black Friday shopping  —  If you are a Marlins fan, thanks is given for simple gifts, such as a day when Tommy Hutton doesn't get fired.  Or David Samson's energy doesn't make the news.  —  This Thanksgiving, they give blessings that Jose Fernandez …
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Braves sign veteran starter Bud Norris  —  DENVER, CO - AUGUST 14: Relief pitcher Bud Norris #20 of the San Diego Padres delivers to home plate during the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 14, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  The Padres defeated the Rockies 9-5.
Angela Case /
Nine victims taken to ER in active shooter situation in Colorado Springs  —  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — At least nine people, including four police officers, have been injured in an active shooting situation that's still ongoing in western Colorado Springs.  —  The incident is happening …
Ryan McKenna / Canadian Press:
How Canadian scout Jim Stevenson found this year's Cy Young winners  —  From Clayton Kershaw to Cliff Lee, veteran baseball scout Jim Stevenson has seen plenty of talent over the years.  —  He had a gut feeling about Dallas Keuchel.  Stevenson saw the left-hander at the University of Arkansas …
Discussion: Bless You Boys
Dave Cameron / Fox Sports:
Solution to MLB draft dilemma: Don't have one  —  On Tuesday, Major League Baseball officially declared Yoan Moncada — perhaps the most coveted player to defect from Cuba in the past few years — free to sign with any major-league club.  —  The bidding is expected to be intense …
Discussion: Brew Crew Ball
Jayson Stark / ESPN:
Highlighting the major issues that could hang over the next labor deal  —  Here's something you can be thankful for as you chomp on your turkey and stuffing: Since the last baseball work stoppage — and that's now 20 years ago, if you're scoring at home — the three other major North American sports have had six of them.
Discussion: Steve Melewski
Matt Eddy / Baseball America:
Minor League Transactions: Nov. 14-20  —  In this action-packed installment of Minor League Transactions, the first big batch of minor league free agents sign contracts for 2016.  Also included: a complete team-by-team review of all 107 players added to 40-man rosters for the express purpose …
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Eduardo A. EncinaContact / Baltimore Sun:
Orioles have expressed interest in right-hander Yovani Gallardo
Associated Press:
Veteran catcher Geovany Soto agrees to one-year deal with Angels
Discussion: ESPN
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Indians Acquire Kirby Yates, Designate Michael Choice
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Cubs Acquire Rex Brothers
Discussion: Purple Row and Bleed Cubbie Blue
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