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DETROIT — The busy Los Angeles Angels filled a big hole at second base, acquiring Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers for two minor leaguers Wednesday night. Detroit received 18-year-old right-hander Wilkel Hernandez and 23-year-old outfielder Troy Montgomery in the trade. The 35-year-old Kinsler hit a career-worst .236 with 22 home runs and 52 RBIs
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The Miami Marlins released Edinson Volquez on Wednesday, team president Michael Hill said from baseball’s winter meetings. With one of his two Miami Marlins clients traded Wednesday, agent Scott Boras says of the team: “We’ve seen one of our major league jewelry stores become a pawn shop.” The Miami Marlins have continued their offseason purge,
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The Los Angeles Angels‘ newly signed two-way star, Shohei Ohtani, had a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right pitching elbow in October, according to multiple reports. Documentation of Ohtani’s medical history was circulated to major league teams pursuing the free-agent Japanese baseball star, according to a report by Sports Illustrated, which added that Ohtani’s agent
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The smell of stale salsa becomes familiar by the end of the winter meetings, one executive here said Monday. Over the four days of baseball’s annual summit, club officials gather in each suite, order room service, and pick at appetizers while they mull over conversations with other teams and agents.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Alan Trammell and Jack Morris, who were drafted and made their big league debuts together with the Detroit Tigers, met up again Monday — this time as Hall of Famers. “It’s a been awhile,” Morris said, his voice cracking frequently during a news conference at the baseball winter meetings. “It’s
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