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Padres acquire 3B Headley from Yankees

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(TSX / STATS) -- Chase Headley is headed back to San Diego.

The New York Yankees traded the third baseman along with right-hander Bryan Mitchell and cash considerations to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Jabari Blash, the Yankees announced.

The Yankees are in the midst of revamping their infield after dealing second baseman Starlin Castro to the Miami Marlins in the Giancarlo Stanton trade on Monday.


Rockies add reliever Shaw on 3-year deal

(TSX / STATS) -- The Colorado Rockies on Tuesday signed right-handed reliever Bryan Shaw to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.

The former Cleveland Indians reliever will earn "somewhere in the range of $9 million" per year, tweeted ESPN's Buster Olney.


Cubs ink injured Smyly for 2 years, $10

(TSX / STATS) -- Free agent left-hander Drew Smyly, who underwent Tommy John surgery in early July, signed with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday.

The two-year deal is worth $10 million, according to multiple media reports. Smyly will get $3 million in 2018 and $7 million in 2019, when he is expected to return to action.


Stanton didn't want to rebuild in Miami

(TSX / STATS) -- The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

The Yankees also received cash considerations from the Marlins in exchange for second baseman Starlin Castro, minor league right-hander Jorge Guzman and minor league infielder Jose Devers.


Morris, Trammell elected to Hall of Fame

(TSX / STATS) -- Former Detroit Tigers stars Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity's Modern Era Baseball committee in Orlando, Fla.

Morris, a pitcher, and Trammell, a shortstop, both failed to gain entry during their 15 years on the regular ballot. Morris gained two-thirds of the vote in 2012 -- his 13th time on the ballot -- but didn't receive the required 75 percent in either of his final two years.


Cardinals give P Gregerson 2 years, $11M

(TSX / STATS) -- The St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson on Sunday.

The deal, according to multiple media outlets, is worth $11 million pending a physical and includes a vesting option.


Japanese star Ohtani to join Angels

(TSX / STATS) -- Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Angels, his agent said Friday.

The Angels won Ohtani's services over competition from the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners.


Rockies, C Iannetta agree to 2-year deal

(TSX / STATS) -- Catcher Chris Iannetta agreed to a two-year deal with the Colorado Rockies, multiple media outlets reported Friday.

Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported the deal is worth $8.5 million.


M's land Miami's Gordon, will move to OF

(TSX / STATS) -- The Seattle Mariners acquired two-time All-Star Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins on Thursday for three minor league players.

Gordon, 29, will be converted to the outfield by the Mariners after being Miami's second baseman.