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Story of the Day: Angels, Trout Agree to Six-Year Extension – SU**
Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Report M’s Nick Franklin Doing Outfield Drills – OPSN
- Official: Grady Sizemore Wins Red Sox CF Job – OPSN
- Fister Lands on DL with Lat Strain – OPSN
- Schoop, others make Orioles Roster – OPSN
- More Bad News for DBacks’ Pitching Staff – OPSN**
- MLB, MLBPAA Agree to Improve Joint Drug Program – OPSN
- Abreu may sign with Tigers, Mariners Looking to Deal – OPSN
- Contract Year: Time for Big Decisions for Scherzer, Lester – OPSN**
- Miguel Cabrera a Living Legend, Now Guaranteed to be a Tigers’ Legend – OPSN
- 2014 All Man-Crush Team – OPSN
- 2014: Life of a MLB Season Ticket Holder: Why Opening Day Should be a National Holiday – SU**
- Why the Boston Red Sox Have Finally Given David Ortiz what he Deserves – SU**
- Hanley Ramirez’s Two Home Runs – OPSN
- Jonathan Papelbon Pitches Wearing Wrong Jersey – OPSN
- Mike Napoli Hits Solo Shot to Left – OPSN**
- Hamilton hits 3-Run Shot – OPSN
Other MLB Highlights:
- *Rangers Claimed C Chris Gimenez off waivers from Oakland. Designated LHP Michael Kirkman for assignment.
- *Cardinals Assigned OF Joey Butler outright to Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Jorge Rondon to Memphis. Reasssigned RHP David Aardsma, LHP Scott McGregor, C Ed Easley, INF Scott Moore, 1B Xavier Scruggs and OF Stephen Piscotty to Memphis. Purchased the Memphis Redbirds (PCL).
- *Mariners Optioned RHPs Blake Beavan and Brandon Maurer, LHP Lucas Luetge and INF Nick Franklin to Tacoma (PCL). Reassigned RHPs Zach Miner, Dominic Leone, Ramon Ramirez and Carson Smith; C Humberto Quintero; and OF Endy Chavez to minor league camp. Selected the contracts of LHPs Roenis Elias and Joe Beimel from Tacoma. Designated OF Xavier Avery and INF Carlos Triunfel for assignment.
- *Phillies Acquired INF Jason Nix from Tampa Bay for cash considerations. Optioned RHP Jonathan Pettibone to Lehigh Valley (IL).
- *Yankees Agreed to terms with RHP Alfredo Aceves to a minor league contract.
- *Angels Agreed to terms with OF Mike Trout on a six-year contract through 2020.
- *Tigers Agreed to terms with 1B Miguel Cabrera on a 10-year contract.
- *Rockies Optioned RHP Jordan Lyles to Colorado Springs (PCL). Placed RHP Jhoulys Chacin and LHP Boone Logan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
- *White Sox Reassigned C Hector Gimenez, INFS Micah Johnson and Alex Liddi, RHP Zach Putnam, LHP David Purcey and OF Blake Tekotte to their minor league camp.
- *Cubs Released 2B Ryan Roberts.
- *Red Sox Optioned OF Jackie Bradley Jr., LHP Drake Britton and C Ryan Lavarnway to Pawtucket (IL).
*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com
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