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1dJerry Crasnick

Boras taking Arrieta pitch straight to owners

Agent Scott Boras says he has sent a 75-page binder exclusively to MLB owners on behalf of Jake Arrieta, who hit the market alongside Yu Darvish as the most coveted free-agent starter this winter.

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Prized prospect Ohtani to sign with Angels

Shohei Ohtani, a 23-year-old Japanese right-hander with a 100 mph fastball and devastating left-handed swing, picked the Angels over six other teams, his agent said Friday.

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5dBuster Olney

Sources: Expect MLB probe after Ohtani choice

Despite repeated warnings by MLB prior to Shohei Ohtani's decision to play for the Angels, sources told ESPN they wouldn't be surprised if there was an investigation into the process.

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Cubs reach 3-year deal with righty Chatwood

Right-hander Tyler Chatwood agreed to a three-year contract with the Cubs on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers the deal is worth $38 million.

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Reports: Cubs, M's, Rangers meet with Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani, the 23-year-old Japanese right-hander with a 100 mph fastball and devastating left-handed swing, met with the Mariners and Cubs on Tuesday and was meeting with the Rangers on Tuesday evening, according to multiple reports.

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8dDavid Schoenfield

Where will Yu Darvish end up?

The big righty might have struggled in the World Series, but he's still going to get paid this offseason as one of baseball's top free-agent pitchers.