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A new TV deal and strong attendance don't jibe with complaints about the changing game. What are the strongest indicators of the sport's health?
The Astros, who could lose Marwin Gonzalez to free agency, acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz, who hit a career-high 18 homers last season, in a trade with the Blue Jays.
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is expected to be ready for spring training after surgery to correct his irregular heartbeat. The surgery, which had been expected, has been scheduled for Nov. 26, with recovery time anywhere from two weeks to eight weeks.
World Series hero Steve Pearce will be back in a Red Sox uniform in 2019. Boston re-signed the journeyman 1B for a reported $6.25 million. "We all saw what kind of impact he can have," GM Dave Dombrowski said of the improbable World Series MVP.
Julio Rangel has been hired by the Texas Rangers as pitching coach for new manager Chris Woodward.
Phillies owner John Middleton said he is ready to spend big in free agency after coming off a 2018 season in which the team contended for the National League East title before a late swoon.