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Carlos Villanueva filed for free agency Thursday.

The Cubs are cutting dead weight and Villanueva is a part of that. Over two season with Chicago, he posted a 4.64 ERA in 42 games. He has a shot to get a guaranteed contract, but it's more likely that he'll sign a minor league deal.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 10:54 PMSource

Wil Nieves filed for free agency on Thursday.

Nieves played in 36 games for Philadelphia this season and batted .254 with one home run and seven RBIs. He's destined for a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 10:41 PM

Kyle Kendrick filed for free agency on Thursday.

Kendrick went 10-16 this season with a 4.61 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP for the Phillies over 32 starts.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

30 Oct, 08:51 PM

Diamondbacks have exercised the 2015 options for RHP Daniel Hudson and LHP Matt Reynolds.

Hudson was a quality starter for the DBacks back in 2011 but has pitched in just 12 games since 2012 due to various injuries including Tommy John surgery in 2013.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

30 Oct, 08:18 PMSource

Update: Rusney Castillo was diagnosed with strained adductor muscle in his thumb.

This is the reason Castillo was shut down in the Arizona Fall League. Luckily for him, he will have the entire winter to heal up. He should be ready to go next spring.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 06:47 PMSource

Orioles have exercised 2015 club options on LHP Wei-Yin Chen and RHP Darren O'Day.

No surprise here. Chen will make $4.75 million in 2015 and after his very solid 2014 season, this will be a bargain for Baltimore. O'Day also fits the bill of a bargain as his option was picked up for $4.25 million. With the need for a solid bullpen magnified during the playoffs, picking up O'Day's option was a no-brainer.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 05:59 PMSource

Dan Haren confirmed he has exercised his 2015 option and will return to the Dodgers.

Haren had a $10 million dollar player option that he was wise to exercise. The veteran right-hander went 13-11 with a 4.02 ERA in 2014 and will have a spot in Los Angeles' rotation next year.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 05:47 PMSource

Josh Willingham has not yet made a retirement decision, he will see what's available on free-agent market this winter.

If Willingham is to sign with a major league team, he will probably wait until closer to spring training and see if he can get a one-year deal. He still has some gas left in the tank, but only in small doses as he just can't seem to stay healthy.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 05:31 PMSource

GM Jon Daniels says Jurickson Profar (shoulder) had an MRI that is 95% clean. He will have another in three weeks.January.

Well, this sounds good, but let's see what happens when Profar actually gets back on the field. He is way too young to be considered a bust, but he underwent serious back surgery last spring, so it would be easy to write him off already. If he proves that he has recovered and is as good as new, he should still have a bright future ahead of him.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 05:18 PMSource

Rusney Castillo (thumb) will not play again in the Arizona Fall League.

The Red Sox's newest international signee has been shut down due to a sore thumb but it isn't thought it be something that will linger. He should be fine for the start of spring training and makes for an intriguing pick in fantasy leagues next season.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

30 Oct, 05:09 PMSource

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