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All you need to know: MLB rumors, news roundup for Jan. 11

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

At least two teams have interest in Mark Reynolds.
At least two teams have interest in Mark Reynolds. (USATSI)

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After weeks and months of waiting, the ruling in Alex Rodriguez's appeal hearing was handed down on Saturday. The three-time AL MVP was suspended 162 games plus the entirety of the 2014 postseason by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz. The ruling has some hot stove implications as the Yankees suddenly need a third baseman and have an extra $25 million to spend.

Aside from the A-Rod ruling -- which is the biggest story of the offseason, in the grand scheme of things -- there wasn't much baseball news on Saturday. No major transactions or anything like that. Here's a rundown of the day's action.


Diamondbacks: Signed IF Tommy Manzella to a minor league contract. (MLB Daily Dish)

Padres: Signed LHP Zach Braddock to a minor league contract. (Baseball America)

Reds: Signed RHP Bobby Keppel to a minor league contract. He spent the last four seasons in Japan. (Baseball America)

Yankees: Signed RHP Robert Coello to a minor league contract. (Baseball America)


OF Jason Bay: Rather than pursue an opportunity in Japan, he is "essentially retired" and will instead spend more time with his family. (Sportsnet.ca)

Marlins: Unlikely to re-sign UTIL Chris Coghlan. They non-tendered the former NL Rookie of the Year earlier this winter. (MLB.com)

Rangers: Making progress on a one-year contract with RHP Jerome Williams. He'll provide depth following the Derek Holland injury. (MLB Daily Dish)

Twins: Interested in 1B/3B Mark Reynolds and IF Justin Turner. A team official cautioned the "process has to play out." (1500 ESPN)

Yankees: Will consider Reynolds and IF Michael Young in the wake of A-Rod's suspension. (ESPN New York)

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