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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch (14) watches from the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Houston. The Astros are still thinking about their terrible start to last season and are determined to start things off much better this year. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2016, file photo, Houston Astros' Alex Bregman makes a play against the Cleveland Indians during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. Bregman, the second overall pick in the 2015 draft, made his major league debut last season. Bregman hit .264 with eight home runs and 34 RBIs in 49 games last year and the Astros are eager to see what he can do in his first full season in the majors. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo, New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann prepares to catch the ball during a spring training baseball workout in Tampa, Fla. The Astros added Carlos Beltran, Josh Reddick and Brian McCann this offseason. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost blows a bubble before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals are reporting to spring training in Arizona with expectations of competing for another AL Central title after missing the postseason a year ago(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Royals signed veteran Jason Hammel to a two-year, $16 million contract a week before the team's pitchers and catchers were expected in suburban Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Jorge Soler watches his three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Chicago. The Royals traded All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Jorge Soler, their biggest move of the offseason. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 28 2016, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Brad Miller fights a swirling wind to catch a pop-up by Chicago White Sox's Todd Frazier during a baseball game in Chicago. The middle of the infield is a question mark, with Miller likely moving from first base to second after spending most of last season at shortstop. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos pauses in the dugout before the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Washington. Ramos and outfielder Colby Rasmus, both coming off injuries, signed as free agents with the Tampa Bay Rays. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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FILE - In this July 16, 2016, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria bare-hands a ground ball during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in St. Petersburg, Fla. Center fielder Kevin Kiermaier and third baseman Longoria anchor what the Rays hope will be an improved defense. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

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FILE - In this July 3, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Hyun Soo Kim hits a double in the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners n Seattle. Kim batted .178 during spring training last year but found his groove in May. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Mark Trumbo follows through on a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during a baseball game in Baltimore. Dan Duquette, the Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations, has retained free agent slugger Trumbo as part of a power-laden lineup that led the majors in home runs. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 13, 2016, file photo shows Los Angeles Dodgers' starting pitcher Julio Urias delivering during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, in New York. After coming within two games of reaching the World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a simple plan going into the offseason: keep their roster intact and make a couple of additions. Now if they can just stay healthy in 2017 and have youngsters Corey Seager and Julio Urias continue to mature, the Dodgers could be well positioned to challenge the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, who knocked them out in the NL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager hits an RBI single during the third inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs, in Los Angeles. After coming within two games of reaching the World Series, the Dodgers had a simple plan going into the offseason: keep their roster intact and make a couple of additions. Now if they can just stay healthy in 2017 and have youngsters Corey Seager and Julio Urias continue to mature, the Dodgers could be well positioned to challenge the World Series champion Chicago Cubs, who knocked them out in the NL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner watches his two-run triple during the seventh inning as Washington Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton (59) watches during Game 5 of baseball's National League Division Series at Nationals Park in Washington. After coming within two games of reaching the World Series, the Dodgers had a simple plan going into the offseason: keep their roster intact and make a couple of additions. They re-signed key free agents Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner and Rich Hill.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen (74) throws during the sixth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs, in Chicago. After coming within two games of reaching the World Series, the Dodgers had a simple plan going into the offseason: keep their roster intact and make a couple of additions. They re-signed key free agents Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner and Rich Hill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' Jean Segura watches the flight of his home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. Seattle’s biggest offseason splash was acquiring Segura from Arizona, hoping he can replicate last season when he led the National League with 203 hits, and successfully make the move back to shortstop after spending most of last season at second base. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano watches his two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game, in Seattle. Another flurry of offseason moves have left the Mariners a significantly remodeled club headed to Arizona. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

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FILE - In this April 29, 2016, file photo, New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes reacts after hitting a grand slam home run against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of a baseball game, in New York. With slugger Yoenis Cespedes re-signed for $110 million to anchor the lineup again, they simply figure better luck _ and less time on the disabled list _ should put them back in pennant contention. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister answers question during a news conference in Toronto. The Rangers have won the AL West title in each of Banister’s first two seasons, and their 95 wins last year were the most in the American League. That is a lot to celebrate. But not nearly enough after losing again to Toronto in the AL Division Series. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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FILE - In this July 27, 2016, file photo, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Arlington, Texas. Darvish and Cole Hamels, the Rangers two aces, are set to start a season in the rotation together for the first time.(AP Photo/LM Otero, File)